2.8 miles
Distance
132 ft
Climb
-142 ft
Descent
140 ft
High Point

Watch our beginners facebook page for guided tours and similar other rides:
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New to mountain biking? This loop of easy trails on flat country is your gateway to a life's journey to explore and enjoy Douglas Mountain Bike Reserve. It will help you get going and gain confidence riding on winding dirt tracks in a natural bush setting.

Great loop for the kids to enjoy with the parents.

Remember to bring a spare tube & pump in case of flats, plenty of drinking fluids and sun protection.

Detailed Description
Beginners Gateway to mountain biking is a 3 mile popular easy route located near Townsville. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a easy overall physical rating. This route includes 4 trails. This route climbs 132 ft with a max elevation of 140 ft then descends -142 ft.
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5 Reviews & Comments

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Afjhd (Feb 14, 2022 at 3:11)
Trail Easy Street
Good consistent climb with some more challenging short sections.
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BenSellers (Nov 7, 2019 at 2:07)
Should we spit this trail into Scrub Pythons and Thursdays as signposted on site?
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mymasseur TRMBC (Nov 7, 2019 at 2:24)
can you send me a gpx file of both new tracks please start to finish for each one and direction of trail eg one way, if they are, and i will amend.
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BenSellers (Nov 7, 2019 at 2:44)
Will try to get some data for you asap.
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  • + 1
Timbo33 (Mar 14, 2018 at 17:59)
First 350mtrs has now been whiller snipped and all drains cleard.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Ridelogs
    129
More Stats for Beginners Gateway to mountain biking mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    92 ft
  • Altitude start
    114 ft
  • Altitude end
    105 ft
  • Grade
    -0.1%
  • Grade max
    -11.9%
  • Grade min
    10%
  • Distance climb
    4,892 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    3,878 ft
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