4.6 miles
Distance
1,010 ft
Climb
-1,010 ft
Descent
00:29:08
Avg time

Smedley's Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Apr-Dec
  • TTFs on trail
    Jump, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #8146
  • Year Opened
    2014
  • Land Manager

A narrow, two-way trail is designed for cross country mountain biking. Trail traverses a lot inhabited by the Smidley's family up until about the 1980's, without electricity, garbage or town services. After the condition of the dirt road deteriorated, old man Bill would travel only by bicycle, making the 16km journey to Townsville city centre during the week.

Access Info

Via Shelley Beach trail or via western end of Under the Radar singletrack.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Smedley's mountain bike trail
  • Altitude min
    20 ft
  • Altitude max
    284 ft
  • Altitude start
    28 ft
  • Altitude end
    28 ft
  • Grade max
    -38.019%
  • Grade min
    35.406%
  • Distance climb
    2.0 miles
  • Distance down
    2.1 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,577 ft
  • Avg time
    00:29:08
  • Avg reverse time
    00:28:43
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Status:
on May 21, 2017
Wet
Avg: 4.25 (4 votes)

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Smedley's Trail Reports

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May 21, 2017 @ 2:44am
May 21, 2017
Wet in areas, especially on the clockwise side. Good on the second half clockwise down. Wet at the beginning over the boardwalk.
Apr 20, 2017 @ 4:27am
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 5, 2017 @ 5:37pm
Apr 5, 2017
Brush-cutting completed, the trail is open for riding, running and walking.- Enjoy Rangers
Mar 31, 2017 @ 6:21pm
Mar 31, 2017
Very Overgrown
Feb 15, 2017 @ 3:10pm
Feb 15, 2017
Overgrown in some sections, to be brush cut soon. - Rangers
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Aug 19, 2015 @ 3:44pm
Aug 19, 2015
Smedley's, My City

Routes with this trail

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Targa 2016 - Pallarenda Stage race
13.9 miles
2015 Targa Townsville race
53.5 miles

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