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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
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      Parklands has over 30km of twisty singletrack that takes you through dense forest areas. Brace yourself for numerous stream crossings, rocky climbs, steep switchbacks, and flowing cross-tracks through lush green undergrowth and ferns. All the best trails are singletrack within the fire road systems. Through the trails have limited signage, the fire trails, walking tracks and horse-riding trails are well signposted and offer enough information to help you find your way back to the car.

      There are a couple of singletrack loops that leave directly from the Radar Hill Rd carpark. Head hard left immediately after the horse-friendly gate and wind up and down narrow trails on forest-clad hillsides. Or head into Parklands from Atkinson Rd. Park your car at the trail head, at the end of Atkinson Road, then hoon down the steep fire road that will take you to a selection of steeper tighter singletrack loops.

      The climb back to the car is guaranteed to finish off anyone who had not managed to ride themselves ragged out on the loops. Especially on the Radar Hill side, you'll encounter narrow bridges, log roll-overs and steep entries and exits into deep creek beds. The swooping descents and engaging rock-laden tracks are challenging and a lot of fun.

      The turns can be tight, the trees loiter close to the edges of the track, and the track surface is either mud or loose and covered in leaf litter. There is a multitude of roots crossing tracks too. With track names like New Zealand, Shadowlands, Rock and Roll and Snaky Loop, you'll soon figure out what to expect.

      Parklands is not for novice riders - tight turns and tree roots abound, and you'll need a full skill set to negotiate them successfully. The singletrack is littered with logs, rocks and dips, and winds through dense forest, so even experienced riders will need to concentrate on the track ahead.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: Conservation Reserve
      Radar Hill Road Entrance google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Atkinson Road West Entrance - Atkinson Road West, Bli Bli, Queensland
      Radar Hill Road Entrance - Radar Hill Road, Kulangoor, Queensland
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      Region Details
      • 12
      • 11
      • 30
      • 4

      Region Status
      Open as of 3 days
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      57
      Trails Mountain Bike
      57
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      51
      Trails Trail Running
      51
      Total Distance
      31 miles
      Total Descent
      5,649 ft
      Total Vertical
      543 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      600 ft
      Reports
      682
      Photos
      237
      Ridden Counter
      15,492

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 5 rides
      • 8.9 km avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 8 rides
      • 13.0 km avg distance
      Past Week
      • 51 rides
      • 11.4 km avg distance

      Photos of Parklands Mountain Bike

      trail: Bluetongue
      101 |
      Jan 30, 2018 @ 1:45am
      Jan 30, 2018
      trail: Bluetongue
      96 |
      Jan 30, 2018 @ 1:44am
      Jan 30, 2018
      trail: Hoe Chi Ho
      172 |
      Aug 9, 2017 @ 9:39pm
      Aug 9, 2017
      trail: Hoe Chi Ho
      194 |
      Aug 7, 2017 @ 3:53am
      Aug 7, 2017

      Videos of Parklands Mountain Bike

      Lush mtb trail review
      trail: Lush
      3:36 | 176 | Aug 1, 2018
      Rock Garden leading into a G-Out
      trail: Tazer
      0:15 | 320 | Jan 3, 2018
      Phenix Trail at Parklands
      trail: Phoenix
      2:37 | 441 | Aug 4, 2016
      Ho Chi Ho
      trail: Hoe Chi Ho
      3:44 | 846 | Oct 10, 2012

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Road Rage
      Nov 4, 2020 @ 7:35pm
      Nov 4, 2020
      DryJustinTeece01Tree down across trail, have to lift bike...

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Upper New Zealand
      Nov 26, 2020 @ 1:59am
      3 days
      DryAidsBLarge tree down across trail, blocking...
      Side Track
      Nov 26, 2020 @ 1:57am
      3 days
      DryAidsBLarge tree down across trail, blocking...
      Rock and Roll
      Nov 4, 2020 @ 7:35pm
      Nov 4, 2020
      DryJustinTeece01Would benefit from some re-shaping.
      Lower New Zealand
      Nov 4, 2020 @ 7:35pm
      Nov 4, 2020
      DryJustinTeece01Would benefit from some re-shaping
      Rocky Creek Road
      Nov 3, 2020 @ 8:11pm
      Nov 3, 2020
      DryJustinTeece01
      Rookie Road
      Nov 3, 2020 @ 8:11pm
      Nov 3, 2020
      DryJustinTeece01
      Lush
      Nov 3, 2020 @ 8:11pm
      Nov 3, 2020
      DryJustinTeece01
      Skills Area Course
      Nov 3, 2020 @ 8:11pm
      Nov 3, 2020
      DryJustinTeece01
      Skills Area Course Start
      Nov 3, 2020 @ 8:11pm
      Nov 3, 2020
      DryJustinTeece01
      Bluetongue
      Nov 3, 2020 @ 8:11pm
      Nov 3, 2020
      DryJustinTeece01

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1371613AidsBaddreportSide Track and 1 more
      Nov 26, 2020 @ 1:57am
      3 days
      user #1813733DruffywishlisttrailCancer Tree and 1 more
      Nov 24, 2020 @ 8:11pm
      Nov 24, 2020
      user #1792868singletrackmattaddphoto at Road Rage in Coolamon, Australia
      Nov 21, 2020 @ 3:23pm
      Nov 21, 2020
      user #2469653Watso85wishlisttrailCancer Tree and 1 more
      Nov 16, 2020 @ 1:07am
      Nov 16, 2020
      user #2469653Watso85riddentrailRocky Creek Road
      Nov 11, 2020 @ 12:48am
      Nov 11, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2220621Accretion23trailTazerGreat fun! B line options on most obstacles....
      Aug 28, 2020 @ 3:22pm
      Aug 28, 2020
      user #2309389JasonK73trailPhoenixRipper of a trail, great tester of speed and...
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 6:06pm
      Aug 8, 2020
      user #2128990ShaneshantrailLushTrack is great and dry.
      Jun 5, 2020 @ 11:48pm
      Jun 5, 2020
      user #1155051benharmstrailMeadowsA hidden gem in Parklands
      Jan 10, 2020 @ 10:38pm
      Jan 10, 2020
      user #1973925DSCHEEPERStrailRocky Creek RoadPARKLANDS
      Nov 6, 2019 @ 5:36pm
      Nov 6, 2019

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Eumundi Conservation Park 47.2 km
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      Mooloolah River National park 1 110.6 km
      Ewen Maddock Dam 5 412 km
      Dularcha National Park 1 7 112.6 km

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