Images of Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park

Mountain Biking

With such a wide variety of terrain, the National Park is a natural choice for mountain bike enthusiasts and recreational off-road cyclists of all levels of fitness and experience.

Argyll and Queen Elizabeth Forest Parks offer a fantastic range of mountain bike trails. To help cyclists, walkers and horse riders, Forestry Commission Scotland have installed information points at car parks throughout the Forest Parks. Each one has details of waymarked routes from that location, including an indication of routes suitable for cycling. For details of routes visit Forestry Commission Scotland's website - www.forestry.gov.uk.

Developing Mountain Biking in Scotland is an excellent online resource providing useful information on trails, equipment and mountain biking clubs in Scotland. They have also produced A Guide to Responsible Mountain Biking in Scotland; essential reading for any keen mountain biker.

Glenbranter Forest Route - Argyll Forest Park

A demanding and muddy 1 hour trail covering a 5.5 mile circular loop. For more information on this route visit www.forestry.gov.uk.

Glen Finglas Loop (The Mell)

A dramatic and strenuous 15 mile trail around Glen Finglas starting at Brig O' Turk. For more information visit www.destination-lochlomond.co.uk

For further information on off-road cycling and the Scottish Outdoor Access Code, download Off-Road Cycling: Good Practice Advice.