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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
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      • 34
      • 4

      Region Status
      Open as of May 4, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      61
      Trails Mountain Bike
      61
      Trails E-Bike
      61
      Trails Hike
      51
      Trails Trail Running
      51
      Total Distance
      32 miles
      Total Descent
      5,649 ft
      Total Vertical
      543 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      600 ft
      Reports
      732
      Photos
      239
      Ridden Counter
      17,178

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 9 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 34 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance

      Photos of Parklands Mountain Bike

      trail: Hoe Chi Ho
      8 |
      Apr 30, 2021 @ 12:45am
      Apr 30, 2021
      trail: T Track
      27 |
      Feb 9, 2021 @ 3:05pm
      Feb 9, 2021
      trail: Bluetongue
      111 |
      Jan 30, 2018 @ 1:45am
      Jan 30, 2018
      trail: Bluetongue
      112 |
      Jan 30, 2018 @ 1:44am
      Jan 30, 2018
      trail: Lush
      111 |
      Dec 23, 2017 @ 9:57pm
      Dec 23, 2017
      trail: Hoe Chi Ho
      229 |
      Aug 9, 2017 @ 9:39pm
      Aug 9, 2017
      trail: Hoe Chi Ho
      251 |
      Aug 7, 2017 @ 3:53am
      Aug 7, 2017
      trail: Lush
      202 |
      Aug 4, 2017 @ 6:12pm
      Aug 4, 2017

      Videos of Parklands Mountain Bike

      Lush mtb trail review
      trail: Lush
      3:36 | 192 | Aug 1, 2018
      Rock Garden leading into a G-Out
      trail: Tazer
      0:15 | 346 | Jan 3, 2018
      Phenix Trail at Parklands
      trail: Phoenix
      2:37 | 471 | Aug 4, 2016
      Ho Chi Ho
      trail: Hoe Chi Ho
      3:44 | 884 | Oct 10, 2012
      Cheesy.
      trail: Handlebar
      0:28 | 218 | Apr 8, 2012
      Tazer - Parklands | jumps and crash
      trail: Tazer
      0:50 | 385 | Jun 9, 2020 , Bli Bli
      Parklands MTB Riding
      trail: Tazer
      1:04 | 306 | Apr 26, 2020 , Bli Bli
      youtuber My absolute FAVOURITE trails of 2020! -...
      trail: Road Rage
      1:42:48 | 242 | Jan 19, 2020 , Bli Bli

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Under Hill
      Apr 26, 2021 @ 4:52pm
      Apr 26, 2021
      VariableSaladBenAs previous reports have stated, this...

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Hoe Chi Ho
      May 4, 2021 @ 4:38am
      May 4, 2021
      VariablesurfridecoffeeTrail works complete including new bridge.
      Rocky Creek Road
      Apr 26, 2021 @ 4:52pm
      Apr 26, 2021
      DrySaladBen
      Phoenix
      Apr 26, 2021 @ 4:52pm
      Apr 26, 2021
      VariableSaladBen
      Cancer Tree
      Apr 22, 2021 @ 12:49am
      Apr 22, 2021
      DrybenmikTracks are mint at the moment
      Rookie Road
      Apr 10, 2021 @ 5:38pm
      Apr 10, 2021
      VariablecalvillainA few puddles in the switchbacks just...
      Rocky Creek Road
      Apr 10, 2021 @ 5:38pm
      Apr 10, 2021
      Drycalvillain
      Bluetongue
      Apr 10, 2021 @ 5:38pm
      Apr 10, 2021
      Drycalvillain
      Tazer
      Apr 1, 2021 @ 8:47am
      Apr 1, 2021
      DryRJOMost of the features need reshaping
      Lower New Zealand
      Mar 30, 2021 @ 1:21am
      Mar 30, 2021
      VariablesurfridecoffeeUndergoing maintenance mar/april 2021
      Skills Area Course Start
      Mar 7, 2021 @ 8:38am
      Mar 7, 2021
      IdealRJO

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2693304Fergus1349riddentrailPhoenix and 15 more
      May 7, 2021 @ 11:36pm
      May 7, 2021
      user #1765191surfridecoffeeaddreportHoe Chi Ho
      May 4, 2021 @ 4:39am
      May 4, 2021
      user #2004831RosemountaddphotoFluffy at Hoe Chi Ho in Nambour, Australia
      Apr 30, 2021 @ 12:45am
      Apr 30, 2021
      user #2329508SaladBenaddreportRocky Creek Road and 2 more
      Apr 28, 2021 @ 12:10am
      Apr 28, 2021
      user #2657007benmikaddreportCancer Tree
      Apr 22, 2021 @ 12:49am
      Apr 22, 2021

      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
      Mapleton National Park 9 10 17.9 km
      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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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike6132 miles5,650 ft15 miles545 ft
      #159#22239713186,707
      E-Bike6132 miles5,650 ft15 miles545 ft
      #46#12596346
      Hike5129 miles5,266 ft14 miles545 ft
      #141#1069528
      Trail Running5129 miles5,266 ft14 miles545 ft
      #144#1369587
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