650 ft
Distance
31 ft
Climb
00:01:01
Avg time
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Playground Track Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    Mountain Biking not recommended or allowed.
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Uphill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Drop, Jump, Skinny, Teeter Totter
  • Global Ranking
    #425 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 85 in Hiking

“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.

Bike Park

Local Trail Association
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
    4.9%
  • Grade max
    0.6%
  • Grade min
    14.4%
  • Distance climb
    456 ft
  • Distance flat
    128 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:01
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:35
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on Oct 27, 2021
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Avg: 4.65 (3 votes)

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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Playground Track Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 33 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 840 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 10,766 rides
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      Apr 12, 2021 @ 5:29am
      Apr 12, 2021

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