Legal MTB riding in Adelaide:

Lynton Trails:

Trail Map: Yes Lynton Trail Map (1.3mb)
Signage: Map board at trail heads, No trail markers (I believe trail markers are in the pipeline)
Web site: No

  • Opened 24/12/08
  • Lynton Google Map of Trails area
  • Is in the Mt Lofty Ranges Fire ban district.
  • As this is a new facility some trails shown on the map are yet to be constructed, namely The Quarry Loop, Sleeps 1, 2 & 3.

Eagle Mountain Bike Park:

Trail Map: Yes Eagle Trail Map (4.5mb, recsport link) Eagle Trail Map (4.5Mb local link)
Signage: Fully sign posted
Web site: Yes Eagle Mountain Bike Park

NOTE ON PARKING: When parking at the top side of the park (ie Crafers side) please don't park on Hawk Hill Rd as one of the residents has 2 trucks, parking on this road will block truck access. Please park on Hillcrest Ave.

Fox Creek (Mt Crawford Forest):

Trail Map: Yes Fox Creek Trail Map (0.5mb)
Signage: Some Sign Posting but not fully Sign Posted.
Web site: No

Some other Fox Creek Maps
Foxy1000 Fox Creek Trail Map: Fox Creek Trail Map.jpg (1.8mb)
Foxy1000 Fox Creek Trail Map - XC Forest Inset: Fox XC Forest Inset.jpg (0.8mb)
2008 Foxy1000 route: 2008-Foxy1000-route.jpg (1.8mb)

Mawson Trail:

Trail Map: Yes (not downloadable, buy hardcopy)
Signage: Sign posted (I think)
Web site: South Australian Trails

  • Mostly fire road and bitumen rd, not great XC riding.
  • More suited to an 18 day fire road epic.

Prospect Hill XC race track (Kuitpo Forest):

Trail Map: No official map, only hand sketch Prospect Hill Map (0.3mb)
Signage: No
Web site: No

  • Prospect Hill Google Map of Trails area
  • Some great XC trails, but they are not easy to find, recommend taking someone who knows the area.
  • This area can be affected by forestry logging or thinning operations.
  • Also some short, very easy trails (not great XC riding) near the Kuipto Forest Headquarters; Chookarloo trail, Onkeeta trail, Tinjella trail. Kuitpo Forest Brochure (1.1mb)
  • Is in the Mt Lofty Ranges Fire ban district.
  • Park at Christmas Tree Hill car park.

Melrose Trails:

Trail Map: Yes Melrose Trail Map (0.3mb Over The Edge Sports Link) Melrose Trail Map (0.3mb local link)
Signage: Fully sign posted
Web site: Yes care of Over The Edge Sports

  • Over The Edge Sports is a great bike shop in Melrose that will give all the info you need on MTB'ing in the area.
  • Melrose is the home of the Fat Tyre Festival.

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