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  • Snow Packed
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  • Wet
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      Eastern side of Armidale State Forest has numerous custom built mountain bike trails built and maintained by the New England Mountain Bikers (NEMTB). Within the piney there are are many different trails catering for all riders from beginner to advanced. Every year there are many events held in the piney one of the most outstanding is the annual 12 hrs in the piney.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      AKA: The Piney
      Access Info:
      Main trailhead is on the Rockvale Road. After you cross the bridge over Tilbuster Ponds, the gate and trailhead is on the right-hand side. Limited parking is located in front of the gate with more located on oppisite side of the road. During major events check the event details for the designated marshalling areas and associated parking options.
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #317
      Trails
      54
      Total Distance
      15 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      6 miles
      Total Descent
      1,461 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,333 ft
      Total Vertical
      188 ft
      Reports
      1,210
      Photos
      2
      Ridden Counter
      1,278

      Photos of Armidale State Forest Mountain Bike

      49 |
      Dec 27, 2016 @ 10:31pm
      Dec 27, 2016
      Angry Eyes - A-line, Brisbane
      trail: Double Dip
      131 |
      Jul 4, 2016 @ 10:58pm
      Jul 4, 2016
      Double Dip, Newcastle
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      Armidale State Forest Mountain Bike Routes

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      Black Arrows
      7 miles
      Green Arrows
      4 miles
      Yellow Arrows
      1 miles
      12 Hours in the Piney 2018 race featured
      7 miles

      Recent Activity

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      user #1651096blueheelers89wishlistroute12 Hours in the Piney 2018
      Oct 20, 2018 @ 6:26am
      2 days
      user #1046504AddzzaddreportMain Trail and 19 more
      Oct 20, 2018 @ 4:56am
      2 days
      user #1046504AddzzaddridelogOct 19, 2018 ride log
      Oct 19, 2018 @ 10:35pm
      2 days
      user #1radekupdatetrailMain Trail
      Oct 14, 2018 @ 8:19am
      Oct 14, 2018
      user #1046504AddzzaddridelogOct 13, 2018 ride log
      Oct 14, 2018 @ 1:20am
      Oct 14, 2018
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      Bike & Skill Parks

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      The Piney Skillsparkskill parkArmidale
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      Nearby Riding Areas

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      Kookaburra Crest 33.4 km
      SportUNE MTB Trails 13 5 44.5 km
      Fat Tyre Farm 5 10 19.4 km
      Walcha MTB Trails 4 734.4 km

      Upcoming Local Events

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