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Banishment, Goat Farm Mountain Bike Park

Mountain Bike

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Gravel, E-Bike
inPerth & Surrounds

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

An undulating cross-country loop trail designed for less experienced riders.  For a longer ride, continue to Ngarna.

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Trail Start

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Take the Convict Trail to reach the start point for Banishment.

Trail End

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The loop trail brings you back to where you started.

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This undulating loop trail is designed with less experienced riders in mind and suitable for beginners.  Highlights include riding through the quarry and cross-country exploration of the Goat Farm Mountain Bike Park.  If you would like a longer ride, this loop connects with Ngarna loop.  To get to this trail, take the Convict loop trail. 

What's in a name? Dating back to the early colonial days, the Goat Farm was a convict depot where convict labour was used to mine bluestone from the quarries. Keep an eye out for some of the original stone footings as you ride. The name of this trail reflects the times of the early convict labourers and the challenges that they faced.

The Goat Farm Mountain Bike Park contains over 20km of mountain bike trails and a dedicated Skills Park with skills and jump areas. The Goat Farm trails range from Easy (Green) to Extreme (Double Black) and include four trails suitable for adaptive cyclists.

Perth Hills Parks and Wildlife Office

(08) 9295 2244

National Parks

  • The Goat Farm

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

Time / Duration

Est 15-20mins

Length

1km loop

What To Pack

Group C (Mountain bike trails) required.

Trail Start

Take the Convict Trail to reach the start point for Banishment.

Get directions

Trail End

The loop trail brings you back to where you started.

Get directions

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.

Hazards & Warnings

Summer months (December to April) can be extremely hot. Start this trail with a full water bottle.  Trail has a natural surface including some granite and rock so caution is advised.  In Banishment Quarry please remain on the trail to avoid the rock-fall risk zone below the steep rock faces/cliffs.

Safety

In case of an emergency on the trail, always carry a mobile phone and basic first aid supplies.  The nearest hospital is St John of God Midland Public Hospital

Facilities

The main trailhead is adjacent to the car park.  Trailhead facilities include toilets, picnic tables, an information shelter and shaded areas to take a break between rides.  

  • Bicycle Rack
  • Car Park
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area

Best time of year

mid April to October

Trail Access

Road, Train Bus or Ride

Prohibited Items

Dogs on leads permitted at the main Trailhead

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