ADDITIONS

Here is our Work In Progress for a future edition of the book. These are draft maps of new areas which in some cases have not yet been groundtruthed by us or vetted by land managers. Please do not rely upon these maps. We welcome feedback and suggestions!

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Locations

Locations of all new maps

Cairns & Mareeba FNQ

The Bump Track

5km and 400m downhill in rainforest 60km NW of Cairns. The Strava record is just under 11 minutes at an average 31.4kph.

The Bump Track, north of Cairns

Twin Bridges Road

Twin Bridges Road, Mowbray/Kuranda NPs, north of Cairns

Hartleys Creek

Hartleys Creek, north of Cairns

Mareeba MTB Skills Park

4km singletrack on easy terrain

Mareeba MTB Skills Park, Mareeba, near Cairns

Smithfield

World famous rainforest singletrack, as good as it gets

Smithfield, Cairns

Kuranda Downhill

Kuranda Downhill, Cairns

Clohesy River to Copperlode Dam

Clohesy River to Copperlode Dam, Cairns

Davies Creek

18km singletrack plus 7km of signed fire roads

Davies Creek MTB Park, Mareeba, near Cairns

Tablelands & Cassowary Coast FNQ

Atherton Tablelands Rail Trail

13km open from Atherton to Rock Creek with 8km to Walkamin planned.

Atherton Tablelands Rail Trail, near Cairns

Atherton Forest

55km of purpose-built singletrack.

Atherton Mountain Bike Park, near Cairns

Cardwell Range Track

Cardwell Range Track, Tully Gorge NP, Tablelands Region

Cochable Creek

Cochable Creek, Tully Gorge NP, Tablelands Region

Goldfields Track

Goldfields Track, Wooroonooran NP, Cassowary Coast

Gorrell Track

Gorrell Track, Wooroonooran and Japoon NPs, Cassowary Coast

Musgravea Track

Musgravea Track, Djiru NP, Cassowary Coast

Mission Beach MTB Park

3km purpose-built singletrack in gentle terrain and good visibility and yes there are cassowaries found here

Mission Beach MTB Park, Cassowary Coast, N Queensland

Townsville NQ

Lake Paluma

Lake Paluma, Townsville

Bluewater Hut, Paluma

Bluewater Hut, Paluma NP, Townsville

Cape Pallarenda

Purpose-built singletrack with a 23km circuit.

Cape Pallarenda, Townsville

Douglas Mountain Bike Reserve

Douglas Mountain Bike Reserve, Townsville

Mt Stuart Downhill

Mt Stuart Downhill, Townsville

Ross Dam

Ross Dam, Townsville

Whitsunday Region

South Molle Island

Another part of what was once known as the Whitsunday Great! Walk.

South Molle Island, Airlie Beach, Whitsunday Region

Conway Circuit

A challenging mountainous circuit once known as the Whitsunday Great! Walk.

Conway NP Airlie Beach, Whitsunday Region

Picnic Tracks, Conway NP

Ideal beginner tracks with a few steps

Conway NP Picnic Tracks, Shute Harbour, Whitsunday Region

Airlie Cove

2km of high quality blue level singletrack in private land available only to Whitsunday MTB Club members

Airlie Cove, Whitsunday Region

Mackay Region

Rowallan Park

Rowallan Park, Mackay Region

Rockhampton Region

First Turkey MTB Reserve

First Turkey MTB Reserve, Rockhampton

Seeonnee Park

Note that these trails are only available to members of the local club.

Seeonnee Park, Rockhampton

Gladstone Region

Gladstone MTB Park

Gladstone MTB Park, Gladstone Region

Round Gladstone Track

Round Gladstone Track, Gladstone Region

Bundaberg Region

Watawa Recreation Trail

Watawa Rail Trail, Gin Gin, Bundaberg Region

North Burnett Region

Gayndah Heritage Rail Trail

Opening in early June 2017

Gayndah Heritage Rail Trail, Gayndah, North Burnett

South Burnett Region

McEuen State Forest, Wondai

This area is locally known as Wondai State Forest.

