4,763 ft
Distance
50 ft
Climb
-766 ft
Descent
00:11:25
Avg time

Sweetacres Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Best in Summer and Autumn when dry
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #79345 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #27947 in Trail Running
  • Local Popularity
    35 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 85 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

Sweetacres is a multi use track. It caters for walkers, runners and horses so be mindful of this when you're barrelling down it. You'll often see evidence of horses and that can be a bit slippery .

Sweetacres is a mix of open farm land, farm track and single track. It takes you from Old Coach Road to Hill Road where Hill Road and Sweetacres Drive intersect.

It is fast and it is slippery when wet. And it is fun.

There is no real return from this trail. From the bottom there are 2 ways back to the start: Up Sweetacres Drive and take a right at Normandale Road, which will take you to Old Coach Road; or up Hill Road into Belmont Regional Park, follow the sealed farm track to the farm house and take the gate on the left next to the old WWII ammunition bunker on to Old Coach Road.

Sweetacers is possibly shorter but steeper.

Access Info

Access is from Old Coach Road. Old Coach Road can either be entered from the end of Normandale Road or from the entrance on the left just past the farm house in Belmont Regional Park.

Riders must enter Sweetacres from Bull-A-Varde (which is also the entrance to Bull Run). Keep right. If you take the left turn you will end up on Bull Run. Bull Run will take you to the lower car park in Belmont Regional park whereas Sweetacres will take you to approximately 200 meters before the entrance to Belmont regional park

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More Stats for Sweetacres mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -716 ft
  • Altitude min
    449 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,184 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,166 ft
  • Altitude end
    449 ft
  • Grade
    -15.038%
  • Grade max
    -35.644%
  • Grade min
    26.156%
  • Distance climb
    626 ft
  • Distance down
    4,125 ft
  • Distance flat
    12 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:25
  • Avg reverse time
    00:29:14
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on Jan 18, 2022
Dry
Avg: 3.35 (3 votes)
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  • Wet
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      Sweetacres Trail Reports

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      Jan 18, 2022 @ 9:35pm
      Jan 18, 2022
      Used by horses and there is a bit of evidence of this around!
      Jan 4, 2022 @ 10:26pm
      Jan 4, 2022
      The top grassy section is fast and easy but pretty jittery on hardtail. The bottom section is fun, but again a bit of a challenge for me on a...
      Aug 26, 2020 @ 1:22am
      Aug 26, 2020
      Few muddy slippery spots, in particular where the big rocks are.
      May 31, 2020 @ 7:08pm
      May 31, 2020
      reporter Slippery in the bottom section and quite a few muddy bogs and ruts starting to appear now that it is autumn/winter.
      May 22, 2020 @ 6:28pm
      May 22, 2020
      Slippery. Also watch for walkers. Otherwise OK
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      Jan 4, 2022 @ 10:26pm
      Jan 4, 2022

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      deskpop (Sep 1, 2021 at 3:32)
       Mix of metalled pathway and muddy, rutted single track under bush cover. Some cool descending corners, would be quite fun if it ever dried out. More fun than I expected through the single track sections. Poor cousin to Bull Run, there is no real reason to pass through this way when there is such a cool alternative.
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