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

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  • 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
      Ross Dam features some great trails for riders from beginners through to intermediate riders.

      There is some beautiful scenery to be found out there, in particular the view from the top of the quarry is amazing!

      Access is prohibited for General Public. The trails are adjacent to the town's drinking water supply.

      As a special privilege for Rockwheelers Mountain Bike Club members and registered participants at their races/club rides, access is permitted for riding the trails, under strict conditions.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Ross River Dam Car Park google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Car park outside Ross River Dam Rangers office
      Links
      Region Details
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      Caution on Jul 12, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,983
      Trails
      21
      Total Distance
      10 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      4 miles
      Total Descent
      1,259 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      327 ft
      Total Vertical
      243 ft
      Reports
      493
      Photos
      12
      Ridden Counter
      1,174

      Photos of Ross River Dam Mountain Bike

      99 |
      May 31, 2016 @ 6:54am
      May 31, 2016
      Lakeside Drive, Townsville
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      trail: Rubber Snake
      148 |
      Apr 30, 2016 @ 1:07am
      Apr 30, 2016
      Rubber Snake, Townsville
      107 |
      Jan 5, 2016 @ 9:50pm
      Jan 5, 2016
      trail: Warrigal
      153 |
      Dec 10, 2015 @ 5:09pm
      Dec 10, 2015
      Warrigal, Townsville
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      Videos of Ross River Dam Mountain Bike

      Bakers Mark trail construction walk 2011
      246 | Jan 24, 2016 , Townsville
      2013 Hotrock8, featuring Ross River Dam trails
      249 | Aug 19, 2015
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      Ross River Dam Mountain Bike Routes

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      Dam Dark 2016 Course 3
      4 miles
      Dam Dark 2016 Course 2
      5 miles
      Dam Dark 2016 Course 1
      5 miles
      Targa 2016 - Ross Dam stage race
      7 miles

      Recent Comments

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      user #1108152Yowie75trailRubber SnakeRideable but overgrown at the moment Watch...
      Jun 10, 2018 @ 3:31am
      Jun 10, 2018
      user #1108152Yowie75trailMongrel AlternativeThis trail is badly washed out and un-rideable...
      Jun 10, 2018 @ 3:30am
      Jun 10, 2018
      user #1066697Longo78reportMarriners FlowAwesome. Thank you for attending to this...
      Apr 30, 2018 @ 4:32am
      Apr 30, 2018
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