North East Backcountry Discovery Route (NEBDR) Map & Information (2022)

Upper Delaware Inn, Hancock, NY (Section 1)

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The Upper Delaware Inn welcomes business travelers, fishermen and other outdoor enthusiasts planning an extended stay in the area. You’ll appreciate returning to clean, comfortable quarters after a day of working, fishing or hunting.

Address: 521 West Main Street, Hancock, NY 13783
Phone: 607-637-1600

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Inn at Starlight Lake & Restaurant, Starlight, PA (Section 1)

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Address:289 Starlight Lake Road, Starlight, PA 18461
Phone: (570) 798-2519

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Hancock House, Hancock, NY (Section 1)

North East Backcountry Discovery Route (NEBDR) Map & Information (3)Low-key rooms with Mission-style decor have Wi-Fi access, cable TV, writing desks and sitting areas; some provide balconies. Suites add kitchenettes, and separate living rooms with pull-out sofas.

Address:137 E Front St, Hancock, NY 13783

Phone:(607) 637-7100

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The Western Hotel, Callicoon, NY (Section 1)

North East Backcountry Discovery Route (NEBDR) Map & Information (4)The Western Hotel – a notable 1852 Victorian mansion now listed on the National Historic Register is located in the picturesque Callicoon on the Delaware. Just two hours from New York City, the Western is an idyllic weekend getaway.

Address: 22 Upper Main St, Callicoon, NY 12723

Phone: (845) 887-9871

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Downsville Motel, Downsville, NY (Section 1)

North East Backcountry Discovery Route (NEBDR) Map & Information (5)Simple rooms and suites have 2 beds, free WiFi, TVs, coffeemakers, fridges, bathrooms and private balconies with river views. The suites offer microwaves and dining areas. There’s also a 2-bedroom apartment that sleeps up to 8, featuring a full kitchen.

Address: 6945 River Rd, Downsville, NY 13755

Phone: (607) 363-7575

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The Andes Hotel, Andes NY (Section 2)

North East Backcountry Discovery Route (NEBDR) Map & Information (6)10 casual, ranch-style rooms in an old-fashioned building with a porch, a classic eatery & a tavern.

Address: 110 Main St, Andes, NY 13731

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Phone: (845) 676-4408

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Margaretville Motel, Margaretville, NY (Section 2)

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Looking for a comfortable getaway from the city, a place to warm up after a long day of skiing, or attending a Catskills wedding? Margaretville Motel offers rates based on single, double, triple or quad occupancy, and the ability to adjoin rooms for larger parties.

Address: 42480 State Highway 28, Margaretville, NY 12455
Phone: 845.586.4464

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Americana Mountain Lodge, Hunter, NY (Section 2)

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The Americana Mountain Lodge is the perfect waypoint for an overnight stay on any ride thru the northern Catskills mountains. We are located directly on the mountain cloves scenic byway in the beautiful Village of Hunter, New York. Call or check out our website.

Address: 8294 Route 23A,Hunter,N.Y, 12442
Phone: 518-628-5068

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Beaverkill Valley Inn, Lew Beach NY (Section 2)

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Address: 7 Barnhart Road, Lew Beach, NY 12758
Phone: 845-439-4844

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Dirt Road Campground, Delancey NY (Section 2)

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Secluded escape in the Western Catskill Mountains

Address: 487 Dirt Road, Delancey, NY 13752
Phone: (607) 287-8148

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Silvanus Lodge, Hillsdale, NY (Section 3)

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We are in a regional location with quick access to Taconic State Park, the Berkshires, the Hudson Valley, Tanglewood and a host of other outdoor, cultural & historic adventures.

We offer the “repeat” guest discount ($20/night). If you specifically mention BDR as the motocycle group, we will reduce the rate.

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Address: 9350 State Route 22
Hillsdale, New York 12529

Phone: 518-325-3000

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Harbour House Inn B & B, Cheshire, MA (Section 3)

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Awaken to the aroma of freshly brewed coffee, baking muffins, and enjoy a delicious gourmet breakfast at this beautiful and historic 18th century Georgian colonial.

Website – https://www.harbourhouseinn.com/

Phone – 888-298-8141

Address: 725 North State Rd, Cheshire, MA 01225

Fernwood Forest Campground, Hinsdale, MA (Section 3)

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Fernwood Forest Campground is family owned and operated. Located in the beautiful Berkshires just off Route 8 in Hinsdale Massachusetts, it offers 44 tent and RV sites on 115 acres of natural woodlands adjacent to the Appalachian Trail. Area golf courses, Tanglewood, Mt Greylock, and other cultural attractions are easily accessible from the campground.

