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Davagh Forest Mountain Bike Trails

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!

Nearest TownCookstown
Distance16miles miles
OS Map13
Route TypeForest
Route ShapeCircular
Public RoadsOff Public Road
AONBOther Area
Grid Ref (Start)H694862
Grid Ref (End)H694862


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

Point of Interest


Route Description

Davagh Forest Mountain Bike Trails consist of 3km green trail, 7.5km blue trail and 16km red trail.

The green section is a gentle trail and is suited to young families and those trying out mountain biking for the first time.

The blue trail follows the blue arrows with a series of fun twists and turns.

The red trail should only be ridden by experienced bikers and offers heart-racing singletrack, berms, rock drops and extreme slab features.

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.





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

Information for People with a Disability

This route has accessible toilet facilities.


Available Publication

Davagh Forest Mountain Bike Trail Card.

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This information is provided by Outdoor Recreation Northern Ireland, The Stableyard, Barnett's Demesne, Malone Road, Belfast, BT9 5PB.

Tel: 028 9030 3930
Fax: 028 9062 6248

Every care has been taken to ensure accuracy of the information. We cannot accept responsibility for errors or omissions but where such are brought to our attention, the information will be amended accordingly.