2.0 miles
237 ft
-175 ft
Avg time

Lakeside Drive Details

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

Dirt road from top of the Ross River Dam spillway, linking to Marriners Flow, the Quarry and Jetstream.

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.

Local Trail Association
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Townsville Rockwheelers Mountain Bike Club (www.rockwheelers.com.au)
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More Stats for Lakeside Drive mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    62 ft
  • Altitude min
    84 ft
  • Altitude max
    180 ft
  • Altitude start
    90 ft
  • Altitude end
    152 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    4,693 ft
  • Distance down
    4,822 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,041 ft
  • Avg time
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Lakeside Drive Trail Reports

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.
Feb 15, 2016 @ 2:04pm
Feb 15, 2016
reporter Ross Dam MTB trails are again open on weekends to Rockwheelers members subject to the standard permit conditions
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Technical Trail Features (TTF)


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May 31, 2016 @ 6:54am
May 31, 2016
Lakeside Drive, Townsville

Routes with this trail

Fiver #6 - Presented by Young Realty and Bond Training race
15.6 km
Intermediate Seymour XC
7.9 km

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