Forrest

Pictures of Otway forest. Pictures by Bancoora.com.

Forrest is located 160 kilometres to the south west of Melbourne. I have ridden some of the trails in the northern (Yaugher) section of the trail network and have documented these here for the trails I have ridden. There are details on the other southern trails on the trail map which is provided by Parks Victoria.

Trail Links
Ride Forrest Local website with details on the trails and facilities in town.
Trail Map (Printable) Trail map from Parks Victoria on Ride Forrest website. This is all you will need to navigate the trail network.
Trail Map (Digital) Trail map for the Forrest ride network can be obtained from Avenza maps along with app. This is not a Parks Victoria map but has GPS functionality for out on the trail and can be downloaded to Android and ioS devices. Does not need internet availability once downloaded. Use "Forrest" as search term or pan on map to Forrest and select. As this is not a Parks Victoria map, a charge applies.
Yaugher Super Loop A mix of fire trails and single track linking all of the trails in the Yaugher network.
Grass Trees A short technical ride with lots of features.
Marriners Run A great ride for the more experienced rider with big berms and lots of trail features.
Foxtail A fun flowing ride with regular trail obstacles.
J2 A long flowing descent from the Yaugher trailhead.
Yo Yo A trail with lots of ups and downs across a valley.
Casper Black A trail with twisting technical climbs and descents.
Barre Warre An easy loop off the trailhead for family oriented riders.
Vista A trail with descents and climbs plus views over the surrounding area.
Tiger Loop A trail interconnecting the Yaugher network with the Forrest - Birregurra Rail Trail.
Forrest - Birregurra Rail Trail Sub page of the Wodonga Parklands website detailing the High Country Rail Trail which may be of interest to MTBers even though it may not be the traditional single track / fire trail MTB format. Currently just under 60 kms long and typically a compacted gravel surface.
Maps and Directions To Get There
Northern (Yaugher) Trailhead Click on link for map showing how to get there.
Southern Trailhead Click on link for map showing how to get there.
Tourist Information

Local area information can be obtained at the Ride Forrest webpage. This webpage has good information on the area and details options for accommodation and other holiday oriented activities in the area.

Forrest does not have a visitor information centre.