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1 year

Arrived to find they have closed the track to remove weeds. Rode around the perimeter to see they had cleared all the trees and the track is basically gone.

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Red
2 years

As per their website

https://www.australianbotanicgarden.com.au/

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Green
2 years

A bit dusty but all good other than that.

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Red
3 years

As per web site today

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Green
3 years

Open as per website

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Red
3 years

Closed all day Saturday 20th August for Jurassic Garden (dinosaurs) event - ticketed entry only.
Assuming a kangaroo doesn't wee on the track (or the forecast rain stays away) it should be...

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Green
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Red
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Green
3 years

Now open according web site this morning.
https://www.australianbotanicgarden.com.au...

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Red
3 years

Closed according to the Garden's web site this morning.

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Green
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Green
3 years

Only a couple of damp spots. Track has become a bit of a trench in a few areas and is a little rougher than I remember in others. A few of the little log / rock / ledge drops have got a bit...

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Green
3 years

Damp in the trees but only small sections of glug.

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Red
3 years

From their FB page.
"Hi MTBers sorry to be the bearer of bad tidings but the track won't be open this long weekend (including Monday) due to the substantial rain (278mm) that the garden...

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Green
3 years

All good. Mower man been through and some trees trimmed this week.

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Green
3 years

100% dry

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Green
3 years

Open as per their website.
https://www.australianbotanicgarden.com.au/

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Red
3 years

No surprise. Closed as per their website after 5mm of rain. Forecast is for more rain on Wednesday so suggest it might be at least late Friday before it opens again. As always check the icon on...

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Green
3 years

All good. Most of the long grass is now trimmed back. Track is clear, fast and generally is good condition .... but as always a few laps at Mt Annan is hard work.

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Red
3 years

Closed Sunday (see their website). Closed 14th to 16th March due to track maintenance (see FB page).
They are having an ongoing battle trying to get the weeds under control - hopefully a big...

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Green
3 years

Open as per their website

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Red
3 years

This track is not in its best condition, lots of over grown weed covering the track and few blown out areas. Hopefully they are attending to it as part of this..

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Amber
3 years

Saturday AM. Intermediate (1st loop) and Advanced (2nd loop) are OK but not at their best. Extended (3rd loop) is almost unrideable due to the metre high grass / weeds across the track in many...

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Green
3 years

Rode it tonight and the rain has helped get rid of some of the loose stuff .
It's riding really well now with a little bit added on to avoid some access road ( 400m) .
Plenty of wildlife...

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Green
3 years

All good .... and a new bit too.
There is now an additional 400m of track on the advanced loop near where the intermediate track rejoins. No real features on the extension which only adds...

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Green
3 years

New website for trail status.
Track status is found on main website - look for the MTB icon in top right corner.
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Green
4 years

All good. Dry and dusty.
Nearly ran over a metre long brown snake that was also out enjoying the sun.

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Red
4 years

Friday night. Probably be closed for a while. Light but soaking rain this week finished with 33mm to 9am Friday - with cool weather for the next week we will be lucky if opens for Sat 27th.
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Green
4 years

Sunday 8am
All good. Only few short persistent damp and slippery spots to get your attention.

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Green
4 years

Sunday 3pm.
All good - nothing to stop a good, fast lap (except my tired legs).
Only one short puddle and a few soft spots here and there. Welcome evidence of some recent track work in...

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Green
4 years

Rode Sunday afternoon. Good condition. Mostly grippy and a lot less dust than past few months. Vegetation is encroaching on the track in the grassy areas - in a few areas the tall grass is...

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Red
4 years

As per Facebook:

The Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan
Mountain Bike Track Closed, Friday 27th. Overnight showers again, we'll watch it during the day and post an update if it...

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Green
4 years

All good, some new features since I was here last made for an interesting ride this morning.

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Amber
4 years

Highly likely to be closed Saturday. 19mm of rain 5pm Friday at the weather station inside the gardens(Campbelltown BOM)and 400m from the track. Best to check the Gardens FB page for updates (...

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Green
4 years

Dry and dusty but fairly grippy at the moment.
The new section is riding really well now it has seen a bit of traffic.

