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Davagh Forest Blue Trail

The blue trails at Davagh Forest will push mountain bikers through relatively challenging trails as you leave from the trailhead. It then encompasses some fire road, before taking you back into the forest.

Davagh Forest lies in an untouched rural landscape of rolling hills and sweeping forests. 

Located approximately 6 miles north west of Cookstown, Davagh Forest offers gentle mountain biking and walking trails as well as an impressive 16km red trail with some rock slab drops you will never forget!




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Route Type



Other Area

Grid Ref (Start)



4.6 miles

OS Map

Sheet 13

Route Shape


On/Off Road

Off Public road

Grid Ref (End)



Wide forest paths and narrow single track with technical trail features.

route description

This trail follows the blue arrows with a series of fun twists and turns as you ascend from the upper car park.

Keep left at the fork junction on the forest road for an easy spin between woodland and open hillside.

On the return leg, you can pick up more speed and put your bike handling skills to the test on some fast flowing trails and more technical rocky sections.

Be aware; the optional rock slab features located off this trail should only be ridden by experienced mountain bikers.


getting to the start

Located approximately 50 miles from Belfast, Davagh Forest is signposted off the A505 Cookstown to Omagh Road at Dunnamore. If travelling from Draperstown, take the B47 through the village of Straw before bearing left on the Sixtowns Road. Turn left on the Davagh Road signed East Sperrins Scenic Route and after 3 miles the trailhead will be on your left hand side. TRAILHEAD POSTCODE: BT79 8JH




Changing facilities, bike hire, car parking, toilets, bike wash.

information for People with a Disability


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Davagh Forest Mountain Bike Trail Card. Order from

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Cycle hire

Outdoor Concepts (NI) Ltd
The Mount, 2 Woodstock Link, Belfast
Phone: +44 (0)28 9073 7271

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