Address: 350 Longview Ave., Hinsdale, MA 01235
Phone: 413-655-2292

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Bascom Lodge, Adams, MA (Section 3)

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Rustic Arts & Crafts lodge with basic accommodations & a restaurant with views, open July-October.

Address: North Adam Road, Adams, MA 01220

Phone: (413) 743-1591

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Gray Ghost Inn, West Dover, VT (Section 4)

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The pine-accented rooms have country-style furnishings and decor, plus private bathrooms. The family suite offers 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a living room with a TV, VCR and a minifridge.

Address: 290 VT-100, West Dover, VT 05356

Phone: (802) 464-2474

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Sleep Woodstock Motel, Woodstock, VT (Section 4)

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Sleep Woodstock Motel, Woodstock’s Unexpected Motel, offers visitors fully renovated, modern, comfortable accommodations, with today’s top amenities, and park-at-your-door convenience. Perfect for all their motorcycle guests. A true motor inn, the motel offers 12 cozy and clean rooms.

Constructed in 1959 this bit of Americana has had a complete to-the-studs renovation. The owners Leslie & Patrick’s love for the area and their historic motel is surpassed only by their commitment to making your stay relaxing. “You’ll sleep well when you put your head on a pillow at our little motel. They promise!

Address: 4324 West Woodstock Rd, Woodstock, VT 05091
Phone: 802-332-6336 p | 914-924-7454 c | 646-792-3320 f

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Landgrove Inn, Landgrove, VT (Section 4)

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Cradled by an unspoiled valley and surrounded by the majestic Green Mountains, the Landgrove Inn provides a quintessential Vermont getaway. Innkeepers Tom and Maureen invite you to visit their historic country inn rich in four season activities; experience downhill skiing, cross country and snowshoeing at its finest. Explore nearby villages and cultural spots, or sign up for one of the inn’s world-class visual arts workshopsand paint, sculpt and study with the masters.

Address: 132 Landgrove Road, Landgrove, VT 05148
Phone: 800.669.8466

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Grafton Inn, Grafton, VT (Section 4)

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Warmly decorated rooms feature antique furnishings, sitting areas and Keurigs; some have canopy beds. Suites add separate bedrooms. Some quarters offer soaking tubs and/or flat-screen TVs.

Address: 92 Main St, Grafton, VT 05146

Phone: (802) 843-2248

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Inn at Water’s Edge, Ludlow, VT (Section 4)

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Riders will love direct access to Echo Lake, with a small beach and a dock, and kayaks and canoes complimentary for guests. Could be quite refreshing for riders after a hot and dusty day on the road. They also offer a robust breakfast as part of the room fee.

Address: 45 Kingdom Road Ludlow, VT 05149
Phone: 802-265-0920

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Twin Farms, Barnard, VT (Section 5)

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Featuring Japanese, Tuscan and Moroccan-inspired decor, the lavish rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screens and minifridges, plus separate sitting areas with fireplaces. Suites and cottages may add stone hot tubs.

Address: 452 Royalton Turnpike, Barnard, VT 05031

Phone: (802) 234-9999

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The Warren Lodge, Warren, VT (Section 5)

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Practical hospitality in the heart of the Mad River Valley.

Address: 731 Vermont Rt. 100 Warren, VT 05674
Phone: +1 (802) 496-3084

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Nootka Lodge, Woodsville, NH (Section 6)

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Casual rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and minifridges, along with microwaves. Upgraded rooms add balconies and/or whirlpool tubs. Suites feature sitting areas and kitchens.

Address: 4982 Dartmouth College Hwy, Woodsville, NH 03785

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Phone: (603) 747-2418

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Top Notch Inn, Gorham, NH (Section 6)

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Ranked #1 on Trip Advisor for Gorham NH hotels and a great location in the down town area. We offer a variety of Gorham NH lodging options for families, couples and business professionals. Were also one of the only hotels in Gorham NH that are pet friendly. We are one of the busiest hotels in Gorham NH located in the White Mountains & take pride in offering our customers cozy comfortable bedding with all newly remodeled hotel rooms.

Address: 265 Main Street, Gorham, NH 03581
Phone: 603-466-5496

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Center Lovell Inn & Restaurant, Lovell, ME (Section 7)

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The 9 individually decorated rooms feature country-style decor and sitting areas. Most have private bathrooms, others share facilities. Some provide mountain views.

Address: 1107 Main St, Lovell, ME 04051

Phone: (207) 925-1575

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The Bethel Inn Resort, Bethel, ME (Section 7)

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Warmly furnished rooms feature free WiFi, coffeemakers and cable TVs. Upgraded rooms and suites add flat-screens, pull-out sofas and/or fireplaces; suites offer separate living areas, whirlpool tubs and decks. Private condos with dining rooms and kitchens are also available.

