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      Bigelow Hollow State Park and the adjoining Nipmuck State Forest offer over 9,000 acres of recreation opportunities including miles of trails, the 18 acre Bigelow Pond, and 300 acre Mashapaug Pond in Eastern Connecticut.
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      Region Details
      • 16
      • 4
      • 8

      Region Status
      Caution as of Dec 15, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      32
      Trails Mountain Bike
      28
      Trails Hike
      32
      Trails Trail Running
      27
      Trails Horse
      1
      Trails Snowmobile
      6
      Trails Snowshoe
      5
      Trails Nordic Ski
      4
      Total Distance
      34 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      12 miles
      Total Descent
      2,553 ft
      Total Vertical
      465 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,087 ft
      Reports
      6
      Photos
      50
      Ridden Counter
      325

      Photos of Bigelow Hollow State Park & Nipmuck State Forest Mountain Bike

      2 |
      Aug 28, 2021 @ 3:03pm
      Aug 28, 2021
      4 |
      Aug 28, 2021 @ 3:01pm
      Aug 28, 2021
      trail: Ridge Trail
      13 |
      Jul 29, 2021 @ 2:23pm
      Jul 29, 2021
      24 |
      May 7, 2021 @ 7:42pm
      May 7, 2021
      trail: Hatchet Road
      11 |
      May 7, 2021 @ 7:35pm
      May 7, 2021
      20 |
      May 7, 2021 @ 7:27pm
      May 7, 2021
      10 |
      May 7, 2021 @ 7:23pm
      May 7, 2021
      9 |
      May 7, 2021 @ 7:20pm
      May 7, 2021

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Mashapaug Pond View Trail
      Dec 15, 2020 @ 12:50pm
      Dec 15, 2020
      IdealHike Quite a few major blow-downsPlumbBobM TRAILFORKS
      Snow Sled Rd
      May 5, 2020 @ 7:17am
      May 5, 2020
      WetHike PlumbBobM TRAILFORKS
      Park Rd/East Ridge Trail
      May 5, 2020 @ 7:17am
      May 5, 2020
      IdealHike PlumbBobM TRAILFORKS
      Bigelow Pond Loop
      Dec 3, 2018 @ 12:02pm
      Dec 3, 2018
      WetDavechev

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2308621Bills330iwishlistrouteBigelow big loop with Andy's Roller
      Aug 13, 2022 @ 9:58am
      Aug 13, 2022
      user #2308621Bills330iwishlistregionBigelow Hollow State Park & Nipmuck State Forest
      Aug 13, 2022 @ 9:56am
      Aug 13, 2022
      user #1176226JohnnieGeewishlistrouteBigelow big loop with Andy's Roller
      Jul 27, 2022 @ 6:07am
      Jul 27, 2022
      user #2393157SteepTrailsriddenrouteBigelow big loop with Andy's Roller
      Jun 5, 2022 @ 11:43am
      Jun 5, 2022
      user #2088818SportPsychwishlistregionBigelow Hollow State Park & Nipmuck State Forest
      Jun 4, 2022 @ 12:22pm
      Jun 4, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2191564Balard40ktrailRidge TrailI tend to agree this is not a mountain biking...
      Aug 16, 2020 @ 3:55pm
      Aug 16, 2020
      user #1851529TabharktrailRidge TrailDefinitely places you need to hike but...
      Jun 7, 2020 @ 1:33pm
      Jun 7, 2020
      user #1851529TabharktrailRidge TrailGreat mountain biking trail
      Jun 7, 2020 @ 1:32pm
      Jun 7, 2020
      user #2110308Alan1988trailRidge TrailNot a mountain biking trail
      May 3, 2020 @ 7:43am
      May 3, 2020
      user #1632697Troutbum413trailMashapaug Pond View TrailTechnical and challenging cross country style...
      Apr 14, 2020 @ 1:20pm
      Apr 14, 2020

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2827 miles1,867 ft9 miles367 ft
      #8,151#3,4341351111
      Hike3234 miles2,552 ft12 miles466 ft
      #7,186#3,279376593
      Trail Running2730 miles2,247 ft11 miles417 ft
      #7,174#3,2706130
      Horse11 mile3 ft1,237 ft207 ft
      Snowmobile65 miles164 ft1 mile266 ft
      Snowshoe52 miles56 ft3,346 ft190 ft
      #757#431
      Nordic Ski41 mile16 ft1,519 ft52 ft
      #958
      • By markholloway Trailforks & contributors
      • Admins: QC NEMBA
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