White Haven Bike Shuttles on the world famous Lehigh Gorge Trail and D&L Black Diamond Trail are unlike any other. We operate our VIP White Haven Bike Shuttles Services 7 days a week from May through November. ADVANCE RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED for all our Poconos and White Haven Bike Shuttle Services.
We use VIP Dodge Grand Caravan shuttle vans (not school buses with long bike loading and unloading and travel times). We have professional, knowledgeable drivers offering personalized care and attention. Our bikes are state of the art and so is our transport vehicle as 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. We are also a proud member of the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau.
The White Haven Bike Shuttle can also take you to the new Black Diamond Trail head located in Glen Summit, it leaves from our White Haven Bike Shuttles location (Lehigh Gorge White Haven North Access Point at 10:00 AM Daily (advanced reservation required), for a 10 mile easy downhill ride through beautiful forests, streams and a lake with benches and tables along the way for picnicking. Or you can leave from the White Haven Bike Rentals location and go down the famous Lehigh Gorge Rail Trail ending in Rockport for a return VIP bike shuttle at the 10 mile mark, or continuing on towards the famous Glen Onoko Falls and ending in Jim Thorpe 26 miles away for a return VIP bike shuttle daily at 5:00 PM (advanced reservations required).
White Haven Bike Shuttles – Times and Locations:
- 9:00 or 11:00 AM – DAILY – Jim Thorpe to White Haven, 26 Mile Lehigh Gorge Trail Marathon Experience, ONLY $20 ($25 with your own bike.)
OR add on another 10 miles for just $10 more, dropping you off at the D&L Black Diamond Trail Access in Glen Summit, PA for 36 miles of Pocono Mountain Biking Fun! Advance reservations required, call for availability. (2 person min.) PROMPT departure, please arrive 15 minutes before.
- 10:00 AM – DAILY – White Haven to Glen Summit, Black Diamond Trailhead 10:15 am drop off. ONLY $15 ($20 with your own bike.) Please call to check availability. (2 person min.) PROMPT departure, please arrive 15 minutes before.
This is a shuttle from White Haven 10 miles north to the new D & L Black Diamond Trail in Glen Summit. The extremely well maintained trail surface with forest landscapes and amazing views along with a lake, benches and tables for picnicking offers everyone a great first introduction to the Poconos Mountain Biking Scene. To get the full effect of Pocono mountain biking go early! Please note the pickup spot is at the Lehigh Gorge White Haven North Access Point.
- 2:00 PM – DAILY – Rockport to White Haven, Pickup is in the Rockport designated parking area. ONLY $15 ($20 without a Bike Rental from us.) Please call to check availability. (2 person min.) PROMPT departure, please arrive 15 minutes before.
Starting your day from our shop in White Haven sometime before noon you can then make the 2:00 PM shuttle. This allows for a 2 hour and 30 minute window which you can take breaks for pictures, food, sightseeing etc. You will be biking downhill on a 2-4% grade the entire way to Rockport and it is an amazing experience like no other bike ride in the world. Historical/educational value markers along the way will teach you about the rich local mining history as well guide you safely down the trail. Much time can be spent exploring the earlier you leave from the shop during the day to make various Rockport shuttle times.
- 5:00 PM – DAILY – Custom VIP Jim Thorpe Return Shuttle to White Haven, PROMPT pickup Spot is at the Public Boat Launch Lehigh River Access Area (Landmark is Historical Placard, 2 park benches and flower pots overlooking the Lehigh River) in the Carbon County Parking lot. Return shuttle to White Haven is Only $20 ($25 without a bike rental from us.) The Jim Thorpe evening pickups can fill up quickly on the weekends. Midweek the shuttle may not be scheduled due to lower ridership, so please call ahead to check availability and make reservations. (2 person min.) PROMPT departure, please arrive 15 minutes before.
The ultimate adventure in fun and fitness! Bike up to 26 miles, a marathon of historical landmarks and remnants from the great coal mining industry of America’s past. This tour of excitement is at your own pace and as long as you leave at least 3-4 hours (plenty of time for stops, pictures and lunch) from our shop in White Haven you can make it in time for the 5:00 PM VIP shuttle back.
Pocono Bike Rentals and White Haven Bike Shuttles depart from Jim Thorpe, PA and return to our White Haven, PA location every 2 hours on the weekends from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM and are on a pre-reservation basis. To reserve a CUSTOM shuttle pickup or drop-off time (outside of our normal schedule is $5/person additional) or just rent a bike today, please have a major credit card ready and fill out our easy to use shopping cart below or call 570-899-5025 and speak to one of our adventure specialists to answer any questions before ordering online (SAVE $5). Then head on over to the White Haven Bike Rentals page to reserve your pickup time if needed.
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PLEASE READ: BE ON TIME FOR YOUR SHUTTLE TRIP!
You MUST ARRIVE at least 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 or may have to be rescheduled (if available) or worse; DENIED SERVICE.
The Jim Thorpe bike shuttle pickup location is half 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 through the parking lot past the Rust Colored Railroad bridge 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 in the AM do NOT pass this old railroad bridge!
5:00 PM bikers: 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 on the right side of the road near a picnic table and parking area with Bicycle Concession Pick-up signage (pictured above) 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.
Some of our activities and especially our shuttles 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 weekends can sell out quickly), you can contact us daily at: 570-899-5025 or use our contact us form after normal business hours. A 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 White Haven, PA and Poconos, PA area are at Pocono Bike Rental located at: 322 Main Street White Haven, PA 18661.
Our user friendly mountain bike rental fleet includes bikes for everyone. We have comfortable bikes with wide forgiving seats, multiple speeds and upright easy to steer handlebars. We have an awesome assortment of kids bikes at the best bike rental prices in the Poconos! We also have extras like waist packs, day packs, first aid kits and GoPro Camera Rentals! Stay tuned for more by subscribing to our YouTube channel!