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      Epping Forest is home to the only real MTB trails right next to London, stretching between Forest Gate in the South and Epping in the North. If you know where to look it contains some of the best singletrack in the South East and London.

      Epic mud in the winter and crazy brambles in the summer but lots of fun if you like it twisty and fast. Its very easy to go riding here, if you live in London, Essex or Hertfordshire. There are trains from London Liverpool Street to Chingford, and the Central Line to Snaresbrook, South Woodford, Loughton or Epping giving easy access to the forest.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      Land Status: City Managed
      Land Manager: Corporation of London
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      This region uses the Uk/Euro style trail grading system.
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      Region Details
      • 41
      • 94
      • 87
      • 5

      Region Status
      Open as of Sep 19, 2022

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      236
      Trails Mountain Bike
      227
      Trails E-Bike
      227
      Trails Hike
      236
      Trails Trail Running
      235
      Trails Horse
      59
      Total Distance
      103 miles
      Total Descent
      11,828 ft
      Total Vertical
      397 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      414 ft
      Reports
      1,489
      Photos
      312
      Ridden Counter
      19,831

      Photos of Epping Forest Mountain Bike

      29 |
      Mar 3, 2022 @ 4:10am
      Mar 3, 2022
      286 |
      Apr 5, 2021 @ 10:26pm
      Apr 5, 2021
      trail: Jedi
      87 |
      Apr 4, 2021 @ 9:51am
      Apr 4, 2021
      trail: Jedi
      40 |
      Apr 4, 2021 @ 9:50am
      Apr 4, 2021
      224 |
      Jan 14, 2021 @ 10:55am
      Jan 14, 2021
      74 |
      Jan 6, 2021 @ 8:43am
      Jan 6, 2021
      207 |
      Dec 5, 2020 @ 10:47am
      Dec 5, 2020
      43 |
      Nov 7, 2020 @ 2:04am
      Nov 7, 2020

      Videos of Epping Forest Mountain Bike

      Warren Ride 2016
      trail: Warren
      1:23 | 304 | Dec 23, 2016
      Pathetic OTB
      trail: Collarbone
      0:13 | 713 | Aug 4, 2016
      Bike to the face - Broken Collarbone
      trail: Collarbone
      0:25 | 868 | Jul 4, 2016
      Shh.. Its Epping
      1:15 | 532 | May 18, 2016
      TLC BIKES @ Legacy XS
      trail: Four!
      3:26 | 127 | May 13, 2016
      slow mo bike crash
      trail: Warren
      0:26 | 439 | Apr 1, 2016
      A Day at Woburn Sands
      trail: Four!
      1:17 | 492 | Mar 4, 2016
      stage four
      trail: Four!
      0:05 | 158 | Feb 1, 2016

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #3199361RupertdarlisonvotetrailCurly Wurly
      Oct 4, 2022 @ 3:16pm
      8 hours
      user #2006039FavarexwishlistregionEpping Forest
      Oct 3, 2022 @ 8:14am
      2 days
      user #1366286davidwilsdonwishlistrouteEpping Long Loop lots of good trails
      Sep 27, 2022 @ 10:46am
      Sep 27, 2022
      user #3156616WillynQd6biwishlistrouteEpping Long Loop lots of good trails
      Sep 23, 2022 @ 2:40pm
      Sep 23, 2022
      user #3188066BenggloverwishlistrouteEpping Long Loop lots of good trails
      Sep 22, 2022 @ 2:29am
      Sep 22, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #48026foxxxtrailThe Phantom MenaceLadder bridge has gone! :(
      Apr 16, 2022 @ 9:26am
      Apr 16, 2022
      user #2206514bruntonj8trailHoneysuckle ValleySticky clay in November, impassable at the NE...
      Dec 11, 2020 @ 9:30am
      Dec 11, 2020
      user #2022346Raymond82trailDHA lot better and faster flowing. Getting...
      Nov 16, 2020 @ 10:41am
      Nov 16, 2020
      user #2481927PuNwTWtrailClaypit Hill: Tree to RoadVery wet and muddy at the moment 7/11/20
      Nov 9, 2020 @ 12:21pm
      Nov 9, 2020
      user #2022346Raymond82trailPiercing HillFallen tree half way trough so new route which...
      Sep 22, 2020 @ 10:59am
      Sep 22, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Hainault Forest 9 24.5 km
      Redbridge Cycling Centre (Hog Hill) 3 35.3 km
      Broxbourne Woods 30 88 km
      Trent Park 58 18.9 km
      Lee Valley VeloPark 19 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike22799 miles11,739 ft44 miles397 ft
      #365#173121,489510,598
      E-Bike22799 miles11,739 ft44 miles397 ft
      #109#81,4601225
      Hike236103 miles11,827 ft46 miles397 ft
      #243#21,4831333
      Trail Running235103 miles11,785 ft45 miles397 ft
      #242#21,48221,184
      Horse5934 miles3,209 ft15 miles387 ft
      #448#163672
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      • Admins: PabloGT, MathieuC
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