3 miles
Distance
208 ft
Climb
-215 ft
Descent
144 ft
High Point

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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.

Local Trail Association
Townsville Rockwheelers Mountain Bike Club (www.rockwheelers.com.au)
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  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Ridelogs
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  • Altitude min
    90 ft
  • Altitude start
    112 ft
  • Altitude end
    104 ft
  • Grade
    -0.048%
  • Grade max
    -9.412%
  • Grade min
    12.907%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,991 ft
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      Easy Street
      Jan 19, 2019 @ 12:45pm
      1 days
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      Scrub Pythons
      Jan 9, 2019 @ 4:24pm
      Jan 9, 2019
      There are a few soft patches as always on this trail the rest remains firm with no erosion
      Fruit Loop
      Dec 19, 2018 @ 2:56pm
      Dec 19, 2018
      Open with caution reporter
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