In the 1990s, a group of anti-logging protesters turned their attention to an area near the small town of Walcha. Their vocal efforts led to the creation of Mummel Gulf National Park, protecting an as...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/mummel-gulf-national-park
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
Werakata National Park in the Lower Hunter Valley is loved by locals. It's also close to Sydney, which makes for the perfect day trip. There are great cycling and walking trails and in spring they're ...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/werakata-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 Mo...
A short drive from Cowra and Grenfell, Conimbla National Park is a quiet, tranquil nature reserve where you can enjoy easy, peaceful bushwalks amid rugged hills and farming country.
Dorrigo National Park, part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area offers stunning scenery that has been millions of years in the making. The park contains a range of forest type...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/dorrigo-national-park
With golden beaches, lush coastal forests and tranquil waterways, Narrawallee Creek Nature Reserve is a little-known jewel on the spectacular NSW South Coast. Tucked in between Ulladulla and Lake Conj...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/narrawallee-creek-nature-reserve
As the day breaks, grey kangaroos bound through the morning mist as you cast a line out into the river to catch a fish for breakfast. Staying at Murrumbidgee Valley National Park is the ultimate bush ...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/murrumbidgee-valley-national-park
Beautiful Nowendoc National Park sits in rugged escarpment terrain in the NSW Northern Tablelands, 70km south of Walcha. Boasting spectacular diverse scenery, including moist eucalypt forest with rain...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/nowendoc-national-park
31km (one way) - 2 hour - Hard difficulty
An exhilarating cycling route that takes you deep into the central wilderness of Blue Mountains National Park, Andersons trail descends into unspoilt...