San Diego’s bikeway network is growing every day. Click the button below to use SANDAG’s interactive bike map to find helpful bike infrastructure and safer routes in your area.
Self-Guided Bike Rides
Looking for fun rides with your family and friends? We’ve got your covered! These family-friendly self-guided bike rides range from 3- 25 miles long and they all include scavenger hunt tasks to complete along the way.
Routes are listed from North to South
City of Carlsbad Historic Sights
A 4-mile loop which highlights historical resources and buildings that date back to the early 1880s!
Coastal Cruise in Encinitas
Mid-City Pedal with your Peeps
5 miles of flat neighborhood road riding with points of interest and roundabouts!
Mid-City Area of San Diego, CA
Hillcrest Pride Ride
A 10 mile loop visiting sites of significance to the LGTBQI+ community in San Diego.
Hillcrest, University Heights, North Park and Balboa Park in San Diego, CA
Balboa Park Joy Ride
2.5 miles of scavenger hunt activities and a short fun ride for all ages
Balboa Park in San Diego, CA
San Diego River Trail
5 miles one way or 10 miles round trip
A relatively flat ride! The majority of the route is on a separated bike path and roads with bike lanes.
Ocean Beach to Mission Valley in San Diego, CA
Barrio Bike Ride
2 mile loop or 4 mile ride through beautiful murals and public art
Barrio Logan in San Diego, CA
Bayshore Bikeway Route
It’s 25-miles round trip, more than half the route is on a multi-use path, you must take a ferry across the San Diego Bay.
Bayshore Bikeway (Downtown- National City, Chula Vista- Imperial Beach- Coronado)
Broadway to Border Ride
Choose between a 6-mile loop in Chula Vista or a 24-mile loop down to San Ysidro and back.
Chula Vista, Imperial Beach and San Ysidro, CA
Bikes on Transit
Combining bikes with transit is a great way to get around San Diego and make your commute by bike more manageable.
SD MTS: Trolley & Bus (San Diego)
NCSD: Coaster & Sprinter (San Diego to Oceanside, Oceanside to Escondido)
Amtrak (San Diego to Los Angeles Union Station)