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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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 Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Region Details
      • 10
      • 26
      • 31


      Open on Jan 1, 2019

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      71
      Trails Mountain Bike
      71
      Trails E-Bike
      7
      Trails Hike
      67
      Trails Trail Running
      67
      Trails Dirtbike
      1
      Trails ATV
      1
      Trails Horse
      1
      Trails Nordic Ski
      1
      Total Distance
      27 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      13 miles
      Total Descent
      3,110 ft
      Total Vertical
      358 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      363 ft
      Reports
      111
      Photos
      464
      Ridden Counter
      1,241

      Photos of Essex Mountain Bike

      trail: Connector
      13 |
      Oct 26, 2018 @ 5:28pm
      Oct 26, 2018
      Connector, London
      trail: Blue Bell
      22 |
      May 11, 2018 @ 4:01pm
      May 11, 2018
      Blue Bell, Chelmsford
      trail: Blue Bell
      23 |
      May 11, 2018 @ 4:01pm
      May 11, 2018
      Blue Bell, Chelmsford
      29 |
      Apr 6, 2018 @ 8:49am
      Apr 6, 2018
      Hadleigh XC - Part 2
      more photos »

      Videos of Essex Mountain Bike

      Danbury trails
      trail: Blue Bell
      0:53 | 197 | Mar 15, 2017
      Danbury Common Showcase #1
      trail: Blue Bell
      3:02 | 33 | Nov 28, 2016
      AYRS - Ard Rock Enduro Stage 1
      trail: Stage 1
      6:25 | 99 | Aug 22, 2016
      Ard Rock 2016 Stage 1 'Point 'n Shoot'
      trail: Stage 1
      5:23 | 44 | Aug 9, 2016
      more videos »

      Essex Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      Bermy Loop - Full
      2,968 ft
      Colchester Cycling
      12 miles
      HMTBC Monday night ride
      21 miles
      Belfairs woods to Hockley loop
      21 miles

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1595006molyno99trailHadleigh XC - Part 1M
      Jul 30, 2018 @ 2:12pm
      Jul 30, 2018
      user #1360554DMRdanntrailClimb UpHey, there is no extra steep section at all. A...
      Jul 7, 2017 @ 12:49pm
      Jul 7, 2017
      user #1360554DMRdanntrailBlue BellThis trail is called Bluebell Berms, with love...
      Jul 7, 2017 @ 12:47pm
      Jul 7, 2017
      user #1360554DMRdanntrailRollercoasterThis is actually called Main Line, with love...
      Jul 7, 2017 @ 12:46pm
      Jul 7, 2017
      user #589005unityjontrailBlue Bellyear opened 2014? LOL these trails have been...
      Jan 28, 2015 @ 6:21am
      Jan 28, 2015
      more »

      Recent Activity

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1453883TerryEd123addridelogJan 23, 2019 ride log
      Jan 23, 2019 @ 8:10am
      2 hours
      user #1447067Wol69addridelogJan 23, 2019 ride log
      Jan 23, 2019 @ 5:40am
      4 hours
      user #1186040BentaQRaddridelogJan 23, 2019 ride log and 1 more
      Jan 23, 2019 @ 4:00am
      6 hours
      user #1689596DavidEAtkinsaddridelogJan 22, 2019 ride log
      Jan 22, 2019 @ 11:50pm
      10 hours
      user #1186040BentaQRaddridelogJan 22, 2019 ride log
      Jan 22, 2019 @ 3:20pm
      19 hours
      view more »

      Bike & Skill Parks

      nametypecityrating
      Braintree BMX Trackskill parkChelmsford
      Chelmsford Pumptrackskill parkChelmsford
      Promenade Park Pumptrackskill parkDanbury
      Rayne Village Hall Pumptrackskill parkChelmsford
      Tiptree Pumptrackskill parkDanbury
      view all skill parks »

      Local Trail Supporters

      • Danbury Dig crew
      • By brenthillier NSMBA Plus & contributors
      • Admins: GavinStorie, wisey, MathieuC
      • #6777 - 2,319 views

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