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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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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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Trail Popularity ?
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  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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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

  • 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
      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
      • 6

      Region Status
      Open as of Feb 28, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Trails (view details)
      47
      Trails Mountain Bike
      11
      Trails Hike
      47
      Trails Trail Running
      47
      Trails Horse
      2
      Total Distance
      21 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      9 miles
      Total Descent
      2,017 ft
      Total Vertical
      182 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      209 ft
      Reports
      7
      Photos
      5
      Ridden Counter
      851

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance

      Photos of Manchester-Essex Woods Mountain Bike

      trail: Ancient Line
      3 |
      Mar 3, 2021 @ 5:52am
      Mar 3, 2021
      trail: Ancient Line
      6 |
      Mar 3, 2021 @ 5:52am
      Mar 3, 2021
      22 |
      Mar 15, 2020 @ 1:49pm
      Mar 15, 2020
      28 |
      Mar 4, 2020 @ 10:31am
      Mar 4, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2027963SiamDelightRulesupdatetrailRocky Hill Road Ext and 1 more
      Mar 27, 2021 @ 5:29pm
      Mar 27, 2021
      user #2369306bobg13addphoto in My City and 1 more
      Mar 3, 2021 @ 5:52am
      Mar 3, 2021
      user #2158653IWMaryriddentrailOld School Street and 1 more
      Jun 16, 2020 @ 1:15pm
      Jun 16, 2020
      user #2027963SiamDelightRulesupdatetrailWood Drive Ext. and 4 more
      Mar 21, 2020 @ 3:19pm
      Mar 21, 2020
      user #2058525Bikerlyaddphoto in Manchester By The Sea, Massachusetts, United States
      Mar 15, 2020 @ 1:50pm
      Mar 15, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Laurel Lane/School Street 4 11 61.7 km
      Gordon College 19 37 71.8 km
      Powder House Hill 7 11.8 km
      Piggery/Culvert/Manchester Woods 14 21 151.9 km
      Red Rocks and Haskell Pond 5 5 42.7 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike115 miles213 ft1 mile112 ft
      #3,55626134
      Hike4721 miles2,018 ft9 miles180 ft
      #5,260#2,5713717
      Trail Running4721 miles2,018 ft9 miles180 ft
      #5,257#2,566715
      Horse22 miles121 ft4,341 ft95 ft
      #915
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      • #35073 - 750 views
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