Christchurch is renowned across the country for its stunning mountain bike trails. From the gentle rides at Bottle Lake to the more extreme tracks on the Port Hills and Banks Peninsula, there's outdoor adventure to suit every level.
The Summit Road will be temporarily closed for recreational access between Bridle Path crossing and Major Hornbrook Saddle while works are being undertaken on Mt Cavendish Bluff.
The road will be closed between Monday 21 May and Friday 25 May, 7.30am to 5pm.
Alternate route is Crater Rim Walkway, for walking or carrying bikes. If weather delays occur, road will also close between Monday 28 May and Friday 1 June, 7.30am to 5pm.
Some Port Hills tracks remain temporarily closed and others are only partially open. Check the Track Status page for up-to-date information.
|Cross country||Downhill||Forest||Shorter Rides|
|Bowenvale Traverse||Anaconda||Bottle Lake Forest||Castle Rock
||Bowenvale down hill||Mcleans Island Forest
|Bridle path||Crocodile||John Britten
||Mt Pleasant Track
|Godley Head||Marley Hill (flying nun)||Mt Vernon
|Greenwood Park||Victoria Park||Mt Vernon farm|
|Kennedy's Bush to Worsley's track
|Little River Rail Trail|
|Sign of the Kiwi to Bowenvale valley
|Worsley's to Dyers Pass Road
Head to the Department of Conservation website for more popular rides around Canterbury and the rest of New Zealand.