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Red
4 years

Botanic Gardens FB states the track was closed 2nd December due to rain. Track was a little worse for wear after Jetblack 24 so the rain will help it all settle down a bit. Breif shower through...

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Green
4 years

Rode early Saturday morning (benefit of being a "Friend of the Garden"). 80% of the new section on the advanced loop is open - is soft and loose and will need a few thousand wheels to bed it down...

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Green
5 years

All good. Surface is mostly very grippy after the rain settled the dust.
Watch out for recent works at the start of the advanced section (on the right hand line).

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Green
5 years

Officially open on Facebook page today. Better than I thought it would be. Only a few slightly damp areas. Magpie was in full force!

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Red
5 years

pretty sure this is closed

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Green
5 years

Track is very dry and has had a bit of work on it in a few places in prep for the Rocky Trail event this weekend. Rode the black loop for the first time today - it has some tight, steep pinches...

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Green
5 years

Great condition. They have cleared a lot of trees. Easy to see shortcuts

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Green
5 years

Friday afternoon. Near perfect conditions. Most of the new work on the outbound Intermediate section have firmed down and are now grippy. Good fun.

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Green
5 years

Rode yesterday, nice and dry

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Red
5 years

The track is closed all weekend due to heavy rain as per advise from the gardens.

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Green
5 years

Open with no moisture anywhere. Some spots have a layer of fine dust over the clay base which sees the grip level change unexpectedly - makes it interesting (read that as "inspected some trees")...

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Red
5 years

AS per FB advice this arvo. They say unlikely to be open over the weekend, but check them for updates if it does clear up a bit.

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Green
5 years

Some new work (and a new jump) on the fast section of the outbound Intermediate track. Overall the track is in great condition.
FYI - until the end of daylight savings (April 5th) the gardens...

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Green
5 years

From FB:
Mountain bike track is now OPEN Wednesday 5 March. Take care on your first run to recognize the moisture still in the surface. DB

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Red
5 years

From FB: Mountain Bike Track Closed, Tuesday 4th. Sorry everyone but its pouring down. Will open again when we can, look for the posting.

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Amber
5 years

From their FB page this morning: "Mountain Bike Track Open, Tuesday 4th. Still a few soft spots in some areas."

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Red
5 years

As per FB page this morning: "Mountain Bike Track Closed, Thursday 27th. Heavy storm overnight but the ground seems to be drying pretty quickly. Will post when its ready for action."

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Red
5 years

Per their facebook page its closed and no surprise really

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Green
5 years

If you are heading to Mt Annan for an afternoon ride remember the trial of the later weekend closing time of the gardens (8pm general / 7pm MTB track) finished on 27th January. The closing time...

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Green
5 years

Trackwork is being completed at the moment on the "back end" of the green and blue trails where banks have washed away. It is signposted appropriately and still open.

The Top unused...

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Green
5 years

Hot and dusty but always good.

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Green
5 years

According to the Facebook page as of 11.30am Friday the 27th the MTB trail is now open

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Red
5 years

As i suspected, MTB track closed today per their Facebook page

Check back tomorrow for updates

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Amber
5 years

I am going to call yellow on this one

We have had about 12mm of rain down this way so far and i know they close it down pretty easily.

I would suggest checking the Facebook page...

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Red
5 years

Per the Mt Annan Facebook page. Update issued around 8.45pm Sunday night

Mountain Bike Trail continues to be wet and closed, will not be open Monday 18th Nov. Will let everyone know when...

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Amber
5 years

Took advantage of the later closing time over summer weekends for a late afternoon ride. Surprised when I left from the car park at 5.30pm there was not one other car in the car park - seemed to...

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Red
5 years

Due to the extreme weather conditions expected tomorrow, the southern and northern loops of the Garden will be CLOSED, including the mountain bike track. The central precinct of the Garden will...

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Green
5 years

Green if you don't mind being repeatedly hammered by an irate magpie...

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Green
5 years

NPWS extreme fire danger closure has been lifted. See:

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Red
5 years

Closed due to extreme fire danger. See:

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Green
5 years

More a comment than a status update. Noticed the following comment on the Gardens website "The Australian Botanic Garden will close at 8 pm on weekends and public holidays in a trial from...

