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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (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%
  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 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
Contribute Details
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • 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.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Radar Time
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Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
Trails Deemphasized
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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      438
      Trails Mountain Bike
      412
      Trails E-Bike
      167
      Trails Hike
      423
      Trails Trail Running
      420
      Trails Horse
      59
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      3
      Trails Observed Trials
      2
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      6
      Trails Snowmobile
      14
      Trails Snowshoe
      37
      Trails Downhill Ski
      14
      Trails Nordic Ski
      58
      Total Distance
      333 miles
      Total Descent
      58,470 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,981 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,092 ft
      Reports
      901
      Photos
      185
      Ridden Counter
      24,148

      Outside+ Logo Articles

      Race Report & Video: Maxxis ESC Specialized Enduro Finals & EWS Qualifier - Thunder Mountain, MA
      Oct 10, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      A classic New England venue hosts the final ESC of 2019

      Popular Franklin County Mountain Biking Trails

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      Blue Pulaski
      Thunder Mountain Bike Park / Berkshire East Mountain Resort
      The Gronk
      Thunder Mountain Bike Park / Berkshire East Mountain Resort
      Sleeping Jake's
      Thunder Mountain Bike Park / Berkshire East Mountain Resort
      Thunder Cliffs
      Thunder Mountain Bike Park / Berkshire East Mountain Resort
      Trillium
      Thunder Mountain Bike Park / Berkshire East Mountain Resort
      Hornet
      Thunder Mountain Bike Park / Berkshire East Mountain Resort
      Sugar Line
      Thunder Mountain Bike Park / Berkshire East Mountain Resort
      Sugar & Spice
      Thunder Mountain Bike Park / Berkshire East Mountain Resort
      Billy Badger
      Thunder Mountain Bike Park / Berkshire East Mountain Resort
      Harold's Blend
      Thunder Mountain Bike Park / Berkshire East Mountain Resort
      Hawleywood
      Thunder Mountain Bike Park / Berkshire East Mountain Resort
      Back of the Shack
      Thunder Mountain Bike Park / Berkshire East Mountain Resort
      Powder Blue
      Thunder Mountain Bike Park / Berkshire East Mountain Resort
      Tackleberry
      Thunder Mountain Bike Park / Berkshire East Mountain Resort
      Cat and Mouse
      Thunder Mountain Bike Park / Berkshire East Mountain Resort

      Franklin County Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      Chili Ride Intermediate Route
      Wendell State Forest
      12 miles
      DeerFun
      Deerfield
      6 miles
      Wendell State Forest Loop
      Wendell State Forest
      11 miles
      3 mile Thunder Mountain Bike Park Cross-country Ridepopular ridelog3 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 3 rides
      Past Week
      • 63 rides

      Photos of Franklin County Mountain Bike

      trail: Schist
      0 |
      Nov 28, 2021 @ 1:16pm
      3 days
      trail: Cat and Mouse
      5 |
      Oct 28, 2021 @ 7:38am
      Oct 28, 2021
      trail: Vernal Pool
      11 |
      Sep 6, 2021 @ 3:34am
      Sep 6, 2021
      8 |
      Aug 12, 2021 @ 11:11am
      Aug 12, 2021
      trail: Cotton Candy
      14 |
      Jul 11, 2021 @ 7:32pm
      Jul 11, 2021
      trail: Cotton Candy
      10 |
      Jul 11, 2021 @ 7:31pm
      Jul 11, 2021
      trail: Hawleywood
      245 |
      Jan 29, 2019 @ 3:18pm
      Jan 29, 2019
      trail: Hawleywood
      313 |
      Jan 29, 2019 @ 3:17pm
      Jan 29, 2019

      Videos of Franklin County Mountain Bike

      Fun at Thunder 2021-9-18
      trail: Hawleywood
      122 | Sep 25, 2021
      A Father and his 9yr old Son ride The Gronk
      trail: The Gronk
      144 | Sep 21, 2021
      Thunder Mountain, Fort Hill Flip
      trail: Fort Hill
      98 | Sep 15, 2021
      Fort Hill Flip Crash POV
      trail: Fort Hill
      64 | Sep 15, 2021
      Fort Hill Flip Crash follow
      trail: Fort Hill
      62 | Sep 15, 2021
      forthill 2020-2021
      trail: Fort Hill
      | Sep 14, 2021
      forthill 2020-2021
      trail: Fort Hill
      | Sep 14, 2021
      Crash on the first double of Fort Hill.
      trail: Fort Hill
      89 | Sep 13, 2021

