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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
      Land Status: Community Forest
      Land Manager: Falmouth Land Trust
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of May 2, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      37
      Trails Mountain Bike
      37
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      35
      Trails Trail Running
      35
      Trails Snowmobile
      3
      Total Distance
      24 miles
      Total Descent
      3,865 ft
      Total Vertical
      401 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      474 ft
      Reports
      433
      Photos
      88
      Ridden Counter
      15,267

      Photos of Blackstrap Hill Preserve Mountain Bike

      12 |
      Nov 15, 2022 @ 8:54am
      Nov 15, 2022
      trail: Happy Cats
      10 |
      Sep 23, 2022 @ 9:25am
      Sep 23, 2022
      trail: Happy Cats
      13 |
      Sep 23, 2022 @ 9:25am
      Sep 23, 2022
      13 |
      Sep 12, 2022 @ 5:44pm
      Sep 12, 2022
      trail: Bustamove
      30 |
      Aug 2, 2022 @ 6:41pm
      Aug 2, 2022
      45 |
      Aug 2, 2022 @ 6:39pm
      Aug 2, 2022
      42 |
      Aug 2, 2022 @ 6:38pm
      Aug 2, 2022
      trail: Powelines
      99 |
      Jun 8, 2021 @ 5:04am
      Jun 8, 2021

      Videos of Blackstrap Hill Preserve Mountain Bike

      Bustamove - Blackstrap Hill Preserve - ME
      trail: Bustamove
      137 | May 23, 2022
      Rocky Ridge / NEMBA Trail (Top Section) -...
      187 | May 20, 2022
      Connecting The Slabs
      441 | Mar 23, 2021
      Drop to Flat Hole
      368 | Mar 23, 2021
      River Trail Rapid Fire Edit
      1:15 | 467 | Sep 14, 2014
      finished edit of the 'river trail' (and some...
      3:32 | 426 | Aug 13, 2014
      river trail freeride trailer
      1:50 | 429 | Aug 12, 2014
      GoPro River Trail Ride
      4:41 | 325 | Jun 13, 2014

      Recent Trail Reports

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      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #3278085phdibartwishlisttrailFlow Creek and 4 more
      Jan 7, 2023 @ 12:28pm
      Jan 7, 2023
      user #1048039corysnowaddreportPoplar Ridge Trail and 1 more
      Dec 29, 2022 @ 12:59pm
      Dec 29, 2022
      user #793989abkfenrisaddreportBlackstrap River Trail and 9 more
      Nov 21, 2022 @ 5:39am
      Nov 21, 2022
      user #1109469jconnormclvotepoiHurricane Rd Parking/Trailhead
      Nov 19, 2022 @ 8:08am
      Nov 19, 2022
      user #728440mdg3daddphoto in Portland, Maine, United States
      Nov 15, 2022 @ 8:54am
      Nov 15, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1804222nmerksamertrailBustamoveAwesome step down and step up at the bottom
      Jun 10, 2021 @ 12:45pm
      Jun 10, 2021
      user #1804222nmerksamertrailSaw WhetIdk if this is even a legit trail anymore....
      Jun 10, 2021 @ 12:40pm
      Jun 10, 2021
      user #1804222nmerksamertrailRocky Ridge (NEMBA Trail)The first couple hundred feet are pretty cool...
      Jun 10, 2021 @ 12:35pm
      Jun 10, 2021
      user #1804222nmerksamertrailRavenSome cool terrain but definitely punishes...
      Jun 10, 2021 @ 12:31pm
      Jun 10, 2021
      user #2301203brianstearns65reportFlow CreekYes, most trails in the region close for...
      Mar 29, 2021 @ 11:22am
      Mar 29, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Hadlock Community Forest 5 101.9 km
      Lowell Preserve 3 122.2 km
      Rines Forest 2 72.7 km
      Hardy Road Conservation Area 32.8 km
      Falmouth Community Park 4 42.8 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike3724 miles3,865 ft12 miles400 ft
      #357#1788843329,972
      E-Bike14,068 ft79 ft1,365 ft171 ft
      378135
      Hike3523 miles3,517 ft11 miles400 ft
      #296#181421111
      Trail Running3523 miles3,517 ft11 miles400 ft
      #298#18142183
      Snowmobile32 miles259 ft4,226 ft331 ft
      #42#207
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