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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
      • 21
      • 8

      Region Status
      Open as of May 17, 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
      12,327 ft
      Total Vertical
      598 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      772 ft
      Reports
      1,035
      Photos
      2,181
      Ridden Counter
      48,137

      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

      724 |
      Dec 4, 2016 @ 4:00pm
      Dec 4, 2016
      | 1 comments
      trail: Launch Pad
      353 |
      Apr 29, 2015 @ 2:53am
      Apr 29, 2015
      trail: Launch Pad
      359 |
      Apr 29, 2015 @ 2:52am
      Apr 29, 2015
      767 |
      Nov 4, 2014 @ 11:59am
      Nov 4, 2014
      | 3 comments
      980 |
      Mar 17, 2014 @ 2:44am
      Mar 17, 2014
      | 6 comments
      trail: Sheep Skull
      399 |
      Feb 22, 2014 @ 11:37pm
      Feb 22, 2014
      | 1 comments
      trail: Sheep Skull
      281 |
      Feb 22, 2014 @ 11:35pm
      Feb 22, 2014
      657 |
      Mar 12, 2011 @ 7:45am
      Mar 12, 2011
      | 15 comments

      Videos of Forest of Dean Mountain Bike

      FOD OTB
      65 | Mar 12, 2022
      Corkscrew part
      trail: Corkscrew
      23 | Feb 26, 2022
      Forest of Dean DH Trails (May 2021)
      208 | May 5, 2021
      Freshly Revamped DH Trails at Forest of Dean...
      77 | Nov 20, 2020
      Go Big Or Go Home
      0:05 | 3881 | Aug 25, 2020
      RAW - F.O.D. MINI DH RD4
      2:52 | 318 | Feb 5, 2020
      100% Mini Downhill, Round 4 2019
      4:12 | 841 | Dec 5, 2019
      More than just another ride | Tracy Moseley's...
      0:59 | 128 | Oct 1, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #3137469Joe0M9IAYriddentrailCountdown and 5 more
      Aug 9, 2022 @ 4:22pm
      2 days
      user #2884498BibusriddentrailVerderers Soup Dragon and 12 more
      Aug 9, 2022 @ 9:37am
      2 days
      user #2884498BibuswishlistregionForest of Dean
      Aug 6, 2022 @ 10:57am
      Aug 6, 2022
      user #3130892CaptainMoonwishlistregionForest of Dean
      Aug 2, 2022 @ 3:09pm
      Aug 2, 2022
      user #2332784siferriddentrailFreeminers Extension
      Aug 1, 2022 @ 3:08pm
      Aug 1, 2022

      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
      Wentwood Forest 1 3 217.3 km
      Dirt Farm (BMCC) 1 5 118.3 km
      Flyup 417 Bike Park 320 km
      Tirpentwys Trails 122.4 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.

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike7641 miles12,326 ft27 miles597 ft
      #74#62,1811,034320,238
      E-Bike76 miles771 ft3 miles404 ft
      #275#299381,791
      Hike4726 miles8,153 ft18 miles597 ft
      #845#1899177
      Trail Running4726 miles8,153 ft18 miles597 ft
      #848#1999116
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