We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Serene forest beauty

The Silvan Forest Biking Trail is an amazingly beautiful trail through lush forests. It is ideal... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
NellyWill24
,
Nelson, New Zealand
Best biking in Nelson region

This is a great family friendly biking area with tracks well suited for younger (8-12yo) kids to... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2017
MoabMic
,
Richmond, New Zealand
Read all 5 reviews
3
All photos (3)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good20%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Aug 26, 2017
“wonderful climbing trails and sharp switchbacks to the top views!”
May 3, 2017
“Serene forest beauty”
About
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Contact
Richmond 7020, New Zealand
Reviews (5)
Filter reviews
5 results
Traveler rating
4
1
0
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
4
1
0
0
0
See what travelers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed 27 August 2017

I discovered this privately owned mtb sanctuary last year..its built on a private estate and owners are obviously very generous with their stock land hills and forest plantations.I go there now automatically every time I fly in to Nelson Spring/summer is best and hey.. im...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The Silvan Forest Biking Trail is an amazingly beautiful trail through lush forests. It is ideal for mountain biking or even walking along the forest trails. A short drive from the Richmond town center it is within easy reach of all walking and biking enthusiasts....More

Thank NellyWill24
Reviewed 11 January 2017

This is a great family friendly biking area with tracks well suited for younger (8-12yo) kids to the more advanced. All intermediate to intermediate-advanced tracks. Beautiful flowy very well constructed tracks! My recommendation is ride up alpha to top, Peoples Choice to SixFootFive, Exodus, Goliath...More

Thank MoabMic
Reviewed 7 October 2016

What an excellent place to have tucked away in the hills, there are loads of awesome tracks that are great for most level riders

Thank MichelleD5889
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Sylvan forest is a great mountain bike park whether a beginner or advanced downhiller! Tracks range from easy flow trails to technical downhill. Alpha is the main climbing track. Exodus is a great flow trail with beautiful native bush views and flowing water. Goliath is...More

Thank MoabMic
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Silvan Forest Biking Trail staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines