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  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Videos
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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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
  • 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
      • 3

      Region Status
      Caution as of Sep 10, 2019

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #712
      Trails (view details)
      9
      Trails Mountain Bike
      9
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      9
      Trails Trail Running
      9
      Total Distance
      21 miles
      Total Descent
      3,335 ft
      Total Vertical
      276 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      284 ft
      Reports
      270
      Photos
      89
      Ridden Counter
      1,264

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 1 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 1 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 20 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance

      Photos of Cape Pallarenda Mountain Bike

      trail: Lagoon Trail
      1 |
      Sep 24, 2019 @ 5:40pm
      Sep 24, 2019
      trail: Lagoon Trail
      0 |
      Sep 24, 2019 @ 5:39pm
      Sep 24, 2019
      trail: Smedley's
      55 |
      Nov 10, 2017 @ 11:29pm
      Nov 10, 2017
      trail: Smedley's
      46 |
      Nov 10, 2017 @ 11:28pm
      Nov 10, 2017

      Videos of Cape Pallarenda Mountain Bike

      Pallarenda, Townsville, Australia
      3:16 | 314 | Jun 20, 2013
      Smedleys Trail
      trail: Smedley's
      660 | Jan 16, 2016 , Townsville
      Ride the Lagoon Trail for Real, Townsville...
      519 | Aug 19, 2015 , Townsville
      Smedley tablet
      trail: Smedley's
      507 | Aug 19, 2015 , Townsville

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Under The Radar
      Aug 14, 2019 @ 8:02pm
      Aug 14, 2019
      Very Drybikerchef1 Rode under the radar on tuesday-the tree...
      Shelley Cove trail
      Aug 11, 2019 @ 4:47pm
      Aug 11, 2019
      Very Dryaquilamurray
      Smedley's
      Aug 1, 2019 @ 5:51pm
      Aug 1, 2019
      DryTheseus1962Open. A bit bleak after that burn off and...
      Lagoon Trail
      Jul 12, 2019 @ 2:17pm
      Jul 12, 2019
      Variableashmtbkrrideable,, awesome and super flowy....
      UTR Smedleys Link
      Jun 22, 2019 @ 5:41pm
      Jun 22, 2019
      Very Drymymasseur TRMBC some decent wash outs and rocky but rid-able.
      Link UTR mangroves to Shelley Beach trail
      Jun 9, 2019 @ 10:38pm
      Jun 9, 2019
      DryTheseus1962
      Freshwater trail
      May 28, 2019 @ 11:31pm
      May 28, 2019
      DryaquilamurraySingle track through long grass, some...
      Shelley Beach-Smedley's link trail
      May 25, 2019 @ 5:07pm
      May 25, 2019
      Dryaquilamurray
      Shelley Beach Trail
      May 17, 2019 @ 11:27pm
      May 17, 2019
      DryoctopulseOpen - most of the water has gone now at...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1118455pwa251riddentrailFreshwater trail
      Sep 24, 2019 @ 5:45pm
      Sep 24, 2019
      user #1938636Lalla11addphoto in My City and 6 more
      Sep 24, 2019 @ 5:38pm
      Sep 24, 2019
      user #1118455pwa251addphoto in My City and 4 more
      Sep 24, 2019 @ 5:36pm
      Sep 24, 2019
      user #1861951SevioneriddentrailLagoon Trail
      Aug 26, 2019 @ 7:41pm
      Aug 26, 2019
      user #1861951SevionevotetrailLagoon Trail
      Aug 26, 2019 @ 7:41pm
      Aug 26, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      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
      user #1107083Bsd2000aureportLagoon TrailLagoon trail up to the gate is rideable Note...
      Apr 11, 2019 @ 2:57pm
      Apr 11, 2019

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      namedistance
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