Nestled in the scenic Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, Kingdom Trails offers an expansive 110-mile network of mountain biking trails that can accommodate riders from beginners to advanced. Located 14 miles northeast of St. Johnsbury, the trail system has cemented East Burke as an authentic MTB town.
Kingdom Trails is not just another trail network; it's an experience unto itself.
East Burke is tailored to serve mountain bikers. With a modest population of 153, the town offers dining options for all palates—even for vegans. Multiple accommodation options are available, like Burke Bike Barn, conveniently located on White School trail.
Feedback about Kingdom Trails runs the gamut. Some riders consider it the best in the United States, highlighting the flow and maintenance quality. Others found the trails to be less challenging compared to other renowned spots but appreciated its family-friendly nature. While not deemed a world-class MTB destination by every rider, it scores high for its exceptionally well-drained, well-built trails and overall value. Kingdom Trails charges a $15/day riding fee, considered reasonable by most.
Several standout trails deserve special mention:
To get to Kingdom Trails, exit 23 Lyndonville from I-91, and follow Route 5 North to Route 114. A $15 day pass is required to ride, purchasable at the local welcome center or Baileys and Burke Store.
Kingdom Trails in East Burke, Vermont, offers an unmatched mountain biking experience in terms of the variety and sheer scale of its network. With well-maintained trails designed to suit all levels, and the supportive local community, it’s no surprise that many riders find themselves coming back season after season.