This historic cycling track near Audley and a short drive from Sydney follows the river and offers birdwatching, pretty picnic areas and history to explore.
Grab your bike and enjoy the thrill of exploring NSW national parks on a cycling adventure, with mountain biking trails for all levels. Take a historic ride along the convict-built Old Great North Road in Dharug National Park near Sydney. Cycle through pristine bushland in the Blue Mountains and stop by scenic lookouts on the Bundanoon cycling trail. Kosciuszko National Park is a mountain biking mecca, and Thredbo Valley Track is one its most popular two-wheel adventures. Experienced riders can take the challenge of the purpose-built Gahnia and Serrata trails in Sydney's north.
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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.
Experienced mountain bike riders can get their thrills on Thredbo Valley track in Kosciuszko National Park. From the world-class 37km ride, to short technical sections, try these adventure options.
If you're looking for an easy mountain bike ride in the Snowy Mountains, try these family-friendly sections of the famous Thredbo Valley track, between Thredbo village and historic Bullocks Hut.
Cycling the Woodford – Oaks trail offers dazzling scenic views, heath and delightful picnicking near Glenbrook, in Blue Mountains National Park.
Try the awesome Bouddi Ridge Explorer mountain biking trail in Bouddi National Park near Gosford. Looping several smaller track the 10km trail offers great variety and scenery.
Spend the day riding your mountain bike on the trails in Glenrock State Conservation Area near Newcastle. There are rides to suit all levels, and even the kids can ride.
Grab your mountain bike and hit the Loftus loop trail in Sydney's Royal National Park. This 10km mountain bike ride is sure to get your heart pumping.
Take a gentle bike ride into the heart of Everlasting Swamp on this easy, family-friendly cycling trail near Grafton in the Clarence Valley. This shimmering wetland is a top spot for bird watching.
Enjoy mountain biking or a day walk with fantastic gorge views along Burramoko Ridge (Hanging Rock) trails, in the Grose Wilderness of Blue Mountains National Park, near Blackheath.
Bundanoon cycling route is an easy 14km bike ride with picnic areas and lookouts along the way to enjoy with the whole family.
Jump on your bike and explore Gahnia and Serrata mountain bike trails in Garigal National Park, a short drive from Sydney’s CBD. The purpose built trails are the perfect place to challenge yourself.
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.
Visit Murrumbidgee Valley National Park, near Leeton, to combine birdwatching, bushwalking and mountain biking. This great trail ends at Middle Beach.
Five Mile mountain bike trail offers 7km of purpose-built mountain bike trails in Murray Valley Regional Park, near Echuca and Moama. The trails are suitable for all skill levels and it's one of the best places for biking in the region.
A scenic 12.5km ride across the Boyd Plateau, Mount Emperor loop gives mountain bike riders the opportunity to explore some of the lesser-known corners Kanangra-Boyd National Park.