This is one of the most scenic sightseeing rides in Australia.  It's called the Promised Land for good reason!  The road is a combination of on-road paved and dirt road.

From Bellingen, you follow Glennifer Road and ride past the Earl Preston reserve.  Take a right on to the Promised Loop Road and enjoy the ride.  You will need to take care of a couple of river crossings where the wooden slats pose a challenge for thin tyres - so it might be best to walk across these.

In summer take some swimmers and a packed lunch for a truly memorable day out.

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32.217 km / 20.019 mi

Total Distance

449 m / 1,472 ft

Total Ascent

450 m / 1,475 ft

Total Descent

160 m / 524 ft

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Ride type:
Mountain biking
Road riding
Kid friendly
Rail Trail
Difficulty: Beginner (Green)
Ride Duration: 2-4 hrs
Fitness Level: Low
Shared Bike Path - Paved
Shared Bike Path - Dirt
On-Road Bike Lane
Off-Road - Fire Trail
Off-Road - Rail Trail
Off-Road - Single Track
Off-Road - Downhill
Trail Signage: Average
Mobile Coverage: Limited
Estimated Distance: 32.0
Elevation Gain: 175
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Accessible by bike
Accessible by car
Accessible by public transport
Accessible by shuttle / uber
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