3 miles
Distance
217 ft
Climb
-212 ft
Descent
00:14:18
Avg time

Lagoon Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Cape Pallarenda
    Townsville
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    Jan-Dec
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #15285 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 90 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

Overlooks the Town Common freshwater lagoon. Best viewed during the wet season (Dec-Mar) when it holds water, playing home to numerous species of active bird life.

Access Info

Via Cape Pallarenda road (eastern end) or the Bald Rock car park via Town Common road, past Rowes Bay Golf Course.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Lagoon Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    4 ft
  • Altitude min
    22 ft
  • Altitude max
    68 ft
  • Altitude start
    39 ft
  • Altitude end
    43 ft
  • Grade
    0.027%
  • Grade max
    -9.675%
  • Grade min
    17.972%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,982 ft
  • Avg time
    00:14:18
  • Avg reverse time
    01:45:06
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Status:
on Dec 19, 2018
Wet
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
      Directions to lagoon-trail trailhead (-19.195990, 146.773350)
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      Lagoon Trail Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Dec 19, 2018 @ 2:57pm
      Dec 19, 2018
      reporter Open with caution
      Dec 11, 2018 @ 4:36am
      Dec 11, 2018
      reporter Trails Closed - Too Wet!
      Apr 12, 2018 @ 5:05pm
      Apr 12, 2018
      Good condition. A few puddles still left.
      Apr 7, 2018 @ 6:09pm
      Apr 7, 2018
      Still under a fair bit of water in parts, ruts starting to develop.
      Mar 17, 2018 @ 1:49pm
      Mar 17, 2018
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 313 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 4,590 rides
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      Photos

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      May 14, 2018 @ 3:48pm
      May 14, 2018
      Lagoon Trail, My City
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      May 14, 2018 @ 3:48pm
      May 14, 2018
      Lagoon Trail, My City
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      May 14, 2018 @ 3:48pm
      May 14, 2018
      Lagoon Trail, My City
      9 |
      May 14, 2018 @ 3:48pm
      May 14, 2018
      Lagoon Trail, My City

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Targa 2016 - Pallarenda Stage race
      14 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Blackpass55 (Aug 23, 2018 at 1:21)
       As of August 2018, this trail is 90% double track.
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