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      "Blackstone Hill" played a significant part in
      Ipswich’s mining industry, early architecture,
      cultural and social history. There are remains of
      a large three story mansion called ‘Brynhyfryd’
      (known locally as “the castle”) that was built on
      top of Blackstone Hill by Lewis Thomas in the
      late 1880’s.

      Over the last 20 years or so has run as an informal mountain bike network, recently purchase by Ipswich City Council and now maintained by the Castle Hill Trails Alliance.

      Despite it's small size, Castle Hill is a favourite for many South East Queensland rirders.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      AKA: Blackstone
      Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Blackstone Bushland Centre, Mary Street Blackstone
      Region Details
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails
      57
      Total Distance
      1.9 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      1.4 miles
      Total Descent
      686 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      329 ft
      Total Vertical
      222 ft
      Reports
      12
      Photos
      1
      Ridden Counter
      680

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