Jim Thorpe Bike Rentals and Shuttles – Jim Thorpe, PA Location
Pocono Bike Rental offers Jim Thorpe bike rentals with VIP shuttle service out of Jim Thorpe, PA daily. Our Jim Thorpe bike rentals are PRE-RESERVATION ONLY! When reserving your Jim Thorpe bike rentals they are ONLY offered as a bundled bike rental AND VIP Shuttle Service from Jim Thorpe to one of the Lehigh Gorge, Glen Summit or the BRAND NEW D&L Bike Trail Access Points in Lehighton, Bowmanstown, Lehigh Gap and Slatington. (The Jim Thorpe Bike Rentals must be returned by 5:00 PM and the new southern access points by 4:00 PM.) For bike shuttle times and to reserve in ADVANCE AS REQUIRED please click here.
We have the lowest Jim Thorpe bike rental prices in the Poconos! We offer Expert Class 29er’s @ $34.95 per day for the discerning mountain bike rider, $29.95 for the comfort model and $24.95 Sport Bikes. For the large group organizers we have adult Economy Class Bikes starting at $19.95 per day! Kids are always only $17.95 or $14.95 for Tikes and Toddlers!
Pocono Bike Rental is offering their outbound VIP Jim Thorpe bike shuttle service from the new D&L Black Diamond Trailhead in Glen Summit, all the way through the world famous Lehigh Gorge Trail through White Haven and into the Rockport Access Point. From there to Jim Thorpe to Lehighton, Bowmanstown, Lehigh Gap and Slatington we cover over 50 miles of rail trail! The most popular adventure includes return bike shuttle service from Jim Thorpe in the afternoon back to White Haven. The Jim Thorpe bike shuttles run every 2 hours departing from the middle of the Jim Thorpe Visitor’s Center parking lot at the boat launch at 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 1:00PM, 3:00 PM and 5:00PM.
Now, from the heart of the Poconos in White Haven, PA to the edge of the Pocono Plateau in Jim Thorpe, PA and beyond you will find one of the finest rail-trails in the world! (Ranked as one of the Top 100 in the country) This famous 26-mile bike trail cuts through 4,500 acres of dramatic river gorge forestry along the Lehigh River on a former rail and canal route. Grab your bike and board a shuttle in Jim Thorpe to cycle from White Haven to the southern point in Jim Thorpe, a gorgeous tree-line ride with excellent river views. Or, if you are looking for a shorter, 15-mile experience, pick up the trail in Rockport; or if the longer distance is what you crave then head on up to the new D&L Black Diamond Trailhead in Glen Summit which connects to the Lehigh Gorge State Park just before downtown White Haven, PA. The new bridge connection south of Jim Thorpe to Lehighton adds approximately 15 miles of new trail access points for us to shuttle you from. You can now get shuttled back from Lehighton, Bowmanstown, Lehigh Gap or Slatington. Call us for pricing and availability.
The entire route of the world famous Lehigh Gorge Trail features river views on one side and miles worth of scattered waterfalls on the steep rock face on the other side. This 2-4% grade downhill offers an easy pedaling cadence. Also there is plenty of wildlife within the park including the majestic blue heron, our nation’s symbol the bald eagle, hawks, turkeys, geese and hundreds of other water fowl and bird species, deer, fox and beavers are commonly spotted on the river side. You also might encounter an occasional snake, lizard or later in the day a hungry bear going fishing! For nearly seven miles, the Reading and Northern Railroad parallels the trail. The rail line carries freight and seasonal tourist trains run by the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway. We also offer the Jim Thorpe bike train goer a more economical bike rental at just $24.95 per day, then you just pay for the train ride itself and SAVE!
Trail users HINT: Just about 2 miles before you reach the town of Jim Thorpe, the trail comes to a parking lot and continues on for about a half a mile, here is where you follow the main road out to a really cool feature of the trail, this (pic on left) is a converted iron railroad bridge that crosses the Lehigh River! Take a right over the bridge as it leads into downtown Jim Thorpe and the Visitors Center Parking lot. This is where we picked you up in the morning at or we will be picking you up at in the afternoon after your ride. The community of Jim Thorpe is retail therapy Poconos Style! Packed full of charming shops, restaurants and inns, but we think it’s highlight is, that it has several options for outdoor adventure fun like Poconos Mountain Biking right from the downtown! (The Jim Thorpe Bike Rentals must be returned by 5:00 PM.)
