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      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
      Land Status: State Park
      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.
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 4
      • 2
      • 4

      Region Status
      Caution as of Aug 21, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      12
      Trails Mountain Bike
      11
      Trails E-Bike
      12
      Trails Hike
      13
      Trails Trail Running
      13
      Total Distance
      25 miles
      Total Descent
      4,371 ft
      Total Vertical
      681 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      688 ft
      Reports
      431
      Photos
      146
      Ridden Counter
      2,270

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 1 rides
      • 19 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 32 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance

      Photos of Cape Pallarenda Mountain Bike

      trail: Smedley's
      10 |
      Jul 18, 2021 @ 7:54pm
      Jul 18, 2021
      trail: Smedley's
      14 |
      Jul 18, 2021 @ 7:54pm
      Jul 18, 2021
      trail: Lagoon Trail
      4 |
      Jul 11, 2021 @ 9:00pm
      Jul 11, 2021
      trail: Lagoon Trail
      7 |
      Jul 11, 2021 @ 9:00pm
      Jul 11, 2021
      4 |
      Jul 11, 2021 @ 8:58pm
      Jul 11, 2021
      10 |
      Jul 11, 2021 @ 8:57pm
      Jul 11, 2021
      trail: Smedley's
      97 |
      Nov 10, 2017 @ 11:29pm
      Nov 10, 2017
      trail: Smedley's
      80 |
      Nov 10, 2017 @ 11:28pm
      Nov 10, 2017

      Videos of Cape Pallarenda Mountain Bike

      Pallarenda, Townsville, Australia
      3:16 | 424 | Jun 20, 2013
      youtuber Sampling Sensational Seaside Scenery - Cape...
      24:26 | 129 | Jan 23, 2021 , Townsville
      Townsvilles Trails: Cape Pallarenda...
      trail: Smedley's
      58 | Nov 18, 2020 , Townsville
      Smedleys Trail
      trail: Smedley's
      902 | Jan 16, 2016 , Townsville
      Ride the Lagoon Trail for Real, Townsville...
      739 | Aug 19, 2015 , Townsville
      Smedley tablet
      trail: Smedley's
      649 | Aug 19, 2015 , Townsville
      Under the Radar mountain bike trail:...
      2026 | Aug 19, 2015 , Townsville

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Shelley Cove trail
      Aug 21, 2021 @ 7:59pm
      Aug 21, 2021
      IdealJamesmTbrVx
      Under The Radar
      Aug 21, 2021 @ 7:59pm
      Aug 21, 2021
      Very DryJamesmTbrVx
      Smedley's
      Aug 21, 2021 @ 7:59pm
      Aug 21, 2021
      DryJamesmTbrVx
      Freshwater trail
      Jun 23, 2021 @ 10:44pm
      Jun 23, 2021
      WetgerryactiveThey have put a sandy loam covering from...
      Lagoon Trail
      Jun 22, 2021 @ 3:35pm
      Jun 22, 2021
      IdealKenoRob
      Bill's Delight
      Jun 3, 2021 @ 11:45pm
      Jun 3, 2021
      IdealBolwarra53Riding well now that the grass has been cut.
      UTR Smedleys Link
      Apr 23, 2021 @ 9:58pm
      Apr 23, 2021
      VariableBolwarra53Riding OK considering the conditions
      Shelley Beach Trail
      Apr 23, 2021 @ 9:58pm
      Apr 23, 2021
      WetBolwarra53Very wet in places. Didn't know that the...
      Link UTR mangroves to Shelley Beach trail
      Jan 13, 2021 @ 3:00am
      Jan 13, 2021
      Wethavok011101 TRMBC Closed by National Parks due to weather
      Shelley Beach-Smedley's link trail
      Jan 13, 2021 @ 3:00am
      Jan 13, 2021
      Wethavok011101 TRMBC Closed by National Parks due to weather

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2657194EthanOVuIiIriddentrailUnder The Radar
      Sep 7, 2021 @ 3:40am
      Sep 7, 2021
      user #2650463JamesmTbrVxaddreportShelley Cove trail and 2 more
      Aug 22, 2021 @ 4:05am
      Aug 22, 2021
      user #2524347KenoRobaddphoto in My City and 1 more
      Jul 18, 2021 @ 7:54pm
      Jul 18, 2021
      user #2550789Possum0568addphoto in My City and 3 more
      Jul 11, 2021 @ 8:57pm
      Jul 11, 2021
      user #1412359aquilamurrayaddreportSmedley's
      Jul 9, 2021 @ 8:59pm
      Jul 9, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1506100gwoodmantrailUnder The RadarT
      Jun 24, 2021 @ 8:18am
      Jun 24, 2021
      user #1776829octopulsereportUnder The RadarMeant anticlockwise Bridge to gate.
      Apr 25, 2021 @ 9:41pm
      Apr 25, 2021
      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

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Castle Hill 15.9 km
      Magnetic Island 1 29.5 km
      Douglas Mountain Bike Park 13 26 13 39.5 km
      Mount Stuart Downhill 1 1 212.6 km
      Pinnacles13.9 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1121 miles3,360 ft9 miles276 ft
      #1,344#10914643015,433
      E-Bike1225 miles4,370 ft11 miles682 ft
      #372#48359573
      Hike1325 miles4,370 ft11 miles682 ft
      #1,022#6643059
      Trail Running1325 miles4,370 ft11 miles682 ft
      #1,030#7143046
      • By Rockwheelers TRMBC & contributors
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