McEuen State Forest, Wondai

Mt Wooroolin, Kingaroy

5.5km of trails.

Mt Wooroolin, Kingaroy

Harris Road, Kingaroy

2.3km of trails, which may or may not be legal. This appears to be a rare patch of remnant Hoop Pine forest.

Harris Road, Kingaroy

South Nanango State Forest, Nanango

35km of fire roads and 3km of singletrack which may or may not be legal.

South Nanango State Forest, Nanango

Kingaroy to Yarraman

Two recommended routes of differing difficulty connecting the SBRT and the BVRT. Thanks to Paul at the BVRTUA and Tania at Yarraman Caravan Park for their assistance with this map.

Yarraman to Kingaroy, South Burnett

Gympie Region

Woondum SF, Gympie

Woondum State Forest is 8km SE of Gympie.

Woondum State Forest, Gympie Region

Imbil Brooloo Rail Trail

Imbil Brooloo Rail Trail has been funded but not constructed. It will be 5km long.

Imbil Brooloo Rail Trail, Gympie Region

Sunshine Coast & Noosa

Glass House Mountains to Woodford Adventure

The route of Neilius's annual pilgrimage

Glass House Mountains to Woodford Adventure

Somerset Region

Deer Reserve State Forest, Kilcoy

Deer Reserve State Forest SW of Kilcoy is a mixture of plantation forest and bushland

Deer Reserve State Forest, Somerset Region

Moreton Bay Region

Kobble Creek

The Kobble Creek area of D'Aguilar National Park is near Mt Glorious.

Kobble Creek, D'Aguilar National Park, Moreton Bay

Scenic Rim

Boonah to Ipswich Trail: Flinders Plum to Mount Elliott Road

Here is the 7km section between Flinders Plum Picnic Area and the Mount Elliott Road entrance. The red dashed lines are trails or roads requiring more research.

Boonah to Ipswich Trail, Flinders Plum to Mount Elliott Road

Boonah to Ipswich Trail: Mount Elliott Road to Mount Joyce

Here is the 17km section between the Mount Elliott Road entrance and Mount Joyce. This section has not yet been established; parts go through private land and some trails have yet to be built.

Boonah to Ipswich Trail, Mount Elliott Road to Mount Joyce

Kooralbyn Valley MTB Park

Re-opened at last and available for public access

Kooralbyn Valley MTB Park, Scenic Rim

Southern Downs

Mt Marlay, Stanthorpe

Brand new singletrack and lots more planned

Mt Marlay, Stanthorpe

Northern NSW

Kyogle Mountain Bike Park, Kyogle, NSW

2km of singletrack developed so far

Kyogle Mountain Bike Park, Kyogle, NSW

Bungabbee Forest, Lismore/Casino, NSW

40km of forest roads

Bungabbee Forest, Lismore/Casino, NSW

Captain Rous MTB Trails, Lismore NSW

Brand new 1.4km loop in treed parkland

Captain Rous MTB Trails, Lismore NSW

Tyagarah Nature Reserve, Brunswick Heads, Byron Shire, NSW

7km of fire road through the dunes - good riding

Tyagarah Nature Reserve, Brunswick Heads, Byron Shire, NSW

Armidale State Forest (The Piney), NSW

Armidale State Forest (The Piney), NSW

New Italy, NSW

New Italy MTB Park (Doubleduke State Forest), near Evans Head, NSW

Northern Rivers Rail Trail

At last it looks like some progress is being made with the NRRT with $6m allocated by the NSW government for the Tweed Shire section.

Northern Rivers Rail Trail, Tweed Shire, NSW

Northern Rivers Rail Trail, Byron Shire, NSW

Northern Rivers Rail Trail, Lismore, NSW

Northern Rivers Rail Trail, Richmond Valley, NSW