5 miles
Distance
512 ft
Climb
-510 ft
Descent
260 ft
High Point

Route that takes in all the green tracks on the western side of Parklands. Suits most abilities - bit of climbing involved so some level of fitness required (otherwise just hop off and walk).

Starting from the car park along Radar Hill Road head along 'Rookie Road' which is a nice flowy track with many switchbacks to make climbing and descending better.

Pop out onto the fireroad and then head into the 'Big V' loop which takes you around some really scenic sections and involves a selection of dips and berms and a bridge.

Then back out onto fireroad and then onto Rookie Road again but keep going down onto Road Rage. At the firebreak (Grand Canyon) turn right and head up to the intersection, veer towards the right (basically right then left straight away). Follow that all the way up, keeping right after the cut log.

At the fireroad go left and then right in about 10m - you'll see single track, go along it until you pop back onto the fireroad - keep heading up the fireroad and then follow it along until your back at the start.

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  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Bike type
    XC
More Stats for The Chicken mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    1 ft
  • Altitude min
    100 ft
  • Altitude start
    185 ft
  • Altitude end
    186 ft
  • Grade
    0.003%
  • Grade max
    -17.527%
  • Grade min
    14.497%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,390 ft
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Rookie Road
Dec 6, 2017 @ 10:55pm
Dec 6, 2017
Very wet, big ruts forming. reporter
To Be Named
Nov 29, 2017 @ 7:59pm
Nov 29, 2017
Major reworking of drainage along the first half up to the bridge. Machinery has made a dogs breakfast of the trail that was just becoming established. Will require lots of additional volunteer work to clean it up again. At least it should be completed after this. reporter
Coobong Fire Break
Nov 19, 2017 @ 10:21pm
Nov 19, 2017
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Detour
Nov 19, 2017 @ 10:21pm
Nov 19, 2017
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Gumby Loop
Nov 19, 2017 @ 10:21pm
Nov 19, 2017
Track holds up well after rain. reporter
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