Jim Thorpe Bike Rentals and Shuttles – Jim Thorpe, PA
Pocono Bike Rentals gets you to and from the Lehigh Gorge Trail White Haven, Rockport or the recently minted D&L Black Diamond Trail in Glen Summit. Our VIP Jim Thorpe Bike Shuttle service is unlike any other. We operate 7 days a week from late April until the first weekend in November. ADVANCE RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED for all our Jim Thorpe Bike Shuttle Services.
We use top of the line Dodge Grand Caravan shuttle vans; (not school buses with long bike loading, unloading and travel times). We have professional, knowledgeable drivers offering personalized care and attention to you and your bicycles. If you rent one of our bikes, they are state of the art and so is our transport vehicle. Leather seats, air conditioning and it is equipped with a 7 disc DVD/CD, Bluetooth media array and power charging stations for most cell phone models. We are licensed by the DCNR (PA Department of Conservation of Natural Resources) to pick up and transport bikers in and out of the Lehigh Gorge State Park at all access points including Glen Onoko in Jim Thorpe, PA.
NEW for 2018: We now offering a more convenient, less traffic and no parking fee, VIP Shuttle Services and Bike Rentals from the Glen Onoko Access Point of the Lehigh Gorge State Park across the new bridge on the East Side of Jim Thorpe. You can now park with ease, not have to deal with the traffic nightmares of downtown Jim Thorpe, save on the ever increasing parking fees at the overcrowded (and sometimes full) Carbon County Visitor’s Center Parking Lot and get up the trail faster and in better comfort. Call: 570-899-0400 for more information, directions and availability.
Are you READY? – To bike the famous Lehigh Gorge Rail Trail located in White Haven, PA. This is where you bike down the famous Lehigh Gorge Bike Trail ending back in Jim Thorpe for an afternoon lunch or sightseeing. During your bike tour you will go past the famous Buttermilk and Glen Onoko Falls! You will be biking downhill on a 2-4% grade the entire way and it is an amazing experience like no other bike ride in the world. Historical and educational value markers along the way will teach you about the rich local mining history as well guide you safely down the trail. Approximately 3-4 hours with stops for pictures, sightseeing etc.
OR? – To try to be the King of the Poconos and bike the additional new D&L Black Diamond Trail located in Glen Summit, PA. Tack on additional 10 mile easy downhill ride through beautiful forests, streams and a lake with benches and tables along the way for picnicking for a total of 35 miles and 4+ hours of fun. The well maintained trail surface with forest landscapes and amazing views along with a lake, benches and tables for picnicking offers everyone a great introduction to the Poconos Mountain Biking Scene.
Jim Thorpe Bike Shuttles – Times and Drop off Points:
- 9:00, 11:00 AM, 5:00 PM – MIDWEEK VIP EXPRESS Shuttle from Jim Thorpe to White Haven, to the 25 Mile Lehigh Gorge Bike Trail, Lehigh Gorge State Park White Haven Access, approximately 30 minute shuttle time. ONLY $20 ($25 with your own bike.) Please call to check availability. (2 person min.) Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to departure.
OR (9 AM shuttle ONLY) add on another 10 miles for just $10 more, dropping you off at the D&L Black Diamond Trail-head in Glen Summit, PA for 35 total miles of Pocono Mountain Biking Fun!
- 9:00, 11:00 AM and 5:00 PM – WEEKEND VIP EXPRESS Shuttle from Jim Thorpe to White Haven, to the 25 Mile Lehigh Gorge Bike Trail, Lehigh Gorge State Park, White Haven Access, approximately 30 minute shuttle time. ONLY $20 ($25 without a Bike Rental from us.) Please call to check availability. (2 person min.) Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to departure.
This is a VIP EXPRESS shuttle from Jim Thorpe to the start of the world famous Top 100 Rail Trail, the Lehigh Gorge Bike Trail in White Haven. This trail section distance takes about 3+ leisurely hours which includes breaks for pictures, food, sightseeing etc.
- 1:00 and 3:00 PM WEEKEND VIP Shuttle from Jim Thorpe to Rockport to the 15 Mile Lehigh Gorge Bike Trail, Lehigh Gorge State Park, Rockport Access, approximately 40 minute shuttle time. ONLY $25 ($30 without a Bike Rental from us.) Please call to check availability. (2 person min.) Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to departure.