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Green
6 years

Dry and a little dusty in a few places. That magpie is evil. Stick to green loops if you want to avoid it.

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Green
6 years

all good at mount Annan, Got a hello by the friendly Magpie ,she is so awesome!...

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Green
6 years

Great fun and 99.99% dry.

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Red
6 years

closed today, to be updated this afternoon for friday's status

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Green
6 years

open!

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Red
6 years

due to overnight rain on sunday night

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Green
6 years

A great race day at Mt Annan for the Shimano rocky trail mountain bike grand prix. the trail will be open to the public on sunday 14th July Tho. I managed to complete my goal of doing 4 laps in 4...

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Green
6 years

According to their facebook post, it will be open 9th July:

Mountain Bike Track will open, Tuesday 9th. 8am for Foundation and Friends members, 10am for all else. Go easy on the first lap...

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Red
6 years

closed at least for the next few days with all this rain

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Green
6 years

Facebook post says its open but slippery in some places as of 16th June

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Red
6 years

Closed according to facebook page post from 12th June

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Green
6 years

First time out there today and what a cool little track, elements of both ourimbah and awaba in there with plenty of rocky and rooty pinch climbs along with flowy bermy sections. It gets mixed...

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Red
6 years

according to Facebook, its closed obviously with the down pouring of rain!

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Green
6 years

rode it today, still quite greasy and slippery on the rocks, but the track has dried out fairly well, only a few small patches of mud. The rain has eroded some dirt away, so some of the rocks and...

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Green
6 years

I haven't riden here this week, but according to the mt annan botanical gardens facebook page the trail was reopened on Thursday 30th May: excerpt from post: "Still greasy folks, be a touch...

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Red
6 years

Bummer , it will be closed for a few days now due to the rain

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Green
6 years

Track is in great condition and has had some minor improvements since last time I was there.

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Green
6 years

Not so hot but dry and loose. Makes those off camber bends even more exciting.

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Green
6 years

Dry. Dusty. Hot!

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Green
6 years

Open again and riding very nice today .
May be a tad too hot to ride after midday this weekend though

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Red
6 years

Closed due to extreme weather conditions 8 Jan .
Went out for a lap tonight , couple of loose spots but otherwise very fast and grippy .
Quite a few gaping cracks appearing due to the...

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Green
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Red
6 years

Due to inclement weather the mountain bike track is CLOSED.

See...

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Green
6 years

Track is ready for next weekend 24hr ,no issues at all so I won't have much track clearing to do & there was no sign of that pesky magpie

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Green
6 years

Smooth as silk and hardly any dust to contend with at all .
Great conditions if not a tad warm , heard a couple of Snakes and had a baby rabbit nearly dropped on us by a little eagle

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Green
6 years

Rode a couple of laps today and perfect condition. 27.10.12

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Green
6 years

Now open according to FB

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Red
6 years

No surprise, Mountain Bike Trail Closed, Friday 12th. We look set to get around an inch of rain today so track will be closed all weekend. Track status on Monday will depend on the weekend...

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Green
6 years

My first laps of Mount Annan today. A fantastic facility that was in great condition, totally dry all over. Would get very hot out there in summer, only disappointment is the open/close times....

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Green
7 years

As good as it gets! After my snake meeting yesterday on a bike path (ref separate thread) played the odds and went bush today. Chances of 2 in 2 days...

Was test riding a 29er hardtail....

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Green
7 years

The track is in awesome condition.

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Green
7 years

Dry dusty & a bit loose in some of those corners .No magpies in 5 laps Yahoooo !

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Green
7 years

All good ! a couple of new jumps have popped up ( love it ) , the magpie is boming so look out (not as aggresive as when the chicks have hatched though )

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Green
7 years

Open and dry, good riding

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Red
7 years

Closed til Sunday.

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Green
7 years

Nice n tacky !

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Green
7 years

just opened on their facebook page !

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Red
7 years

Remaining closed over the weekend due to water still over trail. Needs more time to dry out. Keep an eye on FB for updates next week

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Red
7 years

Remaining closed over the weekend due to water still running over the trail. Keep an eye on FB for updates

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Amber
7 years

they had rain sat night so it was slippery & a bit muddy in spots but dry in others .It got dryer with every lap & up untill 2pm there was no rain .

