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  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Trail construction in Silvan Forest started in Nov 2014, and the 170 hectares of private forest has quickly become one of Nelson's favourite riding areas, with 24 hour, free public access.
      A core network of fun, safe trails, with well graded single track climbing trails forming a backbone from the bottom of the property to the top ridge. Plenty of long run downhill options to ride, all with their own character.
      2018 saw the pine forest harvested, with trail rebuilding happening in tandem with harvest ops - the core network of trails is back in place and improved as of Sept 2019.
      Future trail development will move into the grade 4/5 area and linkage trails to the adjacent Kingsland Forest.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Trailhead opposite #205 Champion Road, Richmond
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      Region Details
      • 2
      • 5
      • 14

      Region Status
      Caution as of Aug 18, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      23
      Trails Mountain Bike
      24
      Trails E-Bike
      6
      Trails Hike
      22
      Trails Trail Running
      22
      Total Distance
      9 miles
      Total Descent
      4,672 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,482 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,719 ft
      Reports
      504
      Photos
      24
      Ridden Counter
      5,389

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 1 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 18 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance

      Photos of Silvan Forest Mountain Bike

      trail: Hare Down
      11 |
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 6:29pm
      Aug 9, 2020
      trail: Hare Down
      10 |
      Aug 7, 2020 @ 6:11pm
      Aug 7, 2020
      trail: Omega
      19 |
      Jan 5, 2020 @ 12:51am
      Jan 5, 2020

      Videos of Silvan Forest Mountain Bike

      Peoples Choice, Silvan Forest, Richmond,...
      3:00 | 361 | Apr 16, 2018 , Richmond
      Heavens Up, Silvan Forest, Richmond, Nelson, NZ
      2:22 | 232 | Apr 16, 2018 , Richmond
      Alpha Wha Trail, Silvan Forest, Richmond,...
      trail: Alpha Whā
      1:52 | 212 | Apr 16, 2018 , Richmond
      Six Foot Five, Silvan Forest, Richmond, Nelson, NZ
      2:59 | 348 | Apr 16, 2018 , Richmond

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Easby Park Access Trail
      Aug 18, 2020 @ 12:32am
      Aug 18, 2020
      Unknowngoffhorner
      Peoples Choice
      Jun 1, 2020 @ 12:53pm
      Jun 1, 2020
      DryMildie MTBTT Closed Mon-Fri for Kingsland harvest;...
      Peoples Choice Top Section
      Jun 1, 2020 @ 12:53pm
      Jun 1, 2020
      DryMildie MTBTT Closed Mon-Fri for Kingsland harvest;...
      Sequence
      Jun 1, 2020 @ 12:53pm
      Jun 1, 2020
      DryMildie MTBTT Closed Mon-Fri for Kingsland harvest;...
      Sequence Link
      Jun 1, 2020 @ 12:53pm
      Jun 1, 2020
      DryMildie MTBTT Closed Mon-Fri for Kingsland harvest;...
      Skills Section
      Jun 1, 2020 @ 12:53pm
      Jun 1, 2020
      DryMildie MTBTT Closed Mon-Fri for Kingsland harvest;...
      Sling
      Jun 1, 2020 @ 12:53pm
      Jun 1, 2020
      DryMildie MTBTT Closed Mon-Fri for Kingsland harvest;...
      Slink
      Jun 1, 2020 @ 12:53pm
      Jun 1, 2020
      DryMildie MTBTT Closed Mon-Fri for Kingsland harvest;...
      Spittrock
      Jun 1, 2020 @ 12:53pm
      Jun 1, 2020
      DryMildie MTBTT Closed Mon-Fri for Kingsland harvest;...
      Top Alpha
      Jun 1, 2020 @ 12:53pm
      Jun 1, 2020
      DryMildie MTBTT Closed Mon-Fri for Kingsland harvest;...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1258591aaronschroderriddentrailHerald
      Oct 28, 2020 @ 12:47pm
      15 hours
      user #1129802MildieupdatetrailSix Foot Five
      Oct 20, 2020 @ 11:35pm
      Oct 20, 2020
      user #2435206SilvanForestaddtrailHerald
      Oct 20, 2020 @ 9:17pm
      Oct 20, 2020
      user #2410879GoodallzriddentrailAlpha Whā and 2 more
      Oct 4, 2020 @ 3:57pm
      Oct 4, 2020
      user #2384638nwellzeeriddentrailPeoples Choice
      Sep 25, 2020 @ 6:14pm
      Sep 25, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1976579GeorgeminghamtrailPeoples ChoiceBig steep bermed downhill corners with...
      Jan 5, 2020 @ 12:49am
      Jan 5, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Richmond Hills 71.1 km
      Marsden Valley 2 5 22.8 km
      Aniseed Valley 34.5 km
      Codgers 7 86.4 km
      Fringed Hill Nelson 1 8 16.7 km

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