Southwest of Canberra and west of Cooma in the Kosciuszko National Park, the Snowy Mountain Range in the Australian Alps has many trails of interest to mountain bikers. The various tracks will take you past crystal clear streams, glacial lakes, deep gorges, high peaks, historic huts and other culturally significant sites. Scenic management trails open to cyclists run through most areas of the park. Do not follow these trails onto private property without permission.
To reach the Kosciuszko National Park, fly into Canberra and follow Highway 23 south to Cooma, which makes a great base. Then head west on Highway 18 to Pine Valley. Veer left on Kosciousko Road heading southwest through Berridale to Jindabyne. Just past Jindabyne, turn left on Alpine Way Road and follow into the Snowy Mountains.
Overall, Snowy Mountains is the 5th most popular mountain bike trail of all 30 mountain biking rides in Australia.