2,346 ft
Distance
71 ft
Climb
-49 ft
Descent
00:02:48
Avg time

Shelley Cove trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Cape Pallarenda
    Townsville
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Green (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike Type
    XC, Gravel, Adaptive MTB
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #13419 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #670 in E-Biking
    • #18731 in Trail Running
    • #25269 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in E-Biking
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 85 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

Wide dirt track with views out to Magnetic Island, and passing by the historic World War II forts.

On the northern end of the track, walk the steps down to Shelley Cove beaches, or veer left onto Under the Radar single track.

Access Info

Via main car park at Cape Pallarenda

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Shelley Cove trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    22 ft
  • Altitude min
    35 ft
  • Altitude max
    73 ft
  • Altitude start
    35 ft
  • Altitude end
    58 ft
  • Grade
    0.951%
  • Grade max
    -8.594%
  • Grade min
    7.751%
  • Distance climb
    1,523 ft
  • Distance down
    634 ft
  • Distance flat
    190 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:48
  • Avg reverse time
    00:02:54
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on Aug 16, 2022
Ideal
Avg: 3.65 (3 votes)
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 25 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 468 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
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      • 5,731 rides
      • Last: Aug 16, 2022

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      Feb 11, 2018 @ 9:58pm
      Feb 11, 2018
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      Routes with this trail

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      2015 Targa Townsville race53 miles
      Targa 2016 - Pallarenda Stage race12 miles

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