1,362 ft
Distance
18 ft
Climb
-18 ft
Descent
92 ft
High Point

Elephant Ears Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain 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
More Stats for Elephant Ears bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1 ft
  • Altitude min
    72 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
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • popular
  • less popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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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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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 1 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 0 rides
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      Photos

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      Jul 6, 2019 @ 5:11pm
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      10 |
      Jul 6, 2019 @ 4:53pm
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      12 |
      Jul 6, 2019 @ 4:53pm
      Jul 6, 2019

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