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      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Shuttleable: YES
      Land Status: Community Forest
      Land Manager: Forestry England
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      Region Details
      • 15
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      • 22
      • 7

      Region Status
      Open as of Jul 31, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      76
      Trails Mountain Bike
      76
      Trails E-Bike
      7
      Trails Hike
      47
      Trails Trail Running
      47
      Total Distance
      41 miles
      Total Descent
      13,160 ft
      Total Vertical
      523 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      772 ft
      Reports
      738
      Photos
      2,171
      Ridden Counter
      34,212

      Forest of Dean Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      Verderers - Blue marked trail
      6 miles
      13 mile Forest of Dean Ridepopular ridelog13 miles
      19 mile Forest of Dean Ridepopular ridelog19 miles
      13 mile Forest of Dean Ridepopular ridelog13 miles
      12 mile Forest of Dean Ridepopular ridelog12 miles
      9 mile Forest of Dean Ridepopular ridelog9 miles
      8 mile Forest of Dean Ridepopular ridelog8 miles
      8 mile Forest of Dean Ridepopular ridelog8 miles
      11 mile Forest of Dean Ridepopular ridelog11 miles
      8 mile Forest of Dean Ridepopular ridelog8 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 12 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 7 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 103 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance

      Photos of Forest of Dean Mountain Bike

      600 |
      Dec 4, 2016 @ 4:00pm
      Dec 4, 2016
      | 1 comments
      trail: Launch Pad
      317 |
      Apr 29, 2015 @ 2:53am
      Apr 29, 2015
      trail: Launch Pad
      318 |
      Apr 29, 2015 @ 2:52am
      Apr 29, 2015
      702 |
      Nov 4, 2014 @ 11:59am
      Nov 4, 2014
      | 3 comments
      873 |
      Mar 17, 2014 @ 2:44am
      Mar 17, 2014
      | 6 comments
      trail: Sheep Skull
      378 |
      Feb 22, 2014 @ 11:37pm
      Feb 22, 2014
      | 1 comments
      trail: Sheep Skull
      263 |
      Feb 22, 2014 @ 11:35pm
      Feb 22, 2014
      634 |
      Mar 12, 2011 @ 7:45am
      Mar 12, 2011
      | 15 comments

      Videos of Forest of Dean Mountain Bike

      Forest of Dean DH Trails (May 2021)
      49 | May 5, 2021
      Freshly Revamped DH Trails at Forest of Dean...
      22 | Nov 20, 2020
      Go Big Or Go Home
      0:05 | 3576 | Aug 25, 2020
      RAW - F.O.D. MINI DH RD4
      2:52 | 303 | Feb 5, 2020
      100% Mini Downhill, Round 4 2019
      4:12 | 831 | Dec 5, 2019
      More than just another ride | Tracy Moseley's...
      0:59 | 114 | Oct 1, 2019
      Dad’s First uplift day at the Forest of Dean.
      trail: Launch Pad
      2:47 | 98 | Jul 8, 2019
      +3 Coaching Day Review | Alex Pollitt
      1:26 | 64 | Mar 12, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Verderers The Iron Chicken
      Jul 31, 2021 @ 11:13am
      Jul 31, 2021
      IdealDeanTrailVolunteer DTV Open
      Launch Pad
      Mar 17, 2021 @ 3:59pm
      Mar 17, 2021
      WetDeanTrailVolunteer DTV CLOSED for 2 months approx - Refurbishment
      S.T.O.N.E.R
      Jun 14, 2020 @ 1:52am
      Jun 14, 2020
      Idealluis1987
      Pedal-a-Bike-Away Centre Entrance
      Feb 26, 2020 @ 8:03am
      Feb 26, 2020
      Variablenickjhall79really good given the weather - few puddles
      Forest Road
      Feb 24, 2020 @ 9:36am
      Feb 24, 2020
      Wetswalesdownhiller
      Forest Road
      Dec 29, 2019 @ 2:32am
      Dec 29, 2019
      Prevalent Mudwythall1
      Forest Road
      Dec 29, 2019 @ 2:32am
      Dec 29, 2019
      Wetwythall1
      Enduro singletrack
      Oct 30, 2019 @ 3:11pm
      Oct 30, 2019
      WetCallumyoungQuite a few big puddles
      Forest Road
      Sep 29, 2019 @ 1:46am
      Sep 29, 2019
      WetRhubarbbs
      Dr Johns
      Sep 13, 2019 @ 2:06am
      Sep 13, 2019
      DryforesterboyLogging debris cleared, rideable again

