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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.