There are partial closures on our cycling trails because of fallen trees. - Click to check the latest trail status.

Forest of Dean Cycle Centre | Trail status

Updated 30th November 2021

To make sure you have the best ride on our trails at Forest of Dean Cycle Centre, Forestry England has a continuous schedule of trail maintenance and development. Much of our trail maintenance is carried out in partnership with the Dean Trail Volunteers. If you would like to volunteer and help care for our trail network, please visit their website.

Whilst maintenance work is being carried out, trails sometimes have to be either partially or fully closed. It is important that you respect these closures and follow diversions put in place.

Whilst out on the trails, if you come across any maintenance issues please report them to: fodtrails@forestryengland.uk

For information on trail grading information please see our trail grades and safety guide.

 

Cross country trails

Trail Name

Current Status

Grade

Details

Family Cycle Trail

Partially closed

Green

There are a number of fallen trees along the trail so sections are partially closed.

Verderers Trail

Open

Blue

 

Freeminers Trail

Partially closed

Red

Freeminers 89-91 (the wooden drops) is closed with a number of dangerous trees above the trail

Short diversion in place in the Spooky Woods section.

Downhill trails

Trail Name

Current Status

Grade

Details

Countdown

Open

1 Spot

 

Launchpad

Open

1 Spot

 

Corkscrew

Open

2 Spot

 

Sheepskull

Open

2 Spot

 

Flatlands

Open

2 Spot

 

Ski Run

Partially closed

2 Spot

Bottom section closed due to fallen tree.

Endo

Open

2 Spot

 

Mr Rooty

Open

2 Spot

 

Y2K

Open

2 Spot

 

Elephant Man

Open

2 Spot

 

GBU

Open

3 Spot

 

 Push ups and skills areas

Trail Name

Current Status

Grade

Details

Beginners Skills Area

Open

Basic Skills

 

Advanced Skills area

Partially closed

Progressive Skills

The Drops Line in the Advanced Skills Area is blocked at the top by a fallen tree

Pump Track

Open

Basic Skills

 

GBU Top Section Push Up

Open

N/A

 

GBU Bottom Section Push Up

Open

N/A

 

Main Push Up

Open

N/A