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      Cotter Pines is a new trail riding area for the Canberra region and is being built by the Kowalski Brothers Trailworks (volunteer trail building group). Trail building commenced in July 2018 and the first full loop of trails was opened in December 2019. Cotter Pines (or Hyles Block) comprises 360ha under plantation and is not slated for clearfall until 2036, which means a good number of years for recreation use.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      Land Status: Crown Land
      Land Manager: ACT Parks and Conservation Service
      Parking google parking directions
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      Region Details
      • 1
      • 9
      • 6

      Region Status
      Open as of Jan 27, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      16
      Trails Mountain Bike
      16
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      13
      Trails Trail Running
      16
      Total Distance
      10 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      4 miles
      Total Descent
      1,350 ft
      Total Vertical
      352 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,143 ft
      Reports
      223
      Photos
      58
      Ridden Counter
      2,949

      Photos of Cotter Pines Mountain Bike

      trail: Sneaky Pete
      21 |
      Dec 30, 2021 @ 12:50am
      Dec 30, 2021
      trail: Eagle Rock
      14 |
      Dec 30, 2021 @ 12:49am
      Dec 30, 2021
      trail: Eagle Rock
      15 |
      Dec 30, 2021 @ 12:46am
      Dec 30, 2021
      trail: Eagle Rock
      27 |
      Dec 30, 2021 @ 12:46am
      Dec 30, 2021
      75 |
      Sep 25, 2021 @ 10:17pm
      Sep 25, 2021
      46 |
      Sep 25, 2021 @ 10:17pm
      Sep 25, 2021
      trail: Sneaky Pete
      40 |
      Sep 25, 2021 @ 10:14pm
      Sep 25, 2021
      trail: Rocks Off
      51 |
      Sep 13, 2021 @ 6:09am
      Sep 13, 2021

      Videos of Cotter Pines Mountain Bike

      Sugar Sugar, Cotter Pines 26 June 2022
      9 | Jul 7, 2022
      Sugar Sugar Cotter Pines Canberra
      216 | Apr 9, 2021
      Start Me Up Cotter Pines Canberra
      142 | Apr 9, 2021
      EAGLE ROCK Cotter Pines Canberra
      trail: Eagle Rock
      1:39 | 408 | Apr 27, 2021 , Canberra
      Dazed and Confused Cotter Pines Canberra
      7:45 | 520 | Apr 26, 2021 , Canberra
      Mercy Mercy trail
      4:16 | 550 | May 17, 2020 , Canberra

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2414897bandit744wishlistrouteCotter Pines Mix Tape
      Jul 30, 2022 @ 1:14pm
      Jul 30, 2022
      user #1947139LukeyBoy2019addreportSneaky Pete
      Jul 24, 2022 @ 12:37am
      Jul 24, 2022
      user #1999654T-bizzwishlistrouteCotter Pines Mix Tape
      Jul 20, 2022 @ 5:09pm
      Jul 20, 2022
      user #1044789thedrewgaddreportSugar Sugar and 11 more
      Jul 16, 2022 @ 12:59am
      Jul 16, 2022
      user #1570135LosnamospaulosaddvideoSugar Sugar, Cotter Pines 26 June 2022
      Jul 7, 2022 @ 8:22pm
      Jul 7, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2617654visionman74trailRocks OffRode this track this morning and there appears...
      Dec 1, 2021 @ 9:05pm
      Dec 1, 2021
      user #2617654visionman74trailTwist and ShoutSome trees are down and blocking the track …...
      Dec 1, 2021 @ 9:02pm
      Dec 1, 2021
      user #2617654visionman74trailRocks OffMany trees are down and blocking the trail...
      Dec 1, 2021 @ 9:00pm
      Dec 1, 2021
      user #2066239noikmeisterreportRocks OffCouldn't belive that this was so dry, now I...
      Sep 24, 2021 @ 8:47pm
      Sep 24, 2021
      user #765914kowalskibrotherstrailSugar SugarBloody awesome.
      Jan 7, 2021 @ 12:16am
      Jan 7, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Stromlo Forest Park 43 22 10 124.8 km
      Molonglo Pines (Poo Pines) 6 10 5 16.2 km
      The Pinnacle Nature Reserve6.3 km
      Zoo Pines 126.9 km
      National Arboretum 197.1 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1610 miles1,352 ft4 miles351 ft
      #1,708#141582234792
      E-Bike13,005 ft10 ft758 ft16 ft
      #1,824#151193367
      Hike139 miles1,194 ft3 miles344 ft
      #1,599#9621929
      Trail Running1610 miles1,352 ft4 miles351 ft
      #1,322#9122318
      • By kowalskibrothers KBT & contributors
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      • cotter pines activity log | embed map of Cotter Pines mountain bike trails | cotter pines mountain biking points of interest

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