Pasir Ris in Malay means "beach bolt-rope", simply implying a narrow beach. It is geographically divided into three regions, namely Loyang (East) Central and Elias (West). Due to its proximity to the sea, it has several recreation facilities and has a keenly preserved mangrove forest with boardwalks to allow visitors get closer to the inhabitants. The full length of the park is around 6.6 km/4.1 mi long.
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Mountain Biking in Gate 19, Adelaide, South Australia Australia
Gate 19 (near Kangarilla township) is the perfect destination for the lovers of free-ride/downhill mountain biking. It is a small but very steep pine forest which attracts only advanced/expert riders.
There are several downhill tracks addressed to intermediate/advanced riders with lots of natural obstacles, many steep sections, demanding terrain, many big jumps and a vertical drop of 393 ft/120 m! Even the easier tracks require good riding skills, so beware that Gate 19 is not for the beginner and inexperienced rider!
Note: Riders must wear helmets.