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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 Oct 31, 2021
      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
      175
      Photos
      79
      Ridden Counter
      2,255

      Photos of Bethunes Gully/Forrester Park Mountain Bike

      31 |
      Apr 17, 2021 @ 10:49pm
      Apr 17, 2021
      55 |
      Dec 16, 2018 @ 12:01am
      Dec 16, 2018
      49 |
      Dec 16, 2018 @ 12:01am
      Dec 16, 2018
      47 |
      Dec 16, 2018 @ 12:01am
      Dec 16, 2018
      64 |
      Dec 16, 2018 @ 12:01am
      Dec 16, 2018
      51 |
      Dec 16, 2018 @ 12:01am
      Dec 16, 2018
      124 |
      Dec 2, 2017 @ 2:19am
      Dec 2, 2017
      120 |
      Dec 2, 2017 @ 2:19am
      Dec 2, 2017

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Haggis Hunter
      Jan 18, 2023 @ 12:20am
      Jan 18, 2023
      Dry trimmedcraiggoesmountainbiking MBO Trail Crew
      Skid Track / Road
      Jan 18, 2023 @ 12:19am
      Jan 18, 2023
      Dry trimmed and fixed up a bogcraiggoesmountainbiking MBO Trail Crew
      Bethunes Jump Line
      Jan 16, 2023 @ 8:47pm
      Jan 16, 2023
      Dry blew track outcraiggoesmountainbiking MBO Trail Crew
      Dead Cow Gully
      Jan 16, 2023 @ 8:47pm
      Jan 16, 2023
      Dry blew out trackcraiggoesmountainbiking MBO Trail Crew
      Nats Track
      Jan 16, 2023 @ 8:47pm
      Jan 16, 2023
      Dry blew out track.craiggoesmountainbiking MBO Trail Crew
      Gonzo
      Jan 16, 2023 @ 8:35pm
      Jan 16, 2023
      Dry blew track outcraiggoesmountainbiking MBO Trail Crew
      Vertderferk
      Jan 12, 2023 @ 11:25pm
      Jan 12, 2023
      Dry cut windfallcraiggoesmountainbiking MBO Trail Crew
      Personal Space
      Jan 11, 2023 @ 9:58pm
      Jan 11, 2023
      Dry blew out trackcraiggoesmountainbiking MBO Trail Crew
      In and Out
      Jan 11, 2023 @ 9:56pm
      Jan 11, 2023
      Dry trimmed plus abit of windfallcraiggoesmountainbiking MBO Trail Crew
      GLC
      Jan 10, 2023 @ 9:17pm
      Jan 10, 2023
      Dry blew out trackcraiggoesmountainbiking MBO Trail Crew

      Activity Feed

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      user #1609449craiggoesmountainbikingaddreportHaggis Hunter and 2 more
      Jan 17, 2023 @ 9:29pm
      Jan 17, 2023
      user #1609449craiggoesmountainbikingaddreportGonzo and 3 more
      Jan 16, 2023 @ 8:35pm
      Jan 16, 2023
      user #1609449craiggoesmountainbikingaddreportNats Track and 1 more
      Jan 15, 2023 @ 9:08pm
      Jan 15, 2023
      user #3275344smithy361riddentrailDead Cow Gully
      Jan 14, 2023 @ 5:47pm
      Jan 14, 2023
      user #1609449craiggoesmountainbikingaddreportVertderferk
      Jan 12, 2023 @ 11:25pm
      Jan 12, 2023

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2391965HanieldobsonreportNats TrackWent back and cleared this.
      May 10, 2021 @ 4:30pm
      May 10, 2021
      user #2391965HanieldobsontrailHaggis HunterTree down across the track.
      Mar 7, 2021 @ 11:22am
      Mar 7, 2021
      user #2391965HanieldobsontrailSkid Track / Roadgorse/brambles, obscuring the skid track
      Mar 6, 2021 @ 8:50pm
      Mar 6, 2021
      user #2391965HanieldobsontrailGLCBrambles cut back....
      Feb 14, 2021 @ 6:01pm
      Feb 14, 2021
      user #2391965HanieldobsontrailIn 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 51.8 km
      Leith Valley 1 12.9 km
      Redwoods/Wakari Creek 8 63.2 km
      West Harbour 14.4 km
      Jubilee Park 24.5 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike186 miles1,781 ft3 miles381 ft
      #2,152#737917441,179
      E-Bike186 miles1,781 ft3 miles381 ft
      #721#39164114
      Hike178 miles1,555 ft2 miles1,850 ft
      #1,950#5616021
      Trail Running178 miles1,555 ft2 miles1,850 ft
      #1,952#5616086
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