Discover a peaceful oasis just 10km from central Dubbo at Beni State Conservation Area. Offering an idyllic bush experience a stone's throw from the city, this central west NSW park is loved for its b...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/beni-state-conservation-area
Mountain biking, quad bikes and cycling
Around NSW there are plenty of places to go cycling on mountain trails, in national parks, through vineyards and rainforests, and along beachside cycle paths.
Cycling, mountain bikes, cycling events
Around NSW there are plenty of places to go cycling on mountain trails, in national parks, through vineyards and rainforests, and along beachside cycle paths. They range from short, easy rides suitable for the whole family, to half-day and full-day rides through some of the most beautiful scenery in the State. Why not plan your cycling holiday around a cycling event? Find out more here. Many towns and regions in NSW have established cycleways. Find out where they are and download your onn map.
Other great destiantions in NSW to go cycling include the Blue Mountains for mountain bike touring and the Snowy Mountains in spring. A tandem bicycle tour around the Hunter Valley vineyards is fun or meandering between vineyards along country roads by bike in Mudgee. Cycling around Lord Howe Island is the best way to travel on this tiny island or sample a piece of rainforest beauty in Nightcap National Park, on the North Coast. Head out along one of the 20 easy rides along Central Coast cycleways and don't miss the fantastic bike rides around Narooma, Tilba and Bermagui on the South Coast.
Couple cycling along the waterfront, Mount Lidgbird, Lord Howe Island. Image Grahame McConnell
Cycling along the beach-front pathway, Ballina, Northern Rivers. Image Don Fuchs
Mountain biking on Shipley Plateau, Blackheath, Blue Mountains. Image Chris Jones
Cyclists with bikes on the chair lift at Thredbo, Snowy Mountains in Summer. Image Jon Armstrong
After Banjo Patterson proposed to his sweetheart, Alice Walker, at Boonoo Boonoo Falls lookout, there was movement at Tenterfield cattle station. Word had passed around that the station owner's daught...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/boonoo-boonoo-national-park
Gundabooka National Park and State Conservation Area is a vast area rich in Aboriginal and European heritage that stretches from the banks of the Darling River, across the plains and over Mount Gunder...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/gundabooka-national-park
Budawang National Park is wilderness. Rugged and isolated, it's full of steep mountainsides and tall moist forests. There are glossy black-cockatoos in tall eucalypt forests, shallow rivers, and walla...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/budawang-national-park
70km (return) - 2 hour (each way) - Easy difficulty
Mungo Self-guided Drive tour, also known as Mungo loop track, is a brilliant introduction to the awe-inspiring desert landscape and a chanc...
Whether you're planning a day trip from Tenterfield, or a short vacation from Brisbane, it's well worth visiting Bald Rock National Park. From Bald Rock picnic area, follow the Border Link trail to th...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/bald-rock-national-park
Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo has a free access area called the Savannah Visitor Plaza. The plaza is home to Information and Ticketing, Bakhita's Cafe, Zoo Shop, Savannah Function and Events...www.dubbo.com.au/VisitDubbo/Activities.html
Here, on the Mid North Coast of NSW, the Pacific Ocean meets forest. At Whoota Whoota lookout, one of Wallingat National Park's most visited attractions, you'll be overwhelmed by the beauty. Explore t...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/wallingat-national-park
Eurobodalla National Park, on the far south coast of NSW, stretches from Moruya Head to Mystery Bay. It's an exceptional place to visit on a daytrip from one of the nearby coastal towns of Moruya, Nar...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/eurobodalla-national-park
10km (return) - 4 hour (each way) - Medium difficulty
Bouddi Ridge explorer is the longest mountain biking trail in Bouddi National Park. The trail is a 10km loop, combining several other par...