Mountain Biking and Cycling

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Mountain Biking and Cycling

Mountain biking and cycling

Mountain biking and cycling are effective, healthy and environmentally friendly form of transport which are popular in Coffs Harbour.


  
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There are many popular cycling routes on the Coffs Coast. The below guides offer maps and information including distances and a description of each route.
Cycling Guide - General Information
Cycling Guide - Bellingen
Cycling Guide - Coffs Harbour
Cycling Guide - Nambucca
Cycling Guide - Orara
Cycling Guide - Sawtell
Cycling Guide - Woolgoolga

 

  

​The Lions Bike Safety Park in Bray Street is a free venue designed for young children to ride their bikes safely off the road while parents relax in the attractive surroundings.

Map of Lions Bike Safety Park in Bray Street

  

​Coffs Creek is an oasis in the middle of Coffs Harbour and offers riders an easy escape from the CBD. The trail is a mix of road, bike path, dirt and boardwalks across sensitive wetland environments.

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​Discover three unique headlands and five amazing beaches providing tranquil locations with spectacular views. You are sure to find your own slice of the north coast for that quick break, a swim and maybe a picnic lunch.

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​‘Cows’ is on the south side of Pine Creek and is the venue for most of the Coffs Harbour mountain bike club events. Whilst the area is generally flat there is enough undulation in the track to create some good flow.

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​Sawmill is situated in Pine Creek State Forest, just a 30 minute drive south of Coffs Harbour. Situated on the north side of Pine Creek it is a slightly more challenging trail network compared to Cows With Guns.

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​One of Australia’s most renowned and long standing downhill trails is surrounded by the beauty of the Coffs Harbour forested areas with spectacular viewsof the mountains and the sea. The trail has a rich history and is known for it’s amazing build quality and attention to detail.

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​The Toormina velodrome and criterion track offers a perfect venue for cycling training and racing. The venue is open free to the public and can also be booked for sporting events.

  

​There a number of active bike clubs on the Coffs Coast that cater for all levels of cycling.

Many of the bike shops in the area also conduct weekly rides to various locations.

  

​Council has installed 5 secure bike storage facilities in the Castle Street car park. If you are a regular commuter to the Coffs Harbour CBD and need somewhere secure to store your bike, you may apply to Council for a key giving you exclusive use of one of the cages for a deposit of $50.

For more information please email us.

  

​Coffs Harbour City Council has developed a plan for the Local Government Area cycling infrastructure and cycling programs for the five year period from 2014 – 2019. The plan was developed with the assistance of the Roads and Maritime Services, and Council’s Environmental Levy program.

The objectives of the plan are:

  • Plan and deliver a connected cycling network 

  • Improve cycling support facilities

  • Make cycling safer

  • Encourage greater participation

You can  view the maps associated with the plan using our online mapping tool you can expanded to select and view sub-layers which show existing, proposed, future works (unfunded) and the proposed Coastline Cycleway route.