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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
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      This 12,000 acre forest is the perfect place to visit no matter the season. Swim, boat, or fish in Benedict Pond. In the winter, you can cross-country ski and snowmobile.

      Fresh drinking water is available at campsites. There are no showers or flush toilets.

      Camping is $14/night for Massachusetts residents and $20/night for non-residents.
      Resident and non resident status is determined by the vehicle license plate
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: State Forest
      A.T. Parking: MA Rte 23 (Great Barrington) Parking Area google parking directions
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 7
      • 5

      Region Status
      Open as of Jun 22, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      29
      Trails Mountain Bike
      12
      Trails E-Bike
      6
      Trails Hike
      29
      Trails Trail Running
      29
      Trails Horse
      5
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      5
      Trails Observed Trials
      4
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      4
      Trails Snowshoe
      1
      Trails Nordic Ski
      1
      Total Distance
      50 miles
      Total Descent
      6,901 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,110 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,068 ft
      Reports
      14
      Photos
      7
      Ridden Counter
      146

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 1 rides
      • 20 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 20 miles avg distance

      Photos of Beartown State Forest Mountain Bike

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      Mar 13, 2021 @ 8:13am
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      Mar 13, 2021 @ 8:13am
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      Mar 13, 2021 @ 8:08am
      Mar 13, 2021
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      Mar 13, 2021 @ 8:08am
      Mar 13, 2021
      10 |
      Mar 13, 2021 @ 8:02am
      Mar 13, 2021
      11 |
      Mar 13, 2021 @ 8:02am
      Mar 13, 2021

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Beartown Loop
      Jun 22, 2018 @ 2:49pm
      Jun 22, 2018
      DryDgj444Most blow downs have been cleared!!

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2754371BenjaminraffriddentrailBeartown Loop
      Jul 29, 2021 @ 1:22am
      Jul 29, 2021
      user #2674978DmabikewishlisttrailBeartown Mountain Road
      Jun 15, 2021 @ 4:15am
      Jun 15, 2021
      user #1545620Carres87votetrailBeartown Loop
      Apr 3, 2021 @ 6:42pm
      Apr 3, 2021
      user #1309489WillieJacobszaddphoto in Grafton, Massachusetts, United States and 6 more
      Mar 13, 2021 @ 8:02am
      Mar 13, 2021
      user #1309489WillieJacobszupdatetrailBeartown Loop and 3 more
      Mar 11, 2021 @ 6:29pm
      Mar 11, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Kennedy Park 34 25 6 19.7 km
      October Mountain State Forest 17 110.2 km
      Beebe Hill State Forest 12 14 912.4 km
      Bartholomew's Cobble 1 113.2 km
      Keystone Arch Bridges 415.3 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1228 miles3,074 ft14 miles1,070 ft
      #4,725#2,16214455
      E-Bike619 miles1,949 ft10 miles1,070 ft
      141
      Hike2950 miles6,900 ft24 miles1,109 ft
      #4,128#2,04171426
      Trail Running2950 miles6,900 ft24 miles1,109 ft
      #4,127#2,041142
      Horse59 miles719 ft5 miles476 ft
      1
      Dirtbike/Moto59 miles719 ft5 miles476 ft
      1
      Observed Trials48 miles623 ft4 miles476 ft
      ATV/ORV/OHV48 miles623 ft4 miles476 ft
      1
      Snowshoe11 mile95 ft2,621 ft49 ft
      1
      Nordic Ski11 mile95 ft2,621 ft49 ft
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