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Green
1 year

Rode Little Marley Fire Trail. Few puddles but track is in great condition

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Green
2 years

Slightly damp but no real surface water

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Green
3 years

Singletracks that I rode are 99% dry with some puddles near Temptation Creek.

Firetrails are all dry, good to see that the mud pits along the tram tracks are filled with rocks and gravels...

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Green
4 years

Wet and muddy but very rideable

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Red
4 years

Mountain bike trails in Royal National Park

Applies from Wed 06 Jan 2016, 9.00am to Fri 08 Jan 2016, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 07 Jan 2016, 10.54am.

All single-track mountain bike...

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Green
4 years

Just a note on train travel here. Get off Heathcote station. You can ride straight onto the bush track from the Eastern side just behind the Fire Station

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Green
4 years

Dry track. Loose rocks in sections may cause loss of traction. Hours of fun !

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Green
5 years

Excellent did a few hours there this morning,nice and tacky with only abit of water in some of the creek crossings

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Green
6 years

Just rode all around today. All tracks seem to be open.
Generally good conditions with some a few huge puddles, most of which were easily ridden around. There were a couple that had to be...

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Green
6 years

pretty good little bit wet bottom of temptation creek but otherwise good.

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Green
6 years

Rode this afternoon,wouldnt have known it had rained there other than alittle more water in the creek crossing

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Green
7 years

Most Sydney region parks will re-open morning of October 26. See:

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Red
7 years

Here we go again.

IMPORTANT: Due to the current fire emergency, all national parks have been closed across the Greater Sydney Metropolitan Area until further notice. Some commercial...

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Green
7 years

excellent, dry and fast and there is a whole section that we did that ive never ridden before that reminded me of what menai used to be like.

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Green
7 years

The NPWS total fire ban closure has now been lifted. See:

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Red
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Green
7 years

NPWS extreme fire danger closure has been lifted. See:

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Red
7 years

Closed due to extreme fire danger. See:

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Amber
7 years

NB: this is for the area north of the railway.

The track is generally in good condition. There a a few puddles here and there but if this weather remains, they should be gone by the...

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Green
7 years

1st ride in the RNP since March.
Plenty of riders out enjoying the spring like conditions over the weekend.

All trails riding well, still some standing water at the bottom of the...

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Amber
7 years

Lady Carrington Drive - very wet and muddy in many places but all very ridable. Great trail to take the kids or just to walk.
Didn't get to ride Loftus Oval this time so unable to comment but...

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Green
7 years

On my usual 24K loop starting from Loftus Oval to Engadine and Heathcote. The tracks are 95% dry, some real muddy bits at the singletrack that crosses the creek. Other singletracks are nice and...

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Amber
7 years

Rode RNP from Loftus to Heathcote & back last night. The loftus side of Farnell Ave was good. Still some standing water at the bottom of the single just past the new diversion. Nice &...

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Green
7 years

Rode on Sunday evening, and tuesday evening. The fire trails are more eroded on the downhills than I remember, but the single track was only wet in patches. Given all the rain over the past week...

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Green
7 years

RODE ON SUNDAY 20/1. SIGN IS UP AT LOFTUS OVAL STATING PARK CLOSED WHEN TOTAL FIRE BAN IS IN FORCE

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Red
7 years

"ALL TRACKS AND TRAILS CLOSED FOR WALKING, HORSE-RIDING AND CYCLING FROM FRIDAY, 11 JANUARY TO MONDAY 14 JANUARY

All walking tracks in NSW National Parks will be closed until at least...

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Green
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Red
7 years

On Tuesday 8 January all NSW national parks and reserves will be closed due to predicted catastrophic bushfire conditions. More information will be available after 9am Tuesday 8 January. For more...

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Green
7 years

All open, has held up well after recent rain, a few small puddles here and there easily avoided.

First time riding there this morning and what a great network of firetrail and flowing (...

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Green
8 years

Great condition. The recent backburning has removed vegetation around some of the single track making it much faster.

