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  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • popular
  • less 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
  • 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
      No description for Forest of Dean has been added yet! Login or register to submit one.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Shuttleable: YES
      Pedalabikeaway google parking directions
      Links
      This region uses the Uk/Euro style trail grading system.
      Region Details
      • 11
      • 4
      • 40
      • 9
      • 16

      Region Status
      Open as of Nov 3, 2019

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #107
      Trails (view details)
      84
      Trails Mountain Bike
      84
      Trails E-Bike
      5
      Trails Hike
      82
      Trails Trail Running
      82
      Total Distance
      44 miles
      Total Descent
      14,828 ft
      Total Vertical
      549 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      772 ft
      Reports
      464
      Photos
      2,128
      Ridden Counter
      16,450

      Photos of Forest of Dean Mountain Bike

      trail: Dowies 1
      6 |
      Oct 28, 2019 @ 4:03pm
      Oct 28, 2019
      trail: Y2K
      10 |
      Oct 21, 2019 @ 10:39am
      Oct 21, 2019
      trail: Y2K
      16 |
      Oct 21, 2019 @ 10:33am
      Oct 21, 2019
      trail: Launch Pad
      6 |
      Aug 26, 2019 @ 4:09am
      Aug 26, 2019

      Videos of Forest of Dean Mountain Bike

      More than just another ride | Tracy Moseley's...
      0:59 | 59 | Oct 1, 2019
      Dad’s First uplift day at the Forest of Dean.
      trail: Launch Pad
      2:47 | 52 | Jul 8, 2019
      Dowies
      trail: Dowies 4
      1:18 | 66 | Jun 30, 2019
      +3 Coaching Day Review | Alex Pollitt
      1:26 | 50 | Mar 12, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Dowies 1
      Nov 3, 2019 @ 1:29am
      Nov 3, 2019
      Wetbaldiebenty
      Shutcastle (Orca)
      Nov 3, 2019 @ 1:29am
      Nov 3, 2019
      Wetbaldiebenty
      Sweet As!
      Nov 3, 2019 @ 1:29am
      Nov 3, 2019
      Wetbaldiebenty
      Super Enduro
      Oct 30, 2019 @ 3:13pm
      Oct 30, 2019
      DryCallumyoungPerfect conditioms
      Countdown
      Oct 30, 2019 @ 3:11pm
      Oct 30, 2019
      DryCallumyoungRunning great
      Enduro singletrack
      Oct 30, 2019 @ 3:11pm
      Oct 30, 2019
      WetCallumyoungQuite a few big puddles
      Wasteland
      Oct 30, 2019 @ 3:09pm
      Oct 30, 2019
      DryCallumyoungRunning great except for puddle at the bottom
      Forest Road
      Oct 28, 2019 @ 1:06am
      Oct 28, 2019
      Prevalent MudCallumyoungSection from y2k bottom to y2k push up is...
      Verderers 2
      Oct 20, 2019 @ 9:18am
      Oct 20, 2019
      WetGeorgeparryy
      Pedal-a-Bike-Away Centre Entrance
      Oct 20, 2019 @ 3:58am
      Oct 20, 2019
      VariableChimpy77Very minor muddy parts but overall dry as...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1638365Jharling1wishlisttrailVerderers 1 and 7 more
      Nov 12, 2019 @ 3:11am
      Nov 12, 2019
      user #1732163theunknowncustodianvotetrailVerderers 2 and 6 more
      Nov 12, 2019 @ 1:28am
      Nov 12, 2019
      user #1445890Aphex-addvideoCountdown and Launchpad | Forest of Dean Mountain Biking and 1 more
      Nov 4, 2019 @ 1:25am
      Nov 4, 2019
      user #1218057baldiebentyaddreportDowies 1 and 3 more
      Nov 4, 2019 @ 1:04am
      Nov 4, 2019
      user #1749977LiamhamnettriddentrailVerderers 8 - Dragon's tail and 8 more
      Nov 3, 2019 @ 10:31am
      Nov 3, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1192225Scoot66trailY2KDeffo not blue, best ridden fast straight from top
      Oct 20, 2019 @ 8:12am
      Oct 20, 2019
      user #1795850Kriso444trailY2KAs with the other comments, this is not a blue...
      Oct 16, 2019 @ 3:04pm
      Oct 16, 2019
      user #1700608CallumyoungtrailY2KWhy are so many trail forks trails rated blue?...
      Oct 15, 2019 @ 11:27pm
      Oct 15, 2019
      user #1892862Trek48trailY2KI'm a novice who went onto this yesterday...
      Sep 16, 2019 @ 9:39am
      Sep 16, 2019
      user #1181871alex8584trailRAZORBACKOne of the steeper trails on this side of...
      Jul 24, 2019 @ 2:51pm
      Jul 24, 2019

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      namedistance
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      Pinkbike Articles

      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.
      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.
      Jan 29, 2019
      Video &amp; Race Report: Mini DH Round 1, Forest of Dean 2019 Video & Race Report: Mini DH Round 1, Forest of Dean 2019
      Riders braved the cold conditions in the Forest of Dean to do battle for the first time in 2019.
      Dec 4, 2018
      Video: Forest of Dean Mini Downhill Series Finale Video: Forest of Dean Mini Downhill Series Finale
      The final round of the Onza Mini Downhill series took off on Ski Run.
      Mar 27, 2018
      Onza Mini Downhill Round 3 - Video Onza Mini Downhill Round 3 - Video
      There's always a great atmosphere at local UK races and some tough sections of trail to test the skills of all riders.
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