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  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
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  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Trail Difficulties
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  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other

      Popular Trail Networks

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      Dogtown 69 66 22 1
      Harold Parker State Forest 6 82 25
      Willowdale State Forest 41 25 1
      Gordon College 20 37 7
      Lynn Woods 5 45 11 4
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      Region Details
      • 274
      • 49
      • 721
      • 645
      • 154
      • 7
      • 1

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      1,948
      Trails Mountain Bike
      1,852
      Trails E-Bike
      63
      Trails Hike
      1,907
      Trails Trail Running
      1,906
      Trails Horse
      135
      Trails Dirtbike
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      5
      Trails Snowmobile
      1
      Trails Snowshoe
      173
      Trails Nordic Ski
      119
      Total Distance
      740 miles
      Total Descent
      53,977 ft
      Total Vertical
      418 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      419 ft
      Reports
      2,580
      Photos
      811
      Ridden Counter
      101,607
      Sub Regions

      Popular Essex County Mountain Biking Trails

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      Tornado
      Willowdale State Forest
      Thunder Road
      Willowdale State Forest
      "G" Spot
      Willowdale State Forest
      Nuke Dump
      Willowdale State Forest
      AAA
      Willowdale State Forest
      Access Road
      Willowdale State Forest
      Bridges
      Willowdale State Forest
      Rattle Snake Ridge
      Willowdale State Forest
      Rootball
      Harold Parker State Forest
      Indian Ridge Trail
      Willowdale State Forest
      Secret Stash
      Harold Parker State Forest
      Terry Trail South
      Harold Parker State Forest
      Connector
      Willowdale State Forest
      A5 Link to Parking
      Harold Parker State Forest
      Fiene Weenie a
      Willowdale State Forest

      Essex County Mountain Bike Routes

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      Yellow Diamond Route
      Harold Parker State Forest
      3 miles
      Wicked Ride of the East
      Harold Parker State Forest
      20 miles
      Bay Circuit Trail
      Harold Parker State Forest
      5 miles
      Intermediate-Advanced Harold Parker Loop
      Harold Parker State Forest
      10 miles
      Beverly Commons Blue Loops
      Beverly Commons
      5 miles
      The Whole Willow
      Willowdale State Forest
      16 miles
      Bubble Buddies Route
      Georgetown-Rowley State Forest
      8 miles
      HP/Ward 30 Miler
      Harold Parker State Forest
      31 miles
      A Focused Adventure
      Willowdale State Forest
      7 miles
      Post Work Perimiter
      Beverly Commons
      5 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 566 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance

      Photos of Essex County Mountain Bike

      trail: Tornado
      70 |
      Jun 13, 2020 @ 3:51pm
      Jun 13, 2020
      trail: Tornado
      107 |
      Jun 13, 2020 @ 3:51pm
      Jun 13, 2020
      trail: Thunder Road
      244 |
      Aug 16, 2019 @ 5:18am
      Aug 16, 2019
      trail: Thunder Road
      349 |
      Jun 10, 2017 @ 7:02am
      Jun 10, 2017

      Videos of Essex County Mountain Bike

      clip from ride 4/10/21
      trail: Orange Dot
      16 | Apr 11, 2021
      clip from a ride 4/10/21
      trail: Orange Dot
      11 | Apr 11, 2021
      crash from saturday march 26 2021
      79 | Mar 31, 2021
      Friday Fails Submission: How to Break a Collarbone
      123 | Mar 11, 2021

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Fake Displacement
      Willowdale State Forest
      Apr 13, 2021 @ 3:22pm
      Apr 13, 2021
      IdealSomervilleMayor
      The Big Slide
      Dogtown
      Apr 4, 2021 @ 2:15pm
      Apr 4, 2021
      WetSquishlefunke Lots of logs down, wet/soft, suggest avoiding
      Shore Trail
      Winnekenni Park Conservation Area
      Apr 3, 2021 @ 1:07pm
      Apr 3, 2021
      Prevalent Mudnumcv88Wet in the low section but firm. Section...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #1791795natescanriddentrailBoulder Drop
      Apr 15, 2021 @ 6:08pm
      1 day
      user #2445069jhaney3041commenttrailWeir/Osgood Connector
      Apr 15, 2021 @ 9:50am
      2 days
      user #2445069jhaney3041commenttrailScrub Oak Trail
      Apr 15, 2021 @ 9:43am
      2 days
      user #1791795natescanriddentrailEasy Way Down
      Apr 14, 2021 @ 5:29pm
      2 days
      user #817072tama8691riddentrailBlack Ops
      Apr 14, 2021 @ 9:27am
      3 days

      Recent Comments

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      user #2445069jhaney3041trailWeir/Osgood ConnectorGreat trail with a lot of bridges, some decent...
      Apr 15, 2021 @ 9:50am
      2 days
      user #2445069jhaney3041trailScrub Oak TrailThis is a fun trail when ridden downhill the...
      Apr 15, 2021 @ 9:43am
      2 days
      user #2088305BenKoetrailBMX TrackThere's three jumps in a straight line, not...
      Apr 6, 2021 @ 5:56am
      Apr 6, 2021
      user #2088305BenKoetrailMoraine Trail BThe description of this trail is perfect! Haha
      Apr 3, 2021 @ 12:37pm
      Apr 3, 2021
      user #2088305BenKoetrailSwamp CrossingDefinitely no way across the swamp, at least...
      Apr 3, 2021 @ 12:34pm
      Apr 3, 2021

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1,852705 miles51,102 ft241 miles417 ft
      6952,5624244,537
      E-Bike6327 miles1,201 ft9 miles289 ft
      11,858378
      Hike1,907734 miles53,379 ft253 miles417 ft
      772,555101,500
      Trail Running1,906733 miles53,310 ft253 miles417 ft
      72,55512740
      Horse13550 miles2,083 ft17 miles253 ft
      62522
      Dirtbike11,480 ft108 ft3 ft
      61310
      ATV/ORV/OHV53,927 ft26 ft1,624 ft23 ft
      61329
      Snowmobile11,217 ft20 ft
      9
      Snowshoe17360 miles3,694 ft20 miles272 ft
      3119134
      Nordic Ski11944 miles2,382 ft15 miles262 ft
      15163
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