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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.
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      Region Details
      • 6
      • 2
      • 4

      Region Status
      Caution as of Feb 15, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      14
      Trails Mountain Bike
      12
      Trails E-Bike
      13
      Trails Hike
      14
      Trails Trail Running
      14
      Total Distance
      26 miles
      Total Descent
      3,382 ft
      Total Vertical
      681 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      688 ft
      Reports
      500
      Photos
      147
      Ridden Counter
      2,715

      Photos of Cape Pallarenda Mountain Bike

      trail: Smedley's
      61 |
      Jul 18, 2021 @ 7:54pm
      Jul 18, 2021
      trail: Smedley's
      57 |
      Jul 18, 2021 @ 7:54pm
      Jul 18, 2021
      trail: Lagoon Trail
      18 |
      Jul 11, 2021 @ 9:00pm
      Jul 11, 2021
      trail: Lagoon Trail
      23 |
      Jul 11, 2021 @ 9:00pm
      Jul 11, 2021
      17 |
      Jul 11, 2021 @ 8:58pm
      Jul 11, 2021
      39 |
      Jul 11, 2021 @ 8:57pm
      Jul 11, 2021
      trail: Smedley's
      116 |
      Nov 10, 2017 @ 11:29pm
      Nov 10, 2017
      trail: Smedley's
      96 |
      Nov 10, 2017 @ 11:28pm
      Nov 10, 2017

      Videos of Cape Pallarenda Mountain Bike

      9 | Aug 26, 2022
      Pallarenda, Townsville, Australia
      3:16 | 449 | Jun 20, 2013
      youtuber Sampling Sensational Seaside Scenery - Cape...
      24:26 | 358 | Jan 23, 2021 , Townsville
      Townsvilles Trails: Cape Pallarenda...
      trail: Smedley's
      211 | Nov 18, 2020 , Townsville
      Smedleys Trail
      trail: Smedley's
      1031 | Jan 16, 2016 , Townsville
      Ride the Lagoon Trail for Real, Townsville...
      871 | Aug 19, 2015 , Townsville
      Smedley tablet
      trail: Smedley's
      734 | Aug 19, 2015 , Townsville
      Under the Radar mountain bike trail:...
      2597 | Aug 19, 2015 , Townsville

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Shelley Cove trail
      Dec 20, 2022 @ 11:19pm
      Dec 20, 2022
      Idealcjway6
      Under The Radar
      Dec 20, 2022 @ 3:19pm
      Dec 20, 2022
      DryVegetation very overgrowncjway6
      Bill's Delight
      Dec 20, 2022 @ 3:19pm
      Dec 20, 2022
      DryVegetation very overgrowncjway6
      Freshwater trail
      Oct 2, 2022 @ 7:47pm
      Oct 2, 2022
      Very Dryorange-ike
      Smedley's
      Sep 19, 2022 @ 2:09am
      Sep 19, 2022
      DryFully cut and nice to rideboblewis
      UTR Smedleys Link
      Aug 16, 2022 @ 11:01pm
      Aug 16, 2022
      Variableluenwarneke
      Lagoon Trail
      Aug 16, 2022 @ 11:01pm
      Aug 16, 2022
      Variableluenwarneke
      Shelley Beach Trail
      Mar 12, 2022 @ 1:18am
      Mar 12, 2022
      DryE-Bike Overgrown in lower areasrjjaa
      Link UTR mangroves to Shelley Beach trail
      Jan 13, 2021 @ 3:00am
      Jan 13, 2021
      Wet Closed by National Parks due to weatherhavok011101 TRMBC
      Shelley Beach-Smedley's link trail
      Jan 13, 2021 @ 3:00am
      Jan 13, 2021
      Wet Closed by National Parks due to weatherhavok011101 TRMBC

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2762349cjway6addreportShelley Cove trail and 2 more
      Jan 7, 2023 @ 8:49pm
      Jan 7, 2023
      user #794335alefeowishlistregionCape Pallarenda
      Nov 12, 2022 @ 4:14pm
      Nov 12, 2022
      user #3090873JohnEuJ3KNriddentrailShelley Beach Trail
      Oct 15, 2022 @ 4:36pm
      Oct 15, 2022
      user #1290962ChrisOppermannwishlistregionCape Pallarenda
      Oct 14, 2022 @ 3:40am
      Oct 14, 2022
      user #1107279orange-ikeaddreportFreshwater trail and 1 more
      Oct 2, 2022 @ 7:48pm
      Oct 2, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #3014262lewisbobreportUnder The RadarReally needs grass cutting along full trail....
      Apr 29, 2022 @ 7:39pm
      Apr 29, 2022
      user #3014262lewisbobreportUnder The RadarReally needs grass cutting to be completed....
      Apr 29, 2022 @ 2:20pm
      Apr 29, 2022
      user #1984714HowardDDtrailUnder The RadarOne of the best trails around. The best way to...
      Dec 27, 2021 @ 8:17pm
      Dec 27, 2021
      user #1984714HowardDDtrailSmedley'sWhat a fantastic trail. I find it best to do...
      Dec 27, 2021 @ 8:10pm
      Dec 27, 2021
      user #1506100gwoodmantrailUnder The RadarT
      Jun 24, 2021 @ 8:18am
      Jun 24, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Castle Hill 1 15.9 km
      Magnetic Island 1 29.5 km
      Douglas Mountain Bike Park 16 26 17 39.5 km
      Mount Stuart Downhill 1 1 212.6 km
      Pinnacles13.9 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1222 miles2,372 ft9 miles276 ft
      #1,531#12214749916,903
      E-Bike1325 miles3,383 ft11 miles682 ft
      #502#61428895
      Hike1426 miles3,383 ft11 miles682 ft
      #1,150#6449966
      Trail Running1426 miles3,383 ft11 miles682 ft
      #1,159#71499100
      • By Rockwheelers TRMBC & contributors
      • Admins: MTBA, TRMBC, Evocoop, broso817
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