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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
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • 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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      Open on 22 hours
      Local Trail Association
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #345
      Trails (view details)
      29
      Trails Mountain Bike
      31
      Trails E-Bike
      29
      Trails Hike
      26
      Trails Trail Running
      26
      Total Distance
      16 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      7 miles
      Total Descent
      2,733 ft
      Total Vertical
      485 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      558 ft
      Reports
      232
      Photos
      57
      Ridden Counter
      3,698

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      Videos of Manly Dam Mountain Bike

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      Manly Dam Mountain Bike Routes

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      Recent Comments

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      user #1666459Davis-MTBtrailGahniaGreat trail, Some very interesting features.
      Dec 7, 2018 @ 11:09pm
      Dec 7, 2018
      user #1562581Blackhawk007reportGahniaIts a black at the top don't try it if your...
      Dec 3, 2018 @ 6:53pm
      Dec 3, 2018
      user #1634511TommyTrailBoitrailOlive OylSmoothe! Loved it!!!
      Sep 29, 2018 @ 12:55am
      Sep 29, 2018
      user #1634511TommyTrailBoitrailOlive OylSmooth!! Loved it!
      Sep 29, 2018 @ 12:55am
      Sep 29, 2018
      user #1468859sagerheadtrailPossum TrailI Agree. Uphill only. I met 6 riders coming...
      Sep 22, 2018 @ 4:09am
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      Recent Activity

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      • By brenthillier NSMBA Plus & contributors
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