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Biking in Plano

Explore Plano by bike! With over 150 miles of on-street bicycle routes, nearly 100 miles of shared-use paths, and more than 10 miles of unpaved soft-surfaced trails, Plano is committed to ensuring that biking is a fun, safe, convenient, and a connected form of transportation and recreation.

Bike & Trail Maps

Find a map of Plano parks and bike & trail systems here. Popular Plano biking trails include:

Google Maps can even help plan your ride! Learn how to plan a route using Google Maps.

There is likely a trail near you! Because of Plano’s great trail system, many of Plano’s shopping, dining, and entertainment districts are accessible via a bicycle route.

Want to bike to The Shops at Legacy for a much needed weekend brunch? No problem! Windhaven Meadows Park to The Shops at Legacy is just 2.3 miles and can be done in about 15 minutes time on the Bluebonnet Trail (Bicycle Rte 15).

How about biking from Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve to the Downtown Plano Arts District? 5 miles and just 30 minutes on the bike via the Santa Fe Trail (Bicycle Rte 28 and Bicycle Rte 85) and you can find yourself sipping mimosas at Urban Crust in no time.

Bikeways

The City of Plano’s on-street bike network comprises over 150 miles of marked neighborhood bike routes and a cycletrack. These bike facilities connect to the City’s shared-use paths for a consistently expanding bike network with the goal of providing residents and visitors the opportunity to feel comfortable riding a bike throughout Plano.

Have questions about our on-street bike routes? Check out our On-Street Bike Route System FAQ’s (PDF).

Shared-use Paths

Extending nearly 100 miles throughout the city, our recreational shared-use paths and trails vary between 8 feet and 12 feet wide, interconnecting Plano’s park system as well as providing plenty of ways to see Plano! 

Looking for a specific shared-use path or trail? Check out the City’s Trail System webpage.

Biking Plano’s Trails (Videos)

Chisholm Trail
Bluebonnet Trail
Preston Ridge Trail
Trail System Etiquette
Emergency Trail Marker System
Hybrid Beacon Light at Alma Road
Legacy Trail Bridge Installation
Trail Counters

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