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Probation, Goat Farm Mountain Bike Park

Mountain Bike

Flow, Downhill, Gravel, Adaptive, E-Bike
inPerth & Surrounds

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

Probation is a fun and engaging cross country loop designed for less experienced riders and it's one of four hand cycle friendly Goat Farm trails.  Adaptive 5 Rating.

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Trail Start

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The trail start is at the main trailhead behind the information shelter.

Trail End

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This is a loop trail, you will finish back where you started.

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Probation is a fun and engaging cross country loop trail suitable for adaptive cyclists and less experienced riders.  It's an ideal starting point for parents riding with young children. Combine with Convict trail for a longer ride.  It's also possible to extend further to the Banishment and Ngarna trails for a great cross country adventure around the Goat Farm Mountain Bike.

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 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.

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(08) 9290 6100

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

Time / Duration

Est 10 to 15 minutes


.6km loop

What To Pack

Group C (Mountain bike trails) required.

Trail Start

The trail start is at the main trailhead behind the information shelter.

Get directions

Trail End

This is a loop trail, you will finish back where you started.

Get directions

Mountain Bike


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

Easy (Green) Trail
Adaptive rating: 5

Hazards & Warnings

Summer months (December to April) can be extremely hot. Start your ride with a full water bottle. Trail has a natural surface of granite and rock so caution is advised.


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.


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.  

  • Access without assistance for the Disabled
  • Bicycle Rack
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
  • Sheltered 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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