York County, SC Welcomes Cyclists of All Levels

Bike York County, SC Brochure

York County, SC is proud to partner with the City of Rock Hill’s Parks, Recreation & Tourism Department to support and encourage the local and visiting cycling community. Whether you’re an advanced cyclist exploring our scenic byways, or enjoying a short family ride along the Catawba River, York County offers a variety of cycling opportunities.

Learn more and download our handy Bike York County Brochure today!


Road Cycling Routes

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Central York County Route 1

Suggested Starting Point:
McCelvey Center – 212 East Jefferson Street, York, SC 29745

Distance: 50 Mile Loop

Difficulty: Moderately Strenuous, +1336 ft Elevation Gain

Along the Way:

  • McCelvey Center & The Historical Center of York County
  • The Peach Tree Orchard
  • Bush-N-Vine
  • Sylvia Theater
  • Historic Downtown York

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Reservation Route 2

Suggested Starting Point:
Rock Hill Municipal Parking Garage – 110 East Black Street, Rock Hill, SC 29730

Distance: 35.8 Miles Total (31.38 miles loop, 4.4 mile cut through)

Difficulty: Moderately Strenuous, +1145 ft Elevation Gain

Along the Way:

  • Catawba Cultural Center & Craft Store
  • Old Town Rock Hill
  • The White Home
  • Fountain Park
  • Swim, Bike & Run

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Kings Mountain Route 3

Suggested Starting Point:
Clover High School – 1625 State Highway 55, Clover, SC 29710

Distance: 38 Miles Total (26.63 bike loop with 11.37 mile out and back)

Difficulty: Moderately Strenuous, +573 ft Elevation Gain

Along the Way:

  • New Centre Park
  • Downtown Clover
  • McGill’s Store
  • Kings Mountain State & National Military Parks
  • Historic Downtown York
  • McCelvey Center & The Historical Center of York County

Map this Loop – Map the Out & Back

Fort Mill Route 4

Suggested Starting Point:

Baxter Library – 1818 2nd Baxter Crossing, Fort Mill, SC 29708

Distance: 32 Miles Total (23.8 loop with 3.4 and 5.3 mile optional cut through)

Difficulty: Moderately Strenuous, +732 ft Elevation Gain

Along the Way:

  • Baxter Village
  • Catawba Park (future home)
  • Lake Wylie
  • Anne Springs Close Greenway
  • The Peach Stand

Map this Loop – Map the Cut Through

Nimitz Route 5

Suggested Starting Point:
McCelvey Center – 212 East Jefferson Street, York, 29745

Distance: 22.25 Miles (out and back)

Difficulty: Moderately Strenuous, +825 ft Elevation Gain

Along the Way:

  • C & M Convenience Store
  • Historic Hill Mercentile
  • McCelvey Center
  • Downtown York
  • Downtown Sharon

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Mountain & Off-Road Bike Trails

York County Mountain Bike Trails

Walt Schrader Trails at Historic Brattonsville

Address: 1444 Brattonsville Road, McConnells, SC 29726

Distance: 7 Miles Total | Network of Trails

Difficulty: For Beginner Cyclists

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Rock Hill Outdoor Center

Address: Herrons Ferry Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730

Distance: 7 Miles Total | 3 Trails

Difficulty: 3 Levels of Varying Terrain

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Anne Springs Close Greenway

Address: 971 Tom Hall Street, Fort Mill, SC 29716

Distance: 8.6 Miles Total | 3 Trails

Difficulty: For Intermediate to Advanced Cyclists

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Worth Mountain Wildlife Management Area

Address: SC Hwy 211, Hickory Grove, SC 29717

Distance: 1.5 Miles Total | Network of Trails & Roads

Difficulty: For Beginner Cyclists

Cycling at the Rock Hill Outdoor Center

The existing and planned cycling venues at the Rock Hill Outdoor Center (RHOC) will offer Olympic caliber facilities for use by both beginner and elite athletes alike. Cycling amenities include: Giordana Velodrome, Novant Health BMX Supercross Course, Mountain Bike Trails, Piedmont Medical Center Trail, future Cyclocross Course and a future Road Course.

 Rock Hill Outdoor Center

Giordana Velodrome

World-class 250m velodrome hosts local, regional and national competitions. This year-round facility offers programs for cyclists of all stages and ages, providing equipment and instruction. A certification process is required of all cyclists, regardless of cycling ability, before riding on the track.

Address: 1000 Riverwalk Parkway, Rock Hill, SC 29730

Hours: Mon–Fri 9am–8pm,
Sat 9am–5pm, Sun 1pm–5pm

Contact: 803.326.2453

Piedmont Medical Center Trail

The Piedmont Medical Center trail offers scenic views of the Catawba River and a great location for outdoor activities. The trail is 10 ft. wide, and it is a 2.25 mile trail in and 2.25 mile back out. The trail is a shared use trail allowing for walking, running and biking.

Address: Herrons Ferry Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730

Hours: Sunrise–Sunset

Contact: 803.329.5620

Novant Health BMX Supercross Track

Coming in 2014! The Novant Health BMX Supercross Track will be the only Olympic-caliber training facility on the East coast, and one of only a handful in the United States. The facility will have both an amateur and an elite supercross ramp.  The site will host local, state, regional, national and UCI caliber events with programs for all ages and skill level.

Address: 1303 Riverwalk Parkway, Rock Hill, South Carolina 29730


Contact: 803.325.2630

Bicycle Friendly Community

In 2012, the League of American Bicyclists awarded the City of Rock Hill the Bronze level for being a bicycle friendly community.  Visit BikeRockHill.com for additional information.

Enjoy York County’s scenic byways and diverse terrain from the seat of your bicycle!

Hungry for more information?  View our current Visitor Guide or request one to be mailed to you today!

*While cycling in York County, please wear a helmet and follow all SC Cycling Laws.


What do you want to do?
  • Find Art & Entertainment
  • Go Shopping
  • Wine and Dine
  • Enjoy Nature
  • Explore History & Culture
Where in York County?
  • Rock Hill
  • Fort Mill
  • York
  • Clover
  • Tega Cay

“Beautiful State!”

Marvin & Dawn