Should have ridden my Whyte bike to fit in with the locals. Bumped...

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Green
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Amber
8 years

I've made this amber/some issues only because the sniggle section from Loftus sports oval through to Farnell Avenue (main road into the park) is still officially off limits to the public due to...

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Green
8 years

Singletrails are dry and in great shape. Couple of small puddles on the fire trails, but overall great riding. Get on it.

Also a reminder, these trails will be closed for a while from next...

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Amber
8 years

Not too bad on the firetrail sections, with some water still sitting on the main lines. The single track has a fair few puddles/muddy sections. Nothing too hectic if you go through the middle (...

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Red
8 years

Was out there today as it started raining...and still out there an hour later. Soggy, muddy, best left alone til it dries out.

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Green
8 years

I only found one unavoidable muddy patch in the singletrack nearer to the oval close to the rail line. some kind of a bulldozer have been used to level a lot of the firetrails. temptation creek...

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Amber
8 years

not bad rode it today,theyve graded some of the really boggy firetrail and filled in the swampy bits.the single track has a bit of water but is certainly well rideableI ended up stopping to wait...

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Amber
8 years

Overall Amber going to Red in places. Single trail down to the creek and up to the Nat Park main road and some parts of the fire trail around Heathcote are still very very wet and boggy. Your...

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Red
8 years

It's going to be a swamp out there for a few days.

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Green
8 years

Sniggle and firetrail nice and dry. Odd soft patch. Ride on!

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Green
8 years

The Firetrail from Loftus up to Heathcote return is great, still some soft spots but nothing severe. The single track is great with only a little water running over it on the way down to...

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Green
8 years

rode the national park this arvo a few bits of standing water around but pretty much all the single track was excellent!

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Red
8 years

It's going to be very messy at the Natio with all this rain.

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Amber
8 years

i live a stones throw away from the Royal and whilst I have not ridden there in the few days I'm going to call it Red/Amber. With the amount of rain we have had yesterday and today those trails...

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Green
8 years

Dry mostly only small puddles near the car park at the oval side.

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Amber
8 years

Wet at the singletracks this morning, would probably avoid them altogether after tonight's rain.
Firetrails are still rideable but there are some massive paddles(avoidable though)

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Green
8 years

There last night, very dry. Perfect!

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Green
8 years

There last night, couples of small puddles easily avoidable the rest is very dry.

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Green
8 years

Fire trails all very dry apart from an odd patch or two. All good.

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Green
8 years

Good condition all round. Some avoidable wet patches on the firetrail, singletracks are all dry .
Watchout for walkers and other riders on the singletrack, quite a few of them around

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Amber
8 years

Most of the single track was dry with the exception of a couple of small puddles which are bunnyhoppable. Firetrails quite wet in parts.

Another day or two of nice weather and it should be...

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Green
8 years

Rode here yesterday. Firetrails and singleTracks are in good condition.. hardly any muddy parts.

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Amber
8 years

I rode here Tuesday night and the usual water/mud spots were there. I live very close to RNP and it didn't stop raining from yesterday afternoon till I left for work this morning, I would say...

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Green
8 years

Rode it today and it was fine. A few minor puddles but everything is ride able.

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Red
8 years

70mm of rain in the area in the last 7 days. This place muds up quickly, and will need a few days of sun to be rideable again.

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Green
8 years

Beautiful top to bottom, Heathcote to Loftus Oval

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Green
8 years

Puddles here and there but there is a dry line getting direr as we speak. Was there last night and it was good.

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Green
9 years

Was there last night dry and fine

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Green
9 years

Perfect, dry everywhere, lots of riders of all ages out there this morning.

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Green
9 years

Rode there tonight, there's the odd puddle and the rest is nice and dry.

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Red
9 years

Loftus oval track is very wet, if you follow the track south it is mostly under water.

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Green
9 years

Near perfect.

