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      Bigelow Hollow, You'll either love it or you'll hate it. Hidden in the Nipmuck State Forest you'll find some of the tightest, hardpacked, flowy singletrack that New England has to offer. But to find that you will have to ride through some hardcore rock gardens and up steep hills. These rock gardens are not only tricky because of the rock placement but also because they are always damp, even in an August drought.
      Review by: David Julien
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      Region Details
      • 16
      • 4
      • 8

      Region Status
      Caution as of Jul 25, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      32
      Trails Mountain Bike
      28
      Trails Horse
      1
      Trails Hike
      32
      Trails Trail Running
      27
      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
      5
      Photos
      50
      Ridden Counter
      518

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

      8 |
      Aug 28, 2021 @ 3:03pm
      Aug 28, 2021
      11 |
      Aug 28, 2021 @ 3:01pm
      Aug 28, 2021
      trail: Ridge Trail
      27 |
      Jul 29, 2021 @ 2:23pm
      Jul 29, 2021
      33 |
      May 7, 2021 @ 7:42pm
      May 7, 2021
      trail: Hatchet Road
      20 |
      May 7, 2021 @ 7:35pm
      May 7, 2021
      40 |
      May 7, 2021 @ 7:27pm
      May 7, 2021
      21 |
      May 7, 2021 @ 7:23pm
      May 7, 2021
      20 |
      May 7, 2021 @ 7:20pm
      May 7, 2021

      Recent Trail Reports

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      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

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      BlackSheepofChaplinwishlisttrailactivity #42593955
      Aug 5, 2023 @ 8:31am
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      ReptilianWizardLizardwishlistregionactivity #39756838
      May 7, 2023 @ 11:23am
      May 7, 2023
      SteveBraithwaitewishlistrouteactivity #38936740
      Apr 11, 2023 @ 10:56am
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      SloMoJocommentrouteactivity #38882152
      Apr 9, 2023 @ 5:37pm
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      NEMBAbillupdateregionactivity #37474483
      Feb 15, 2023 @ 9:29am
      Feb 15, 2023

      Recent Comments

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      Balard40ktrailRidge TrailI tend to agree this is not a mountain biking...
      Aug 16, 2020 @ 3:55pm
      Aug 16, 2020
      TabharktrailRidge TrailDefinitely places you need to hike but...
      Jun 7, 2020 @ 1:33pm
      Jun 7, 2020
      TabharktrailRidge TrailGreat mountain biking trail
      Jun 7, 2020 @ 1:32pm
      Jun 7, 2020
      Alan1988trailRidge TrailNot a mountain biking trail
      May 3, 2020 @ 7:43am
      May 3, 2020
      Troutbum413trailMashapaug 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
      #8,940#3,7701341138
      Horse11 mile3 ft1,237 ft207 ft
      Hike3234 miles2,552 ft12 miles466 ft
      #7,924#3,6303757148
      Trail Running2730 miles2,247 ft11 miles417 ft
      #7,901#3,6145286
      Snowmobile65 miles164 ft1 mile266 ft
      Snowshoe52 miles56 ft3,346 ft190 ft
      #877#507
      Nordic Ski41 mile16 ft1,519 ft52 ft
      #1,334
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