For mountain bike enthusiast, Wolftrax in Laggan is the place to go. Managed and owned by the Forestry Commission Scotland, Wolftrax offers some of the best mountain bike trails in Scotland, with plenty of tracks and beautiful Scottish landscape to explore.
The Wolftrax offers amazing views of the nearby Monadhliath hills on the border of the Cairngorms National Park. With over 20 miles of carefully crafted purpose-built trails, there is a route for every ability. Gentle green trails are ideal for a leisurely bike ride, while the black run is one of the most challenging single tracks in Scotland. There is also a bike park on site where you can practice riding on tabletop jumps and big berms.
Wolftrax has everything you need, from bike tracks to suit everyone as well as the essentials such as a car park. On site, you can enjoy the delights of the café which has an extensive menu and comfy sofas where you can relax and unwind after your journey, or to give you the fuel you need to prepare for your bike ride.
There are also convenient showers for when the tracks are muddy and toilets for convenience. Wolftrax is free to enjoy. However, the carpark charges a small fee which contributes to the upkeep and maintenance of the routes.
As well as mountain biking, there are also some safe and enjoyable walking routes too. There is a walking route which takes you to Dun Da Lamh Hill Fort. The fort is well preserved with is walls and a fantastic view of the Scottish Highland scenery.
Young children can also enjoy the many activities that Wolftrax offers, such as a fun course throughout the forest where kids can hunt out the pictures on their map and hopefully win prizes for their efforts.