The Orange Villages Bicycle Trail
Orange NSW. 10.3°C

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The Orange Villages Bicycle Trail

A glorious 360 kilometre multi-day lap of Mount Canobolas

Riders can enjoy quiet roads, smooth gravel, terrific views, and fabulous hospitability in local towns and villages in the heart of Regional NSW. Click on the Course Outline to view the route.

Course Outline

Six Stages

The primary route includes 6 sections totalling 360 kilometres, 4,230 metres of climbing and the same descending. Click on the Course Outline to view the route.

Course Outline

The six-stage cycling journey is designed to showcase the Central West

The Trail takes riders through the picturesque rural districts of the Central Tablelands and Slopes, starting and ending at Orange. Click on the Course Outline to view the route.

Course Outline

Developed for cyclists by cyclists

The Orange Treadlies bicycle riding group instigated and contributed to the development of the OVBT bicycle route. Click on the Course Outline to view the route.

Course Outline

Using this map:

- Each section of the map is marked in a different colour, clicking on any section will bring up an information box where you have the option to view the section in more detail.

- The i symbols can be clicked to give you more information about the villages on the trail, from here you have the option to explore the landing page for each village for more information on accommodation, dining and retail options available. This feature can be toggled on/off by clicking the red text under the map that reads "OVBT - Villages".

Our Trails

In this section

Orange to Molong

Experience the Mount Canobolas high country as you venture into the surrounding countryside and experience the Central West rolling landscapes at their picturesque best.

Molong to Cargo

Enjoy pretty seasonal rural countryside between 4 villages. As a mixed farming region, riders will enjoy agricultural variety and stunning canola crops in spring or the seasonal cropping of wheat.

Cargo to Cowra

The views back towards Mount Canobolas continue providing another perfect day to capture photos. Enjoy the charm of Canowindra and its local produce.

Cowra to Neville - The Wyangala Views Way

Today is a longer climbing journey with ample time to stop, enjoy and photograph the beautiful farming country and impressive views across Wyanagala Dam on your way to Neville.

Cowra to Neville - The Woodstock Way

If you like hills, you will enjoy this route filled with stunning views over the Lachlan River valley before Mount Canobolas and Mount Macquarie reveal themselves in the last parts of this ride.

Neville, Barry and the Carcoar Vistas

Landscapes and vistas between 3 local villages are a feature of this route, making it a perfect day to capture photos. A gravel ride above Carcoar Dam is thoroughly relaxing before riders arrive in the historic village of Carcoar.

Carcoar, Millthorpe and Orange

The views towards Mount Macquarie and Mount Canobolas continue. Make time to meander through the village of Millthorpe. It is worth a look by riders and other visitors alike.

OVBT Facebook Page

Planning on taking on the trail? Head over to the Orange and Villages Bicycle Trail Facebook group managed by The Treadlies to ask questions about the course and updates on conditions.

Cycling Tour Operators

Here's a list of tour operators who run tours throughout the Orange region.


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