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      Popular Trail Networks

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      Tollymore 2 25 23 4
      Rostrevor Forest 6 25 16
      Donard Forest 2 8 15 17
      Castlewellan Forest Park 3 17 4
      Gosford Forest Park 12 1
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      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      AKA: North of Ireland
      This region uses the Uk/Euro style trail grading system.
      Region Details
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      • 35
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      • 192
      • 67
      • 22

      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      685
      Trails Mountain Bike
      684
      Trails E-Bike
      661
      Trails Horse
      54
      Trails Hike
      350
      Trails Trail Running
      357
      Total Distance
      331 miles
      Total Descent
      75,475 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,891 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,897 ft
      Reports
      4,379
      Photos
      983
      Ridden Counter
      44,556

      Popular Northern Ireland Mountain Biking Trails

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      Red Trail Centre
      Rostrevor Forest
      Red Trail Centre
      Rostrevor Forest
      Red Trail Centre
      Rostrevor Forest
      Red Trail Centre
      Rostrevor Forest
      Forest Road
      Rostrevor Forest
      Red Trail Centre
      Rostrevor Forest
      Red Trail 1
      Castlewellan Forest Park
      Blue Lagoon (Blue Trail 1)
      Castlewellan Forest Park
      Red Trail 12
      Castlewellan Forest Park
      Blue Trail 2
      Castlewellan Forest Park
      Red Trail 9
      Castlewellan Forest Park
      Red Trail Centre
      Rostrevor Forest
      Red Trail 13
      Castlewellan Forest Park
      Red Trail 2
      Castlewellan Forest Park
      Red Trail Centre
      Rostrevor Forest

      Northern Ireland Mountain Bike Routes

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      Castlewellan Red Trail
      Castlewellan Forest Park
      9 miles
      Full Rostrevor Red XC Loop
      Rostrevor Forest
      17 miles
      Binevenagh Way
      Limavady
      2 miles
      Full Rostrevor Black XC Loop
      County Down
      11 miles
      Five Forests
      Binevenagh
      28 miles
      Gortin Glen Blue & Red Trail Loop
      Gortin Glen
      10 miles
      Complete Castlewellan Black-Red XC Loop
      Castlewellan Forest Park
      13 miles
      drunk monk
      Bangor
      2,963 ft
      Gortin Glen Blue Trail Loop
      Gortin Glen
      5 miles
      Enduro 1
      Limavady
      2,795 ft

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 15 rides
      Yesterday
      • 23 rides
      Past Week
      • 251 rides

      Photos of Northern Ireland Mountain Bike

      4 |
      Mar 31, 2024 @ 12:35pm
      Mar 31, 2024
      trail: Wolf Trail
      3 |
      Mar 9, 2024 @ 1:41am
      Mar 9, 2024
      3 |
      Feb 27, 2024 @ 1:14pm
      Feb 27, 2024
      3 |
      Feb 27, 2024 @ 1:14pm
      Feb 27, 2024
      trail: Scalpin
      52 |
      Sep 9, 2021 @ 6:24pm
      Sep 9, 2021
      trail: Forest Road
      360 |
      May 4, 2018 @ 11:42am
      May 4, 2018
      trail: Red Trail 10
      218 |
      Jul 11, 2016 @ 8:49am
      Jul 11, 2016
      trail: Red Trail 10
      247 |
      Jul 11, 2016 @ 8:48am
      Jul 11, 2016

      Videos of Northern Ireland Mountain Bike

      Middle Trail
      37 | Aug 19, 2022
      Helter Skelter (Upper & Lower)
      56 | Mar 25, 2022
      Laurel & Hardy into Skidz
      trail: The Skidz
      | Oct 23, 2021
      trail: The Skidz
      | Aug 15, 2021
      MTB Fail
      317 | Aug 9, 2021
      First full run down 'In and Out Bacon Buttie'
      1:33 | 52 | Sep 6, 2020
      Castlewellan - The Final
      5:34 | 166 | Sep 20, 2019
      IDMS National Championships 2019
      2:25 | 109 | Jul 26, 2019

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Middle Trail Enduro Line
      Donard Forest
      May 12, 2024 @ 2:42pm
      May 12, 2024
      UnknownTheCorminator GRASS Dozens of trees blocking trail
      Enduro Pong
      Donard Forest
      May 12, 2024 @ 12:48am
      May 12, 2024
      VariableTheCorminator GRASS Trees down blocking ending
      Last Blast to Car Park
      Donard Forest
      May 12, 2024 @ 12:48am
      May 12, 2024
      IdealTheCorminator GRASS

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      lewishutchyriddentrailactivity #52932253
      May 21, 2024 @ 5:26am
      7 hours
      lewishutchyriddentrailactivity #52829801
      May 19, 2024 @ 9:43am
      2 days
      V1ct0rHerbertrsvpeventactivity #52827000
      May 19, 2024 @ 8:27am
      2 days
      cleggycyclistaddreportactivity #52770936 and 3 more
      May 18, 2024 @ 8:08am
      May 18, 2024
      robbie19addreportactivity #52730529
      May 17, 2024 @ 11:13am
      May 17, 2024

      Recent Comments

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      steeptechreportChamps Top SectionHi I’ve now opened this trail with a new top...
      Mar 30, 2024 @ 12:52pm
      Mar 30, 2024
      oldblokeonabiketrailHeathen Part 2Trail blocked at the very start with fallen...
      Nov 15, 2023 @ 3:26am
      Nov 15, 2023
      oldblokeonabiketrailHeathen Part 1Trail blocked today with fallen tree just...
      Nov 15, 2023 @ 3:25am
      Nov 15, 2023
      robbie19reportLike and SubscribeTrail report now corrected.
      Sep 21, 2023 @ 6:15am
      Sep 21, 2023
      robbie19reportLike and SubscribeMy mistake, it's on the first section of trail...
      Sep 21, 2023 @ 2:40am
      Sep 21, 2023

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike684330 miles74,816 ft167 miles1,890 ft
      9704,3791844,663
      E-Bike661325 miles73,179 ft163 miles1,890 ft
      134,19792,449
      Horse5439 miles4,626 ft17 miles1,250 ft
      257
      Hike350228 miles30,384 ft94 miles1,890 ft
      4,0081,244
      Trail Running357230 miles30,587 ft95 miles1,890 ft
      4,0061,033
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