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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
      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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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails
      51
      Total Distance
      32 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      15 miles
      Total Descent
      1 miles
      Highest Trailhead
      556 ft
      Total Vertical
      481 ft
      Reports
      220
      Photos
      53
      Ridden Counter
      1,247

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      Parklands Mountain Bike Routes

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      Recent Comments

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      user #959621johnjohnsreportRock-a-dialThis is also a climbing trail apparently....
      Aug 22, 2017 @ 2:51pm
      Aug 22, 2017
      user #959621johnjohnsreportDouble DabI agree this trail was awesome fun going down...
      Aug 22, 2017 @ 2:50pm
      Aug 22, 2017
      user #976436naturalnetworksreportRock-a-dialWork was organised by QPWS to bring those...
      Aug 22, 2017 @ 2:38pm
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      user #976436naturalnetworksreportDouble DabWork was organised by QPWS to bring those...
      Aug 22, 2017 @ 2:38pm
      Aug 22, 2017
      user #959621johnjohnsreportRock-a-dialPull your head in! Local trail crew had...
      Aug 22, 2017 @ 1:35pm
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