2,017 ft
10 ft
-9 ft
Avg time

Duck and Cover Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Access Road/Trail
  • Trail type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike type
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
  • Season
  • Land Manager
    Townsville City Council

Don't stray off this dirt road too far or you'll end up in Defence Force land,which stages many live firing battles, lasers and bombs. Just pedal hard to link up with Lava Creek and Jetstream trails.

Access Info

Trails are off limits to General Public (Rangers patrol issuing fines!) but accessible on weekends and Public Holidays by Rockwheelers

Club Members observing the Special Access conditions. Refer to Club Member Access on Rockwheelers website.

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More Stats for Duck and Cover mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    2 ft
  • Altitude min
    159 ft
  • Altitude max
    169 ft
  • Altitude start
    161 ft
  • Altitude end
    163 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1,099 ft
  • Distance down
    516 ft
  • Distance flat
    264 ft
  • Avg time
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on Oct 9, 2016
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Duck and Cover Trail Reports

Oct 9, 2016 @ 2:10am
Oct 9, 2016
Aug 28, 2016 @ 5:00pm
Aug 28, 2016
Aug 25, 2016 @ 5:05pm
Aug 25, 2016
reporter Trails closed 27-28th Aug due to nearby controlled burning
Mar 20, 2016 @ 7:51pm
Mar 20, 2016
reporter Rangers have re-opened trails for weekend access, as per standard permit conditions
Mar 15, 2016 @ 8:48pm
Mar 15, 2016
reporter Rangers have closed trails due to wet conditions.
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Routes with this trail

Targa 2016 - Ross Dam stage race
7.3 miles
2015 Targa Townsville race
53.5 miles

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