Ewen Maddock Dam

Ewen Maddock Dam

Source: QPWS

Difficulty: Easy (quite flat)
Surface Type: Gravel/sandy
Suitable for families & mtb beginners
Route Length: 10-12km Loop

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The Perfect Introduction to Mountain Bike Riding!

Designed for beginners and catering to families the Ewen Maddock Dam loop (sometimes referred to as Ferny Forest) is the perfect spot to explore nature and build skills.

Pump those pedals and enjoy riding through the ferns, blackbutt forests and soak up the views of Ewen Maddock Dam and the distant Mount Beerwah. The trail is two directional at the start but the rest is a one-way circuit – follow clockwise. There is ample parking off Steve Irwin Way and access accommodates for all conventional vehicles.

This is also a great spot if you are looking to try mountain bike riding as the trail has very few technical features, relatively flat and flowy and has gorgeous views!

Source: Sunshine Coast Daily
Ewen Maddock Dam

What’s In the Area?

FOOD: The Brewhaha Mobile Coffee Van is stationed at the car park throughout the week and will cater for all your coffee and cookie needs!

THINGS TO DO: There is no shortage of things to do on the Sunshine Coast – Australia Zoo, The Big Pineapple, The Beach – you choose!

BIKE SHOP: Bicycle Centre Caloundra, Peddlar at Moffat Beach or Hit Bikes 

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