Hanmer Forest

3.50 out of 5
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↑ 700 m
↓ 700 m
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About this trail
Hanmer Springs is an alpine spa town so it's a good idea to thrash your muscles there so you can really enjoy the hot pools! There are trails enough in Hanmer Forest to allow you to do that. They are not great trails but there's a good variety. Buy the mountain bike map from the i-site (information centre) in town and you'll be able to put together a very pleasant ride to suit your skill level.

There are several kilometres of easy trails south of Jollies Pass Road and more than 20 kilometres of intermediate and advanced trails north of the road. The place to start is at the Hanmer Forest entrance on Jollies Pass Road about a kilometre out of town. The park is very visitor friendly with signs at the entrance and every time a track branches. You won't get lost and you'll easily find your way back.

Easy Rider is an excellent easy 6.6km loop best ridden anticlockwise.

I quite liked this combination of intermediate and advanced trails: Upper Dog Stream, Big Foot, Jolliffe Saddle, Timberlands, Swoop and Swamp. Many trails in the park are hiking style trails and you won't find much of the fun stuff like berms, rollers, airs, drop-offs, and so on. But they are pleasant and they'll set you up for a relaxing spa!
added by Jim CummingsWorld Champ
Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Granny Gear

January 28, 2019
timotei99 Granny Gear  
Review: Lots of great hand built single track all in pine forest. Some bedrock on trails but mostly dirt.

World Champ

February 16, 2015
Review: Hanmer Springs is associated with some great mountain biking including Rainbow Road, Molesworth Station, the Saint James Cycle Trail and the Jacks Jollies Loop. And right by town there is some nice singletrack. Don't come up for a spa without your bike!

Hanmer Forest MTB Trail 3.50 out of 5 based on 2 ratings. 2 user reviews.
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