The West Side Trails are the newest enhancement to the Alice Springs MTB Trail Network. The Northern Territory Government, NT Parks & Wildlife and Tricky Tracks have done a fantastic job on the refurbishment of this network.

In Westside, you will find that easier tracks are marked as green, intermediate tracks are blue, and hard tracks are black.

  • The most difficult of the blue trails in West Side is, “The Flying Doctor”

  • Riders will find the iconic, “Black Slabbath” feature on The Bus Track. This is a one-way track (DOWN), that enduro and downhill riders particularly enjoy

  • Hell Line is a favourite among locals who ride cross-country. If leaving from Outback Cycling with the intention of riding the Hell Line, you can expect a minimum 30km ride. Take at least 3 litres of water and nutrition for this, as it takes longer than most people expect. You may also lose mobile phone service in areas

  • Can you find the ‘bike playground’? (Hint: it’s somewhere along a blue trail)

  • We cannot release the newest Trail Map as of yet, BUT, we can point you in the right direction to get to the trail head! West Side is fully sign posted, with the closest trail access starting off of Lovegrove Drive.

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