Mountain Biking around Bright

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For mountain bikers there are an endless number of tracks in Bright and the surrounding valleys.

Mountain biking in Bright, Victoria

Bright has an extensive mountain biking trail network. Take your riding to new heights in the High country, where a mix of varied terrain, stunning alpine views and cool summer climate combine to create the ideal biking escape.

Experience the invigoration of mountain biking, whether it be the exhilaration of riding at altitude, the freedom of cross-country trails or the rush of the plentiful downhill courses across the area.

Mystic Mountain Bike Park, Bright

Mystic Mountain Bike Park is a unique mix of trails for beginners to experts. The natural terrain is coupled with the relics of a gold-mining industry and more recently plantation pine forest, give the area distinct appeal.

Consisting of over 30 km of world-class single track hand-built by local riders, Mystic MTB Park encompasses everything from flat fire-road to incredibly steep and technical climbs and descents. Exposed roots, dust, hard-pack, pine needles, rock, mud, sparkling mountain rivers, tree cover, wildlife and open vistas all form part of the experience at this bike park.

Mountain Biking Trails from Bright

The Dirty Dozen features 12 of the High Country’s best mountain bike trails selected by local riders. Three of these dozen trails are located right here in Bright. Shred the trails of the High Country and take on the Dirty Dozen.

Morses Creek Loop

Time: 1.5 hours

Grade: Intermediate

A combination of the best trails with a little bit of everything over 12.6 km. Explore native bush, pine plantations and creeks; take on traverses, single track and some technical challenges.

Finish off with a beer after your bitumen decent back into town.

Mystic Baker

Time: 1.5 hours

Grade: Difficult

Crafted by locals and used for National Mountain Bike Championships, this hill is seriously steep. The challenging single track trail is fast and a nationwide favourite.



24 Carat Loop in Mystic Mountain Bike Park, Bright, Victoria

24 Carat Loop

Time: 1 hour

Grade: Intermediate

This trail offers it all – from rolling riverside flow trail to tight and twisting single track through the pine forest of Mystic Mountain Bike Park. Enjoy the rollercoaster sections here left over from the 1850s gold rush.



Mountain Biking Events at Bright


Alfred 6 Hour

Endurance mountain bike events have become the most popular on the mountain biking calendar. Match this type of event with the perfect venue and the Alfred 6 Hour is born. Bright is the host town for this classic enduro format event, with solo and team categories in either three-hour or six-hour formats.


Thule B24

A 24-hour mountain bike race featuring traditional and Esprit de Corps formats, solo and team categories. The tracks around Bright are renowned and the town is a well-established destination for families, with myriad sights and activities to enjoy. A professionally run event in a quality setting for riders and their entourage.

Bright Mountain Bike Championship


Bright Mountain Bike Festival

BaAlpine Gravity is bringing back a bumper Bright Mountain Bike Festival in November, with four action-packed days for riders to enjoy. Downhill, gravity enduro, cross-country, BMX, super enduro and slope style – it’s all here!


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