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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Cape Pallarenda was once a quarantine station in the early 1900s and a strategic defence location in World War II. Visitors can walk and ride the Cape Pallarenda Trails to see the World War II structures on the Cape Pallarenda headland.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      AKA: Pallarenda
      Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Cape Pallarenda Regional Park is at the end of Cape Pallarenda Road, 10 km north of the Townsville city centre. The park is accessible by conventional vehicle. The gates are open from 6.30 am to 6.30 pm daily.
      Region Details
      • 4
      • 2
      • 4

      Region Status
      Open as of Jul 31, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      11
      Trails Mountain Bike
      10
      Trails E-Bike
      2
      Trails Hike
      11
      Trails Trail Running
      11
      Total Distance
      25 miles
      Total Descent
      4,371 ft
      Total Vertical
      681 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      688 ft
      Reports
      340
      Photos
      124
      Ridden Counter
      1,638

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 2 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 2 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 28 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance

      Photos of Cape Pallarenda Mountain Bike

      trail: Smedley's
      0 |
      Jul 25, 2020 @ 7:49pm
      Jul 25, 2020
      trail: Smedley's
      0 |
      Jul 25, 2020 @ 7:49pm
      Jul 25, 2020
      trail: Smedley's
      73 |
      Nov 10, 2017 @ 11:29pm
      Nov 10, 2017
      trail: Smedley's
      58 |
      Nov 10, 2017 @ 11:28pm
      Nov 10, 2017

      Videos of Cape Pallarenda Mountain Bike

      Pallarenda, Townsville, Australia
      3:16 | 388 | Jun 20, 2013
      Smedleys Trail
      trail: Smedley's
      767 | Jan 16, 2016 , Townsville
      Ride the Lagoon Trail for Real, Townsville...
      616 | Aug 19, 2015 , Townsville
      Smedley tablet
      trail: Smedley's
      560 | Aug 19, 2015 , Townsville

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Shelley Cove trail
      Jul 31, 2020 @ 9:10pm
      Jul 31, 2020
      DryLongo78 TRMBC
      Under The Radar
      Jul 31, 2020 @ 9:10pm
      Jul 31, 2020
      Very DryLongo78 TRMBC Rocky and loose throughout.
      UTR Smedleys Link
      Jul 31, 2020 @ 9:10pm
      Jul 31, 2020
      Very DryLongo78 TRMBC
      Smedley's
      Jul 31, 2020 @ 9:10pm
      Jul 31, 2020
      DryLongo78 TRMBC
      Bill's Delight
      Jul 31, 2020 @ 9:10pm
      Jul 31, 2020
      Very DryLongo78 TRMBC
      Lagoon Trail
      Jul 31, 2020 @ 9:10pm
      Jul 31, 2020
      Very DryLongo78 TRMBC
      Freshwater trail
      Jul 29, 2020 @ 11:26pm
      Jul 29, 2020
      IdealBolwarra53
      Shelley Beach Trail
      Jun 12, 2020 @ 8:15am
      Jun 12, 2020
      IdealSax72
      Link UTR mangroves to Shelley Beach trail
      Feb 2, 2020 @ 3:12am
      Feb 2, 2020
      Variablehavok011101 TRMBC Some sections may be soggy. Avoid if wet.
      Shelley Beach-Smedley's link trail
      Feb 2, 2020 @ 3:12am
      Feb 2, 2020
      Variablehavok011101 TRMBC Some sections may be soggy. Avoid if wet.

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1066697Longo78addreportShelley Cove trail and 5 more
      Aug 1, 2020 @ 12:29am
      Aug 1, 2020
      user #1736893Bolwarra53addreportShelley Cove trail and 2 more
      Jul 30, 2020 @ 4:10pm
      Jul 30, 2020
      user #2225127EthanWarringtonvotetrailLagoon Trail
      Jul 29, 2020 @ 4:38am
      Jul 29, 2020
      user #2317593KegsieSmithriddentrailUnder The Radar and 1 more
      Jul 26, 2020 @ 3:01am
      Jul 26, 2020
      user #2224404Sax72addphoto in My City and 15 more
      Jul 25, 2020 @ 7:05pm
      Jul 25, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1690031BenSellersreportSmedley'sAwesome job. grass on the trail is better than...
      Apr 22, 2020 @ 8:26pm
      Apr 22, 2020
      user #1879124WasabiMexreportSmedley'sFirst time around found it rocky but...
      Aug 2, 2019 @ 7:29pm
      Aug 2, 2019
      user #1495392Theseus1962reportSmedley'sYes, it's a shame. Great trail, but will...
      May 25, 2019 @ 3:49pm
      May 25, 2019
      user #1105086scarredyetireportSmedley'sGrass has been cut and is open for business....
      May 8, 2019 @ 6:51pm
      May 8, 2019
      user #1495392Theseus1962reportUnder The RadarUTR is closed. Work needed after landslides...
      Apr 12, 2019 @ 7:43pm
      Apr 12, 2019

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