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      This region is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

      Main trail follows an old logging road through dense jungle-like rain forest. Part of the World Heritage listed Wet Tropics region.

      Testimonial from a local riding tribe, "Always love riding Bluewater to keelbottom, one of the nicest rides in Townsville region. I have done it around 100 times, no exaggeration as I have ride logs to prove. My wife, well she doesn’t log rides but rides up there at least 1-2 times a week, she would have ridden it more??? She loves it Our kids now shuttle up to the top some Friday afternoons after school and they love it."
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      Land Status: National Park
      Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      via Forestry Road, Bluewater. Along the Bruce Highway, north of Townsville.
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Caution as of Apr 26, 2022

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      2
      Trails Mountain Bike
      2
      Trails E-Bike
      2
      Trails Hike
      2
      Trails Trail Running
      2
      Total Distance
      17 miles
      Total Descent
      2,531 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,179 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,079 ft
      Reports
      26
      Photos
      86
      Ridden Counter
      50

      Popular Bluewater World Heritage Wet Tropics Trails

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

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      Photos of Bluewater World Heritage Wet Tropics Mountain Bike

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      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Bluewater Hut to Keelbottom Creek
      Mar 13, 2020 @ 8:47pm
      Mar 13, 2020
      Variable Exposed and loose rock makes climbs very...BenSellers
      Keelbottom Creek to Caravan
      Jan 3, 2018 @ 2:50am
      Jan 3, 2018
      Variable havok011101 TRMBC

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1866009heidimz400wishlisttrailBluewater Hut to Keelbottom Creek
      Jul 5, 2021 @ 4:04pm
      Jul 5, 2021
      user #1183687Norway89wishlisttrailBluewater Hut to Keelbottom Creek
      Jul 25, 2020 @ 3:48pm
      Jul 25, 2020
      user #2283485ehollambywishlisttrailBluewater Hut to Keelbottom Creek
      Jul 15, 2020 @ 6:32am
      Jul 15, 2020
      user #2112774Oatesy13wishlisttrailKeelbottom Creek to Caravan
      May 3, 2020 @ 4:49pm
      May 3, 2020
      user #1370905MitchvgwishlisttrailKeelbottom Creek to Caravan and 1 more
      Apr 24, 2020 @ 7:10am
      Apr 24, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1690031BenSellersreportBluewater Hut to Keelbottom CreekNo I had grand plans of doing the black but No...
      Mar 13, 2020 @ 10:08pm
      Mar 13, 2020
      user #1107120mymasseurreportBluewater Hut to Keelbottom CreekShe is pretty hectic now hey? Worst I have...
      Mar 13, 2020 @ 9:23pm
      Mar 13, 2020
      user #1422827Sheldon75trailBluewater Hut to Keelbottom CreekOpen and rideable trail is rough lots of...
      Jul 16, 2018 @ 3:07am
      Jul 16, 2018
      user #1066697Longo78reportBluewater Hut to Keelbottom CreekYeh, pretty full of water and probably got...
      Dec 11, 2017 @ 4:10am
      Dec 11, 2017
      user #1066697Longo78reportKeelbottom Creek to CaravanMate I struggled. Not racing or even riding...
      Dec 11, 2017 @ 4:03am
      Dec 11, 2017

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Hervey's Range 2 1 110.4 km
      Pinnacles19.1 km
      Cape Pallarenda 422.3 km
      Douglas Mountain Bike Park 16 26 16 223.9 km
      Paluma Dam 2 624 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike217 miles2,533 ft8 miles1,178 ft
      #3,134#2188626240
      E-Bike217 miles2,533 ft8 miles1,178 ft
      231
      Hike217 miles2,533 ft8 miles1,178 ft
      #2,522#161268
      Trail Running217 miles2,533 ft8 miles1,178 ft
      #2,526#16524
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