Jim Thorpe Bike Rentals Daily Rates:
Expert Class – TREK, Cannondale, Specialized 29er’s advanced technology with state of the art materials and components! Including hydroulic disc brakes and long travel front suspension, this bike is a true off road machine. Call NOW to reserve the coolest mountain bike in the Poconos!
Top Brand Name models with contemporary materials and components and upright handle bar positioning makes this easy on your back! Other options can include disc brakes, increased seat suspension and easy shift gearing. Great priced comfort bike rentals in the Poconos!
Modern geometry; aluminum frames with front shocks. Our rental fleet is mostly legacy expert and intermediate 26″ models, some with disc brakes. We have the best valued mountain bike rentals in the Poconos!
Traditional mountain bikes without front shocks. For the beginner/novice mountain biker to experience this easy rail trail system. Available ONLY to groups of 25+. (First come first served, limited quantity.) Pocono Bike Rentals has the most affordable bike rental prices in the Poconos!
Kids $19.95 – Tike Bikes: $17.95
These are either 24″ bikes for ages 9-12 or 24″ bikes for approx. ages 5-9 and have gears with grip shifters. (Please call in advance to check availability.) Pocono Bike Rentals absolutely has the best KIDS BIKE rental prices in the Poconos!
Tag Along: $14.95
The tag along will fit most boys or girls approx. ages 3-5 that may have a little bike riding experience. (Must be rented in conjunction with our sport rental bikes. ONLY. Please call in advance to check availability.) Pocono Bike Rentals has the best KIDS BIKES in the Poconos!
Toddler Trailer-Caboose: $14.95
This will fit most children ages 1-3. Please call in advance to check availability and reserve. This must rented with our sport and comfort bike rentals ONLY and holds 1-2 children. (additional child is $9.95) Best toddler-trailer-caboose rental prices in the Poconos!
ALL BIKE RENTALS AND VIP SHUTTLE SERVICES MUST BE MADE IN ADVANCE! Same day reservations may be accommodated, however there is a SAME DAY BOOKING FEE to be applied during checkout online or in person upon availability! To book a Poconos bike rental and or VIP bike shuttle package today, please have a major credit card ready and fill out our easy to use Pocono Bike Rentals co-branded PayPal shopping cart below (PayPal account unecessary.) Then head on over to the VIP Bike Shuttle Services page to reserve your shuttle pickup time if needed.
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Some of our activities need to be reserved well in advance and are subject to availability. For more information and to find out how to make a reservation (as the dam release weekends can sell out quickly), you can contact us daily at: 570-899-5025 or use our contact us form. Same day booking fee of $5/person may apply to all last minute (within 24 hours) reservations at our discretion.
For the more adventurous, you can explore other White Haven, Poconos area mountain bike trails with killer climbs leading to bomber single track downhills. Just give us a call to schedule a private VIP guided tour!
You have to try whitewater rafting on the Lehigh River, or go hiking, and play disc golf at Hickory Run State Park! For more information about these types of tours check out our Pocono Fun page and then give us a call to learn more! We also are a proud member of the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau. Here is a quick link to the most frequently asked questions and our specials. Learn more here: Lehigh Gorge Trail Info or the logistics behind the Glen Summit, Rockport or Jim Thorpe VIP Shuttle Service.
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This video will outline the important rules and guidelines of the Lehigh State Park Rail Trail system. The 6,107 acres of park land follows the Lehigh River from Francis E. Walter Dam, White Haven, PA in the north to Jim Thorpe in the south. The Lehigh Gorge Trail follows over 25 miles of abandoned railroad grade along the river, providing opportunities for hiking, bicycling, sightseeing and photography. The trail is closed to motor vehicles. Stay tuned for more by subscribing to our YouTube channel! Check out more of our Lehigh Gorge Trail Biking Videos to see exciting Poconos biking footage of the Lehigh Gorge State Park.