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Mountain Biking

Season open
Best time of year: Oct to March
Best time of year: Oct to March
Mountain biking trail conditions
Updated: 4 pm · 19/11
Listed as one of Victoria’s best descent trails, Cascades has quickly become a strong favourite in the mountain bike community. An intermediate adventure run with advanced features, this all-mountain trail flows for 30km from the top of Lake Mountain through beautiful alpine forest all the way down to Marysville.
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Updated: 4 pm · 19/11
Home trails
beginner – advanced
On top of our little mountain we have a great mix of shorter touring, beginner, intermediate and advanced trails. Whether you’re after a pleasant scenic ride with friends and family, a short, sharp workout or a casual warm up before taking on Cascades, you’ll find it on our Home Trails.
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Why I Love the Cascades

“When I first started riding at Lake Mountain I found it quite challenging, as the upper sections of trails back in 2021 were quite rocky and technical. These days there are a variety of trail options, from riding the ski trails, a couple of beginner friendly tracks, and the Cascades trail.” – Kim, 2021

Cascades Trail Review

“The Mountain bike trails at lake mountain are great as they can be ridden by all abilities, with green loops at the top of the mountain to the cascades trail into Marysville. Each track pushes you in different ways and I personally think that the Cascades Trail is one of the most underrated trails in Victoria.” – JJ, 2021

Hire a premium Bike Now Bike

Our bike partner, bikeNOW supply us with a range of the latest, high-quality Rocky Mountain bikes. Ride the latest dual suspension premium range, or give yourself a treat and try the new range of powerplay e-bikes – dual suspension with a bit of assistance for those pesky climbs.

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Bike Hire FAQs

Find answers to our most frequently asked questions about hiring a bike at Lake Mountain. Still have questions? Contact us

How hard is the Cascades trail? select-arrow

Cascades is defined as an intermediate trail with some advanced sections, but the ascents can be a challenge if you’re used to riding non-alpine trails. If you’re at all worried about the ascents, think about renting one of our e-bikes to flatten the rise.

How long does the Cascades trail take? select-arrow

Depending on your riding ability and alpine experience, but the average time is between 3 to 5 hours.

What should I bring if I’m riding Cascades? select-arrow

Always bring your own water as there is no potable water on the trail. We also strongly advise that you bring high energy snacks for a power boost along the way. Puncture kits are a must, plus warm and waterproof outwear in case the weather suddenly turns.

What’s the difference between the types of bikes you’ve got for hire? select-arrow

Our dual suspension bikes are for endurance and trail riders, our e-bike dual suspension bikes are great for those who want to ride the trails but might not have the endurance, plus we’ve got hard-tail bikes for those looking to tour our upper trails.

Where do I collect my rental bike from? select-arrow

All rental bikes are collected on-mountain except for the touring e-bikes in Marysville. For those riding Cascades, park your car in Marysville, catch the Shuttle up to the mountain, then drop the bike off at the Lake Mountain Visitors’ Centre in Marysville. Don’t forget to book your Shuttle seat before you come!

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