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Cycling in Haldon

Build up your skills on the pump track and skills area then head out to try our range of bike trails around the forest.

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If you do not have your own bike or are visiting the area then bike hire is availble from Forest Cycle Hire.

Forest Cycle Hire can be found next to the Rangers' Office in the hub. For bookings and information call 01392 833768.

* Please note that over the winter period Forest Cycle Hire is closed Mondays and Tuesdays.*

Discovery Trail
  • Easy
A great all-ability trail, with fun features for children with regular resting points, that takes in some stunning views over Exeter and Dartmoor. This trail is suitable for walkers and beginner cyclists.
Kiddens Trail
  • Moderate
Good progression from the Spicers Trail. Single track, offering more challenging terrain with greater changes in gradient.
Ridge Ride Extreme
  • Severe
Accessed from the Ridge Ride Trail, this is an optional technical loop that is more demanding than the previous sections of the Ridge Ride Trail.
Ridge Ride Trail
  • Hard
This is a technical, fast and flowing trail with tight corners and lively descents to test your reflexes.
Skills Area & Pump Loop
  • Moderate
These areas are purpose-built to help cyclists develop new off-road skills, with numerous features for all abilities, located either side of the gateway car park. Suitable for novice to advance riders.
Spicers Trail
  • Moderate
For cyclists with some experience, this trail is a great confidence builder. A combination of surfaces some narrow sections and gentle gradients.
Last updated: 18th May 2016

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Haldon Forest Park
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