1 miles
Distance
115 ft
Climb
-166 ft
Descent
00:13:21
Avg time

Cancer Tree Details

  • Riding area
    Parklands
    Bli Bli
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    All Year
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service

Cancer Tree (named after a massive old tree covered in lumps) is an old school hand cut trail that descends into and out of a small valley. It has two creek crossings, bridges, rollovers and a crap load of rocks and roots. The trail cuts through some of the thickest forest in Parklands as well.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Cancer Tree mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -51 ft
  • Altitude min
    128 ft
  • Altitude max
    256 ft
  • Altitude start
    256 ft
  • Altitude end
    204 ft
  • Grade
    -0.76%
  • Grade max
    -9.325%
  • Grade min
    11.804%
  • Distance climb
    2,637 ft
  • Distance down
    3,345 ft
  • Distance flat
    743 ft
  • Avg time
    00:13:21
  • Avg reverse time
    00:16:02
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Status:
on Feb 21, 2018
Wet
Avg: 4 (3 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to cancer-tree trailhead (-26.587400, 152.975427)
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Cancer Tree Trail Reports

datedescription
Feb 21, 2018 @ 4:50pm
Feb 21, 2018
Water above cranks in creek crossing
Jan 6, 2018 @ 9:51pm
Jan 6, 2018
reporter
Dec 6, 2017 @ 10:55pm
Dec 6, 2017
reporter Still very wet
Oct 12, 2017 @ 11:49pm
Oct 12, 2017
reporter The old cancer tree has been cleared from the track.
Oct 12, 2017 @ 7:36pm
Oct 12, 2017
reporter Large tree down across trail, blocking trail. This tree is the actual 'cancer tree' so please give your respects when passing. QPWS have been...
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Photos

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Nov 16, 2017 @ 11:14pm
Nov 16, 2017
Cancer Tree, Nambour
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Nov 16, 2017 @ 11:12pm
Nov 16, 2017
Cancer Tree, Nambour
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Nov 16, 2017 @ 11:10pm
Nov 16, 2017
Cancer Tree, Nambour
27 |
Nov 16, 2017 @ 11:06pm
Nov 16, 2017
Cancer Tree, Nambour

Routes with this trail

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titleratingdistance
10km Parkies Loop - Highway side
6 miles
Parklands Route 5
4 miles
Parklands - the outer rim
8 miles
Rocky Creek Circuit
3 miles

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