Davies Creek Mountain Bike Park is a network of flowing trails winding along the shadowed slopes of the Lamb Range. This park includes lengths and grades suitable for all riders to navigate granite outcrops, cross clear streams and traverse forests of bloodwoods, stringybarks, she-oaks, cycads and grass trees.

Location:Davies Creek Road is accessed from the Kennedy Highway, approximately 13 klms from Mareeba [-16.979131, 145.551639]
Distance:24.5 klms total network of 7 trails
Grade:Varies - includes easy, intermediate and some sections include black (difficult) alternative sections.
Reference: Key to trail grades
Map:Davies Creek Mountain Bike Park [PDF]
Park Alerts:Check Park Alerts for the current status of Davies Creek Mountaik Bike Trails



TrailGrade Distance TimeTrail files
1Easy10.6 klmsAllow 30 to 60 mins riding timeTrail_1.kmz
2grade31.7 klmsAllow 2 to 5 mins riding timeTrail_2.kmz
3grade34.0 klmsAllow 20 to 40 mins riding time.
This trail has a 3 black (difficult) alternative section
4grade31.9 klmsAllow 10 to 20 mins riding timeTrail_4.kmz
5Easy3.6 klmsAllow 10 to 20 mins riding timeTrail_5 kmz
7Easy2.7 klmsAllow 5 to 10 mins riding timeTrail_7.kmz

Source: http://www.nprsr.qld.gov.au/parks/davies-dinden-bare-hill/mountain-bike.html



Conditions of Use and Trail Etiquette

  • Obey all signage at Davies Creek Mountain Bike Park.
  • Stay on the trails—riding off trails or short-cutting between trails is prohibited
  • Dogs, horses and other vehicles are not permitted on the mountain biking network
  • Walkers are welcome to use the mountain bike park trails in this network. For your safety, walk in the opposite direction of travel and give way to mountain bikers.
  • All users must wear a certified helmet (Australian Standard Certified) at all times.
  • Use appropriate riding equipment including: gloves, enclosed footwear and covered clothing.
  • Slow down when approaching other track users. Alert others when approaching.
  • Maintain at least 50 m between riders.
  • Avoid skidding and sliding—this may result in collision with other trail users and damage to the trail surface.
  • Service roads have limited access to the network. Be aware of road and trail crossings and give way to vehicles. If required, emergency vehicles may be able to access these service roads.
  • Use may be restricted for safety reasons at various times or for special events.
  • Spectators must remain at a safe distance from the Trails area at all times.
  • Leave no trace! Take your rubbish with you when you leave.

Volunteer Trail Work

If you enjoy riding the mountain bike trails at Davies Creek Mountain Bike Park and would like to contribute to the ongoing maintenance of the trails, contact Mareeba Mountain Goats.

Trail work is a fun, rewarding and a great way to meet fellow riders. Most importantly, it is a key element to keeping the trails in great condition.

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