Munda Biddi Trail

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The Munda Biddi Trail is an off-road cycling trail in Western Australia, running for over 1000 km from Mundaring to Albany - the longest track of its kind in the world.

The name ‘Munda Biddi’ means path through the forest in the Noongar Aboriginal language and is built through a largely undeveloped natural corridor. The track runs through vast areas of unspoiled forests and bushland with mostly gentle terrain. The climate allows for good riding conditions year-round.

Sections of the Trail vary in terms of their difficulty and terrain type but it has stages suitable for everyone’s cycling ability and pace. The trail is easily accessible by car, and riders can begin their journey from multiple locations. There are free campsites at various points along the trail, some with more than a day’s ride between them. Detailed maps of the trial are recommended for those using the trail and can be purchased from a number of places, including the Munda Biddi Trail Foundation website.

In April 2012, geocaches were placed throughout the Munda Biddi Trail.

The trail is run by the 'Munda Biddi Trail Foundation', a not-for-profit organisation which was formed to assist the Department of Environment and Conservation and other land managers get the trail project off the ground. The foundation continues to be involved in trail development and planning, including managing volunteers, delivering events and trip planning, among other activities.

Stages and maps[edit]

Stage 1 - Mundaring to Collie

  • Map 1. Mundaring to Jarrahdale
  • Map 2. Jarrahdale to Nanga
  • Map 3. Nanga to Collie

Stage 2 - Collie to Northcliffe

  • Map 4. Collie to Jarrahwood
  • Map 5. Jarrahwood to Manjimup
  • Map 6. Manjimup - Northcliffe

Stage 3 - Northcliffe to Albany

  • Map 7. Northcliffe - Walpole
  • Map 8. Walpole - Denmark
  • Map 9. Denmark - Albany

The completed Munda Biddi Trail opened end-to-end in April 2013 when it claimed the title of the longest continuous off-road cycle trail of its kind in the world.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Costello, Verna. (2002) Munda Biddi : pathway through the forest. Landscope (Como, W.A), Summer 2002-03, p. 49-53,

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