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The Silvan Forest mountain bike park is located at near the top of Champion Road, in Richmond. The park has been developed by a generous private land owner who is allowing access to all mountain bikers.

Recommended Routes in Silvan Forest - 1

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Favorite One of the numerous switchbacks
Intermediate/Difficult

Alpha to Involution

10.0 mi 16.1 km 2,307' Up 703.31 m Up 2,003' Down 610.37 m Down

Richmond, NZ

Silvan Forest Biking

  • 29 Miles 46 Kilometers of Trail
  • 1 Recommended Route
  • 0 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 16 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 3 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Silvan Forest - 18

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0.6 mi 1.0 km #1Peoples Choice
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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0.5 mi 0.8 km #2Goliath
Difficult
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Difficult
Richmond, NZ
0.4 mi 0.6 km #3Hare Down
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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0.2 mi 0.3 km #4Sequence
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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0.3 mi 0.5 km #5Spittrock
Difficult
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Difficult
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2.4 mi 3.9 km #6Involution
Difficult
Nelson, NZ
Difficult
Nelson, NZ
0.9 mi 1.4 km #7Exodus
Intermediate
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Intermediate
Richmond, NZ
0.7 mi 1.1 km #8Alpha Trail
Intermediate
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Intermediate
Richmond, NZ
0.4 mi 0.7 km #9Jubilee Gum
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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0.5 mi 0.7 km #10Alpha Wha
Intermediate
Richmond, NZ
Intermediate
Richmond, NZ

Photos of Silvan Forest - 13

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The first part of Involution is just a warm up for what's to come
Dec 10, 2017 near Nelson, NZ
Climbing Widdershins Trail to the top of Involution with Tasman Bay in the background.
Oct 14, 2017 near Richmond, NZ
The easy grade of Alpha Wha
Dec 11, 2017 near Richmond, NZ
A newly cut corner on Alpha Trail.
Oct 16, 2017 near Richmond, NZ
Native bush lines Involution Trail.
Oct 14, 2017 near Richmond, NZ
Looking east to Mt. Malita from the top of Barnicoat Road.
Oct 14, 2017 near Richmond, NZ
Tight hairpins are a notable "feature" of Involution.
Oct 14, 2017 near Richmond, NZ
Climbing up the well-graded Alpha Trail in the Silvan Forest.
Oct 14, 2017 near Richmond, NZ