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  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
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  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
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      Cannock Chase is a mixed area of countryside in the county of Staffordshire, England. The area has been designated as the Cannock Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Chase gives its name to the Cannock Chase local government district.
      source: Chase Trails
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      Penkridge Bank Rd google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Various, though the most common is located at Birches Valley (WS15 2UQ).
      Links
      This region uses the Uk/Euro style trail grading system.
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      Region Details
      • 43
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      • 4
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      • 4

      Region Status
      Open as of 14 hours
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      95
      Trails Mountain Bike
      95
      Trails E-Bike
      95
      Trails Hike
      50
      Trails Trail Running
      51
      Trails Horse
      47
      Total Distance
      57 miles
      Total Descent
      7,908 ft
      Total Vertical
      513 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      784 ft
      Reports
      1,306
      Photos
      225
      Ridden Counter
      44,433

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 14 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 121 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance

      Photos of Cannock Chase Mountain Bike

      6 |
      Oct 14, 2020 @ 9:46am
      Oct 14, 2020
      4 |
      Oct 14, 2020 @ 9:46am
      Oct 14, 2020
      trail: Rollercoaster
      4 |
      Aug 10, 2020 @ 3:53am
      Aug 10, 2020
      193 |
      Jun 9, 2015 @ 8:40am
      Jun 9, 2015

      Videos of Cannock Chase Mountain Bike

      Lower Cliff Run - Cannock Chase / Follow the...
      0:46 | 53 | Jul 19, 2020
      Cannock Chase - Monkey Trail - Snap It
      trail: Snap It
      3:46 | 32 | May 21, 2020
      Cannock Chase - Monkey Trail - Pot of Gold
      1:50 | 31 | May 21, 2020
      Cannock Chase - Monkey Trail - Lower Cliff
      2:59 | 70 | May 20, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      The Gully
      Oct 7, 2020 @ 12:19pm
      Oct 7, 2020
      DrygmccTrail closed. Diversion in place on red route
      Le Singe Noir
      Oct 7, 2020 @ 12:19pm
      Oct 7, 2020
      DrygmccTrail closed. Diversion in place on red route
      The Original Monkey
      Oct 7, 2020 @ 12:18pm
      Oct 7, 2020
      DrygmccTrail closed. Diversion in place on red route

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Cannock Chase Fairoak Trail
      Oct 30, 2020 @ 11:03am
      14 hours
      Ideallewiscraik
      ScarletWitch
      Oct 18, 2020 @ 12:32am
      Oct 18, 2020
      Prevalent MudBrookesmtb
      Pepper Slade Loop
      Oct 18, 2020 @ 12:32am
      Oct 18, 2020
      WetBrookesmtb
      Access
      Oct 18, 2020 @ 12:32am
      Oct 18, 2020
      Prevalent MudBrookesmtb
      Twist & Shout
      Oct 7, 2020 @ 2:56am
      Oct 7, 2020
      WetgmccDeep sections of standing water and erosion
      Stegosaurus
      Oct 7, 2020 @ 2:56am
      Oct 7, 2020
      WetgmccDeep sections of standing water and erosion
      Watch Out - Trolls!
      Oct 7, 2020 @ 2:56am
      Oct 7, 2020
      WetgmccDeep sections of standing water and erosion
      Breeze The Trees
      Oct 7, 2020 @ 2:56am
      Oct 7, 2020
      WetgmccDeep sections of standing water and erosion
      High Voltage
      Oct 7, 2020 @ 2:56am
      Oct 7, 2020
      WetgmccDeep sections of standing water and erosion
      Devil's Staircase
      Oct 7, 2020 @ 2:56am
      Oct 7, 2020
      WetgmccDeep sections of standing water and erosion

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1002954lewiscraikaddreportCannock Chase Fairoak Trail
      Oct 30, 2020 @ 2:50pm
      10 hours
      user #2471861jnsbnsriddentrailTwist & Shout and 22 more
      Oct 26, 2020 @ 2:12pm
      Oct 26, 2020
      user #2333366JgtsmithwishlisttrailCannock Chase Fairoak Trail and 3 more
      Oct 26, 2020 @ 12:05pm
      Oct 26, 2020
      user #2414562poveyseanwishlisttrailSherbrook Trail
      Oct 26, 2020 @ 8:41am
      Oct 26, 2020
      user #2430043StevekpriddentrailSon of Chainslapper
      Oct 26, 2020 @ 6:29am
      Oct 26, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2015715JackH8reportSnakes 'n' AddersNow back open
      Jan 25, 2020 @ 9:37am
      Jan 25, 2020
      user #1849936jakeoldfieldtrailLower CliffBest section at Cannock, really good fun.
      Nov 12, 2019 @ 6:36am
      Nov 12, 2019
      user #1849936jakeoldfieldtrailInsidious InclineShort steep climb. Lower Cliff descent makes...
      Nov 12, 2019 @ 6:35am
      Nov 12, 2019
      user #1836567Alfiebreeze05reportSon of ChainslapperOne of the best sections on I’ve ever ridden
      Jun 30, 2019 @ 7:18am
      Jun 30, 2019
      user #1754070PaulF357trailSherbrook TrailThis is a great trail to get used to a new...
      Apr 20, 2019 @ 1:22pm
      Apr 20, 2019

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