Best Bike Rides & Tracks

Around Brisbane

The Greater Brisbane region has so many fantastic bike pathways and tracks to get out and active on. Check out our list of 10 of the best bike rides to get your heart pumping. Importantly, remember to travel not further than 50km from your home:

*Note that kids parks along the way are out of bounds as are public BBQs and picnic tables. Any cafes mentioned in the articles may be open for takeaway only but these are subject to change.

The Brisbane Valley Rail Trail is the best kept secret in Brisbane's west - a bike track that follows the old rail line through scenic countryside, quaint bridges
This spectacular ride through Boondall Wetlands is a 7-8km foray into the terrestrial world of marshland, casuarina woodlands, mangrove grottoes, waterholes and paperbark forests
This ride via the Western Freeway bike path begins at the beautiful sub-tropical Botanic Gardens and ends at the southwest’s showcase riverfront parklands.
A labyrinth of dirt trails cuts through this lovely gum-forested koala reserve, with three circuits of varying lengths open to horse and bike riders.
This path of approx 8km return has a surprisingly rural feel, twisting along Kedron Brook via old farmlands.
From Scarborough’s colourful seaside cafe strip, this waterfront walk/cycle winds around the tip of the Redcliffe peninsula through Casuarina-lined parks to the canals of Newport
This 6-7km return trail from Woolcock Park cuts a green swathe through the inner west and north, taking in wooded glades, parklands, a little kids trail bike circuit, picnic spots and playgrounds
This leisurely scenic seafront walk or ride of around 10km return packs a lot of variety into its length.
This is a family friendly jaunt of around 25km return through foreign landscapes that can be enjoyed by one and all regardless of biking prowess.
One of Brisbane’s most charming walk/rides is buried in Eastern suburbia that is largely known for its shopping complex rather than its nature.

And if you need to get your bike pumped up and in shape before you ride, check out our feature on Brisbane's Best Bike Service Shops.

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