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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Trail Difficulties
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  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
      One of Australia's most popular and ridden trails, Manly Dam and Bantry Bay are a suburban escape with a wide variety of trail - with plenty of access trails, singletrack, technical descents and challenging climbs. Be sure to check out the views on Trig Track, smash rocks on Ghania and try and find the flow on 19th Hole.

      Remember to be always on the lookout for hikers, dog walkers and local residents - with such close vicinity to suburbia, many trails are multi-use and to be ridden with awareness.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      Manly Dam Parking (Hydro Lab) google parking directions
      Region Details
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      Caution on Aug 6, 2018
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #395
      Trails
      25
      Total Distance
      16 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      7 miles
      Total Descent
      3,304 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      558 ft
      Total Vertical
      485 ft
      Reports
      170
      Photos
      40
      Ridden Counter
      2,929

      Recent Trail Reports

      Current Trail Warnings

      traildateinfo
      Edward
      Jun 3, 2018 @ 5:32pm
      Jun 3, 2018
      Trail closed down by park rangers with...
      Pipeline Wakehurst Parkway
      Jun 4, 2017 @ 4:31am
      Jun 4, 2017
      Trail has been closed - very overgrown...

      Photos of Manly Dam Mountain Bike

      trail: North Trail
      2 |
      Aug 5, 2018 @ 3:26am
      Aug 5, 2018
      North Trail, Sydney
      trail: Edward
      28 |
      Jun 13, 2018 @ 10:49pm
      Jun 13, 2018
      Edward, Sydney
      trail: Edward
      21 |
      Jun 13, 2018 @ 10:49pm
      Jun 13, 2018
      Edward, Sydney
      trail: Edward
      11 |
      Jun 13, 2018 @ 10:48pm
      Jun 13, 2018
      Edward, Sydney
      more photos »

      Videos of Manly Dam Mountain Bike

      Mt Taylor
      trail: Edward
      1:58 | 1103 | Feb 4, 2017
      more videos »

      Manly Dam Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      Manly Dam Official Route
      6 miles
      Allambie to dam
      3 miles
      Red Hill Rim Ride
      14 miles
      Manly Dam, Red Hill and Deep Creek
      20 miles

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1487816MTBNoddytrailEdwardThey've closed this track off, cut trees and...
      Jun 13, 2018 @ 10:45pm
      Jun 13, 2018
      user #1550981TheCloudreportEdwardI heard the park rangers have closed this...
      Jun 3, 2018 @ 5:31pm
      Jun 3, 2018
      user #1508138BooshboundreportEdwardAwesome! Thank you to ever took the time. It...
      Apr 19, 2018 @ 6:56pm
      Apr 19, 2018
      user #1508138BooshboundreportEdward????
      Apr 19, 2018 @ 6:55pm
      Apr 19, 2018
      user #1105653danielschipperreportEdwardEdward has been there for many years. We need...
      Apr 19, 2018 @ 3:19am
      Apr 19, 2018
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      Recent Activity

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1506276mattcokesaddridelogAug 19, 2018 ride log
      Aug 20, 2018 @ 1:36am
      2 hours
      user #1605874scrumpyjackaddridelogAug 19, 2018 ride log
      Aug 20, 2018 @ 12:54am
      3 hours
      user #1430168mc20addridelogAug 19, 2018 ride log
      Aug 19, 2018 @ 7:46pm
      8 hours
      user #1133275BT180addridelogAug 18, 2018 ride log
      Aug 19, 2018 @ 12:38am
      1 days
      user #1384974MattblackeaddridelogAug 18, 2018 ride log
      Aug 19, 2018 @ 12:37am
      1 days
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      Bike & Skill Parks

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      The Groveskill parkSydney
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      Nearby Riding Areas

      namedistance
      Red Hill Reserve 5 10 9 12.8 km
      Oxford Falls 5 18 83.7 km
      Deep Creek 3 5 17 14.9 km
      Terrey Hills 10 5 2 25.6 km
      Cascades 9 1 4 26.4 km
      • By brenthillier NSMBA Plus & contributors
      • Admins: NoBMoB, TrailCare
      • #3788 - 3,818 views

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