2 miles
Distance
62 ft
Climb
-75 ft
Descent
00:10:17
Avg time

Freshwater trail Details

  • Riding area
    Cape Pallarenda
    Townsville
  • Difficulty rating
    White
  • Trail type
    Doubletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Season
    Jan to Dec
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2013
  • Land Manager

Beginner friendly, wide double track with zero tricky/technical features on flat country. This track is perfect for off-road first timers to build confidence cornering on loose dirt under wheel. In combination with Lagoon trail, a perfect family riding loop around the Town Common's freshwater lagoon.

Traversing the lagoon bund wall, the trail puts the rider high up overlooking the lagoon with extensive views across the wetlands. Look for teaming birdlife during the wet season (Dec-Apr).

Access Info

From near the Bald Rock car park (western end) or from steel gate junction with Lagoon trail (eastern end)

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Freshwater trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -13 ft
  • Altitude min
    7 ft
  • Altitude max
    45 ft
  • Altitude start
    45 ft
  • Altitude end
    32 ft
  • Grade
    -0.103%
  • Grade max
    -14.707%
  • Grade min
    14.363%
  • Distance climb
    2,715 ft
  • Distance down
    3,154 ft
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
  • Avg time
    00:10:17
  • Avg reverse time
    00:11:03
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Status:
on Oct 23, 2017
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Avg: 4 (2 votes)

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Freshwater trail Trail Reports

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Oct 23, 2017 @ 4:17am
Oct 23, 2017
reporter Open with caution. Avoid soft spots.
Oct 17, 2017 @ 4:31am
Oct 17, 2017
reporter CLOSED TOO WET!!
Apr 5, 2017 @ 5:43pm
Apr 5, 2017
Slashed and open. Rangers
Mar 31, 2017 @ 6:21pm
Mar 31, 2017
Smedleys currently very overgrown
Feb 15, 2017 @ 3:16pm
Feb 15, 2017
Slashed and open. -Rangers
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Nov 10, 2017 @ 11:31pm
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Nov 10, 2017 @ 11:31pm
Nov 10, 2017
Freshwater trail, My City
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Nov 10, 2017 @ 11:31pm
Nov 10, 2017
Freshwater trail, My City

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