Address: 21 Broad St, Bethel, ME 04217

Phone: (207) 824-2175

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The Rangeley Inn & Tavern, Rangeley, ME (Section 8)

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The casual quarters feature traditional decor and come with en suite bathrooms, TVs and free Wi-Fi. Relaxed, 2-room suites add pull-out sofas, whirlpool tubs and balconies with water views. Laid-back rooms in an adjacent lodge further add minifridges, microwaves and coffeemakers but do not have air-conditioning.

Address: 2443 Main St, Rangeley, ME 04970

Phone: (207) 864-3341

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Bald Mountain Camps Resort, Oquossoc, ME (Section 8)

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The Philbrick Family is a second generation owner, carrying on a family tradition of providing you with the services that will make your stay a most pleasant and enjoyable one. Bald Mountain Camps started in the 1800’s as a sporting camp. We carry on that tradition today adding modern conveniences.

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Address: PO Box 332125 Bald Mountain Rd,Oquossoc, ME 04964
Phone: 207 864-3671

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FAQs

What is the hardest Backcountry Discovery Route? ›

Lockhart Basin in UT is the hardest section of all the BDR's. We suggest looking at the Butler Map and take the optional easier routes to avoid the difficult sections.

How hard is the New Mexico BDR? ›

Difficulty: Because of the high-mileage days, the New Mexico BDR Tour is rated difficult. If you are a seasoned adv rider who loves seat time, this is the ride for you. If you are less-experienced but want to test yourself, that's fine too.

How long is the Nebdr? ›

Every Northeast state delivers a unique adventure motorcycling experience unto itself and while sections can be done over an extended weekend, riders who commit to the entire 1,300-mile route will truly feel as though they had an adventure of a lifetime.

What should I pack for a BDR trip? ›

Yes, good sleep is a high priority on a BDR.
...
Be Prepared. The Ten Essentials:
  • Navigation.
  • Headlamp.
  • Sun Protection.
  • First Aid.
  • Knife.
  • Fire.
  • Shelter.
  • Extra Food.

How difficult is the Wabdr? ›

A Sequioa and a couple F150's joined us for the last leg of the trip. We never took any of the bypasses and drove through every washout we on the main route (we like a little challenge). Overall, the entire WABDR is an extremely easy route.

How many miles is the New Mexico BDR? ›

It's your first day on the route and boy are you in for a treasure right out of the gate. You'll ride 190 miles of pure New Mexico backcountry as you make your way from Antonito, CO down to Cuba, NM.

Where does the New Mexico BDR start? ›

The NMBDR is a south-to-north route across the state of New Mexico covering over 1,200 miles of mostly non-paved track. The route begins in the farming community of Dell City, Texas and finishes in Antonito, Colorado.

What is the Mabdr? ›

The Mid-Atlantic BDR (MABDR) is the eighth BDR route developed for dual-sport and adventure motorcycle travel. MABDR is a scenic ride for dual-sport and adventure motorcycles that uses dirt, gravel and paved roads to wind through remote parts of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania.

Who is Jocelin snow? ›

Jocelin isn't just your average BMW GS rider, she is a former BMW International GS Trophy competitor and a Certified BMW International off-road instructor.

What is BDR riding? ›

We provide full Backcountry Discovery Route® (BDR) rides, shorter Adventure rides, Custom Expeditions, or Skills Training for those new to Adventure motorcycling. Whichever experience you choose, we deliver to a standard that sees our customers return time and again.

What is a BDR motorcycle ride? ›

Backcountry Discovery Routes® (BDR®) is a non-profit organization that creates off-highway routes for dual-sport and adventure motorcycle travel. Through education, advocacy and promotion of responsible motorcycle travel, BDR endeavors to preserve backcountry motorcycle tourism for generations to come.

How long does it take to do the Colorado BDR? ›

How many miles / km a day is a standard BDR ride? The routes are generally designed to cover between 125 and 200 miles per day and take 6-8 days to complete.

Where does the WABDR start? ›

Most folks choose to traverse the WABDR in five to six days. However, there are outdoor activities to participate in as well as small towns to get immersed in along the way, so you could surely stretch the trip out a few extra days if you wanted to. The starting point is Cascade Locks, Oregon.

How long does the Washington BDR take? ›

It takes most people about 5-6 days to complete the route and there are some easy alternate sections to get around difficult stretches. There are many great camp spots along the way for those looking to rough it.

