Bright is a town that's mad about cycling with great support services, bike hire (mountain, hybrid and electric bikes) and a trail network that offers a unique mix of riding trails for all skill levels. The trails are mostly hand-built and have been developed and improved over many years. The area encompasses everything from flat gravel roads to steep and technical climbs and descents.
The Ovens River flows through the centre of Bright, perfect for a quick cool down followed by a beer at the brewery and dinner at one of the many great cafes, restaurants or wineries. Bright is a buzzing holiday destination, with family friendly bike paths, a children's water park and cinema.
There's more to mountain biking than throwing yourself down the biggest hill, in fact almost 70% of MTB trails in Bright are intermediate level. The five ride categories and difficulty levels will help you navigate your way around the dozens of MTB rides in the High Country.
BE A HERO
Not all heroes wear capes, but you’ll feel like you’re flying when you tackle Mystic’s Hero Trail. Manicured berms, table top jumps, ramps and a whole lot of fun; the trail is the jewel in Mystic Hill’s crown. Ride or shuttle to the top, you’ll be smiling from ear to ear after just one run.
EARN YOUR TURNS
Prepare for a Cross Country workout by linking some of the bigger climbs on Mystic Hill with some flowing single track in between. Tackle the trails from Hazeldine Road including the tight and twisting Cork Screw, then keep up the cadence as you head through Caros. Be rewarded by dropping into Fly by Night and take a bite out of Rhys Pieces before cooling your heels on the ride down the Gully.
FOR THE NEWBIES
For those fresh to the game, the Pump Track or the Play Ground are the perfect way to get the feel for MTB. They may be for the beginner, but these trails will get the heart pumping.
IS IT A BIRD, IS IT A PLANE?
High above Mystic Mountain Bike Park you may catch a glimpse of the amazing paragliders. Mystic Mountain is a popular spot for this gravity defying sport which adds the appeal of Bright as an adventure centre.
BIKES & BEERS & BIKES
You can't go past the Bright Brewery for a refreshing ale or bite to eat after a day on the trails. The team are avid mountain bikers and may even share their most prized secret trails with you. Behind the brewery is the Ovens River, a perfect spot to take a refreshing dip.