riding off road BAY & BASIN A17 – Booderee NP: Circuit Medium, 22km MTB Immerse yourself in the original bushland of the peninsula, with wildflowers and vistas to make the stops memorable. Check tides for the beach section.
SUSSEX INLET NORTH A5 – Kangaroo Valley to North Nowra Medium/hard, 33km MTB The Mount Scanzi Road through Bugong Gap offers variety and some steep terrain. No service between ends. Reverse ride also medium/hard. A6 – Fitzroy Falls to Kangaroo Valley Hard, 40km MTB A classic MTB ride, Meryla Pass is down, but there is a demanding climb back out to Jacks Corner. Most of the route is closed to motor vehicles.
NOWRA & SURROUNDS A12 – Nowra: Circuit Medium, 26km MTB A relatively easy excursion into the bush west of Nowra, with broad views over the Shoalhaven River A13 – Nowra: Circuit Hard, 55km MTB Getting away from most human activity into bush on the escarpment West of Nowra, returning beside the Shoalhaven River. A10 – South Nowra: Circuit Easy, 21km MTB An accessible ride, offering forest trails, cyclepath and sealed roads, with exceptional views of the coast plain, naval air base and Aviation Museum. A11 – South Nowra: Circuit Easy, 13km MTB A taste of off-road for all the family through Shoalhaven Forest, accessible by cycle-friendly roads and dedicated paths. A8 – North Nowra: Circuit Medium/hard, 44km, MTB After cyclepath and sealed roads, the gradients and road conditions become more difficult, towards the river lookouts – with a winery on the home run.
A18 – Tianjara Falls to Cudmirrah Medium/hard, 45km MTB From deep in the Morton National Park to the coastal forests, lakes and beaches. A big ride for good conditions. A19 – Tianjara to Bendalong Hard, 55 MTB Another classic MTB challenge, from the mountains to the sea, through coastal and rainforest, to a beautiful sheltered beach at Bendalong. A21 – Cudmirrah: Circuit Medium 17km MTB The Walter Hood monument, recording the ship’s wreck, stands on an isolated stretch of coast, with access through peaceful forests. A22 – Cudmirrah: Circuit Medium, 23km MTB A bigger excursion into the forests, trails and beaches between Bendalong and Swan Lake, including Walter Hood ship-wreck memorial.
ULLADULLA & DISTRICT A29 – Pigeon House to Milton Medium, 33km MTB To Milton, as one of a pair of rides from Pigeon House Mountain – with great valley and coastal views, but not all down-hill. A30 – Pigeon House to Merry Beach Medium/hard 45km MTB To Kioloa, the second ride from Pigeon House Mountain – a great MTB challenge with exceptional scenery and a beautiful beach as the prize.
BAWLEY COAST A31 – Shallow Crossing: Circuit Hard, 39km MTB Riding to Mogood and back to the valley floor provides spectacular views and great riverside rests around the Clyde River, but this is serious riding.
Currambene Forest Bike Trails Shoalhaven Bicycle User Group has produced a map showing several trails that start at the southern end of Worrigee Road, 9.8km from Nowra Visitors Centre, and at Callala Bay Road, north of the village. Trails are gravel roads, fire trails and bush tracks. Most trails are impassable after heavy rain, due to sticky red clay and boggy areas. EAST STUMP ROAD Easy, 16.1km SNOWWOOD ROAD Easy, 10.2km MANUKA/CHARCOAL ROADS Advanced, 9.4km MYOLA LINK Easy, 14km COONEMIA ROAD Easy, 8.8km For further information and map, contact –
NOWRA VISITORS CENTRE, or Shoalhaven Bicycle User Group 4421 5214 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Published on Dec 21, 2012
Published on Dec 21, 2012
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