Lidsdale State Forest is approximately 15km west of Lithgow along the Great Western Highway. It is adjacent to Marrangaroo National Park to the east and the small village of Rydal is nestled in the southwest corner.
Mountain Biking in Lidsdale State Forest
The Central Tablelands Mountain Bike Club maintains trails throughout the Lidsdale State Forest under a Forest Permit arrangement. The trailhead is located within the showground of the village of Rydal. Trails head north past the Rydal Cemetery and into native bushland.