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Clarence MTB Park & Meehan Ranges
Clarence MTB Park and the Meehan Range is 8 km from the Hobart CBD, on the way to Hobart Airport. It's about a 10 minute drive from the CBD, on a bad day!
Opened in 2009, the Clarence Mountain Bike Park offers a range of experiences for novice through to experienced mountain bikers. The park includes dirt jumps, mountain cross, dual slalom, downhill and leg burner cross country trails.
PDF of trail information and maps at the link
Address - 2 entry points
1. The park is accessed from a car park off Flagstaff Gully Link Rd in Mornington (near the exit to the Tasman Highway) and entry is free. Map at this link.
2. Belbins Road (Stringy Bark Gully) map at this link.
Trail Head Services
Flagstaff Gully entrance - Nil at trail head but shops only 5 minutes ride away. Eastlands Shopping Centre map
Belbins Rd entrance - Nil at trail head by Cambridge takeaway & pub 3 minutes away - map at this link.
Car Travel Times
Hobart CBD > Meehan Range 10 minutes
Heaps in Eastlands Shopping
Eastlands Shopping Centre map
Nearest Bike Shops
Ride Bellerive 3/96 Clarence St, Bellerive - map
Phone:(03) 6244 8222
PLEASE Note - There is ongoing trail building activities occurring in this range in 2014.
Great Blog on this area at this link
Kath Bricknell article in Flow at this link
Flow Mountain Bike Article
Flow video of the Meehan Range
another video on the area at this link
Image source Meehan Range Facebook page
Troy from Over the Edge Sports, Fruita Colorado USA goes for a lap of Hobart's Meehan Range. Image by Dirt Art.
The verdict; 'awesome!'
Looking west toward Hobart CBD