Proposed Bike Trail at Newborough Rainer Reserve

The City is seeking your feedback on the location of a beginner bike trail at Newborough Rainer Reserve, Karrinyup. Closing date: 4 July 2021 Follow project

The City has seen an increase in informal bike trails being constructed in environmental conservation areas.

Unfortunately, the creation of trails in natural conservation areas is unsustainable and the City needed to remove the trails. While this is the case, the City recognises that bike riding and riding trails is rising in popularity and it is important to provide these types of facilities to the community.

Newborough Rainer Reserve has been chosen as a suitable location, situated amongst a natural setting whilst offering a varied terrain suitable for BMX and mountain bike riding.

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Why are you building this track?

There has been an increase in DIY tracks made in natural conservation areas which does not align with the conservation values of these spaces. This track is designed to provide an alternative space for riders to practice and improve their trail riding experience. 

Who will use the track?

The track is intended to by used by younger and new riders, typically but not limited to school children who will use the track to learn new skills and gain confidence before moving onto the City’s larger BMX and MTB facilities. 

How does it fit into the Skate and BMX Strategy?

This track is not identified within the strategy but fills a similar function to the incidental skate facilities.

Will it be used at night?

The facility will not be lit at night and will close at sunset.

Is this for motor bikes?

No, this track is mountain bikes and BMX bikes only.

How do I make a submission?

  • Online via the survey
  • By post City of Stirling PO Box 1533, Osborne Park WA 6916
  • In person During business hours (8.30am - 5.00pm, Monday to Friday) at the City of Stirling Main Administration located 25 Cedric Street Stirling
  • By email


School and P&C engagement

May 2021

Community engagement commences

June 2021

Community engagement closes

4 July 2021
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For more information, or to receive in an alternate format, contact Mitchell Davies, Leisure Planning on (08) 9205 8555.

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