2,017 ft
10 ft
-9 ft
Avg time

Duck and Cover Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Access Road/Trail
  • Trail type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike type
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
  • Season
  • Land Manager
    Townsville City Council

Don't stray off this dirt road too far or you'll end up in Defence Force land,which stages many live firing battles, lasers and bombs. Just pedal hard to link up with Lava Creek and Jetstream trails.

Access Info

Trails are off limits to General Public (Rangers patrol issuing fines!) but accessible on weekends and Public Holidays by Rockwheelers

Club Members observing the Special Access conditions. Refer to Club Member Access on Rockwheelers website.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Duck and Cover mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    2 ft
  • Altitude min
    159 ft
  • Altitude max
    169 ft
  • Altitude start
    161 ft
  • Altitude end
    163 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1,099 ft
  • Distance down
    516 ft
  • Distance flat
    264 ft
  • Avg time
  • Avg reverse time
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on May 18, 2017
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Duck and Cover Trail Reports

May 18, 2017 @ 8:05pm
May 18, 2017
Apr 12, 2017 @ 4:42pm
Apr 12, 2017
reporter Rangers have reopened trails for long weekend. Watch out for overgrown areas. Refer to normal member-only access conditions and induction...
Mar 21, 2017 @ 7:18pm
Mar 21, 2017
reporter Rangers have closed trails due to predicted rainfall this weekend (25-26th March) and early next week
Jan 27, 2017 @ 3:24pm
Jan 27, 2017
Jan 6, 2017 @ 3:21pm
Jan 6, 2017
reporter Rangers have closed trails due to current weather
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