Fir Trail

An interesting loop trail that also has a link to/from Mullans Road End and the start of Big Foot.

Grade / Difficulty

3 Intermediate



Estimated Time

20 minutes


Key Information:

  • Grade - Easy
  • Distance - 892m
  • Estimated Time - 20mins
  • Direction - Both Directions
  • Trail Type - Singletrack

Fir Trail is a remarkable short track that passes through dense stands of fir trees, including soaring Douglas fir, true fir, and larch, as well as out through open grasslands around the forest edge. The trail undulates through the plantations and has some good views. Starting at the waterfall carpark, use the Fir Trail Connector (250m) to get to the Fir Trail is a nice easy downhill track. You can take the left track for a bit more riding. Trail Features stands of European larch and Douglas fir planted in 1956. 

The trail is dual use walking and biking and uphill link only.

Check out the Hanmer Springs Mountain Bike Trail Map online or pick one up from the Hanmer Springs Information Centre and Gift Shop

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