Plan Your Ride
  • Last updated:
  • 28 Oct 2016

Leave the car at home and explore the Coast via pedal power.

Cycle paths

Council’s vast network of bicycle tracks allows cyclists the freedom and safety to explore the region on pathways and dedicated roadside bicycle lanes. 

Use council's interactive online map to view current and planned pathways, for use by both bicycle riders and pedestrians. Please note this map does not show any on-road cycle lanes or markings.

The following printable maps show on and off-road pathways, current as at 25 November 2013.

Please note: Public Transport information contained in the local travel maps is out of date effective 25 November 2013.

Useful resources

Mountain biking guide and maps

There are a range of mountain bike tracks on the Sunshine Coast.

The mountain bike tracks location maps provides detailed information about the trail locations (by beginner, intermediate and advanced). The map includes individual PDF maps and GPX files that you can open in Google Earth or view via a handheld global positioning system (GPS).

You can also print council's Guide to Mountain Bike Tracks on the Sunshine Coast[3100KB]

This guide should be viewed with the mountain bike reference map[433KB].

The tracks in the brochure offer a variety of experiences from rides suitable for the whole family, to more strenuous medium to longer distance trails.

Tracks range from discovering the Dularcha Rail Trail Tunnel, climbing up to the Point Glorious Lookout for spectacular views of the Sunshine Coast, exploring the Noosa Trail Network and a variety of forestry tracks.

The guide includes:

  • mountain bike track locations
  • available facilities and whether the track is signed or unsigned
  • difficulty levels - beginner, intermediate and advanced
  • whether the track is a circuit or one way
  • track distances.

Permits for commercial and group activities

Permits are required for commercial or group mountain bike activities on all tracks listed. To obtain permits please contact the managing authority as identified below:

National parks and conservation parks

Department of Environment and Resource Management
Phone: 13 74 68
Visit the Department of Environment and Resource Management website

Forestry Plantation Queensland

Phone: (07) 5438 6637
Visit the Forestry Plantation Queensland website

Ewen Maddock Dam or any other dam

SEQ Water
Phone: 1800 737 928
Visit the SEQ Water website

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