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Around About Arklow, Arklow Trails, Collie

Mountain Bike

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Downhill, Enduro
inSouth West

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

Around about Arklow is a 4 kilometre green trail that links Arklow Road to the Munda Biddi and Pet Cemetery Trails, in the Arklow Network near Collie.

Trail Start

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Around About Arklow starts at the end of Railway Rise Trail

Trail End

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Around About Arklow ends where is intercepts the Munda Biddi, at the junction of Arklow and Dee Jay Roads.

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Around About Arklow is one of several green trails in the Arklow Network and can be ridden in conjunction with Arklow Adaptive, Railway Rise, Highland Highway and Pet Cemetery to form a loop of just over 20 km. 

The network can be accessed from Ray's Trail car park on Harris River Road, just past the winery. See the trail map for network options. 

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

Other Links

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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Be trail ready for Around About Arklow, Arklow Trails, Collie

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

Time / Duration

30 minutes

Length

4 kilometres

What To Pack

Group C (Mountain bike trails) required.

Trail Start

Around About Arklow starts at the end of Railway Rise Trail

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Trail End

Around About Arklow ends where is intercepts the Munda Biddi, at the junction of Arklow and Dee Jay Roads.

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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

This trail is an easy trail to ride, but can only be accessed as part of a 20 km loop, incorporating other trails in the network.

Easy trails are typically flowing open trails on firm terrain with gentle gradients. Surface may be uneven, loose or muddy at times. Riders may encounter small rollable obstacles and technical trail features. Recommended for beginner mountain bikers.

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. 

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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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