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      Daily Parking Fee: $8 MA Vehicle, $10 non-MA Vehicle

      With most of the trails bordering the 157-acre Ashland Reservoir, Ashland State Park offers some calm and shimmering scenery. Due to their proximity to the waters’ edge, however, the trails provide a novice-level of smooth and flowy dirt equally mixed with unforgiving roots and rocks that will make you appreciate your suspension (leading to the moniker “Bashland”).

      The 470-acre park’s primary riding is single and double track bouncing around the reservoir in either a clockwise or counter-clockwise direction, as well as crossing the dam. Frequent short single track off-shoots offer some steep, brief climbs and the chance to add 2-3 exploratory miles to the 4.5-mile loop that provides a surprisingly pleasant technical challenge interspersed with smooth dirt. Featuring a large waterfront and utilities for picnics/ BBQs, the park is very popular with dog walkers and families in the nicer weather.

      The best place to park is at the Town's Community Center. Then head east on Ashland State Park Road.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: No
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      Region Details
      • 2
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Jun 27, 2022

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      3
      Trails Mountain Bike
      3
      Trails Hike
      3
      Trails Trail Running
      3
      Trails Horse
      3
      Trails Snowshoe
      3
      Trails Nordic Ski
      3
      Total Distance
      4 miles
      Total Descent
      344 ft
      Total Vertical
      70 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      286 ft
      Reports
      6
      Ridden Counter
      61

      Popular Ashland State Park Mountain Biking Trails

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      Dam Trail
      Ashland Lake Loop
      Ashland Short Loop

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      Past Week
      • 0 rides

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Ashland Lake Loop
      Nov 27, 2020 @ 11:00am
      Nov 27, 2020
      VariableHike CFSULL
      Dam Trail
      Nov 27, 2020 @ 11:00am
      Nov 27, 2020
      VariableHike CFSULL
      Ashland Short Loop
      Aug 5, 2019 @ 8:00am
      Aug 5, 2019
      Unknown brucerioux QC NEMBA

      Activity Feed

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      user #2093275CFSULLaddreportAshland Lake Loop and 1 more
      Nov 27, 2020 @ 8:10am
      Nov 27, 2020
      user #2419746misstoi01wishlisttrailAshland Lake Loop
      Sep 25, 2020 @ 12:18pm
      Sep 25, 2020
      user #2357675AshlandadventureclubriddentrailAshland Lake Loop and 1 more
      Aug 27, 2020 @ 5:52pm
      Aug 27, 2020
      user #19771561mike12votetrailAshland Lake Loop
      Jul 5, 2020 @ 8:05am
      Jul 5, 2020
      user #2226757ChvirukriddentrailAshland Lake Loop
      Jun 14, 2020 @ 2:50pm
      Jun 14, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Wiley Woods0.8 km
      Brook Hollow 51.1 km
      Peloquin Woods1.5 km
      Deer Run 41.6 km
      Mighton Woods 21.7 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike34 miles344 ft2 miles69 ft
      #7,735#3,2656146
      Hike34 miles344 ft2 miles69 ft
      #6,784#3,113615
      Trail Running34 miles344 ft2 miles69 ft
      #6,771#3,1076
      Horse34 miles344 ft2 miles69 ft
      #539#366
      Snowshoe34 miles344 ft2 miles69 ft
      #341#1981
      Nordic Ski34 miles344 ft2 miles69 ft
      #224#142
      • By markholloway Trailforks & contributors
      • Admins: BVNEMBA Region, BVNEMBA Admins, brucerioux, BVNEMBA ASP
      • #23902 - 935 views
      • ashland state park activity log | embed map of Ashland State Park mountain bike trails | ashland state park mountain biking points of interest

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