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      Massachusetts is a mountain bikers paradise There are mountain biking trails in virtually every corner of the state with trails suitable for absolute beginners to some of the gnarliest trails you will find anywhere on the planet. While New England is notorious for its technical riding, we also have some of the smoothest flow trails anywhere.

      If you want to find riding opportunities near you there are several ways to go abut it. First of course is to search Trailforks for local riding areas near you. The second alternative is to find your nearest NEMBA chapter. We have added links to all of NEMBA's websites below, where you can find your local chapter as well as contact details. The third option is to look for your nearest bike shop in the Trailforks directory and to chat to them about local riding opportunities.

      Also, what sets the mountain biking community in New England apart, is the fact that we have NEMBA with all of its local Chapters. NEMBA believes that mountain bikers care about the trails they ride—that's why we are a chapter-based organization. NEMBA has 29 chapters throughout New England, each offering a wide variety of rides, events and ways to give back to the trails. Join your local NEMBA chapter and become part of our community of mountain bikers!
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      Region Details
      • 3,630
      • 476
      • 6,037
      • 5,574
      • 1,246
      • 121
      • 4

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      19,439
      Trails Mountain Bike
      17,089
      Trails E-Bike
      2,026
      Trails Horse
      2,419
      Trails Hike
      18,879
      Trails Trail Running
      18,662
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      687
      Trails Observed Trials
      54
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      158
      Trails Snowmobile
      287
      Trails Snowshoe
      7,076
      Trails Downhill Ski
      209
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      369
      Trails Nordic Ski
      3,271
      Total Distance
      8,825 miles
      Total Descent
      788,796 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,491 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,491 ft
      Reports
      53,472
      Photos
      10,264
      Ridden Counter
      1,593,995

      Outside Logo Articles

      Video: Brice Shirbach Explores Charlemont, Massachusetts
      Nov 2, 2023 from pinkbike.com
      The town of less than 1,200 is about 6 miles south of the Vermont line.
      The Best Hikes in the Berkshires
      Sep 22, 2022 from backpacker.com
      Explore the natural side of New England with year-round dayhikes, waterfall treks, and backpacking trips in the scenic Berkshires.
      The 5 Best New Thru-Hikes to Start Planning Now
      Jan 4, 2022 from backpacker.com
      Start planning to hike these in-progress U.S. trails in 2022.
      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 Massachusetts Mountain Biking Trails

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      Tonto
      Vietnam Trail Network
      Adams Lot Trail
      Vietnam Trail Network
      Blue Pulaski
      Thunder Mountain Bike Park / Berkshire East Mountain Resort
      Sleeping Jake's
      Thunder Mountain Bike Park / Berkshire East Mountain Resort
      The Gronk
      Thunder Mountain Bike Park / Berkshire East Mountain Resort
      Sneaky Quickie
      Vietnam Trail Network
      NEMBA Trail
      Vietnam Trail Network
      Thunder Cliffs
      Thunder Mountain Bike Park / Berkshire East Mountain Resort
      Trillium
      Thunder Mountain Bike Park / Berkshire East Mountain Resort
      The Gigg
      Vietnam Trail Network
      Optional Rocks
      Vietnam Trail Network
      Yellow Trail
      Russell Mill Pond & Town Forest
      Nemba Way
      Vietnam Trail Network
      Hornet
      Thunder Mountain Bike Park / Berkshire East Mountain Resort
      New Trail
      Vietnam Trail Network

      Massachusetts Mountain Bike Routes

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      Vietnam Hall of Fame
      Vietnam Trail Network
      8 miles
      Yellow Diamond Route
      Harold Parker State Forest
      3 miles
      Great Blue Hill Loop
      Blue Hills Reservation
      22 miles
      WSF Sampler
      Wrentham State Forest
      4 miles
      2023 Best Dam Ride Intermediate Route Blue Arrows, 7 miles
      West Hill Dam
      7 miles
      Total Ames Challenge -
      Ames Nowell State Park
      11 miles
      The Diamond Hunter @ Foxy
      F. Gilbert Hills State Forest
      8 miles
      Keepin' it classy in the Fells
      Stoneham
      8 miles
      Deluxbury Route
      Duxbury Trail Network
      14 miles
      Alphabet Soup (A-R) 2022
      West Hill Dam
      14 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 726 rides
      Yesterday
      • 471 rides
      Past Week
      • 6,124 rides