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Two Brothers
      Wendell State Forest
      Nov 10, 2021 @ 6:07am
      Nov 10, 2021
      Variablesamvegg PV NEMBA
      Nipmuck Trail
      Wendell State Forest
      Nov 9, 2021 @ 1:10pm
      Nov 9, 2021
      Drysamvegg PV NEMBA
      Hannah Swarton Trail
      Wendell State Forest
      Nov 6, 2021 @ 11:32am
      Nov 6, 2021
      Drysamvegg PV NEMBA Tree
      East Trail
      Catamount State Forest
      Nov 4, 2021 @ 9:31am
      Nov 4, 2021
      VariableChickenLegs3000Mostly clear and free from obstruction...
      Old Foundations
      Catamount State Forest
      Nov 4, 2021 @ 9:30am
      Nov 4, 2021
      UnknownChickenLegs3000Middle portion has a large wet patch,...
      Bear Cave
      Catamount State Forest
      Nov 4, 2021 @ 9:27am
      Nov 4, 2021
      DryChickenLegs3000Recently leaf blown.
      3 Gorges Cliff
      Catamount State Forest
      Nov 4, 2021 @ 9:27am
      Nov 4, 2021
      UnknownChickenLegs3000Recently leaf blown. Some very wet spots...
      West Trail
      Catamount State Forest
      Nov 4, 2021 @ 9:24am
      Nov 4, 2021
      VariableChickenLegs3000Leaf blown recently. A few wet spots.
      Snowshoe
      Kenneth Dubuque State Forest
      Oct 24, 2021 @ 10:12am
      Oct 24, 2021
      IdealNeilSvnZAqleaf covered but dry and very...
      Bypass
      Kenneth Dubuque State Forest
      Oct 24, 2021 @ 10:12am
      Oct 24, 2021
      IdealNeilSvnZAq

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1220157scotmtbbetavotetrailCat and Mouse and 2 more
      Nov 30, 2021 @ 5:57am
      20 hours
      user #1087630steve680addphotoDylan Conte at Schist in Charlemont, Massachusetts, United States
      Nov 28, 2021 @ 1:30pm
      3 days
      user #421800jeff-lenoskyaddvideoRIDING THIS WAS TERRIFYING!!
      Nov 28, 2021 @ 10:00am
      3 days
      user #2914774Uncle-Chrispyvotetrail3 Gorges Cliff
      Nov 26, 2021 @ 10:49am
      Nov 26, 2021
      user #1791795natescancommenttrailSachem
      Nov 24, 2021 @ 9:24am
      Nov 24, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1791795natescantrailSachemWhy is this labeled as a proline? Is that rock...
      Nov 24, 2021 @ 9:24am
      Nov 24, 2021
      user #1791795natescantrailLast DitchThis isn't that interesting. The description...
      Nov 24, 2021 @ 9:22am
      Nov 24, 2021
      user #1779738kmboistrailCookstoveTree down about 1/4 mile from Southern terminus.
      Nov 9, 2021 @ 1:40pm
      Nov 9, 2021
      user #1804222nmerksamertrailThunder VisionTree down about halfway down the trail
      Oct 3, 2021 @ 10:36am
      Oct 3, 2021
      user #1804222nmerksamertrailThunder VisionFun AF! And the climb is even good, too
      Oct 3, 2021 @ 7:30am
      Oct 3, 2021

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike411310 miles53,428 ft142 miles1,982 ft
      184893316,550
      E-Bike167107 miles16,804 ft48 miles1,962 ft
      179080
      Hike423308 miles47,021 ft134 miles1,982 ft
      884759
      Trail Running420308 miles46,946 ft134 miles1,982 ft
      884107
      Horse5940 miles4,045 ft16 miles1,516 ft
      2706
      Dirtbike/Moto35 miles292 ft2 miles1,043 ft
      1267
      Observed Trials22 miles138 ft2,776 ft518 ft
      5
      ATV/ORV/OHV68 miles653 ft3 miles1,470 ft
      2703
      Snowmobile1415 miles1,496 ft6 miles643 ft
      1
      Snowshoe3723 miles2,740 ft8 miles1,319 ft
      736
      Downhill Ski147 miles5,502 ft6 miles919 ft
      1654
      Nordic Ski5834 miles3,284 ft13 miles1,083 ft
      350
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