Eagle mountain bike park
Mt Barker Road, Leawood Gardens
The Park provides a network of trails that cater for a variety of mountain bike disciplines and abilities. Approximately 21kms of cross country trails, a specifically designed downhill trail, a skills development park, a jumps park and a trials area.
The Park provides a network of trails that cater for a variety of mountain bike disciplines and abilities.
- Approximately 21kms of cross country trails
- A specifically designed downhill trail
- A skills development park
- A jumps park
- A trials area
HOW TO GET THERE
The Park is located in the Adelaide Hills, approximately 12km South East of the Adelaide CBD.
The Park entrance for those arriving by car is on Mt Barker Rd, Leawood Gardens.
There is parking available at the Pastor Kavell lookout (UBD ref 132 C16) adjacent to the entrance.
To get to the lookout take the Eagle on the Hill exit (Mt Barker Rd) from the Adelaide to Crafers Highway.
The lookout is approximately 1.5km along Mt Barker Rd.
Note: There is no right turn into the parking area for those travelling from Adelaide. Please make a safe u-turn approximately 100 metres further on.
The lookout is approximately 2.5km along Mt Barker Rd.
A second entrance for bikes only is available on Hawk Hill Rd, via Hillcrest Avenue, Crafers West (UBD ref 144 K5). There is no turnaround area for cars along this road.
Gates will be opened at sunrise and locked at sunset, 7 days a week.
The park will close on Christmas Day, total fire ban days and days of extreme weather in the Mount Lofty Ranges. Contact the fire ban hotline 1300 362 361.
Trail closures for individual trails will also occur at different times due to maintenance, unsafe conditions and to limit the spread of plant diseases such as Phytophthora cinnamomi (also referred to as Pc - see useful link below for further information)
Events will be held at the Park throughout the year. If you wish to ride the trails as part of an organised ride or event, contact Bicycle SA, Adelaide Mountain Bike Club or Inside Line Mountain Bike Club.
PARK MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE
Please obey signage within the Park. Some sections of the Park and certain trails may be closed for events, maintenance or management. Contact Park Management to report any management or maintenance issues. Phone (08) 7424 7677 during business hours.
Pleae note that due to safety and management issues, dogs are not allowed in the Park.
A trail map has been provided for download by clicking here
Check out these shots taken by Bill Doyle - they're 'directory' pieces giving an idea of the tracks and surrounding bushland of the park (shot locations are mapped onto the official guide) click here