What do I need for a 4 day motorcycle trip? ›

Pack Small

For clothes, two shirts, two pants, two pairs of socks and underwear, one pair of shoes (not including riding boots) and two pairs of gloves are all you need. Group smaller items into small, plastic freezer bags.

How do you pack lights on a motorcycle? ›

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How do you get a loaded adventure bike? ›

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What is the Idaho BDR? ›

The IDBDR route is an epic ride across the entire state of Idaho, from the northern Canadian border to the southern border of Utah. You'll get to ride the everything from the well-known evergreen forests to incredible two-track trails through pristine National Forests.

What is the Washington State BDR? ›

The Washington Backcountry Discovery Route (WABDR) is an overlanding route across Washington State from Oregon to British Columbia that utilizes mostly unpaved public backroads. The route climbs over the vast mountains and ridges of Washington's Cascade Range.

How long is the Nmbdr? ›

Experience challenging riding on remote backcountry roads covering 1,200 miles through the beautiful state of New Mexico.

How many sections are in the Mabdr? ›

The Route: Nine Sections of Adventure Nirvana

The MABDR blends dirt, gravel and paved roads to wind through remote parts of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. It starts in Damascus, VA, and crosses 1,080 miles before ending in Lawrenceville, PA, at the New York state border.

What is the Mabdr? ›

The Mid-Atlantic BDR (MABDR) is the eighth BDR route developed for dual-sport and adventure motorcycle travel. MABDR is a scenic ride for dual-sport and adventure motorcycles that uses dirt, gravel and paved roads to wind through remote parts of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania.

How many miles is the Colorado BDR? ›

Beginning in the four corners location where, CO, AZ, NM and UT intersect, this 682-mile route winds its way north through the Rocky Mountains to the Wyoming border. The terrain includes dirt roads with rocks, sand and even a few water crossings to keep it exciting. Best time of year: July through September.

What is the Utah BDR? ›

The Utah Backcountry Discovery Route, or UTBDR, is a scenic driving route across the state of Utah, from Arizona to Idaho, for dual-sport adventure motorcycles and 4×4 vehicles.

Where does the Wyoming BDR end? ›

Beginning in Baggs, WY, the route traces the mountain ranges to the east through the Sierra Madre and Medicine Bow Ranges, crosses west to the Wind River Range, then goes back east and north through the Bighorn Mountains, eventually ending at a remote Wyoming-Montana border.

How many sections are in the Mabdr? ›

The Route: Nine Sections of Adventure Nirvana

The MABDR blends dirt, gravel and paved roads to wind through remote parts of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. It starts in Damascus, VA, and crosses 1,080 miles before ending in Lawrenceville, PA, at the New York state border.

What is BDR riding? ›

We provide full Backcountry Discovery Route® (BDR) rides, shorter Adventure rides, Custom Expeditions, or Skills Training for those new to Adventure motorcycling. Whichever experience you choose, we deliver to a standard that sees our customers return time and again.

What is a BDR motorcycle ride? ›

Backcountry Discovery Routes® (BDR®) is a non-profit organization that creates off-highway routes for dual-sport and adventure motorcycle travel. Through education, advocacy and promotion of responsible motorcycle travel, BDR endeavors to preserve backcountry motorcycle tourism for generations to come.

Where does the Colorado BDR start? ›

Colorado Backcountry Discovery Route Documentary Film (COBDR)

How long is the New Mexico BDR? ›

It's your first day on the route and boy are you in for a treasure right out of the gate. You'll ride 190 miles of pure New Mexico backcountry as you make your way from Antonito, CO down to Cuba, NM.

How long is the Utah BDR? ›

There is just nothing else quite like Utah and this 871-mile route will take riders to some unforgettable places.

What is the Idaho BDR? ›

The IDBDR route is an epic ride across the entire state of Idaho, from the northern Canadian border to the southern border of Utah. You'll get to ride the everything from the well-known evergreen forests to incredible two-track trails through pristine National Forests.

How long is the Wyoming BDR? ›

The 950-mile BDR passes through five mountain ranges with elevations approaching 11,000 feet! The WYBDR can be ridden in either direction from South to North or from North to South. Riders will experience amazing views and are likely to enounter a variety of wildlife along the route.

Who is Jocelin snow? ›

Jocelin isn't just your average BMW GS rider, she is a former BMW International GS Trophy competitor and a Certified BMW International off-road instructor.

Videos

1. How to download BDR GPX tracks and upload to your GPS.
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2. Nevada Backcountry Discovery Route Documentary Film (NVBDR)
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3. NEBDR - My Overall Impressions
(Motorcycle Travel Channel)
4. Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route Documentary Film (MABDR)
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5. North East BDR Section 4 Highlights
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6. NEBDR - New York
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