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Gosford MTB Trails

Co Armagh
Gosford MTB Trails

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Green MTB Trails: A short circuit through the woodland with some gentle climbs and descents. The route follows forest roads and easy single track; an ideal introduction to mountain biking for novices and families.

Blue MTB Trails: 

A longer route around Gosford Forest’s perimeter, the Blue Trail takes riders deep in to the heart of the forest on flowing single track. There are 3 optional technical trails which are more challenging and suitable for confident riders. Follow the blue and orange technical section waymarkers.

Public roads: Off Public Road

Getting to the start: Gosford Forest Park is located just beside the town of Markethill directly off the main Armagh to Newry A28 route. The entrance to the Forest Park is signposted for traffic approaching from both directions.

Traffic: None

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Most gradients are moderate but some short steep sections are included. The trail surface may be loose, uneven or muddy at times. Includes specially constructed single-track and the trail surface will include small obstacles of roots and rocks.

Point of interest:
Deer Park, Rare Breed Enclosure

The mountain bike trails are complemented by a skills loop for mountain bikers to hone their skills and a pump track situated along both trails. Please refer to car park pay station for parking charges and information. An annual parking pass can be purchased by visiting On-site toilets are available.


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OS map:
Sheet 19

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