650 ft
31 ft
Avg time
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Playground Track Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
  • Direction
    Uphill Only
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  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Drop, Jump, Skinny, Teeter Totter
  • Global Ranking
    #425 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking

“The Playground” is Stromlo’s answer for riders needs to develop and test their skills.

The trail consists of a 2.5km loop which features 12 separate skills learning areas. The trail is designed to be ridden as a continuous loop, or for each individual skills station to be used to work on a specific skill.

Featuring North Shore bridges, see-saws, jumping areas, rhythm sections, wall rides and other unique features, the trail has proven to be hugely popular with Stromlo’s mountain bikers of all abilities and ages.

The trail is also a great loop for riders to test demo bikes, acts as a dedicated skills coaching area for clubs, and serves as a guide for riders who are unsure as to what their ability level is.

A huge thank you needs to be said to the partners and sponsors of this inaugural project – Makin Trax, Trek Bicycles, Capital Hotel Group, CORC (Canberra Off Road Cyclists), ONYA Bike and Cre8ive. Without their support, The Playground would not exist.

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Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Playground Track mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    31 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,984 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,015 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,984 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,014 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    456 ft
  • Distance flat
    128 ft
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Avg: 4.75 (4 votes)
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      Playground Track Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 27 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 904 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      • 17,644 rides
      • Last: Apr 20, 2024


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      Apr 12, 2021 @ 5:29am
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