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.
Summit Road Closure
The Summit Road will be closed for ropes work from Monday 16 October to Thursday 19 October between 8am and 5pm.
The closure will take place between Bridle Path and Major Hornbrook Saddle, download the road closure notice for more information.
The closure applies to vehicles, cyclists and foot traffic. Crater Rim is a good alternative route for running and walking.
More Port Hills tracks are opening however some 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.