4,528 ft
Distance
145 ft
Climb
-149 ft
Descent
00:06:28
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Marriners Flow Trail
  • past supporters

  • Adrian Marriner
    2009
    Builder

Marriners Flow Details

  • Riding Area
    Ross River Dam
    Townsville
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    Apr-Dec
  • Global Ranking
    #51970 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    30 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager
    Townsville City Council

Flowing singletrack expertly crafted by master on the machine, Adrian Marriner. A great stretch of trail to start your ride around the Ross Dam network.

Access Info

Trails are off limits to General Public (Rangers patrol issuing fines!) but accessible on weekends and Public Holidays by Rockwheelers Club Members observing the Special Access conditions. Refer to Club Member Access on Rockwheelers website.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Marriners Flow bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -4 ft
  • Altitude min
    162 ft
  • Altitude max
    229 ft
  • Altitude start
    169 ft
  • Altitude end
    165 ft
  • Grade max
    -17.024%
  • Grade min
    24.909%
  • Distance climb
    1,972 ft
  • Distance down
    2,112 ft
  • Distance flat
    403 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:28
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:08
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Status:
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Wet
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • 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
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      Marriners Flow Trail Reports

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      Jan 9, 2019 @ 5:03am
      Jan 9, 2019
      reporter Advised Closed by Rangers due to potential weather event
      Dec 19, 2018 @ 2:57pm
      Dec 19, 2018
      reporter Open with caution
      Dec 11, 2018 @ 4:35am
      Dec 11, 2018
      reporter Trails Closed - Too Wet!
      Apr 29, 2018 @ 10:12pm
      Apr 29, 2018
      Overgrown vegetation - all dam trails are in need of brush cutting. Difficult to find the entrance to jetstream trails. Erosion is bad in places too.
      Apr 13, 2018 @ 1:43am
      Apr 13, 2018
      reporter Water Operations staff advise trails are re-opened. Take caution, some trees over trails. Please take photos and post Trail Reports via Trailforks...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
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      • 33 miles avg distance
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      Apr 1, 2016 @ 11:39pm
      Apr 1, 2016
      Marriners Flow, Townsville

      Routes with this trail

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      2015 Targa Townsville race
      53 miles
      Targa 2016 - Ross Dam stage race
      7 miles
      Dam Dark 2016 Course 2
      5 miles

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