A range of hills in the north of Middle-earth, at the south end of which lay Fornost Erain, ancient city of the Dúnedain.
Portrayal in Adaptations
2007: The Lord of the Rings Online:
- The North Downs is a region of Eriador with Fornost Erain located in the north west corner of the region. Major towns are Threstelbridge, a small town of men, Esteldín, an Arnorian ruin inhabited by Dúnedain-Rangers, and Othrikar, an outpost of the Longbeards.