Zwift’s New York world has a number of routes you can choose from. You choose your route by clicking the Routes button at the Drop In screen, or you can manually pick your route by choosing a direction when an intersection comes up. Some routes include a lead-in distance that doesn’t count towards the route achievement. This lead-in is indicated in blue—while the actual route appears in white. Each route includes an animates map along with the route name, distance, elevation gain and any pertinent notes.

See a listing of all the routes available in Zwift here.

Zwift New York Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions

Route Details
Zwift New York Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 1

Route Name: Astoria Line 8

Distance: 11.5 km (7.2 mi)

Elevation Gain: 141 m (464 ft)

Notes: Named for the first NYC subway
line, take a figure 8 path around the park.

Zwift New York Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 2

Route Name: Everything Bagel

Distance: 34.4 km (21.4 mi)

 Elevation Gain: 545 m (1789 ft)

Notes: Hit the Sprint and KOM in both directions
on this long, looping route.

Zwift New York Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 3

Route Name: Grand Central Circuit

Distance: 6.8 km (4.2 mi)

Elevation Gain: 144 km (472 ft)

Notes: Circuit course that takes the steep route
up and down the KOM with a short loop
around the Spring in between.

Zwift New York Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 4

Route Name: Knickerbocker

Distance: 22.5 km (14 mi)

Elevation Gain: 365 m (1197 ft)

Notes: This mostly flat route has some
grit in it with one trip up the KOM via the steep route

Zwift New York Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 5

Route Name: Lady Liberty

Distance: 12.3 km (7.7 mi)

Elevation Gain: 206 m (675 ft)

Notes: A steep climb up to the KOM
before a long lap around the park.

Zwift New York Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 6

Route Name: Mighty Metropolitan

Distance: 20.0 km (12.5 mi)

Elevation Gain: 318 m (1044 ft)

Notes: Traverse most of the park and
elevated roads in a meandering loop

Zwift New York Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 7

Route Name: Park Perimeter Loop

Distance: 9.7 km (6.1 mi)

Elevation Gain: 125 m (411 ft)

Notes: The outermost loop of the park

Zwift New York Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 8

Route Name: Rising Empire

Distance: 20.7 km (12.9 mi)

Elevation Gain: 377 m (1235 ft)

Notes: Hit the KOM in both directions on
this climbers course

Zwift New York Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 9

Route Name: The 6 Train

Distance: 6.5 km (4.0 mi)

Elevation: 69 m (226 ft)

Notes: The shortest route around the
park is flat and fast.

Zwift New York Cycling Routes with Route Maps and Descriptions 10

Route Name: The Highline

Distance: 10.5 km (6.5 mi)

Elevation: 179 m (586 ft)

Notes: Ride the elevated roads in the skies
above Central Park.