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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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 Groomed
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • 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 quarry google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Car park outside Ross River Dam Rangers office
      Links
      Region Details
      • 7
      • 11
      • 3

      Region Status
      Closed as of Sep 13, 2019

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #4,395
      Trails (view details)
      21
      Trails Mountain 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
      578
      Photos
      12
      Ridden Counter
      1,251

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

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

      Photos of Ross River Dam Mountain Bike

      119 |
      May 31, 2016 @ 6:54am
      May 31, 2016
      report
      trail: Rubber Snake
      158 |
      Apr 30, 2016 @ 1:07am
      Apr 30, 2016
      107 |
      Jan 5, 2016 @ 9:50pm
      Jan 5, 2016
      trail: Warrigal
      163 |
      Dec 10, 2015 @ 5:09pm
      Dec 10, 2015

      Videos of Ross River Dam Mountain Bike

      Bakers Mark trail construction walk 2011
      364 | Jan 24, 2016 , Townsville
      2013 Hotrock8, featuring Ross River Dam trails
      361 | Aug 19, 2015

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Rollercoaster
      Sep 13, 2019 @ 10:54pm
      Sep 13, 2019
      WetoctopulseClosed - no access after the road washed...
      Marriners Flow
      Sep 13, 2019 @ 10:53pm
      Sep 13, 2019
      WetoctopulseClosed - no access after the road washed...
      Bakers Mark
      Jan 27, 2019 @ 3:42am
      Jan 27, 2019
      Wethavok011101 TRMBC CLOSED TOO WET
      Duck and Cover
      Jan 27, 2019 @ 3:42am
      Jan 27, 2019
      Wethavok011101 TRMBC CLOSED TOO WET
      Gravel Pit
      Jan 27, 2019 @ 3:42am
      Jan 27, 2019
      Wethavok011101 TRMBC CLOSED TOO WET
      Gravel Pit road 1
      Jan 27, 2019 @ 3:42am
      Jan 27, 2019
      Wethavok011101 TRMBC CLOSED TOO WET
      Gravel Pit road 2
      Jan 27, 2019 @ 3:42am
      Jan 27, 2019
      Wethavok011101 TRMBC CLOSED TOO WET
      Jetstream
      Jan 27, 2019 @ 3:42am
      Jan 27, 2019
      Wethavok011101 TRMBC CLOSED TOO WET
      Jetstream early exit
      Jan 27, 2019 @ 3:42am
      Jan 27, 2019
      Wethavok011101 TRMBC CLOSED TOO WET
      Lakeside Drive
      Jan 27, 2019 @ 3:42am
      Jan 27, 2019
      Wethavok011101 TRMBC CLOSED TOO WET

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1776829octopulseaddreportMarriners Flow and 1 more
      Sep 13, 2019 @ 10:54pm
      Sep 13, 2019
      user #1727115Jared573riddentrailLakeside Drive
      Jun 29, 2019 @ 4:16am
      Jun 29, 2019
      user #1460429luenwarnekeriddentrailMarriners Flow and 3 more
      Mar 20, 2019 @ 9:37pm
      Mar 20, 2019
      user #1081633havok011101addreportBakers Mark and 20 more
      Jan 27, 2019 @ 3:42am
      Jan 27, 2019
      user #1699371JasamanriddentrailBakers Mark and 13 more
      Jan 16, 2019 @ 4:50am
      Jan 16, 2019

      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

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