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      "Blackstone Hill" played a significant part in
      Ipswich’s mining industry, early architecture,
      cultural and social history. There are remains of
      a large three story mansion called ‘Brynhyfryd’
      (known locally as “the castle”) that was built on
      top of Blackstone Hill by Lewis Thomas in the
      late 1880’s.

      Over the last 20 years or so has run as an informal mountain bike network, recently purchase by Ipswich City Council and now maintained by the Castle Hill Trails Alliance.

      Despite it's small size, Castle Hill is a favourite for many South East Queensland rirders.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      AKA: Blackstone Reserve
      Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Blackstone Bushland Centre, Mary Street Blackstone
      Region Details
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails
      58
      Total Distance
      2 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      1 miles
      Total Descent
      686 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      329 ft
      Total Vertical
      222 ft
      Reports
      24
      Photos
      11
      Ridden Counter
      3,355

      Photos of Castle Hill Mountain Bike

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      Dec 7, 2017 @ 9:05pm
      Dec 7, 2017
      Lewis Thomas Historical Walking...
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      Dec 7, 2017 @ 9:04pm
      Dec 7, 2017
      Lewis Thomas Historical Walking...
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      Dec 7, 2017 @ 9:04pm
      Dec 7, 2017
      Lewis Thomas Historical Walking...
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      Dec 7, 2017 @ 9:04pm
      Dec 7, 2017
      Lewis Thomas Historical Walking...
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      Videos of Castle Hill Mountain Bike

      Brisbane MTB
      trail: fireroad
      1:02 | 27 | Feb 18, 2016
      Castle Hill
      trail: Roweys
      4:05 | 192 | Jan 17, 2016
      Gopro 1080p HD Quarry run no.2
      trail: Quarry
      2:13 | 118 | Aug 13, 2011
      Gopro HD quarry run
      trail: Quarry
      1:20 | 82 | Aug 13, 2011
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      Castle Hill Mountain Bike Routes

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      Castle Hill Mega Loop featured
      13 miles
      5KM XC LOOP
      3 miles
      Inca XC Loop
      3 miles
      Castle Hill 3.3k loop 1
      2 miles

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      user #750147AdversereportLaneIs this on the cleared section that goes down...
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      May 27, 2017 @ 12:42am
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