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      The Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve is the best preserved station along the Overland Telegraph Line and is one of the original sites of European settlement in the township of Stuart, later renamed Alice Springs, established in 1872.

      The reserve grounds are a relaxing spot to have a picnic under the gum trees and are an easy drive or bike ride from town. If you're after a more physical challenge, try one of the mountain bike trails that start from the station.

      The trails pass through stunning Central Australian landscapes. You can hire bikes and equipment from the kiosk at the Telegraph Station. Go to the Outback Cycling website for more information.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: National Park
      Access Info:
      Turn onto Herbert Heritage Drive 4km north of Alice Springs off the Stuart Highway
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 4
      • 14
      • 27
      • 3

      Region Status
      Open as of May 21, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      48
      Trails Mountain Bike
      48
      Trails E-Bike
      15
      Trails Hike
      44
      Trails Trail Running
      45
      Total Distance
      60 miles
      Total Descent
      3,554 ft
      Total Vertical
      301 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,199 ft
      Reports
      22
      Photos
      19
      Ridden Counter
      3,709

      Photos of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Reserve Mountain Bike

      trail: Echinda Trail
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      May 11, 2022 @ 12:02am
      May 11, 2022
      trail: Echinda Trail
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      May 11, 2022 @ 12:02am
      May 11, 2022
      trail: Echinda Trail
      11 |
      May 11, 2022 @ 12:02am
      May 11, 2022
      trail: Shitter Trail
      22 |
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 9:51pm
      Oct 16, 2021
      trail: Echinda Trail
      13 |
      Jun 16, 2021 @ 8:47pm
      Jun 16, 2021
      trail: Echinda Trail
      25 |
      Jun 16, 2021 @ 8:47pm
      Jun 16, 2021
      trail: Echinda Trail
      13 |
      Jun 16, 2021 @ 8:47pm
      Jun 16, 2021
      trail: Echinda Trail
      27 |
      Jun 16, 2021 @ 8:46pm
      Jun 16, 2021

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Post-Apocalyptic Fun
      May 21, 2021 @ 3:11am
      May 21, 2021
      DryGreat trail, especially the rocky section...Twamos
      Arrwe
      Oct 28, 2020 @ 5:25am
      Oct 28, 2020
      DryFionaG
      Whoa Nelly
      Aug 26, 2020 @ 6:16pm
      Aug 26, 2020
      UnknownThis trail is called Corkwood...yakodi01
      Mt. Sadadeen Loop
      May 25, 2020 @ 6:11pm
      May 25, 2020
      Very Dry Sweet new features - thanks trail...Chrisonadventures
      Sadadeen to Eagle Court connection
      May 25, 2020 @ 5:54pm
      May 25, 2020
      Dry Workers may in situ on the downhill (big...Chrisonadventures
      Sunset Hill
      Apr 28, 2020 @ 1:09am
      Apr 28, 2020
      DryPortzey
      Arrwe Link
      Dec 18, 2019 @ 11:55am
      Dec 18, 2019
      DryChrisonadventures
      Tim's Track
      Nov 15, 2019 @ 1:38pm
      Nov 15, 2019
      Very DryGeoffreyAdl
      Apwelantye
      Jul 11, 2019 @ 3:01am
      Jul 11, 2019
      DryI loved this trail, a great blue or...Bolwarra53
      Bob Gnarly
      Jun 3, 2019 @ 11:53pm
      Jun 3, 2019
      Very DryBobby Gnarly is a great little trail in...Chrisonadventures

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2951597PeteraFVB3dwishlistrouteRedback 2022 Stage 3 Eastside 46km and 1 more
      May 18, 2022 @ 7:16pm
      May 18, 2022
      user #1670246johnjacobyupdaterouteRedback MTB Race 2022 Stage 6 and 1 more
      May 16, 2022 @ 9:18pm
      May 16, 2022
      user #1670246johnjacobyupdaterouteRedback 2022 Stage 3 Eastside 46km and 2 more
      May 15, 2022 @ 10:17pm
      May 15, 2022
      user #1220910euboataddphoto in My City and 2 more
      May 11, 2022 @ 12:02am
      May 11, 2022
      user #2576170aussierider74riddentrailAfternoon Delight and 29 more
      May 3, 2022 @ 3:22pm
      May 3, 2022

      Recent Comments

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      user #1220910euboattrailCarls TrackAKA Unyerre
      Feb 2, 2022 @ 10:09pm
      Feb 2, 2022
      user #1220910euboattrailShitter TrailAKA Thunderbox
      Feb 2, 2022 @ 10:08pm
      Feb 2, 2022
      user #2680578JamesR36trailSkylineBeautiful views and plenty of rocks
      Apr 28, 2021 @ 6:18am
      Apr 28, 2021
      user #2082558CrashsmythtrailPost-Apocalyptic FunSaw hundreds of spinifex pigeons along ridge...
      Jun 5, 2020 @ 7:11am
      Jun 5, 2020
      user #1817541LbanangutrailSkylineSkyline joins with the end of Sink Track?
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 9:06pm
      Oct 12, 2019

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike4860 miles3,553 ft22 miles302 ft
      #1,735#1451722136,981
      E-Bike1519 miles1,355 ft7 miles279 ft
      205161
      Hike4457 miles3,271 ft21 miles302 ft
      #1,447#952257
      Trail Running4558 miles3,422 ft21 miles302 ft
      #1,419#1002221345
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