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There are many MTB trails to ride around in the Northern Beaches area and elsewhere. Below is a compilation of some of our favourites.
Please Remember , leave no trace and give way to horses and walkers. Politeness costs nothing --- Rudeness could cost us our riding trails.
There are a lot of road rides out there also. There are groups you can join up with that ride on a regular basis or just go out on your own based on one of our suggestions below.
Turn right off Mona Vale road in St. Ives at Link road, turns into Killeaton St which changes again into Burns road. Turn right on Bobbin Head road and follow it. You can access Bobbin Head from the freeway via Asquith as well.
Ranges from easy open tracks to technical rock climbs / drop-offs. Enter from Willandra Rd., Wakehurst Parkway or Narrabeen Fitness Camp.
Duck Hole Track
Fire trail. Parallel to McCarrs Creek Rd. Top entrance at Terry Hills (Bush Fire Brigade). Lower entrance approx. 200m past lower toll gate turn off
Easy trail. Sealed path from the bridge to Jamieson park, sandy track on to Wheeler Heights.
Medium Level. From top toll gate of Ku-ring-gai Chase national park to West head turn off. Combine with Duck Holes track to make a round trip.
Medium to Technical. Stick to 4WD tracks. Walking trails are out of bounds to bicycles. Enter off of Wakehurst Parkway 400m from Wakehurst Warringah intersection towards Manly.
Six Foot Track
Medium to Hard. Popular Blue Mtns. walk or ride. Full length is 42km from Katoomba to Jenolean Caves. Popular shorter ride starts at Megalong valley, Blackheath and ride to Cox's river.
Medium. Riding from Dee Why to Palm Beach will show off what the northern beaches has to offer. This ride is approx. 50km return and we suggest an early or mid-day ride to keep traffic to a minimum.
Medium to Hard. Akuna Bay is located in the middle of the Ku-ring-gai national park and offers a lot of good climbing. Easy traffic and can be slippery on those cool early mornings. You can return along the northern beaches or come back via Terry Hills and Forestville. Approx. 60km return along northern beaches.
Medium. From Dee Why can go either continue on with Akuna Bay ride or go up Warringah Rd. through Forestville and Terry Hills. Continue on to Ryde. Bobbin Head is a good place to grab a snack and then return. Approx. 60-80km.
Manly & North Head
Easy. A good ride on a Sunday morning. Stop off in Manly and have a coffee and a bite. Continue to North head and see a beautiful view of entrance to Sydney harbour and the city.