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Bouddi Ridge explorer

Important information

Alerts for Bouddi National Park: closed areas, upcoming fire bans

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Updated: 31/10/2014 03:17 PM

“You’ll see some sensational views on Bouddi Ridge explorer. Make sure you take time to soak them all in on the easy parts of the ride though. You’ll be thinking of other things when the trail gets tougher.”

Bouddi Ridge explorer is the longest mountain biking trail in Bouddi National Park. The trail is a 10km loop, combining several other park trails – Strom loop, Rocky Point trail, Daleys Point trail and MacMasters Ridge trail.

Bouddi Ridge explorer offers real variety for mountain bikers. Strom loop and Rocky Point trail sections are easy going, while the undulating Daleys Point trail needs more effort and MacMasters Ridge trail is steep in parts, requiring greater fitness.

Park your car at Maitland Bay Information Centre and start riding Strom loop, following park signage. Return along Strom trail, or make a loop via The Scenic Road and Turkey trail. Stop and enjoy the view from Allen Strom lookout at the end of Rocky Point trail.

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Getting there

Getting there:

Bouddi Ridge explorer begins at Maitland Bay Information Centre in the Maitland Bay precinct of Bouddi National Park.

To get there from Gosford:

  • Follow Central Coast Highway towards Erina
  • Turn right onto Avoca Drive and continue through Kincumber
  • Turn right at Empire Bay Drive
  • Turn left into Cochrone Street and then right onto The Scenic Road
  • The centre is located opposite the intersection of Maitland Bay Drive and The Scenic Road

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Vehicle access:

Sealed road - 2WD vehicles

Parking:

Parking is available at Maitland Bay Information Centre.

Important info

Distance:

10km (loop)

Time suggested:

4 hours

Difficulty:

Medium difficulty

You should know:

  • Riding is permitted on roads and fire trails only, not on walking tracks
  • Please familiarise yourself with the rules of the trail and ride with respect for plants, animals and other trail visitors
  • Remember to take plenty of water, a bicycle repair kit and a Bouddi National Park map

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Bouddi National Park

closed areas

Old Wagstaffe Fire Trail - no public access available through private property.
No public access is available through private property. Signs indicate where public access is not permitted.

upcoming fire bans

Fire ban (Saturday 1 November) A total fire ban has been declared by the Commissioner of the Rural Fire Service which includes this park. The total fire ban applies on Saturday 1 November for the entire 24 hour period. Total fire ban rules apply. This ban may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.
Find out more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities:http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/safety/fire
 

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Looking along the rock coastline. Photo: John Yurasek