Mountain Bike Trails
The Northern Rivers region is ideal for mountain biking with a combination of unsealed back roads, fire trails and park trails. Riders can also enjoy riding along Ballina Shire's Coastline on the headlands taking in the beautiful scenic views.
Duck Creek Mountain Bike Park is located only a few kilometres from Ballina on the way to Alstonville in the hinterland. Managed by Northern Rivers Dirty Wheels Mountain Bike Club Inc, the park contains approximately 9 kilometres of mountain bike specific cross-country and all-mountain style trails. The trail network includes easy and difficult trails suitable to a variety of riding abilities with all trails sign posted with the trail name, direction and difficulty rating.
Duck Creek Mountain Bike Park is popular among local and visitors and can be extremely busy. If you would like to go to this park, please contact the Northern Rivers Dirty Wheels Mountain Bike Club on 0491 611 911.
Whian Whian State Conservation Area has 6 different bike trails spreading over 46km, each with varying levels of difficulty. Enjoy riding through the subtropical rainforest, passing by waterfalls and escaping back to nature at this beautiful area located near Byron Bay and Lismore.
New Italy's Mountain Bike Park is situated in Doubleduke State Forest, Tabbimoble approximately 9 kilometres south of Woodburn.
The trail has been designed to suits riders of different levels and abilities with some trails more difficult than others. Trails include natural terrain, constructed technical features, obstacles, drop offs, bridges and steep land. The trail surface may change over time and make riding more difficult.
The New Italy Mountain Bike Park is currently CLOSED until further notice due to fire damage.
The Coastal Recreational Path runs along the Ballina Shire coastline with the Sharpes Beach to Pat Morton Lookout stretch following along the hilly coastline showcasing stunning ocean and area views. For more information on cycleways and shared paths in the Ballina Shire click on the link.
If you love to cycle and want to get outdoors and explore our region, bike hire is available from our local bike stores.
Sunrise Cycles | 6686 6322
Transistion Cycles | 6686 6522
The Bicycle Emporium | 6681 4054
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