1,362 ft
Distance
18 ft
Climb
-18 ft
Descent
00:02:50
Avg time

Elephant Ears Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    Gravel, Adaptive MTB
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #206542 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2019
  • Land Manager
    Cairns Regional Council

Elephant Ears is a short kids loop located in the Southside Mtb Trail Network. This is the first trail built in a joint venture between Cairns Regional Council and Southside Mtb Club. This is an easy loop ideal for children and beginners.

Access Info

Access is at the end of the footpath beside Mallicoola Cres

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Elephant Ears mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    1 ft
  • Altitude min
    72 ft
  • Altitude max
    92 ft
  • Altitude start
    90 ft
  • Altitude end
    91 ft
  • Grade
    0.072%
  • Grade max
    -12.316%
  • Grade min
    7.726%
  • Distance climb
    442 ft
  • Distance down
    357 ft
  • Distance flat
    562 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:50
  • Avg reverse time
    00:03:51
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
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      Elephant Ears Trail Reports

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      Jul 6, 2019 @ 5:17pm
      Jul 6, 2019
      Track is clear and good for riding
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