Cycling and Walking

Mareeba Shire is a great place to get outdoors and be active. There are a range of walking and cycling paths that allow you to get out and explore this beautiful region.

Here are some links and resources that may help you navigate the way:

The Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing provides information about Davies Creek and Dinden National Parks. This includes camping information, details of walking trails and park alerts to keep you up-to-date on the park status.

This site also has details of the Davies Creek Mountain Bike Park. A network of mountain bike trails in the Lamb Range between Mareeba and Kuranda, accessed from the Kennedy Highway approximately 13kms from Mareeba. Follow the Davies Creek signs. There are varying lengths and grades of trails to offer something for all levels of riders on mountain bikes.

Atherton Tablelands Tropical North Queensland Cycling provides details of mountain bike and road cycle routes on the Atherton Tablelands. There are some great options listed in the Mareeba Shire including parks around Mareeba, Irvinebank, and an off road riding adventure from Mt Garnet ending at Lappa Junction and the old Lappa Pub.

If you are looking to connect with other riders, check out the Mareeba Mountain Goats Inc. A local club membership group that offer social rides and events whilst keeping the community informed about regional cycling opportunities. The website includes details of local trails, upcoming events and useful links to other groups in the region.

This article by Flow provides a great introduction and some pictures to give you an insight into what you can expect mountain biking in the region.