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Amber
9 years

Entered from the Bottle Forest Rd parking area. Things are reasonable on the higher loop to Goarra Ridge, smooth and packed down. There are 2 or 3 large puddles to be managed.
While the...

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Amber
9 years

50% of the singletracks are muddy, wet or like a drying creek so caution.
40% of the fire trails have deep puddles

expect to get dirty and muddy

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Red
9 years

all single tracks are rivers and not rideable
fire trail - you can't get a decent run - wet and muddy everywhere

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Amber
9 years

rode from 9am-1pm today. Full track can still be ridden.
still ride-able but allot of wet spots for you to lose traction and slide off.
A few places where its pooled up and you have to...

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Green
9 years

rode grays point to loftus oval, single track down to engadine, natural BMX track etc this morning. Wet in all the usual places but not too bad at all. Actually a lot dryer that expected and...

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Amber
9 years

Rode here yesterday morning and it is still not in good shape. Even the fire roads are messy. We tried to avoid the single track and ended up only doing half the normal route. It it stays dry and...

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Amber
9 years

thought after a few days of sun that the trails would have dried up the trails a bit, this was not the case. Many of the fire trails have large deep puddles and some sections of the single track...

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Green
9 years

Out there this morning only a few puddles on the firetrails nice & tacky in some but overall dry

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Amber
9 years

A definite mixed bag, and not what you'd expect.

The singletrack network was almost all dry, with the main exception being right near the creek at Loftus. Rest of the singletrack was...

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Green
9 years

perfect-just like my last time there!

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Green
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Green
9 years

Tracks are fast and dry - some water in all the usual places but all the streams are rideable.

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Green
9 years

Water across the trails in a couple of places, but otherwise the trails are dry and in good shape.

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Green
9 years

watch out for some fallen trees on the southern side of the track. there is one on the single track that runs behind Engadine station, it comes up on you very quickly. Be careful if riding at...

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Green
10 years

all great-had forgotten how good this place is-some of them loose rock fireroad climbs test the lungs & skills!

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Amber
10 years

I road there today drying out nicely.A few small puddles on the single track.

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Red
10 years

Lots of standing water on both sides of the road.

Leave until later in the week or the weekend.

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Green
10 years

Condition is excellent. Some really cool single sections and fast trails.

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Green
10 years

Trails in great nick although a little eroded on some of the downhill sections. A little water in the usual places.

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Green
10 years

Trails in excellent shape, particularly the singletrack network. Nearly everywhere is dry, only a couple of damp spots near water crossings.

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Green
10 years

track drying up.
Next Maintenance Day is this Saturday 9-12pm - hopefully we can work on some of the sections that sustained a bit of wear and tear from the recent rain.

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Amber
10 years

lots of puddles and a few boggy spots. areas that have been worked on by trail maintance days have held up really well considering the amount of rain we have had.

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Green
10 years

Trail fairies work has paid off - trail is in great nick, although some eroded areas. Temptation Creek has been graded and is now rideable!!

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Green
10 years

All tracks fast and dry. Trail fairies have been doing a great job.

Some nicely formed berms near the Blair Witch section of singletrack. Thumbs up.

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Green
10 years

All very dry

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Green
10 years

road here this morning, met a guy who was 73 on his mtb (new giant trance) who had ridden from Karrella - how good is that! hope i'm doing the same thing when i am in my 70's.
at last...

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Amber
10 years

Out and Back 22km along the Highway Firetrail, Then re rode the single track at the start (over two train lines and the road). There are still some large puddles and a bit of mud in the enclosed...

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Amber
10 years

road RNP yesterday afternoon. plenty of wet/muddy spots. The fire trail running along the highway has a few trees down covering the track and there was too much mass to move it, will let rangers...

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Green
10 years

According to http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/dsp_content.cfm?cat_id......

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Red
10 years

Sydney wide total fire ban. See: http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/...

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Green
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Amber
11 years

Rode the park this afternoon and there are puddles in a few areas. People are naturally trying to avoid there but are making new trails in to quite densely vegetated areas or widening the...

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