This “Lower” Section of the Lehigh Gorge Trail is approximately 15 miles and goes past the famous Glen Onoko Falls Trail. Here you can hike up over 1 rigorous mile (not for the faint of heart and extremely dangerous) to amazing Poconos vistas and waterfalls. Without the 1 hour hike this 15 mile bike ride should take around 1-2 hours with stops for pictures, sightseeing and or a bite to eat.
We do offer a 1:00 and 3:00 PM CUSTOM VIP Shuttle from Jim Thorpe to White Haven but it may not be an express, as we might have other guests going to Rockport at that time as well. This CUSTOM shuttle will require an extra $5 per person fee which MUST be added below.
- 9:00 AM – WEEKEND – VIP Shuttle from Jim Thorpe to Glen Summit, to the new 35 Mile (total w/LGT) D&L Black Diamond Trail head, approximately 45 minute shuttle time, ONLY $30 ($35 with your own bike.) Please call to check availability. (2 person min.) Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to departure.
This is a custom VIP shuttle from Jim Thorpe north to the new D & L Black Diamond Trail in Glen Summit. To get the full effect of Pocono mountain biking go early for this 4+ hour ride including stops for pictures, sightseeing, food and water breaks. If you are looking for a great place to eat along the way in White Haven, check out Antonio’s Pizza!
Pocono Bike Rentals and Bike Shuttles are by reservation only, to reserve a VIP Jim Thorpe Bike Shuttle, or a custom shuttle pickup or drop off time ($5/person additional) please call 570-899-5025 and speak to one of our adventure specialists to answer any questions before ordering. (The Jim Thorpe Bike Rentals must be returned by 5 PM.) The Jim Thorpe pickups can fill up quickly on the weekends so please book ahead to guarantee your spot! Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to departure.
– Jim Thorpe Bike Shuttles Shopping Cart
– ORDER VIP BIKE SHUTTLES BELOW
– SAME DAY BOOKING fees
– CUSTOM VIP SHUTTLE order below
PLEASE READ: BE ON TIME FOR YOUR SHUTTLE TRIP!
You MUST ARRIVE 15 mins. in advance for your shuttle. If you are late by even 5 minutes of the departure time YOU WILL NOT be accommodated and may have to be rescheduled if available or worse; DENIED SERVICE.
The Jim Thorpe bike shuttle pickup location is a quarter of the way down the access road inside the Glen Onoko area of the Lehigh Gorge State Park. The exact spot is the Bicycle Concession Shuttle Pickup area of the parking lot, which is pictured below about a half mile into the park from the entrance. If you reach the main parking lot across the wooden bridges, you have gone too far, turn around and go back up the parking lot North a half a mile until you see the signage pictured below, our Gold Colored Dodge Grand Caravan and Orange Safety Cone sitting next to it.
PLEASE READ: VIP Shuttle Service bikers please DO NOT go across this bridge!
Near the end of your amazing journey to Jim Thorpe, you reach this historic converted railroad bridge. The VIP Bike Shuttle Service pickup spot is just past this (to the left) on the right side of the road near a picnic table and parking area with signage to let you know where you are at.
A $60 return shuttle fee will be charged for missed shuttles.
Please don’t say you didn’t know where we are meeting or couldn’t find this spot. You can call or text us at anytime when lost.
For more information outside of normal business hours please use our contact us form. Same day booking fee and or custom shuttle fee of $5/person may apply to all last minute (day of) reservations at our discretion. Lehigh Gorge rail trail biking is an awesome experience BUT, YOU can also go whitewater rafting, kayaking, hiking and play disc golf. Any reservation protocols or bike sizing information or questions check out our FAQ page. When you are finished be sure to leave a review on our tripadvisor page, thanks in advance! The most affordable mountain bike rentals in the Jim Thorpe, PA and Poconos, PA area are at Pocono Bike Rentals and Shuttles, with it’s headquarters located at: 322 Main Street White Haven, PA 18661.
The Lehigh Gorge Bike Trail is the most spectacular rail trail system in the world during the colorful fall season. The Pocono Mountains have over 127 deciduous tree varieties changing color for your viewing pleasure. The orange-red leaves are falling down along the Lehigh River with amazing beauty. Autumn is your last chance to get on the trail before the snow covers it and go biking with us. Fall Foliage bike tours starting at $19.95. Just follow the signs while near the White Haven area! Stay tuned for more by subscribing to our YouTube channel!