'The Bellingen Shire has some of the world's most inspiring cycling experiences, It is unique in that it caters for all types of riders.

If you are a recreational, sightseeing bicycle rider, you can explore curated, family-friendly rides. If you are a road-rider, you can climb mountains and travel along quiet country roads.

If you are a mountain biker, there are some amazing mountain bike trails to explore!

Details of the best cycling experiences in the Shire are available at '

Download Cycling Guides

The guide maps can be downloaded below or you can pick up a hard copy of  'Popular Cycling Routes'  from local bike shops, Split Café in Sawtell, select cafes and retail outlets in Bellingen, Visitor Information Centres, libraries and Council offices in Coffs Harbour, Macksville and Bellingen. 

The funding for the booklet came from the 'Our Living Coast' partnership project undertaken by Coffs Harbour, Bellingen and Nambucca councils, and also the NSW Government's 'Get Healthy NSW' initiative.

Cycling Guide - General Guide (PDF - 2591.45KB)
Cycling Guide - Bellingen (PDF - 3139.01KB)
Cycling Guide - Coffs Harbour (PDF - 2472.97KB)
Cycling Guide - Nambucca (PDF - 3195.04KB)
Cycling Guide - Sawtell (PDF - 3149.13KB)
Cycling Guide - Orara (PDF - 3263.42KB)
Cycling Guide - Woolgoolga (PDF - 2097.13KB)

NSW Coastal Cycle Trail

Cycle the Coast

Sharing the Road Safely

Guide for Cyclists sharing with Drivers (PDF - 294.03KB)
Guide for Drivers sharing with Cyclists (PDF - 277.37KB)

Cycling Groups

Dorrigo-Bellingen-Urunga Bicycle Users Group

Bike Racks

Council has installed bike racks at the following locations:

  • Outside Council Chambers, Hyde Street Bellingen
  • Outside Court House, Church Street Bellingen
  • Y2A Youth Centre (behind the Post Office) Bellingen
  • 5 x single racks Hyde Street (between Church & Oak Streets) Bellingen
  • Outside Urunga Library, Bonville Street Urunga

Bicycle Information for NSW

For all the latest information and events in NSW visit -