North South Track maintenance
Please note that there will be some trail maintenance being undertaken on the North South Track for the next three weeks leading up to Christmas from Monday 7 December 2015. The trail will remain open and riders will be advised of any detours and points of caution via on trail signage and flagging. Please heed all warning signage for your own safety and the safety of other riders and trail workers.
The following sections of the North South Track will be affected at various times during this period:
- Between the Kangaroo Fire Trail and the five ways junction
- On the descent below the Water Fire Trail and down into the park Glenorchy Mountain Bike Park hub
For more information please contact Glenorchy City Council Environment Officer on 03 6216 6315.
The Glenorchy Mountain Bike Park includes Cross Country, Downhill, Mountain Cross, Dirt Jumps and Northshore tracks. Various trails feed into the park through steep dry Eucalypt forest and open up into the main jump area. Riders can also start or finish the North South multi-use track from the Mountain Bike Park.The park provides mountain bike riding opportunities for all skill levels, including ‘extreme’ riders. Bushwalking and on-lead dog walking is also welcome. For more information please contact the Glenorchy City Council.
For detailed information on trails in the surrounding area it is recommended that visitors purchase the Wellington Park Recreation Map - this map, along with the general Tasmanian 1:25,000 series, is available from maps shops, Service Tasmania, and the Tasmania Visitor Information Centre.
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|Under 2 hours|
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Many of the tracks contain 'extreme' drops, jumps and obstacles. Riders should always inspect the track before riding and ride within their limits. When using the park you are required to:
- Wear a helmet and other protective gear
- Ride within your ability
- Carefully check the area you are going to ride before you ride it
- Respect other users
- Ensure that children are supervised at all times
Bushwalking is not permitted on the Downhill Track.
The park is located at the top end of Tolosa Street, just past Tolosa Park. The gate remains locked for security reasons, however you may push your bike through the space provided on either side of the gate. The park is only a few hundred metres past the gate.