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      The Nambucca Valley Cycle Club’s super-loop at Jacks Ridge Trail is the newest addition to the ever-growing range of XC trails on the north coast. Located just west of Nambucca Heads, the local crew have worked hard to create a really sweet set of linked trails, combining the dual track of old forestry roads in the form of “The Roller-coaster” with purpose built, hand carved single track.

      For the most part the loop is not too technically demanding. The emphasis here has been on flow, and flow it does. The well-drained soil is fantastically tractable, encouraging big railing turns through the trees. Useful structures provide access across fallen logs and gullies but if you fancy getting a little trickier then the lads have got the biggest log roll on the coast. There are B lines around all obstacles if you want but the A lines aren't over the top and definitely XC orientated rather than full on freeride features.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: State Forest
      Jacks Ridge Trailhead google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Take the Old Coast Road off the Pacific Highway. Jacks Ridge Road is about 1/2 way along on the eastern side. The trailhead and carpark are about 500m along the road. About 10min from Macksville to the south and a similar time from Nambucca to the east.

      Note some GPS system will try to route from the Pacific Highway onto Jacks Ridge Road but end is not open to vehicles.
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      Region Details
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      • 12
      • 20

      Region Status
      Open as of Aug 15, 2020

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      34
      Trails Mountain Bike
      40
      Trails E-Bike
      26
      Trails Hike
      36
      Trails Trail Running
      37
      Total Distance
      13 miles
      Total Descent
      1,081 ft
      Total Vertical
      130 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      187 ft
      Reports
      254
      Photos
      39
      Ridden Counter
      3,963

      Photos of Jacks Ridge Mountain Bike

      trail: Low Line
      19 |
      Jun 27, 2022 @ 3:11am
      Jun 27, 2022
      trail: Dead Cow
      12 |
      Jun 25, 2022 @ 1:32pm
      Jun 25, 2022
      trail: Dead Cow
      13 |
      Jun 25, 2022 @ 12:44am
      Jun 25, 2022
      76 |
      Jan 6, 2021 @ 1:36am
      Jan 6, 2021
      47 |
      Jan 6, 2021 @ 1:36am
      Jan 6, 2021
      31 |
      Jan 6, 2021 @ 1:35am
      Jan 6, 2021
      trail: Dead Cow
      45 |
      Oct 16, 2020 @ 10:44pm
      Oct 16, 2020
      trail: Dead Cow
      43 |
      Oct 16, 2020 @ 10:44pm
      Oct 16, 2020

      Videos of Jacks Ridge Mountain Bike

      Dead Cow
      trail: Dead Cow
      1:04 | 399 | Mar 2, 2020
      The Premier State - Episode 4
      trail: Back Down
      3:58 | 2829 | Jun 20, 2010
      Dead Cow & Iditarod

      7:19 | 77 | Oct 5, 2021

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1246514Dingo076wishlistregionJacks Ridge
      Aug 1, 2022 @ 3:01am
      Aug 1, 2022
      user #3088568JacksRidgeMTBParkaddtrailOld Mates
      Jul 28, 2022 @ 2:36am
      Jul 28, 2022
      user #1602866Stent76addreportDead Cow and 5 more
      Jul 27, 2022 @ 1:42am
      Jul 27, 2022
      user #1281950jamescnaddreportLast Legs and 4 more
      Jul 26, 2022 @ 9:26pm
      Jul 26, 2022
      user #1281950jamescncommenttrailLow Line
      Jul 26, 2022 @ 9:23pm
      Jul 26, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1281950jamescntrailLow LineThe jump and double combo is really fun....
      Jul 26, 2022 @ 9:23pm
      Jul 26, 2022
      user #2936392Jeff6YPUzWtrailDead CowBrilliant train would recommend (proceed with...
      Dec 27, 2021 @ 6:27pm
      Dec 27, 2021
      user #149877bikesarehellafuntrailRoller CoasterSideshow Bob is not a jump.
      Oct 16, 2020 @ 11:56pm
      Oct 16, 2020
      user #2415431Robriddell106trailRoller CoasterLike it says, fast!
      Sep 16, 2020 @ 10:08pm
      Sep 16, 2020
      user #2415431Robriddell106trailDead CowGood fun ride, several technical bits, nothing...
      Sep 16, 2020 @ 10:06pm
      Sep 16, 2020

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      Ingalba 3 210.7 km
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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike4013 miles1,079 ft5 miles131 ft
      #1,239#102392541,034
      E-Bike267 miles646 ft3 miles121 ft
      #631#7322620
      Hike369 miles751 ft4 miles128 ft
      #1,165#762402
      Trail Running3710 miles804 ft4 miles128 ft
      #1,105#77246
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