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  • Nordic Ski
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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 Jul 17, 2022
      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
      6,898 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,110 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,068 ft
      Reports
      3
      Photos
      7
      Ridden Counter
      235

      Photos of Beartown State Forest Mountain Bike

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      Mar 13, 2021 @ 8:02am
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      Mar 13, 2021 @ 8:02am
      Mar 13, 2021

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Beartown State Forest Road
      Sep 12, 2021 @ 3:25pm
      Sep 12, 2021
      VariableSome pretty muddy sections but mostly...Johnrbenedict
      Beartown Loop
      Jun 22, 2018 @ 2:49pm
      Jun 22, 2018
      DryMost blow downs have been cleared!!Dgj444

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2236497NicholasJBlakewishlistregionBeartown State Forest
      Jul 5, 2022 @ 6:50am
      Jul 5, 2022
      user #3027996thayerridgwaywishlisttrailBeartown Loop
      Apr 25, 2022 @ 6:19pm
      Apr 25, 2022
      user #1230307JohnrbenedictaddreportBeartown State Forest Road
      Sep 12, 2021 @ 3:25pm
      Sep 12, 2021
      user #1604093jmscheerwishlisttrailBeartown Loop
      Sep 4, 2021 @ 6:12am
      Sep 4, 2021
      user #2754371BenjaminraffriddentrailBeartown Loop
      Jul 29, 2021 @ 1:22am
      Jul 29, 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 113.2 km
      Taconic State Park - Copake Falls Area14 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1228 miles3,071 ft14 miles1,070 ft
      #9,046#3,7963525
      E-Bike619 miles1,949 ft10 miles1,070 ft
      31
      Hike2950 miles6,900 ft24 miles1,109 ft
      #8,040#3,6407333
      Trail Running2950 miles6,900 ft24 miles1,109 ft
      #8,015#3,62533
      Horse59 miles719 ft5 miles476 ft
      21
      Dirtbike/Moto59 miles719 ft5 miles476 ft
      2
      Observed Trials48 miles623 ft4 miles476 ft
      1
      ATV/ORV/OHV48 miles623 ft4 miles476 ft
      2
      Snowshoe11 mile95 ft2,621 ft49 ft
      1
      Nordic Ski11 mile95 ft2,621 ft49 ft
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      • beartown state forest activity log | embed map of Beartown State Forest mountain bike trails | beartown state forest mountain biking points of interest

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