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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
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      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
      Connaught Water Car Park google parking directions
      Links
      This region uses the Uk/Euro style trail grading system.
      Region Details
      • 41
      • 94
      • 87
      • 6

      Region Status
      Open as of Jul 29, 2020

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      237
      Trails Mountain Bike
      228
      Trails E-Bike
      228
      Trails Hike
      237
      Trails Trail Running
      236
      Trails Horse
      59
      Total Distance
      103 miles
      Total Descent
      11,855 ft
      Total Vertical
      397 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      414 ft
      Reports
      659
      Photos
      299
      Ridden Counter
      11,229

      Photos of Epping Forest Mountain Bike

      26 |
      Jun 10, 2020 @ 10:59am
      Jun 10, 2020
      trail: The Beach
      7 |
      Jun 10, 2020 @ 10:59am
      Jun 10, 2020
      15 |
      Jun 10, 2020 @ 10:59am
      Jun 10, 2020
      27 |
      Jun 10, 2020 @ 10:59am
      Jun 10, 2020

      Videos of Epping Forest Mountain Bike

      Warren Ride 2016
      trail: Warren
      1:23 | 176 | Dec 23, 2016
      Pathetic OTB
      trail: Collarbone
      0:13 | 627 | Aug 4, 2016
      Bike to the face - Broken Collarbone
      trail: Collarbone
      0:25 | 767 | Jul 4, 2016
      Shh.. Its Epping
      1:15 | 376 | May 18, 2016

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2326270Larmo84votetrailOver The Top
      Jul 30, 2020 @ 4:18am
      Jul 30, 2020
      user #1496629UrbanMythaddreportChingford Plain in to Bury Wood
      Jul 29, 2020 @ 3:28pm
      Jul 29, 2020
      user #2299412Dgt101riddentrailClaypit Hill: Tree to Road
      Jul 27, 2020 @ 7:53am
      Jul 27, 2020
      user #2316103Geordieboy1978commenttrailHeart Attack
      Jul 26, 2020 @ 2:44pm
      Jul 26, 2020
      user #2289116Charleeb47riddentrailDownhill Rush and 2 more
      Jul 26, 2020 @ 1:59pm
      Jul 26, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2316103Geordieboy1978trailHeart AttackGrind it out.. nice little DH straight after...
      Jul 26, 2020 @ 2:44pm
      Jul 26, 2020
      user #1319154MTBnewbiereportWellington HillAll clear dry
      Jun 25, 2020 @ 8:03am
      Jun 25, 2020
      user #1828396LonerspurreportBomb Hole BoundTrack is clear
      Jun 10, 2020 @ 1:59am
      Jun 10, 2020
      user #2214317HenrylawfulltrailLenny BruceNice few jumps and berms but massive fallen...
      Jun 8, 2020 @ 10:16am
      Jun 8, 2020
      user #2166556AlpineTrailstrailDownhill Rushas a beginner, I found this to be very cool....
      May 20, 2020 @ 1:37pm
      May 20, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Hainault Forest 9 24.5 km
      Redbridge Cycling Centre (Hog Hill) 25.3 km
      Broxbourne Woods 35 78 km
      Lee Valley VeloPark 19 km
      Thorndon 2 311.3 km

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