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Cascade mountain bike trail

Cascade National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Cascade mountain bike trail.

Getting there and parking

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    Cascade mountain bike trail is in eastern precinct of Cascade National Park. To get there:

    • From Dorrigo, head north towards the village of Cascade
    • The hamlet of Briggsvale is on the way
    • The ride commences at the intersection of Megan­­–Briggsvale Road and Briggsvale Road

    Park entry points

    Parking

    There is no formal parking area at the beginning of the trail, but there are a few parking options within a few hundred metres.

    Best times to visit

    There are lots of great things waiting for you in Cascade National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

    Autumn

    Mild conditions are great for walking, and you'll see brightly coloured fungi everywhere.

    Spring

    Conditions are dry and perfect for mountain biking through the forests.

    Summer

    The wettest time of the year and a great opportunity to see the rainforest at its best, with fungi and fruits on show.

    Winter

    It's cool, but rug up for walks through the misty rainforest with hardly anyone else around.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    17°C and 29°C

    Highest recorded

    28.3°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    5°C and 22°C

    Lowest recorded

    4.2°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    March

    Driest month

    August

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    388.2mm

    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    This trail is in a remote location, so please ensure you’re well-prepared, bring appropriate clothing and equipment and advise a family member or friend of your travel plans.

    Cycling safety

    Hundreds of cyclists head to our national parks for fun and adventure. If you're riding your bike through a national park, read these mountain biking and cycling safety tips.

    Mobile safety

    Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

    Prohibited

    Pets

    Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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    Cascade mountain bike trail, Cascade National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary