6 miles
Distance
784 ft
Climb
-790 ft
Descent
00:42:28
Avg time

Details

  • Riding Area
    Ewen Maddock Dam
    Glenview
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #17676 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

The Ewen Maddock Dam trail is a wide gravel path that generally follows the waters edge from the carpark at Glenview around to the township of Landsborough. It is a shared trail used by birdwatchers, walkers, trail runners, horse rides and mountain bikers.

The vegetation is beautiful and is generally flat riding with the occasional spot to take an optional detour up and down a hill.

It can be used to form a loop when combined with the Dularcha railway tunnel trail or the Ferny Forest trails but you will have to use nearby roads to join it all up.

Access Info

There is a small carpark at the Landsborough end but the main entry point is at the Glenview end with parking, toilets, playground and swimming area available.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Ewen Maddock Dam trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -6 ft
  • Altitude min
    85 ft
  • Altitude max
    198 ft
  • Altitude start
    105 ft
  • Altitude end
    100 ft
  • Grade
    -0.018%
  • Grade max
    -38.093%
  • Grade min
    28.715%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,011 ft
  • Avg time
    00:42:28
  • Avg reverse time
    00:27:59
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Status:
on Oct 6, 2018
Wet
Avg: 4.35 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • 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
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      Ewen Maddock Dam... Trail Reports

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      Oct 6, 2018 @ 2:01pm
      Oct 6, 2018
      reporter
      Jul 7, 2018 @ 7:50am
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      Jun 22, 2018 @ 3:00pm
      Jun 22, 2018
      reporter
      May 5, 2018 @ 8:52pm
      May 5, 2018
      Apr 14, 2018 @ 6:36pm
      Apr 14, 2018
      Pretty flat, easy for kids and beginners, with good options/loops around steeper hills.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 16 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
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      Aug 29, 2017 @ 10:03pm
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      Dec 29, 2016 @ 7:21pm
      Dec 29, 2016
      Ewen Maddock Dam trail

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