- ABOUT THE SPOT
Mountain Biking in Bottle Lake Forest Park, Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand
Overall the city is surrounded by Avon, Heathcote and Waimakariri Rivers, and the Canterbury Plains. The climate is considered to be temperate, with cool and mild summers (maximum temperature 23°C/73.4°F), and cold and frosty winters (temperatures fall below 0°C/32°F frequently).
One of the most popular mountain bike sites in Christchurch is Bottle Lake Forest Park, a pine forest of 1000 ha/10 km². It is addressed to riders of all levels and it offers a total of 8 trails you can choose from, depending on your skills and stamina.
It provides 16 km/9 mi of single-track, 3.5 km/2 mi of 4wd track and 2 km/1 mi of double-track. The terrain is mostly flat, although closer to the coast, there are some sand hills where you can challenge your riding. Enjoy the surrounding beauty and experience the best mountain biking!!!