Cognation mtb trails South Wales was founded in 2010 and is investing in mountain biking across South Wales. It is a partnership project between Neath Port Talbot CBC, Caerphilly CBC, Merthyr Tydfil CBC and Forestry Commission Wales. It is part-funded by the EU's Convergence European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government with match funding coming from the Welsh Government and partner organisations.
What to expect over the next few years in Cwmcarn:
• New downhill trail (for all you speed addicts).
• New skills section that can be used for lessons in technical riding.
• Extended sections on the current trails.
• Improved visitor facilities including a mountain bike retail unit and new car park.