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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
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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.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Hurricane Rd Parking/Trailhead google parking directions
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of 2 days

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #598
      State Ranking
      #3
      Trails (view details)
      29
      Trails Mountain Bike
      29
      Trails Hike
      28
      Trails Trail Running
      28
      Total Distance
      22 miles
      Total Descent
      4,858 ft
      Total Vertical
      439 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      505 ft
      Reports
      162
      Photos
      48
      Ridden Counter
      3,926

      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
      • 3 rides
      • 5 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 42 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance

      Photos of Blackstrap Hill Preserve Mountain Bike

      trail: Raven
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      Oct 19, 2019 @ 7:23am
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      Oct 19, 2019 @ 7:23am
      Oct 19, 2019
      trail: Raven
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      Oct 19, 2019 @ 7:23am
      Oct 19, 2019

      Videos of Blackstrap Hill Preserve Mountain Bike

      River Trail Rapid Fire Edit
      1:15 | 393 | Sep 14, 2014
      finished edit of the 'river trail' (and some...
      3:32 | 318 | Aug 13, 2014
      river trail freeride trailer
      1:50 | 374 | Aug 12, 2014
      GoPro River Trail Ride
      4:41 | 288 | Jun 13, 2014

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Flow Creek
      Oct 21, 2019 @ 1:40pm
      2 days
      Variablebarlow2The Fall leafs made it a little slick in...
      Happy Cats
      Oct 21, 2019 @ 1:40pm
      2 days
      Variablebarlow2The Fall leafs made it a little slick in...
      Bobcat Trail
      Sep 30, 2019 @ 9:28am
      Sep 30, 2019
      DryMEMtbDudeTree has been cleared. No other changes.
      Turnpike Connect
      Aug 31, 2019 @ 5:48am
      Aug 31, 2019
      Dryalanfitzgerald
      Up
      Aug 31, 2019 @ 5:48am
      Aug 31, 2019
      Dryalanfitzgerald
      Green Line
      Aug 31, 2019 @ 5:48am
      Aug 31, 2019
      Dryalanfitzgerald
      Gray Rd Connect
      Aug 31, 2019 @ 5:48am
      Aug 31, 2019
      Dryalanfitzgerald
      Hadlock Rd Connect
      Aug 31, 2019 @ 5:48am
      Aug 31, 2019
      Dryalanfitzgerald
      White Trail
      Aug 27, 2019 @ 7:34am
      Aug 27, 2019
      DryPortland29erE-Bike
      Orange Line DH
      Aug 27, 2019 @ 7:34am
      Aug 27, 2019
      DryPortland29erE-Bike

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1123914barlow2addreportFlow Creek and 1 more
      Oct 22, 2019 @ 7:31am
      1 days
      user #1961913qfarr7wishlisttrailGreen Line
      Oct 20, 2019 @ 6:44pm
      3 days
      user #1960361Skrtskrtskrtaddphoto in My City and 9 more
      Oct 19, 2019 @ 7:23am
      Oct 19, 2019
      user #1821018MEMtbDudeaddreportBobcat Trail
      Sep 30, 2019 @ 9:28am
      Sep 30, 2019
      user #1906880Pawnzor007addreportBobcat Trail
      Sep 25, 2019 @ 3:24pm
      Sep 25, 2019

      Recent Comments

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      user #864119pfchurchilltrailEpiphany (IMBA Trail)Called Epiphany on the sign in the woods. ...
      Jul 10, 2019 @ 3:35am
      Jul 10, 2019
      user #864119pfchurchilltrailEpiphany (IMBA Trail)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
      Jul 10, 2019
      user #1771971MmarkottrailOrange Line DHPlace is getting loved to death
      Jun 12, 2019 @ 1:46pm
      Jun 12, 2019
      user #1376198donkypunchtrailNorthwest ConnectThis trail is marked as “Outback Trail” on...
      Jul 24, 2018 @ 4:23pm
      Jul 24, 2018

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