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Green
7 years

Nice & tacky tday but slippery in some spots ,so much fun !

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Green
7 years

Open of course. Mostly dry with tacky, damp, slightly slippery sections where is it shaded and with tree roots so take care folks.

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Green
7 years

https://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Mount-Annan-Botanic-Garden/115889528423447

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Red
7 years

Closed , like the rest of Sydney ...... too damn wet ...

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Green
7 years

Oops. Doubled up.

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Green
7 years

Perfect conditions. First time there since the new 'black' loop has been opened - awesome! Mt Annan has gone from being a good track to great. They had a food & wine festival there today so...

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Green
7 years

Very dry and dusty. Great to ride on.

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Green
7 years

open & dry dry dry !

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Green
7 years

Dry ! & even a bit tacky in spots ,awsome !

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Green
7 years

Just come back from a ride. Dry, dry, dry considering the amount of rain we have had

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Red
7 years

closed (Saturday morning 17th) according to facebook.

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Green
7 years

Open Thursday morning still a few soft patches according to there Facebook page...

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Red
7 years

Havent been there but how could it possibly be ridable

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Amber
7 years

From Facebook page:

Mount Annan Botanic Garden
Mountain bike track is OPEN Monday 27th but work underway at the ROCK DROP at start of 3rd loop... 'A' line will remain open 'B' and 'C'...

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Red
7 years

Like the rest of Sydney , it was pelted by rain overnight so put the roadie back in action

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Green
7 years

Back in action again ...... See if it will last more than a day or so

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Red
7 years

Just closed.

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Green
7 years

Please check Facebook for updates

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Red
7 years

More heavy rain overnight has the trail closed

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Green
7 years

re-opened monday

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Red
7 years

Closed
http://www.facebook....

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Green
7 years

I was there this morning and it was in perfect condition.

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Red
7 years

Just posted on their facebook page....

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Green
7 years

Track continues to be in great condition with just the right amount of grip , dry and dusty in places and a few ruts from the 24 . There have been some improvements to some previously boggy...

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Green
7 years

Track was perfect today.

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Red
7 years

Facebook says it is closed again after recent rain

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Green
7 years

Facebook says it's open again

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Red
7 years

Closed according to FB page due to rain. Check out here to see when re-open.
http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Mount-Annan-Botanic-Garden/115889528423447

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Green
7 years

Dry

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Red
7 years

only found out cause i rode out there to find it closed and nothing on facebook wasnt happy

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Green
7 years

Re-opened accordingly to their facebook page

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Red
7 years

I would be pretty confident this trail is closed at the moment

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Green
7 years

great ride very dry track even tho it rain the night before.

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Green
7 years

open from 10am
http://www....

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Red
7 years
Mountain Bike Trail closed due to wet conditions Wed 16 November. Will keep you informed for re-opening. We expect to open our new Pump track when this rain clears also... work has been...
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Green
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Red
7 years
ENDURO TRAIL CLOSED, Wednesday 9th. Overnight storms have left things very greasy. Opening will be posted as soon as the track is dry enough. GB
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Green
7 years

Open

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Red
7 years

Too wet , Closed

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Green
7 years

All open, dry and super fast... Couldn't ask for anymore, except for maybe a little less dusty

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Green
7 years

Open including the Advanced loop!

As per their FaceBook page

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Green
7 years

Enduro loop open. Advanced still closed

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Red
7 years

Closed
http://www.facebook....

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Green
7 years

Now open. Looking at the radar, lets just see for how long

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Red
7 years

Now closed
http://www....

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Green
7 years

Now open
http://www.facebook...

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Red
7 years

Closed according to their FB page.

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Green
7 years

Enduro Trail Open Wednesday 28th. Just a reminder to everyone that the Advanced loop is still closed pending repairs.

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Red
7 years

Its officially closed
http...

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Green
8 years

Perfection. Lots of riders out there enjoying it today. The new extension is open & needs to be bedded in & also they should be giving out icecream containers for on top of helmets as the...

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Green
8 years

Perfection. Lots of riders out there enjoying it today.

