You don’t have to be a professional mountain biker to enjoy the Emerald Isle, NC bike trails. Biking on the Crystal Coast offers extravagant scenery and beautiful wildlife. Bike paths can be found throughout the area and there are two new bike trails that go down Emerald Drive and Coast Guard Road respectively. Ocean Drive is also a fantastic way to view the areas beautiful scenery, as it runs parallel to the beach. Remember helmets are recommended for all cyclists but are required by state law for children under 16.