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  • Wet
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
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  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      The Blue Hills Reservation includes 7000 acres of varied terrain. It ranges from woodlands to marsh to rocky hills. There is an extensive, well-marked and maintained trail system with miles of fire road, double and single track. There are great views of Boston and the south shore from several hill tops. Other activities available include hiking, swimming, canoeing and horseback riding. There is a designated swimming area at Houghton Pond as well as a refreshment stand. Great Blue Hill is the second highest "coastal mountain" on the East Coast. (A coastal mountain is any mountain from which you can see the ocean)
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      Open on Aug 21, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #3,311
      State Ranking
      #26
      Trails
      8
      Total Distance
      4 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      2 miles
      Total Descent
      1,387 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      610 ft
      Total Vertical
      493 ft
      Reports
      15
      Photos
      3
      Ridden Counter
      199

      Photos of Blue Hills Reservation Mountain Bike

      211 |
      Apr 5, 2016 @ 6:48pm
      Apr 5, 2016
      Buck Hill Descent, Boston
      trail: To The Stream
      185 |
      Apr 5, 2016 @ 6:42pm
      Apr 5, 2016
      To The Stream, Milton
      trail: To The Stream
      200 |
      Apr 5, 2016 @ 6:18pm
      Apr 5, 2016
      To The Stream, Boston
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      Videos of Blue Hills Reservation Mountain Bike

      Blue Hills
      trail: The Coon
      1:01 | 333 | Nov 10, 2015
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      Recent Comments

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      user #1334957kdedflyr55trailThe CoonVery technical descent, though short lived....
      May 19, 2018 @ 3:18am
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