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Bull Ant, Arklow Trails, Collie

  • Less than 1 hour
  • 4.5 km
    • Mountain Bike Easy

Bull Ant is 4.5 kilometre blue trail, partially accessible for hand cycle, in the Arklow Trails Network near Collie. It contains challenging blue rocky climb, with multiple log rides and the sweet reward of a rapid roller-coaster descent to re-join the Munda Biddi Trail.

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Trail Start

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Along the Arklow Adaptive Loop

Trail End

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Munda Biddi Trail

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Bull Ant is rated as partially accessible under Australian Adaptive MBT Guidelines and provides a challenging ride experience for handcycles.

An 8km loop starting from and returning back to the Arklow Adaptive Trail can be made by taking Bull Ant and returning along the Munda Biddi.

Riding with others is recommended.

There are shuttle services operating in town - enquire at the Collie Visitor Centre

Visit Collie

Experience adventure exploring the network of diverse trails, pristine lakes, waterways and river pools. Reconnect with nature in the magnificent national park or relax and soak up Collie’s rich cultural and historical heritage.

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Collie Mountain Bike Club

(08) 9734 1471

Collie Parks and Wildlife Office

(08) 9735 1988

Collie Visitor Centre

(08) 9734 2051

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Expand your trip and enjoy great businesses nearby

Black Diamond Lodge

Collie’s funkiest affordable accommodation

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Mandia B&B

Mandia is a quiet rural property that has a range of beautiful rooms available three kms north of Collie. The Tuscan inspired BBQ area is a perfect outdoor setting amongst the garden.

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Red Tail Retreat

Red Tail Retreat has everything you will need for a relaxing stay after exploring the Collie River Valley and surrounds.

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Whispering Pines Bed and Breakfast

The Ultimate Getaway - Tranquil Whispering Pines is situated amongst natural bushland at the edge of the forest on the banks of the Collie River.

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Toscas Boutique

Toscas Boutique is a fashion store for the style conscious woman looking to create a wardrobe of chic, affordable pieces and maintain a classic, feminine style.

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Collie River Valley Visitor Centre

The Visitor Centre can provide extensive information on the region with maps, brochures, and a photographic display. We also have videos on local history, mining and power generation.

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Collie River Valley Tourist Park

Be welcomed by our friendly staff when staying in Collie with your tent, caravan or in one of our cabins. The rivers, murals, walks and mountain bike trails are waiting.

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Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.

Time / Duration

1 hour

Length

4.5 kilometres

What To Pack

Group C (Mountain bike trails) required.

Trail Start

Along the Arklow Adaptive Loop

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Trail End

Munda Biddi Trail

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Mountain Bike

Easy

Likely to be a combination of fire road or wide single track with a gentle gradient, smooth surface and relatively free of unavoidable obstacles. Short sections may exceed these criteria. Frequent encounters are likely with walkers, runners, horse riders and other cyclists. Suitable for beginner/novice mountain bikers in good health with basic mountain bike
skills and using off-road bikes.

Difficulty Notes

Moderate trails are typically narrow trails with loose, soft, rocky or slippery sections and hills with short steep sections. Riders will encounter obstacles and technical trail features. Recommended for intermediate riders with some technical mountain biking experience.      

Safety

Mountain biking is a potentially dangerous activity with inherent risks. Ride within your skills and abilities.

Ride with a buddy, do not rely on your mobile phone. Coverage in the area is limited.

Facilities

Carpark and information is available at Rays Trailhead. 

Best time of year

March to November

Trail Access

A 2 hour drive from Perth. Local shuttle service or accessible by bicycles via the Munda Biddi from Collie

Prohibited Items

No dogs

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