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Mountain Bikers & Cyclists

Mountain Biking on Cannock Chase is hugely popular and all those riders can have quite an impact on the most fragile habitats of the Chase.  However there are a few simple things you can do to tread (or wheel) as lightly as possible.

Use the designated mountain bike trails – Follow the links below.

On the heathland keep to the main paths (they are mostly bridleways)

Have fun!

Also of interest

The Cycle Centre

Situated in the Midlands in the heart of Cannock Chase and home to the famous 'Follow the Dog' and 'Monkey Trail' mountain bike trails.


Mountain Bike Trails

Whether you've just bought your first bike, or you're happy shredding through rock gardens, Cannock Chase offers a fantastic opportunity for natural cycling.


Chase Trails

A local volunteer group set up over 15 years ago in partnership with Forestry England to build and maintain the mountain bike trails on Cannock Chase.


Downhill Bike Park

Stile Cop bike park boasts several extreme/bike park graded downhill trails and is only for you if you have the skill, the bike, the right clothing and the nerve...


Cannock Chase Special Area of Conservation Partnership

An Internationally Important Landscape in the Heart of Cannock Chase

  • Stafford Borough Council
  • Cannock Chase Council
  • Lichfield District Council
  • South Staffordshire Council
  • East Staffordshire Borough Council
  • City of Wolverhampton Council
    • Forestry England
    • National Trust