Mountain Biking in Central Virginia

It is all downhill from here! The OWLS Adventure Learning Center's Bike Program, in Central Virginia, is the areas oldest and # 1 ranked Mountain Bike program in Virginia. The OWLS built trail system, at Wintergreen Resort, with lift access on the weekends, has been rated by www.mtbr.com and www.Ridemonkey.com as one of the best places to ride in the United States. With 3 National Events hosted at Wintergreen, in the last few years, including the "Jeep King of the Mountain Series" The Outdoor Wilderness Leadership School is confident that it has excellent trails for you. And if that is not enough no other mountain bike program knows the 40 plus miles single track at Panorama Trails, in Charlottesville, Virginia and Walnut Creek Park, in Albemarle County like OWLS. The mountain biking school is also the only forest service permitted outfitter on the George Washington National Forest with over 116 miles of jeep trails and single track for our guides to take you on.

From challenging single track, smooth downhills, "phat" creek and log crossings, easy jeep trails and forest service roads, OWLS has your biking experience covered. OWLS has a network of trails that will leave even the most experienced rider amazed! In Addition to the OWLS Program, Wintergreen Resort offers a 8 mile 3000 ft downhill, a mountain bike park that is Ski Lift serviced with more trails added every season.

Mountain Biking Clinics, Classes, and Lessons


OWLS, The Outdoor Wilderness Leadership School has developed a one of a kind mountain bike experience. Where else but Wintergreen Resort and The Boar's Head Inn can you ride and enjoy the historic and magnificent Blue Ridge Mountains while comprehensively developing a level of proficiency in your biking skills with our experienced guides. In addition to this you will also learn about natural history, ecology, ecosystem management and other fundamental environmental skills. Courses are individually tailored to ability levels, so let us create a course for you. All courses are available to individuals, groups, and corporations. Join the adventure.

Guided bike tours with instruction, leaving from Wintergreen Resort and the Boar's Head Inn, to the George Washington National Forest, Walnut Creek Park, or Panorama Farm.

Time: 10 AM and 2 Pm Year Round 4-5 Hour Courses
Place: Wintergreen Resort, George Washington National Forest, Panorama Trails, Walnut Creek Park
Age: 12 and Older
Reservation: Required
Provided: Lift access, transportation and all Mt. biking equipment, is included.
Contact: Virginia Office 406-920-2808
All course leave from the front desk of the Boars Head Inn and Wintergreen Resort, Virginia.