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #612898DeanTrailVolunteeraddreportVerderers The Iron Chicken
      Jul 31, 2021 @ 11:14am
      Jul 31, 2021
      user #1710915MtbpargriddentrailY2K and 1 more
      Jul 30, 2021 @ 1:01pm
      Jul 30, 2021
      user #309533phlhughesriddentrailEnduro singletrack
      Jul 27, 2021 @ 2:05pm
      Jul 27, 2021
      user #2346833BenJallandsaddreportFreeminers Extension and 1 more
      Jul 26, 2021 @ 11:40am
      Jul 26, 2021
      user #2346833BenJallandswishlisttrailFreeminers and 2 more
      Jul 25, 2021 @ 10:34am
      Jul 25, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #612898DeanTrailVolunteertrailLaunch PadUndergoing £50,000 redesign and refurbish due...
      Apr 28, 2021 @ 10:32am
      Apr 28, 2021
      user #612898DeanTrailVolunteertrailLaunch PadUndergoing £50,000 redesign and resurface due...
      Apr 28, 2021 @ 10:30am
      Apr 28, 2021
      user #612898DeanTrailVolunteertrailLaunch PadIn need of refurbishment as currently ridden...
      Nov 26, 2020 @ 1:06am
      Nov 26, 2020
      user #1472253mcrobiejtrailVerderers Soup DragonThis is actually called "Dragons Tail"
      Oct 2, 2020 @ 6:39am
      Oct 2, 2020
      user #1637340Chris-Gamtrail??Never Again!!! absolute nightmate haha
      Aug 20, 2020 @ 1:51pm
      Aug 20, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Cotswold Edge13.2 km
      Wentwood Forest 1 3 217.3 km
      Black Mountains Cycle Centre 1 5 118.3 km
      Flyup 417 Bike Park 320 km
      Malvern Hills 1 8 122.7 km

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      Pinkbike Articles

      Mar 5, 2020
      Video &amp; Race Report: Forest of Dean Mini Downhill - Round 2 Video & Race Report: Forest of Dean Mini Downhill - Round 2
      Riders take on a wet and wild course in the Forest of Dean for the second round of the Mini DH series.
      Jan 31, 2020
      Video &amp; Race Report: Round 1 Highlights of the Mini Downhill - Forest of Dean Video & Race Report: Round 1 Highlights of the Mini Downhill - Forest of Dean
      Ethan Craik and Sarah Gamsjaeger took the wins in the first round of the Ride 100% Mini Downhill.
      Jul 31, 2019
      Video: Introducing Tracy Moseley's New Race Team Video: Introducing Tracy Moseley's New Race Team
      Hattie Harnden and Jayden Randell join Tracy in a cross-discipline team.
      Apr 28, 2021
      Details Announced for Mini Downhill 2021 Details Announced for Mini Downhill 2021
      The 100% Mini Downhill is back for 2021 and in its 15th year of big fun on little mountains.
      Feb 19, 2019
      Video &amp; Race Report: 2019 Mini DH Round 2 - Forest of Dean Video & Race Report: 2019 Mini DH Round 2 - Forest of Dean
      Perfect conditions for an action-packed day with some fast times by all.

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike7641 miles13,159 ft27 miles525 ft
      #130#82,171737315,648
      E-Bike76 miles771 ft3 miles404 ft
      #176#21654857
      Hike4726 miles8,967 ft17 miles525 ft
      #557#1370382
      Trail Running4726 miles8,967 ft17 miles525 ft
      #560#1370315
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