(Update. Trails now open) The World Cup Trail at Lee Point is temporarily closed to allow it to recover from the recent rains. Some water has pooled and created some muddy sections. The drainage has now been fixed. Now we're leaving it to dry before ruts are made through the soft patches. DORC riders are out checking on trails, making sure they are sustainable in the … [Read more...] about Temp trail closure Lee Point
As part of ongoing management by Parks and Wildlife. There has been a controlled burn in Charles Darwin National Park. As a result there have been at least two substantial trees down on the trails. Parks and Wildlife have been notified. As you can appreciate, these are rather hefty trees and make take a few days to get them cleared. Trees are down at the location … [Read more...] about Trees down in Charles Darwin National Park
Working Bee at Charles Darwin National Park. We're getting our trails in order for the wet season. This Sunday We will target Wirraway and Spitfire trails to improve drainage and trim back some of the plants, particularly Cycads that are encroaching on to the trails. The more people we get, the better. Date: Sunday 15 December Time: 2.45 for a 3pm start, until about 5.30 … [Read more...] about Trail Maintenance – Sunday 15 Dec. Charles Darwin National Park
WANTED. A few volunteers this Sunday arvo (17 Nov) to clear drain lines and branches in Charles Darwin National Park in preparation for the rainy season. MTBers love mud, but water run-off in the wrong place can cause erosion and damage to trails. Let's get the trails ready for the wet season. Bring, sun protection, including hat and sunscreen. Sturdy shoes, gardening … [Read more...] about Trail Maintenance Sunday. Charles Darwin National Park.
Darwin Off-Road Cyclists have received a Certification of Appreciation for the work our volunteers do to maintain the trails, and providing safe and family-friendly club activities. Accompanying the certificate was a letter from the Executive Director of the Department of Tourism, Sport and Culture letter from thanking specifically Keogh Conboy and the DORC Crew for … [Read more...] about Certificate of Appreciation – Volunteer Week