4 miles
834 ft
-1,045 ft
Avg time

Dracophyllum Flat Details

  • Riding area
    Craigieburn Trails
    Castle Hill
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • Season
    Summer Months
  • Global Ranking

The Dracophyllum Flat Track runs for approx. 6km between the Broken River and Cheeseman skifield roads and links up with the Texas Flat end of the Hogs Back Track.

At it’s northern end, the track is accessed from Jacks Pass on the Broken River skifield road. From Jacks Pass the track descends steadily through beech forest down (~140m descent) to Broken River (now crossed by a new footbridge). From the river bed the route then climbs up steeply (~50 m ascent) to reach Dracophylum Flat.

After an easy crossing of Dracophyllum Flat the track re-enters the bush again and traverses through several boggy and muddy areas (now bridged) as well as crossing several small streams.

Once through the bush, the track route traverses across open scrub and tussock areas before descending down to Tims Stream. After fording the stream the route continues on to finish at Texas Flat.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Dracophyllum Flat mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -210 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,632 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,106 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,106 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,895 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,509 ft
  • Avg time
  • Avg reverse time
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on May 13, 2018
Freeze/thaw Cycle
Avg: 4.2 (9 votes)

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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to dracophyllum-flat trailhead (-43.152010, 171.708581)
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Dracophyllum Flat Trail Reports


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4 |
Feb 18, 2018 @ 5:17am
Feb 18, 2018
Dracophyllum Flat, My City
240 |
Feb 26, 2017 @ 12:18am
Feb 26, 2017
Dracophyllum Flat, Castle Hill
68 |
Feb 28, 2016 @ 2:03am
Feb 28, 2016
Dracophyllum Flat, Castlerock
84 |
Feb 28, 2016 @ 2:03am
Feb 28, 2016
Dracophyllum Flat, Castlerock

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