Cycling and Mountain Biking
Pemberton Mountain Bike Park
Mountain Biking: Pemberton has a great mountain bike park. The trailhead is located at the Pemberton Pool car park on Swimming Pool Road.
The tracks include:
- Cross Country Skills Loop. (Green) Beginner to expert level riders.
- Jump Track. Intermediate to expert level riders.
- Cool Running XC track. (Green) Beginner to expert level riders.
- Relentless Blue XC track. (Blue) Intermediate to expert level riders.
- Pump Track. Construction commencing late 2012
- Technical Trail Features track. Construction commencing late 2012
The tracks have been built by Three Chillies - Paul Neve and are maintained by volunteers. Generous funding for the trails have come from various sources including:
Lotterywest, South West Development Commission, Federal Government Department of Health and Ageing.
Pemberton the cycling holiday destination
How do you find the best location for all forms of a cycling holiday and experience? Head to Pemberton - the must see destination in the forests of the south west. There are several road and MTB events throughout the year in town:
Avanti Round Classic Tu-It 6 hour night race- January (Northcliffe)
The Pemberton Classic road cycle race - March long weekend
The Karri Valley Triathlon - February/March
The Karri Cup Mtb Challenge - March long weekend (Northcliffe)
The Relentless Blue XC MTB Race Series - April/May
Avanti Round Classic Tu-It 6 hour night race- November (Northcliffe)
The Pemberton Cycling Group has regular road rides throughout the week with a longer Sunday morning ride (40 – 70 kilometres).
This is a unique area for cycling for all ages. Whether your choice is road or mountain biking Pemberton has an option for you. Pemberton was recognised with the Top Tourism Town Environment award for the Pemberton Mountain Bike Project for 2009-10 and the town is continuing to develop tracks and experiences for those passionate about bikes. The Pemberton Forest Park mountain bike trails offer two Jump Tracks, a XC Skills Loop and Relentless Blue XC, a technical XC track and a wicked downhill section catering for the novice to the experienced rider. For details on the Mountaine Bike Park please click here
The long distance Munda Biddi Trail from Perth is currently being constructed and is expected to reach Pemberton in 2013.
Further information: www.mundabiddi.org.au
All forms of cycling attract a large number of competitors, the camaraderie is obvious and so is the relief of crossing the finishing line with family and friends. Which one are you? Adventure Seeker, Empty Nester or a family looking for a new experience, leap on to your bike and take on these trails that wind through some of the most pristine majestic wilderness forest environment anywhere in the world.
For more information on Mountain Biking in the Pemberton area click the link below.
Website information is available for Road Cycling at:
Next time you are heading to this delightful town, get those bikes onboard and head south, Pemberton is closer to Perth than you think with the new freeway. Book your accommodation through the Pemberton Visitor Centre on 1800 671 133 or search for your accommodation online by clicking here.