3.2 miles
33 ft
-443 ft
492 ft
High Point

Edwards and Downhill to Pipe may be in need of repair, check recent reports.

starting at "downhill to pipe" is the first downhill section with some fun berms and a sick gap. Continue along the pipe fire road and then down Allambie road until martin Luther place where you turn off. At the end of martin Luther place is a gate and on the right a small rock climb around the gate and onto the fire road. Approximately 50 metres down the fire road is a right turn off on the the trickiest trail in this route "Edwards". "Edwards" is a black diamond with a few big drops and tons of options going left and right. After "Edwards" crossing Allambie oval and then turning right on a fire trail which connects to the east trail of manly dam. This new flowy section is a blast to speed through and the most regularly kept trail.

Detailed Description
Allambie to dam is a 3 mile popular expert route located near Sydney. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 6 trails. This route climbs 33 ft with a max elevation of 492 ft then descends -443 ft.
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23 Reviews & Comments

  • + 0
Chubbless (Oct 10, 2021 at 0:09)
Trail Edward
Look out for rolls without rocks underneath them
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OldManMcLeay (Oct 10, 2021 at 0:08)
Trail Edward
Nice trail, one of my favourite on the dam. It has lots of rocks to manoeuvre including a pretty sizeable huck halfway through, If you dont want to the drop keep going further along the track and you will find a c line with a pretty big roll
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ScottyHarro (Aug 26, 2021 at 0:40)
Trail North Trail
Manly Dam circuit still wet this morning... But still fun!
  • + 1
vikinglemming (Aug 9, 2021 at 15:37)
Trail East Trail
A wonderful mountain biking trail. Be aware of naked bushwalkers hiking up from the dam, they occasionally walk up the downhill segment.
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Robertsv6loe (Jun 5, 2021 at 23:36)
Trail East Trail
Great fast flowing trail. Best part of the manly dam loop
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Zagued (Oct 9, 2020 at 2:29)
Trail Edward
Don’t pay attention to the old photos, this trail is very much accessible. And good fun to avoid the fire trail section of the Dam. Just be mindful on the second ledge towards the end: the big rock that was initially there for landing is gone, therefore you might hit your chain ring ????
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Jams134 (Sep 27, 2020 at 22:16)
Trail Jumping Jack
Really fun trail. It is filled with little jumps and has a creek gap [with B line]. Great track if you wanna experience some air time!
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Jams134 (Sep 27, 2020 at 22:15)
Trail 19th Hole
Fun nice short trail with double black, blue and black features
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Jams134 (Sep 27, 2020 at 22:13)
Trail Edward
Trail is quite hard but has b lines for everything and also make sure your being careful when riding the trail as rocks do tend to move
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MatyV (Jul 19, 2020 at 23:25)
Trail 19th Hole
Fun short trail. Some nice features. The rocks are quite slippery when wet.
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MatyV (Jul 19, 2020 at 21:45)
Trail Edward
Fun little trail, with some nice technical features (rock roles, drops, etc.) A good warm up for the dam.
  • + 1
MTBLizard21 (May 9, 2020 at 2:45)
Trail East Trail
Very fun and fast
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krezlic (Nov 9, 2019 at 23:01)
Trail Edward
Still very rideable some nice ledges fairy technical
  • + 1
MTBNoddy (Apr 16, 2019 at 3:23)
Trail Edward
One track gets messed up by the council, another one opens up. Council should just let us be, we're off the roads and out of harms way
  • + 1
Rex76 (Jan 27, 2019 at 2:48)
Trail Edward
Rode today ! All good
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Blackhawk007 (Dec 28, 2018 at 21:00)
Trail Edward
it seems there are some idiots out there who feel its better to completely wreck a natural trail to prevent a few bike riders from enjoying it. To answer the comment above, yes it was an awesome trail with some very technical sections in it now some moron has taken to the natural rock with a pick and ruined it all!!!. very bloody frustrating
  • + 0
Mountainbiker28 (Dec 21, 2018 at 4:01)
Trail Edward
It is gone, some of the trail is rideable but they have gone and destroyed most of the trail. Sad because it seems like it would of been a great trail.
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MTBNoddy (Jun 13, 2018 at 22:45)
Trail Edward
They've closed this track off, cut trees and shrubs and put them across the track. Smashed rocks that would help with going and down bigger rocks. Looks like it would have been a pretty awesome track.
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Judoka (Feb 12, 2018 at 3:02)
Trail Edward
Great technical starter to the dam loop or just by itself if time is limited
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Rowan12 (Jan 1, 2018 at 22:54)
Trail Jumping Jack
This a great trail. Has some quite techy parts including a 2m jump but has the option to avoid these obsticles.
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Rowan12 (Jan 1, 2018 at 17:23)
Trail Jumping Jack
Great little track. Great fun.
  • + 1
nandayo (Sep 20, 2015 at 2:56)
Trail 19th Hole
Should also probably be called east trail.
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nandayo (Sep 20, 2015 at 2:55)
Trail East Trail
Should probably be called East Trail.
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Trails in Route

Jumping Jack801 ft
Pipeline Trail3,704 ft
Edward1,795 ft
North Trail951 ft
19th Hole1,591 ft
East Trail5,075 ft


  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • AKA
    Allambie road
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
  • Direction
    One Direction
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More Stats for Allambie to dam mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -408 ft
  • Altitude min
    83 ft
  • Altitude start
    492 ft
  • Altitude end
    85 ft
  • Grade
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  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1,640 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,195 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Edward - large drop
Edward - large drop
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Manly Dam East Trail
Manly Dam East Trail
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

19th Hole
Sep 1, 2022 @ 4:15pm
Sep 1, 2022
Bends/berms need maintenance
East Trail
Sep 1, 2022 @ 4:15pm
Sep 1, 2022
Bit of a mess, needs a fair bit of work to improve back to former standards
Pipeline Trail
Sep 1, 2022 @ 4:15pm
Sep 1, 2022
Jumping Jack
Sep 1, 2022 @ 4:15pm
Sep 1, 2022
North Trail
Aug 6, 2022 @ 9:22pm
Aug 6, 2022
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