4,655 ft
Distance
121 ft
Climb
-190 ft
Descent
00:08:43
Avg time

Spooky Forest Details

  • Riding area
  • AKA
    Spooky
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Season
    All
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2000

Forrester Park tracks provides a beginner grade circuit for all skill bases.

Spooky Forest (Grade 2 – Beginner)

From the top football field, you head down a switch back track (mostly suitable for kids, but has some steep berms) in the pines, a couple of small jumps at the bottom, then a gradual climb to the top car park above the BMX track. You can descend to the bottom car park on a fast gravel track, with some drops and then back up a steep link with Spooky again.

Those whom want to can have a play on the BMX course as well.

Access Info

From the OCTAGON (6km, 10min). Head north along George St all the way to the Gardens Shopping Area. Drive down North Rd to just before the Normandy Tavern (where the road starts climbing) then veer left onto Norwood St. Carry on up this narrow road until you get to Bethunes/Gully Forrester Park (BMX Track). If you turn left, this leads you to Bethunes Gully. If you follow the road right (past the BMX track), you get to Forrester Park.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Spooky Forest mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -69 ft
  • Altitude min
    304 ft
  • Altitude max
    413 ft
  • Altitude start
    413 ft
  • Altitude end
    344 ft
  • Grade
    -1.484%
  • Grade max
    -21.029%
  • Grade min
    24.448%
  • Distance climb
    961 ft
  • Distance down
    1,488 ft
  • Distance flat
    2,151 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:43
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Status:
on Dec 5, 2016
Dry
Avg: 3 (1 votes)

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Spooky Forest Trail Reports

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Dec 5, 2016 @ 5:19pm
Dec 5, 2016
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Sep 15, 2016 @ 1:42am
Sep 15, 2016
Large trees down across trail, blocking trail - after the last of the hairpins, over the 1st jump.
Jul 13, 2016 @ 2:38pm
Jul 13, 2016
reporter The forest is running fantastically. Super dry under the trees at the moment.
Mar 26, 2016 @ 9:32pm
Mar 26, 2016
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