Trails Open (With Caution)

Trails at Douglas are now open. However, please be careful on the lower trails and avoid areas that are still soft. Scrub python is still closed as it needs a bit more time to dry out.

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Trails Still Closed

Trails will remain closed for today – we have inspected and everything is too soft to ride. There are also more rain/storms forecast for this afternoon. Now is great time to do some maintenance on the trails – check in over on our Trail Tribe group on Facebook to offer some assistance if you’re not…

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All Trails Closed

Following heavy rain over the last few days, all trails in Townsville are now closed until further notice. More rain is forecast for coming days, and the trails will need a few days of sunshine to dry out. Please check in on Trailforks, our Facebook page and here for the latest updates. https://www.trailforks.com/region/douglas-mountain-bike-reserve/ https://www.facebook.com/rockwheelers/

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Pallarenda Trails Remain Closed

Recent back burning has resulted in downed trees and debris on the trails, so UTR and Smedleys will be closed until the fallen trees and debris are removed from the trail. The shared trail network of Smedleys and Under the Radar on the Townsville Town Common and Cape Pallarenda Conservation Parks will remain closed until…

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Pallarenda Trails Closed – Backburning Activities

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service will be conducting a planned burn along sections of the shared trail network of Smedleys and Under the Radar on the Townsville Town Common and Cape Pallarenda Conservation Parks from Wednesday 24 July to Friday 26 July 2019 inclusive. These trails will be closed to the public during this activity.…

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Backside Closed Tue 02/07 to Fri 05/07

Up the Backside will be closed from Tuesday to Friday this week while we break up and remove the big rock boulder and start the rebuild of the gully crossing. The trail is still open from Tower Link junction up. This work is funded by the RACQ Foundation and is part of the ongoing repairs…

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Some Trails Open

After a huge effort by volunteers today we are pleased to be able to open some trails – but with a few conditions. *All Access is via Windarra Ave or Monkhouse Rd ONLY – no trails accessible from the main carpark yet. *Some trails will be VERY CLEARLY closed/bunted at the trailheads, please pay attention…

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Pallarenda Trails Update

An update from Queensland National Parks​ regarding Mountain Bike & other trails at Pallarenda: Due to the recent weather, there has been substantial damage to the Pallarenda MTB trails, at this stage, they will keep the following trails closed: Under the Radar, Smedleys & Mt Marlow (not MTB). They have signs/barricades at the start of…

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Douglas MTB Reserve – Safety Risks

**Important safety message – please share** Yesterday we had an initial look at Douglas and it’s not good news – our trail network has sustained significant damage – any access even on foot is extremely unsafe at this point in time please avoid. There have been multiple landslips, and with how sodden the ground is…

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Trails Remain Closed due to Weather Event

On behalf of the Rockwheelers’ Committee please know our thoughts are with members of our community affected by this incredible weather event. Our trails will remain closed until further notice as we assess damage and plan recovery efforts over coming weeks – there will be a lot of work to fix up the damage caused.…

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