Biking at UConn

UConn Bicycle Working Group

The UConn Bicycle Working Group is a sub-committee organized under the Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC). This group meets regularly to discuss and plan bicycle initiatives at UConn and presents recommendations to the TAC for potential implementation.

For questions about biking at UConn, please contact bike@uconn.edu.

Biking and Multi-Modal Trails and Maps

UConn Forest (Fenton Tract)

The College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources maintains multipurpose trails between Horsebarn Hill and the Fenton River, which includes a portion of the 41.5 mile long Nipmuck Trail. For more information and a trail map of the UConn Forest, check out these websites:

Hillside Environmental Education Park (HEEP)

The Hillside Environmental Education Park has three trails: Red, Blue, and Yellow. These are accessible at trail entrances behind the IPB Building and by C Lot off of Discovery Drive. The map of HEEP Trails can be viewed here. 

Additional Connecticut Trail Links

UConn Cycle Share

The UConn Adventure Center runs a bike share program where students may rent bikes out for a week or a semester. The Adventure Center is located in the new Student Recreation Center on the Storrs campus. It's simple to rent out a bike, just follow these steps:

1) Login on https://myrec.uconn.edu with your net ID
2) Select UConn Outdoors & click Bike Programs in the menu3) Choose your rental period
4) Checkout and pick up your bike

Semester long rentals must be done in person. To rent a bike for the duration of the semester, go to the UConn Adventure Center during daily hours of operation.

Bike Repair

Bike Enforcement, Parking & Use on Campus

Bike Groups & Clubs

      Updated: 2/10/2021