One of the crew got attacked by that magpie in a big way. Hilarious.

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Green
8 years

Despite what was posted on Facebook this morning the track is in perfect condition. No wet spots and not dusty.
Some words of warning: I did meet Mr Magpie for the first time and he was in a...

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Green
8 years

mostly dry and tacky a couple of small puddles but good to ride also a couple of rock gardens have been removed , the 3 in a row is now only 1...

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Green
8 years

good run today its dry

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Red
8 years

As per rangers note:

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Green
8 years

Very slippy in parts but good generally.

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Green
8 years

In good condition today
it sprinkled a couple of times but the track is still fine
if it pours overnight then it might be amber but I say it should be fine all weekend of its forecasted...

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Green
8 years

Absolutely perfect.

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Green
8 years

The track is still greasy in quite a few places and dry and dusty in others . Would pay to do a sight lap before hitting it too hard . It's a few nice days away from being it's fastest .

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Green
8 years

Rangers opened the track this afternoon. Did a few laps, track is in good shape.

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Red
8 years

Closure notice put up on the mt Annan facebook page.

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Amber
8 years

Raining now, parts of the blue loop will be close to unrideable.

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Green
8 years

First time out there - so not sure what this place is usually like trail wise.

Weatherwise - no rain today, but it looked like a couple of mm fell out there overnight. Some of the climbs...

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Green
8 years

Dry and dusty. Looks like they've only had a few drops here and there but nothing to register on the BOM

...

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Amber
8 years

Its open with the below note

ENDURO TRAIL OPEN, Monday 6th June. Theres still a fair bit of moisture in the track so take it easy on the bends, you might find the odd greasy patch.
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Red
8 years

http://www.facebook.com/pages/...

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Green
8 years

Dry and dusty.

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Green
8 years

Dry and fast. First time there for me - it sure is a different type of track.

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Green
8 years

Acordding to there Facebook page tracks dry and riding well.

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Red
8 years

From http://www.facebook.com/...

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Red
8 years

"Mount Annan Botanic Garden
MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAIL CLOSED due to wet conditions Friday 29th April. Sorry everyone, track very greasy and sticky after overnight showers. Will post the opening as...

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Green
8 years

Rangers have just reopened the track, for updates www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Mount-Annan-Botanic-Garden

ENDURO TRAIL OPEN, Thursday 2:30pm. Please take extra care around...

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Green
8 years

bonedry!! rode the track today for the first time and expected it to be wet after all that rain yesterday.
was even a bit dusty. sooo much fun.

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Green
8 years

Dry, Dry, Dry. The first time there for me but it looks like they didn't get a drop this weekend.

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Amber
8 years

Once the rain came the perfect track took a half hour to become unrideable. The fast clay turned so slippery I couldn't stay upright on the bike. Even at low speed traversing a hill on slight...

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Green
8 years

track is in great condition since the events last weekend and a bit of rain through the week has packed down nicely ,a couple of off camber corners have become bermed up and are much better to...

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Green
8 years

Rode it today for the first time. Some big cracks opening up in the exposed clay soil areas (enough to affect line choice in a couple of areas), but otherwise very dry but good. Seemed like there...

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Green
8 years

All good, I haven't rode it since the ribbon cutting. Nice to see how well it has bedded in. Some areas still need improvement mainly with corralling the track, to many short cuts have developed...

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Green
8 years

This trail was closed on Monday due to rain and i rode it Tuesday and Today and it is in great shape and very grippy . Little Black snake and Attacked by two Magpies this afternoon . getting a...

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Green
8 years

track is in good nic, just the right amount of moisture very grippy and much faster than last time I rode there, is getting a bit overgrown in spots probably needs more riders using it, so get...

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Green
8 years

The track is in good condition and there are no puddles or muddy bits. Unfortunately there is a maniac magpie that isn't that keen on sharing, he hit me for the first time at the top of the...

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Green
8 years

Will be open at 3pm today 08.10..10 (Friday)

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Red
8 years

The Mount Annan Facebook page indicates the trail was closed from 11am yesterday due to rain. When the trail is re-opened they will post notification on their Facebook page:...

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Green
9 years

trail is open and a great ride

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