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      Forrester Park tracks provides a beginner grade circuit for all skill bases. Spooky Forest has some steeply cornered berms that need practice. There are some small jumps and drops, all of which you can roll over or avoid. Those whom want to can have a play on the BMX course as well.

      Bethunes Gully tracks are designed as a Nationals Expert grade XC course and are not considered beginner tracks. They are technical, steep and have some tricky obstacles. When ridden at race pace they are very challenging. When riding up Mt. Cargill Walking Track, don't climb up any further than the skid track, from here is strictly a walking track.

      There are two main track sections in Bethune’s Gully – an older track (the Haggis Hunter) on the true right hand side of Lindsay Creek. And a newer set of tracks (Nationals XC, In and Out and GLC) on the true left hand side. These refer to the tracks in relation to where they are as you face downstream, looking back at the car park at Bethune’s Gully picnic area.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: City Managed
      Bethunes Gully Carpark google parking directions
      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 on Cluny Rd. If you follow the road right (past the BMX track), you get to Forrester Park.
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      Region Status
      Open as of 2 days
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      19
      Trails Mountain Bike
      18
      Trails E-Bike
      18
      Trails Hike
      17
      Trails Trail Running
      17
      Total Distance
      8 miles
      Total Descent
      1,813 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,849 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,153 ft
      Reports
      263
      Photos
      139
      Ridden Counter
      2,488

      Photos of Bethunes Gully/Forrester Park Mountain Bike

      trail: GLC
      25 |
      Jan 1, 2024 @ 2:21pm
      Jan 1, 2024
      39 |
      Apr 17, 2021 @ 10:49pm
      Apr 17, 2021
      62 |
      Dec 16, 2018 @ 12:01am
      Dec 16, 2018
      57 |
      Dec 16, 2018 @ 12:01am
      Dec 16, 2018
      54 |
      Dec 16, 2018 @ 12:01am
      Dec 16, 2018
      74 |
      Dec 16, 2018 @ 12:01am
      Dec 16, 2018
      63 |
      Dec 16, 2018 @ 12:01am
      Dec 16, 2018
      trail: Nats Track
      197 |
      Jan 24, 2010 @ 12:20am
      Jan 24, 2010

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Spooky Forest
      Apr 17, 2024 @ 10:58pm
      Apr 17, 2024
      Unknown blew out and cut over hanging branches....craiggoesmountainbiking MBO Trail Crew
      In and Out
      Mar 27, 2024 @ 12:08am
      Mar 27, 2024
      Unknown trimmed and blew track outcraiggoesmountainbiking MBO Trail Crew
      Dead Cow Gully
      Mar 27, 2024 @ 12:04am
      Mar 27, 2024
      Unknown blew track outcraiggoesmountainbiking MBO Trail Crew
      Vertderferk
      Mar 26, 2024 @ 11:59pm
      Mar 26, 2024
      Unknown trimmed and blew rack outcraiggoesmountainbiking MBO Trail Crew
      GLC
      Mar 26, 2024 @ 11:50pm
      Mar 26, 2024
      Unknown trimmed and blew track outcraiggoesmountainbiking MBO Trail Crew
      Gonzo
      Mar 25, 2024 @ 10:50pm
      Mar 25, 2024
      Unknown blew track outcraiggoesmountainbiking MBO Trail Crew
      Bethunes Jump Line
      Mar 25, 2024 @ 10:49pm
      Mar 25, 2024
      Unknown blew track outcraiggoesmountainbiking MBO Trail Crew
      Nats Track
      Mar 25, 2024 @ 10:47pm
      Mar 25, 2024
      Unknown blew out trackcraiggoesmountainbiking MBO Trail Crew
      Haggis Hunter
      Mar 25, 2024 @ 10:45pm
      Mar 25, 2024
      Unknown trimming and blew track outcraiggoesmountainbiking MBO Trail Crew
      Skid Track / Road
      Mar 25, 2024 @ 10:37pm
      Mar 25, 2024
      Unknown trimming and blew outcraiggoesmountainbiking MBO Trail Crew

      Activity Feed

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      craiggoesmountainbikingaddreportactivity #51326926
      Apr 17, 2024 @ 11:01pm
      Apr 17, 2024
      craiggoesmountainbikingaddreportactivity #50518905 and 3 more
      Mar 26, 2024 @ 11:53pm
      Mar 26, 2024
      craiggoesmountainbikingaddreportactivity #50470827 and 4 more
      Mar 25, 2024 @ 10:45pm
      Mar 25, 2024
      vanheugtenwishlistregionactivity #46479217
      Nov 19, 2023 @ 9:46pm
      Nov 19, 2023
      craiggoesmountainbikingaddreportactivity #45594023
      Oct 24, 2023 @ 10:36pm
      Oct 24, 2023

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      HanieldobsonreportNats TrackWent back and cleared this.
      May 10, 2021 @ 4:30pm
      May 10, 2021
      HanieldobsontrailHaggis HunterTree down across the track.
      Mar 7, 2021 @ 11:22am
      Mar 7, 2021
      HanieldobsontrailSkid Track / Roadgorse/brambles, obscuring the skid track
      Mar 6, 2021 @ 8:50pm
      Mar 6, 2021
      HanieldobsontrailGLCBrambles cut back....
      Feb 14, 2021 @ 6:01pm
      Feb 14, 2021
      HanieldobsontrailIn and OutBrambles cut back, low hanging branches cut back.
      Feb 14, 2021 @ 5:58pm
      Feb 14, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Signal Hill 3 3 12 81.8 km
      Leith Valley 1 12.9 km
      Redwoods/Wakari Creek 8 6 13.2 km
      West Harbour 24.4 km
      Jubilee Park 24.5 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike186 miles1,781 ft3 miles381 ft
      #2,447#8013924741,318
      E-Bike186 miles1,781 ft3 miles381 ft
      #896#44236131
      Hike178 miles1,555 ft2 miles1,850 ft
      #2,173#5622637
      Trail Running178 miles1,555 ft2 miles1,850 ft
      #2,178#57226150
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