      Photos of Massachusetts Mountain Bike

      trail: One Up
      136 |
      Feb 24, 2022 @ 8:40am
      Feb 24, 2022
      trail: Fort Hill
      302 |
      Dec 1, 2021 @ 7:55am
      Dec 1, 2021
      366 |
      Sep 22, 2020 @ 10:04am
      Sep 22, 2020
      371 |
      Sep 22, 2020 @ 8:17am
      Sep 22, 2020
      trail: Shady Acres
      311 |
      Jul 14, 2020 @ 11:52am
      Jul 14, 2020
      trail: C4
      886 |
      Jul 13, 2020 @ 3:16am
      Jul 13, 2020
      trail: Fort Hill
      230 |
      Jul 2, 2020 @ 6:14pm
      Jul 2, 2020
      trail: NEMBA Trail
      1,757 |
      Jun 2, 2006 @ 10:25am
      Jun 2, 2006
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      Videos of Massachusetts Mountain Bike

      trail: 207
      136 | May 24, 2024
      Thunder Mountain Pre Season
      | May 20, 2024
      OTB on Billy Badger
      54 | Apr 28, 2024
      OTB on Billy B
      | Apr 10, 2024
      Saw Mill Hills
      trail: Flat Rock
      | Feb 19, 2024
      West Hill Dam Jump Line
      95 | Sep 9, 2023
      Fort Hill Fail
      48 | Jul 23, 2023
      Sending it on a sweet dirt jump
      trail: Moto Slope
      85 | Jun 8, 2023

      National Scenic Trails & Official Routes

      Activity Feed

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      Jun 15, 2024 @ 2:50pm
      2 hours
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      Jun 15, 2024 @ 2:35pm
      2 hours
      sloanshwishlistrouteactivity #54179516
      Jun 15, 2024 @ 2:31pm
      3 hours
      plumlineriddentrailactivity #54176781
      Jun 15, 2024 @ 1:25pm
      4 hours
      MahunaTunawishlistrouteactivity #54176415 and 1 more
      Jun 15, 2024 @ 1:18pm
      4 hours

      Recent Comments

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      farskitrailPasturelandI don’t think this trail exists
      Jun 15, 2024 @ 9:20am
      8 hours
      mappermooktrailBurnt EndsGreat addition. Also fun to ride downhill.
      Jun 14, 2024 @ 7:24pm
      22 hours
      mappermookreportHolliston HighwayJust confirming that these are still there - I...
      Jun 14, 2024 @ 3:36pm
      1 day
      KirkvLeEK8trailC4-C5Pretty flowy and fun. Nice little jump at end...
      Jun 13, 2024 @ 1:05pm
      2 days
      astahmertrailFake PromisesFun flowy trail with some good climbs
      Jun 12, 2024 @ 2:47pm
      Jun 12, 2024

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike17,0897,506 miles587,484 ft2,776 miles3,471 ft
      #79,17053,282746851,634
      E-Bike2,0261,191 mile100,167 ft430 miles3,471 ft
      #161938,8835611,619
      Horse2,4191,341 mile95,837 ft501 miles2,789 ft
      #8812,00112892
      Hike18,8798,598 miles722,208 ft3,207 miles3,491 ft
      #588353,11820749,960
      Trail Running18,6628,523 miles713,350 ft3,175 miles3,491 ft
      #58353,10216840,862
      Dirtbike/Moto687506 miles37,710 ft197 miles2,343 ft
      #976,9553406
      Observed Trials5441 miles4,449 ft18 miles2,270 ft
      #1912123378
      ATV/ORV/OHV158147 miles12,221 ft57 miles2,349 ft
      #3066,917243
      Snowmobile287218 miles15,361 ft84 miles2,303 ft
      #15628153
      Snowshoe7,0763,463 miles248,547 ft1,288 mile3,491 ft
      #2317,487451,557
      Downhill Ski20969 miles41,516 ft57 miles3,415 ft
      #121515,757
      Backcountry Ski369175 miles13,625 ft65 miles3,491 ft
      #82674572,319
      Nordic Ski3,2711,445 mile105,564 ft540 miles3,451 ft
      #185,096333,594
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