Mountain bike or walk the Old Great North Road. It’s an important piece of Australia’s history and part of the Convict Sites of Australia World Heritage Area.
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Ride the Pennant Hills to West Pymble fire trail for scenic views of Sydney and bushland. There's plenty of variety with technical parts and steep sections.
Mountain biking enthusiasts will enjoy the challenging Tommos loop and Rocky Ponds cycling loop, a 20km bushland ride taking in scenic Central Coast views.
4WD touring routes
Drive or ride scenic Murphys fire trail – Woodford to Murphys Glen campground, for bush camping, picnicking, fishing and bushwalking in Blue Mountains National Park.
Big Yango loop trail is a great activity for 4WD touring and mountain biking when staying at Blue Gums campground, Mountain Arm campground or Big Yango House in Yengo National Park.
Wentworth Falls to Murphys Glen via Ingar campground offers driving options up until the Ingar campground turnoff, as well as walking, cycling, picnicking and camping facilities in Blue Mountains National Park.
This driving tour of Blackheath lookouts, including Govetts Leap and Perrys Lookdown, highlights some of the best scenic views and waterfalls in Blue Mountains National Park.
Horse riding trails
The Cascades Trail is ideal for walking, horseriding and mountain biking. A medium difficulty walk or ride along a fire trail, it traverses Middle Harbour creek.
This popular 7km horse riding, mountain bike and walking trail in Ku-ring-gai National Park in Sydney’s Terrey Hills area takes you past several beautiful lookouts and picnic spots.
Go for a bike ride or take your dog for a walk along the short Second Ponds Creek walk in Rouse Hill Regional Park. It’s a great way to start or finish to your picnic.