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Gahnia and Serrata mountain bike trails

Garigal National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Gahnia and Serrata mountain bike trails.

Getting there and parking

Gahnia and Serrata mountain bike trails are in Garigal National Park.

Gahnia mountain bike trail is accessed via Grattan Crescent, Forestville. To get there:

  • Make your way to Warringah Road, Frenchs Forest near the Northern Beaches Hospital
  • Turn on to Hilmer Street and then turn left on to Fitzpatrick Avenue East
  • Turn right onto Bantry Bay Road and travel south
  • Turn right on to Grattan Crescent and travel to the start of the Bluff track. Follow the track along to the start of the Gahnia mountain bike trail.

Serrata mountain bike trail is accessed via Currie Road, Frenchs Forest. To get there:

  • Make your way to Warringah Road, Frenchs Forest
  • Turn on to Currie Road and travel east to the start of the Currie Road track. Follow the track south to the start of the Serrata mountain bike trail.

There’s a 2.6km ride that connects both trails via Bantry Bay Road, Yarraman Ave, Parni Pl, Maxwell Parade and Currie Road.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles


Street parking is available at:

  • Grattan Crescent, Forestville
  • Currie Road, Frenchs Forest, next to the Currie Road trail entrance.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

If you’re accessing the trails from the Manly Dam area, take extreme care when crossing Wakehust Parkway.

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 cycling safety tips.


Riding on these trails at night is prohibited.

Gathering firewood

Gathering firewood and the use of heat beads is not permitted.


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


NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Map of Gahnia and Serrata mountain bike trails

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Park info

  • in Garigal National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • Garigal National Park is open 6am to 6.30pm (8pm during daylight savings) but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day applies at Davidson Park only. There are coin-operated or credit card pay and display machines. Bus: $4.40 per adult, $2.20 per child (per day).

    Daily entry fee exemption for teachers and educational supervisors (1 adult per 10 children) applies only for organised and pre-arranged group bookings.

    Buy an annual pass.
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    • Bobbin Head Information Centre
      02 9472 8949
      Contact hours: 10am to 4pm daily. 9am to 4pm during summer school holidays, closed 12pm-12:30pm. Closed Christmas Day.
    • Bobbin Head, Ku-ring-gai Chase Road, Mount Colah NSW 2080
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