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      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
      Land Status: City Managed
      Ross River Dam quarry google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Car park outside Ross River Dam Rangers office
      Links
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 7
      • 11
      • 3

      Region Status
      Closed as of Jan 6, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      21
      Trails Mountain Bike
      21
      Trails E-Bike
      21
      Trails Hike
      10
      Trails Trail Running
      10
      Total Distance
      10 miles
      Total Descent
      1,251 ft
      Total Vertical
      243 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      327 ft
      Reports
      580
      Photos
      12
      Ridden Counter
      1,376

      Photos of Ross River Dam Mountain Bike

      170 |
      May 31, 2016 @ 6:54am
      May 31, 2016
      report
      trail: Rubber Snake
      180 |
      Apr 30, 2016 @ 1:07am
      Apr 30, 2016
      report
      trail: Bakers Mark
      171 |
      Apr 24, 2016 @ 11:34pm
      Apr 24, 2016
      report
      trail: Warrigal
      174 |
      Apr 21, 2016 @ 9:02pm
      Apr 21, 2016
      report
      trail: Rubber Snake
      156 |
      Apr 21, 2016 @ 2:53am
      Apr 21, 2016
      report
      trail: Bakers Mark
      153 |
      Apr 2, 2016 @ 12:36am
      Apr 2, 2016
      118 |
      Jan 5, 2016 @ 9:50pm
      Jan 5, 2016
      trail: Warrigal
      184 |
      Dec 10, 2015 @ 5:09pm
      Dec 10, 2015

      Videos of Ross River Dam Mountain Bike

      Bakers Mark trail construction walk 2011
      540 | Jan 24, 2016 , Townsville
      2013 Hotrock8, featuring Ross River Dam trails

      537 | Aug 19, 2015

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Weekend entry track
      Jan 6, 2022 @ 11:48pm
      Jan 6, 2022
      UnknownFrom what I can see there is no trackJackUX4ZJT
      Marriners Flow
      Aug 29, 2021 @ 3:08pm
      Aug 29, 2021
      DryStill closed no plans to re open, should...harvthe
      Rollercoaster
      Sep 13, 2019 @ 10:54pm
      Sep 13, 2019
      WetClosed - no access after the road washed...octopulse
      Bakers Mark
      Jan 27, 2019 @ 3:42am
      Jan 27, 2019
      Wet CLOSED TOO WEThavok011101 TRMBC
      Duck and Cover
      Jan 27, 2019 @ 3:42am
      Jan 27, 2019
      Wet CLOSED TOO WEThavok011101 TRMBC
      Gravel Pit
      Jan 27, 2019 @ 3:42am
      Jan 27, 2019
      Wet CLOSED TOO WEThavok011101 TRMBC
      Gravel Pit road 1
      Jan 27, 2019 @ 3:42am
      Jan 27, 2019
      Wet CLOSED TOO WEThavok011101 TRMBC
      Gravel Pit road 2
      Jan 27, 2019 @ 3:42am
      Jan 27, 2019
      Wet CLOSED TOO WEThavok011101 TRMBC
      Jetstream
      Jan 27, 2019 @ 3:42am
      Jan 27, 2019
      Wet CLOSED TOO WEThavok011101 TRMBC
      Jetstream early exit
      Jan 27, 2019 @ 3:42am
      Jan 27, 2019
      Wet CLOSED TOO WEThavok011101 TRMBC

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #403179gonzaloserenellivoterouteDam Dark 2016 Course 1
      Aug 14, 2022 @ 1:40pm
      Aug 14, 2022
      user #3081849Callan7wishlistregionRoss River Dam
      Jun 17, 2022 @ 2:16pm
      Jun 17, 2022
      user #2987910DalesdLOQAwishlistregionRoss River Dam
      Jun 4, 2022 @ 3:21pm
      Jun 4, 2022
      user #1460429luenwarnekeriddentrailDuck and Cover and 7 more
      Feb 17, 2022 @ 8:10pm
      Feb 17, 2022
      user #2943875JackUX4ZJTaddreportWeekend entry track
      Jan 6, 2022 @ 11:48pm
      Jan 6, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      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

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Douglas Mountain Bike Park 16 26 17 35.4 km
      Mount Stuart Downhill 1 1 26.6 km
      Pinnacles7 km
      Elliot Springs 110.2 km
      Castle Hill 1 111.3 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2110 miles1,250 ft4 miles243 ft
      #7,328#389125804841
      E-Bike2110 miles1,250 ft4 miles243 ft
      4946
      Hike104 miles341 ft1 mile236 ft
      #7,053#3285323
      Trail Running104 miles341 ft1 mile236 ft
      #7,035#33653211
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