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      Large wilderness conservation area composed of many parcels principally managed by the Manchester Essex Conservation Trust (MECT).
      Marked as mountain biking only on specific trails.
      Similar to Dogtown in Gloucester in that it is very rocky and can be quite punishing (or technical if you want to be optimistic about it), and there is a lot to explore
      However, signage is quite good and trails are very well marked for the most part.
      Parking google parking directions
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 4
      • 1
      • 7

      Region Status
      Open as of Feb 19, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Trails (view details)
      55
      Trails Mountain Bike
      12
      Trails Hike
      55
      Trails Trail Running
      55
      Trails Horse
      6
      Trails Snowshoe
      8
      Trails Nordic Ski
      8
      Total Distance
      22 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      9 miles
      Total Descent
      2,061 ft
      Total Vertical
      182 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      209 ft
      Reports
      16
      Photos
      5
      Ridden Counter
      1,659

      Photos of Manchester-Essex Woods Mountain Bike

      trail: Ancient Line
      12 |
      Mar 3, 2021 @ 5:52am
      Mar 3, 2021
      trail: Ancient Line
      29 |
      Mar 3, 2021 @ 5:52am
      Mar 3, 2021
      report
      trail: Sesame Street
      14 |
      Feb 28, 2021 @ 10:58am
      Feb 28, 2021
      31 |
      Mar 15, 2020 @ 1:49pm
      Mar 15, 2020
      32 |
      Mar 4, 2020 @ 10:31am
      Mar 4, 2020

      Videos of Manchester-Essex Woods Mountain Bike

      My 1st whip
      39 | Apr 27, 2022

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Caesar's Lane
      Jan 19, 2022 @ 1:30pm
      Jan 19, 2022
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      Activity Feed

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      user #3015516ethankoivisto79addvideoMy 1st whip
      Apr 27, 2022 @ 5:34pm
      Apr 27, 2022
      user #2369306bobg13addreportSpruce Swamp Trail and 2 more
      Feb 19, 2022 @ 12:22pm
      Feb 19, 2022
      user #2027963SiamDelightRulesaddreportCaesar's Lane and 2 more
      Jan 19, 2022 @ 1:30pm
      Jan 19, 2022
      user #1203374DogtownRiderriddentrailOld Manchester Road
      Apr 20, 2021 @ 2:55pm
      Apr 20, 2021
      user #2027963SiamDelightRulesupdatetrailRocky Hill Road Ext and 1 more
      Mar 27, 2021 @ 5:29pm
      Mar 27, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Laurel Lane/School Street 10 9 71.7 km
      Gordon College 20 37 81.8 km
      Powder House Hill 8 11.8 km
      Piggery/Culvert/Manchester Woods 14 20 161.9 km
      Haskell Pond West 1 14 19 12.1 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike126 miles187 ft1 mile112 ft
      #9,959#4,1882131336
      Hike5522 miles2,060 ft9 miles180 ft
      #8,908#4,03531630
      Trail Running5522 miles2,060 ft9 miles180 ft
      #8,880#4,0111680
      Horse63 miles125 ft4,357 ft105 ft
      #785#525
      Snowshoe83,419 ft52 ft492 ft102 ft
      #761
      Nordic Ski83,419 ft52 ft492 ft102 ft
      #979
      • By SiamDelightRules & contributors
      • Admins: SiamDelightRules
      • #35073 - 1,604 views
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