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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
      Blackstrap Hill Preserve Parking/Trailhead google parking directions
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      Region Details
      • 5
      • 5
      • 25
      • 3

      Region Status
      Open as of Aug 4, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      38
      Trails Mountain Bike
      38
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      36
      Trails Trail Running
      36
      Trails Snowmobile
      3
      Trails Snowshoe
      1
      Total Distance
      24 miles
      Total Descent
      3,916 ft
      Total Vertical
      401 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      474 ft
      Reports
      332
      Photos
      80
      Ridden Counter
      11,326

      Photos of Blackstrap Hill Preserve Mountain Bike

      trail: Powelines
      26 |
      Jun 8, 2021 @ 5:04am
      Jun 8, 2021
      trail: Lookout
      22 |
      Jan 23, 2021 @ 12:46pm
      Jan 23, 2021
      trail: Bustamove
      85 |
      Jan 23, 2021 @ 12:42pm
      Jan 23, 2021
      trail: Cakewalk
      21 |
      Jan 23, 2021 @ 12:35pm
      Jan 23, 2021
      11 |
      Jan 23, 2021 @ 12:35pm
      Jan 23, 2021
      11 |
      Jan 23, 2021 @ 12:33pm
      Jan 23, 2021
      26 |
      Jan 23, 2021 @ 12:32pm
      Jan 23, 2021
      trail: Flow Creek
      29 |
      Nov 11, 2020 @ 6:37am
      Nov 11, 2020

      Videos of Blackstrap Hill Preserve Mountain Bike

      Connecting The Slabs
      232 | Mar 23, 2021
      Drop to Flat Hole
      193 | Mar 23, 2021
      River Trail Rapid Fire Edit
      1:15 | 448 | Sep 14, 2014
      finished edit of the 'river trail' (and some...
      3:32 | 403 | Aug 13, 2014
      river trail freeride trailer
      1:50 | 412 | Aug 12, 2014
      GoPro River Trail Ride
      4:41 | 319 | Jun 13, 2014
      Mountain Biking the Ossipee Snowmobile Trails
      trail: Snowmobile
      6:04 | 127 | Mar 23, 2014
      Red Bull Ayer Bag edit
      trail: Red
      1:43 | 474 | Nov 6, 2012

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Flow Creek
      Aug 4, 2021 @ 2:12pm
      Aug 4, 2021
      VariablemgrohmanOne or two mud puddles but overall great
      Bustamove
      Aug 4, 2021 @ 2:12pm
      Aug 4, 2021
      IdealmgrohmanGetting a little chopped up but overall...
      Hayfield Trail (Red Blazes)
      Aug 4, 2021 @ 2:12pm
      Aug 4, 2021
      IdealmgrohmanVery good
      Access Singletrack
      Aug 4, 2021 @ 2:12pm
      Aug 4, 2021
      IdealmgrohmanVery good
      Blackstrap River Trail
      Aug 4, 2021 @ 2:12pm
      Aug 4, 2021
      VariablemgrohmanSome mudholes but you can ride through...
      Raven
      Aug 4, 2021 @ 2:12pm
      Aug 4, 2021
      VariablemgrohmanDefinitely getting a little chopped up...
      Happy Cats
      Aug 4, 2021 @ 2:12pm
      Aug 4, 2021
      IdealmgrohmanA good alternate to Flow Creek as a way...
      Turnpike Connect - (River Trail Ext)
      Jul 22, 2021 @ 1:18pm
      Jul 22, 2021
      Wetsmarchlik
      Gray Rd Connect
      Jul 22, 2021 @ 1:15pm
      Jul 22, 2021
      Prevalent Mudsmarchlik
      Hadlock Rd Connect
      Jul 17, 2021 @ 8:36am
      Jul 17, 2021
      Idealbarlow2

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1595635BaldmountainvotetrailPowelines
      Sep 16, 2021 @ 1:08pm
      Sep 16, 2021
      user #938926carlinojoe317wishlisttrailFlow Creek
      Sep 15, 2021 @ 2:39am
      Sep 15, 2021
      user #2700603mkmcgriddentrailBobcat Trail
      Sep 14, 2021 @ 3:02pm
      Sep 14, 2021
      user #2844037NoblePaleden172wishlisttrailFlow Creek and 1 more
      Sep 10, 2021 @ 2:00pm
      Sep 10, 2021
      user #2844037NoblePaleden172riddentrailFlow Creek
      Sep 10, 2021 @ 2:00pm
      Sep 10, 2021

      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 8 52.2 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 Bike3824 miles3,917 ft12 miles400 ft
      #378#1868033217,060
      E-Bike14,232 ft79 ft1,086 ft177 ft
      30658
      Hike3623 miles3,589 ft11 miles400 ft
      #300#17532573
      Trail Running3623 miles3,589 ft11 miles400 ft
      #306#17632572
      Snowmobile32 miles259 ft4,226 ft331 ft
      #45#207
      Snowshoe1
      #4557
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