Feel inspired by the recent Tour de France to dust off your bike and head out for a spin? Whether you’re donning the Lycra or simply enjoying an easy cruise, we’re celebrating WA Bike Month this October with a list of our favourite routes for cycling enthusiasts of all types. Check out our guide and pump up those tyres and get pedalling!
Munda Biddi Trail
An off-road cycling adventure, the Munda Biddi Trail stretches 1060km through picturesque South West Western Australia, offering keen bike riders the opportunity to explore the natural beauty of our state. An easy 22-minute drive from your home in Beenyup lies the Jarrahdale section of the Munda Biddi Trail. The town of Jarrahdale marks the start of Section 2 of the trail, a hilly but spectacular ride featuring views of the Swan Coastal Plain, all the way to the coast. Read more about the history of the Munda Biddi Trail and plan your ride here: https://www.mundabiddi.org.au/home
Situated in the Peel Region of WA, the trails at Langford Park are popular with beginners and more advanced riders alike. If you’ve always wanted to get started in mountain biking, this is the perfect place to start as the trails at Langford Park offer gradual hills and a fast, flowing single track. Recently upgraded, the trails now feature toilet facilities, picnic tables and gas barbecues, making it a fantastic spot for all the family. The trails start from the main car park, check out this handy map for all you need to know: https://trailswa.com.au/media/files/documents/Langford_Park_Map.pdf
Byford BMX Club
BMX bandits will love hitting the trails at the Byford BMX Club. Formed in the 1980’s at the height of the BMX craze, to host the 1984 Qantas Australian BMX Titles, the Byford BMX Club is one of the oldest clubs in WA. Memberships are available for all ages and the track is open to the public for general use, just be sure to check their website for any confirmed events or races first! More information about the club including track schedules can be found at http://www.byfordbmx.org.au/
Wungong Regional Park
Wungong Regional Park, less than 20kms from Beenyup Grove, is home to Wungong Gorge Walk, a 12.6km loop trail. Whether you’re a little one learning to ride for the first time, or a more adventurous mountain biker, this trail offers varying degrees of difficulty and plenty of stunning scenery to admire. Get lost amongst the tall trees, admire the stunning vista or view the spring wildflowers on a trail which is sure to put your legs to the test. The Wungong Gorge Walk is accessible all year round, for more information on the trail and how to access, visit: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/australia/western-australia/wungong-gorge-walk
Saddle up and hit the super popular Kalamunda Trails. Boasting over 40km of fully signed track, the Kalamunda Trails area is undoubtedly one of the most popular mountain bike destinations in Western Australia. Situated in picturesque national park and state forest and located only a 35-minute drive from your home in Byford, the Kalamunda Trails have a great range of loops for all types of mountain bike riders, from beginner to advanced. For more information including maps, trail details and contact details visit https://www.kmbc.org.au/trails
Road cyclists will be familiar with the iconic 3 dams rides through the Perth hills. A regular fixture on the weekend Saturday ride route, the 3 dams – Wungong Dam, Canning Dam and Churchman Brook Dam – will take you through the picturesque rolling hills and up a few challenging climbs! For those serious about the dams, keep an eye out for West Cycle’s iconic Dams Challenge event next year. https://westcycle.org.au/dams-challenge/
Where are your favourite places to ride in and around Byford? Let us know if we’ve missed your favourite trail so we can add it to our list! If you’d like to join the vibrant Beenyup Grove community, surrounded by nature and flourishing amenities, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team today.
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