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      Consisting of many expansive and diverse trails, Blackstrap Hill Preserve and its adjacent networks are popular among local riders. The bulk of the trails in the area are located between Blackstrap Road and the Turnpike. This area encompasses the trails with features that aggressive riders will enjoy: Berms, flowy turns, drops and optional doubles can be found here. Across Blackstrap Rd, there is some very loamy, flowy, and fun singletrack continuing into the North Falmouth Community Forest. The network also continues across the turnpike where some flatter cross country trails can be found. The map from the Falmouth Land Trust Website is not fully inclusive of all of these trails, but using the Strava segment explorer will help you discover the bulk of the unmapped trails. Definitely a place to check out if you are into more aggressive all-mountain style riding, but also worth the trip for the cross country trails that are mixed in throughout.

      Access and parking information information from Falmouth Land Trust website:

      From the south: a parking area is located on the east side of Blackstrap Road, 1/4 mile north of Mountain Road. A kiosk with a trail map is down the hill from the parking area.

      From the north: an access road off Hurricane Road, just west of the Maine Turnpike bridge, leads to a parking area and information kiosk.

      From the west: a trailhead is located just north of the intersection of Babbidge Road and Blackstrap Road. Park along the road near the trailhead. The property can also be accessed from the utility corridor just north of the intersection of Blackstrap Road and Mast Road.

      Hiking, snowmobiling, mountain biking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, hunting, fishing, nature study, and horseback riding are all allowed. Motorized vehicles are prohibited, except snowmobiles on marked trails. Trails are not handicapped accessible.
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      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Northern Falmouth Community Forest/Blackstrap Hill Preserve Trailhead google parking directions
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      Region Status
      Open as of Jul 15, 2020
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      Stats

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      Trails (view details)
      35
      Trails Mountain Bike
      35
      Trails Hike
      34
      Trails Trail Running
      34
      Trails Snowmobile
      3
      Total Distance
      22 miles
      Total Descent
      3,761 ft
      Total Vertical
      432 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      505 ft
      Reports
      254
      Photos
      61
      Ridden Counter
      6,306

      Blackstrap Hill Preserve Mountain Bike Routes

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      4 mile Blackstrap Hill Preserve Ridepopular ridelog4 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 9 rides
      • 5 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 68 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance

      Photos of Blackstrap Hill Preserve Mountain Bike

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      Jun 6, 2020 @ 11:35am
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      Jun 6, 2020 @ 11:01am
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      May 27, 2020 @ 5:52pm
      May 27, 2020

      Videos of Blackstrap Hill Preserve Mountain Bike

      River Trail Rapid Fire Edit
      1:15 | 419 | Sep 14, 2014
      finished edit of the 'river trail' (and some...
      3:32 | 361 | Aug 13, 2014
      river trail freeride trailer
      1:50 | 392 | Aug 12, 2014
      GoPro River Trail Ride
      4:41 | 299 | Jun 13, 2014

      Recent Trail Reports

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      user #2331936iamtfcriddentrailWhite Trail and 3 more
      Aug 2, 2020 @ 2:23pm
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      user #2261398DicknyervotetrailRaven and 1 more
      Aug 1, 2020 @ 4:57pm
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      user #949139jfpansireriddentrailSaw Whet Black
      Jul 31, 2020 @ 2:35pm
      Jul 31, 2020
      user #2096533StevieoBCvotetrailRaven
      Jul 16, 2020 @ 1:58pm
      Jul 16, 2020
      user #2091725jmansphcaddreportFlow Creek
      Jul 15, 2020 @ 5:05pm
      Jul 15, 2020

      Recent Comments

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      user #2143695LJM302trailPowelinesIt seems the section between 302 and Methodist...
      May 17, 2020 @ 6:36am
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      Jul 10, 2019 @ 3:35am
      Jul 10, 2019
      user #864119pfchurchilltrailEpiphany Trail (Red Blaze)This is marked Epiphany in the woods.
      Jul 10, 2019 @ 3:33am
      Jul 10, 2019
      user #864119pfchurchilltrailRocky Ridge (NEMBA Trail)Well, something here is called the Nemva Trail...
      Jul 10, 2019 @ 3:31am
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      user #1771971MmarkottrailRavenPlace is getting loved to death
      Jun 12, 2019 @ 1:46pm
      Jun 12, 2019

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