Silvan Forest

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3.00 out of 5
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Intermediate
32
km

Singletrack
↑ 700 m
↓ 700 m

Network
1:16
avg time
Trail Description
About this trail
There is a target of 40km of trails for this mountain bike park in a plantation forest on the steep slopes of the Richmond Ranges to the south of the town. There is a map board at the gate and there are lots of sign posts to keep you on track as you explore.

The good news is Alpha - an excellent climbing singletrack that will take you up to the top of the forest. Most of the other trails branch off it as it climbs.

The most popular trail is Goliath which has lots of switchbacks and some small jumps - not to mention braking bumps. Overall, the trails are not exactly feature-filled but one thing they do have is plenty of is switchbacks. Hopefully you will feel rewarded for the climb up the hill!
added by Jim CummingsWorld Champ
Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Recent Trail Check-ins     (6 total check-ins)
  Alex Merrilees   on Jun 30, 2019
  Aidan Curran   on Nov 11, 2018
  Brennan Morrow   on Feb 21, 2018
  Alex Merrilees   on Aug 20, 2017
  MartiniMC   on Apr 15, 2017
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Trailblazer

May 9, 2017
MartiniMC Trailblazer  
 
Review: When I visited it was a wet weekend. Trails are all clay based, but the cambers were spot on meaning it wasn't an issue




World Champ

January 29, 2017
 
Review: I didn't warm to these trails although they had their moments. I think track builders have limited options in plantation forests on steep slopes. The Exodus trail in Silvan Forest is a good example. It's something of an engineering feat benched into the steep slopes of the hillside but it isn't an exciting ride... However, if you like switchbacks you'll love Silvan Forest. There are hundreds of them!!!



Silvan Forest MTB Trail 3.00 out of 5 based on 2 ratings. 2 user reviews.
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