Just to the north of Lismore, Whian Whian State Conservation Area was formed to protect an area that surrounds Nightcap National Park. This charming area and its surrounds are chock-full of fantastic,...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/whian-whian-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
If you're after a bit of isolation and a lot of peace and solitude, Yanununbeyan State Conservation Area is just the place to visit. You can be as active or as passive as you wish. Yanununbeyan is par...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/yanununbeyan-state-conservation-area
1.5km (one way) - 0.5 hour - Easy difficulty
Sugar Creek trail, also known as Hotel Creek track, is an easy walk through lush rainforest and dense palm forest. Starting from Sugar Creek picni...
Grong Grong Borrow Bikes are bicycles available for your use and enjoyment in and around Grong Grong. Simply register for a bike at Grong Grong General Store, choose your bike and it's yours to en...
28km (return) - 6 hour (each way) - Medium difficulty
Fabulous views, great examples of convict-era engineering and a terrific hill to climb - the Devines Hill loop is the perfect bike ride. ...
21km (one way) - 10 hour - Medium difficulty
Fascinating Mungo walking track, in Myall Lakes National Park, is a feast for the body, mind, and senses. A delightful collection of walks combine...
19.5km (one way) - 4 hour - Easy difficulty
Leading to the edge of the renowned Grose Wilderness, Mount Hay Road - Leura is an unsealed road ideally suited for cycling and car touring. Packed...
26km (return) - 3 hour (each way) - Medium difficulty
Immerse yourself in this remote landscape and spend the day exploring on your mountain bike. Just a short drive from Coffs Harbour, you'l...