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      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Shuttleable: YES
      Land Status: Community Forest
      Land Manager: Forestry England
      Pedalabikeaway google parking directions
      Links
      This region uses the Uk/Euro style trail grading system.
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 15
      • 4
      • 26
      • 22
      • 8

      Region Status
      Open as of May 17, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      77
      Trails Mountain Bike
      77
      Trails E-Bike
      7
      Trails Hike
      48
      Trails Trail Running
      48
      Total Distance
      41 miles
      Total Descent
      12,327 ft
      Total Vertical
      598 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      772 ft
      Reports
      1,116
      Photos
      2,182
      Ridden Counter
      52,337

      Outside Logo Articles

      Video & Race Report: Forest of Dean Mini Downhill - Round 2
      Mar 6, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      Riders take on a wet and wild course in the Forest of Dean for the second round of the Mini DH series.
      Video & Race Report: Round 1 Highlights of the Mini Downhill - Forest of Dean
      Jan 31, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      Ethan Craik and Sarah Gamsjaeger took the wins in the first round of the Ride 100% Mini Downhill.
      Video: Introducing Tracy Moseley's New Race Team
      Jul 31, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      Hattie Harnden and Jayden Randell join Tracy in a cross-discipline team.

      Photos of Forest of Dean Mountain Bike

      20 |
      Sep 22, 2022 @ 9:52am
      Sep 22, 2022
      41 |
      Jun 16, 2022 @ 10:54am
      Jun 16, 2022
      761 |
      Dec 4, 2016 @ 4:00pm
      Dec 4, 2016
      | 1 comments
      trail: Launch Pad
      361 |
      Apr 29, 2015 @ 2:53am
      Apr 29, 2015
      trail: Launch Pad
      372 |
      Apr 29, 2015 @ 2:52am
      Apr 29, 2015
      781 |
      Nov 4, 2014 @ 11:59am
      Nov 4, 2014
      | 3 comments
      1,004 |
      Mar 17, 2014 @ 2:44am
      Mar 17, 2014
      | 6 comments
      663 |
      Mar 12, 2011 @ 7:45am
      Mar 12, 2011
      | 15 comments

      Videos of Forest of Dean Mountain Bike

      Big fail at gbu jump line
      64 | Nov 2, 2022
      Big slam at FOD
      52 | Oct 26, 2022
      Clips from FOD and Bringewood
      trail: Corkscrew
      31 | Sep 9, 2022
      FOD OTB
      106 | Mar 12, 2022
      Corkscrew part
      trail: Corkscrew
      35 | Feb 26, 2022
      Forest of Dean DH Trails (May 2021)
      236 | May 5, 2021
      Freshly Revamped DH Trails at Forest of Dean...
      90 | Nov 20, 2020
      Go Big Or Go Home
      0:05 | 3943 | Aug 25, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1825848dinkeydonkeyaddreportStaple Edge Climb and 1 more
      Jan 28, 2023 @ 11:15pm
      2 hours
      user #1809138RadBikeBroaddreportSki Run Top Section and 11 more
      Jan 21, 2023 @ 9:39am
      Jan 21, 2023
      user #3324323DougalhZfvjariddentrailVerderers Soup Dragon
      Jan 16, 2023 @ 6:41am
      Jan 16, 2023
      user #3324323DougalhZfvjavotetrailVerderers Soup Dragon
      Jan 16, 2023 @ 6:38am
      Jan 16, 2023
      user #3041416ThomasIsherwoodvotepoiPedalabikeaway
      Jan 16, 2023 @ 6:20am
      Jan 16, 2023

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2831944MattDivatrailLaunch PadINCREDIBLE. Some of the run ins to the berms...
      Jul 30, 2022 @ 1:09pm
      Jul 30, 2022
      user #2831944MattDivatrailAdvanced Skills Tabletop LineNot bi-directional - it is down ONLY.
      Jul 30, 2022 @ 1:05pm
      Jul 30, 2022
      user #2831944MattDivatrailAdvanced Skills Drop LineNot bi-directional - it is down ONLY.
      Jul 30, 2022 @ 1:04pm
      Jul 30, 2022
      user #2838395orbea-lukereportFreeminers Extension75% soft, rideable mud. Enough to keep you on...
      Feb 13, 2022 @ 10:51am
      Feb 13, 2022
      user #2868334Tom-giant-guytrailLaunch PadBrilliant little run just been re done
      Sep 30, 2021 @ 12:20pm
      Sep 30, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Ellwood 1 10 13.2 km
      Dirt Farm (BMCC) 1 5 118.3 km
      Flyup 417 Bike Park 320 km
      Tirpentwys Trails22.4 km
      Malvern Hills 1 8 122.7 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike7741 miles12,326 ft27 miles597 ft
      #75#62,1821,115321,844
      E-Bike76 miles771 ft3 miles404 ft
      #299#301,0132,242
      Hike4826 miles8,153 ft18 miles597 ft
      #846#181,06796
      Trail Running4826 miles8,153 ft18 miles597 ft
      #847#191,06721
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      • forest of dean activity log | embed map of Forest of Dean mountain bike trails | forest of dean mountain biking points of interest

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