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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Trails in Route

Rookie Road2,178 ft
Lush2 miles
Detour2 miles
Lush489 ft
Coobong Fire Break1,772 ft
Gumby Loop1,683 ft
Rocky Creek Road3,868 ft
Rookie Road1,824 ft

Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Ridelogs
    11
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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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Lush
Apr 27, 2018 @ 6:23pm
Apr 27, 2018
Dry in 95% of track. Easy to avoid wet/muddy spots.
Rookie Road
Apr 27, 2018 @ 6:21pm
Apr 27, 2018
Quite dry, 95% of the wet/muddy spots can be avoided in the sides. Took our 4 year old and was a good short loop for the family. The practice/tricks area was also a good way to practice our sons skills.
Rocky Creek Road
Feb 21, 2018 @ 4:50pm
Feb 21, 2018
Coobong Fire Break
Feb 10, 2018 @ 12:59pm
Feb 10, 2018
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Gumby Loop
Feb 10, 2018 @ 12:59pm
Feb 10, 2018
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