Mountain bike trail network
Pedal past lakes, through valleys and over rocky ridges on this extensive network of bushland mountain bike trails.
Set out on a two-wheeled adventure in the southern section of D'Aguilar National Park, where hundreds of kilometres of trail crisscross the landscape.
Make a weekend of it and stay at one of five remote bush camps— Scrub Road bush camp, Light Line Road bush camp, Dundas Road bush camp, England Creek bush camp and Northbrook Mountain bush camp are located along the trails.
More detail about the mountain bike trail network is provided in the South D'Aguilar forest trail map and the D'Aguilar National Park topographic map, available for purchase from the Walkabout Creek Discovery Centre at The Gap.
At a glance
Getting there and getting around
- Parking facilities vary depending on where you choose to access the trail network.
- Most access points don't have a designated car park.
- When parking on the dirt road leading into the park, ensure you leave enough room for Park Rangers to access the gate.
Fuel and supplies
There are no wheelchair-accessible facilities.
When to visit
Mountain bike trail network is open 24 hours a day.
Check park alerts for the latest information on access, closures and conditions.
Climate and weather
The mountain tops and forest flats of the D'Aguilar Range may experience cooler temperatures and more rainfall than Brisbane city, which enjoys a mild, subtropical climate. The average daily temperature range in Brisbane city is 22–30°C in summer and 12–22°C in winter.
Permits and fees
- If you are planning a school excursion or organising a group event such as a wedding, fun run or adventure training, you may need an organised event permit. Maximum group sizes and other conditions apply depending on location and activity type.
Domestic animals are not allowed here.
Staying in touch
Mobile phone coverage
Unreliable. Check with your service provider for more information.
- Parks are natural environments and conditions can be unpredictable. You are responsible for your own safety and for looking after the park.
- In conditions of high fire danger, walking tracks and other areas may be closed. For your safety, follow instructions on signs. If you see a bushfire or any illegal activity, please phone emergency services as soon as possible.
- During times of park closures, please follow any advice from signs or directed by Park Rangers.
Read stay safe and visit with care for important general information about safety, caring for parks and essentials to bring when you visit Queensland’s national parks.
- Read safety during extreme weather for important information about what to do during floods, bushfires and cyclones.
- There are no bins. Take your rubbish with you when you leave.
- Drinking water is not provided and there is no reliable source of water along this network. We recommend you bring your own drinking water.
- Treat all water before use.
- Read camp with care for tips on camping safely and camping softly.
- You need a high level of fitness for some sections of the trail network. There are long and physically-demanding climbs.
- Cyclists riding downhill must give way to cyclists riding uphill. Make sure to control your speed on the descents, especially near steep edges.
- Some trails in the park are shared trails for cyclists, walkers and horseriders, so please give way to keep you and others safe.
- Bring a compass and topographic map as this area is remote with few signs to guide you.
- Always tell a responsible person of your plans and expected return time so they can contact the police if you are overdue.
- We recommend cycling in cooler weather only, usually April to September. Cycling during summer can be hazardous due to high temperatures and the associated risk of heat-related illnesses.
- Read mountain bike and cycle with care for tips on riding safety and riding with care.