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  • 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
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      The Meshomasic Forest (Mesh for short) was the first state forest in New England. The forest is full of wide utility access trails, small hiking trails, cross country trails, and a few well-developed Freeride trails with various features.
      The area has active dens of timber rattlesnakes. https://portal.ct.gov/DEEP/Wildlife/Fact-Sheets/Timber-Rattlesnake
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Land Status: State Forest
      Land Manager: Connecticut DEEP
      Parking - Mott Hill Road google parking directions
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 6
      • 1
      • 9
      • 4

      Region Status
      Caution as of Dec 27, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Trails (view details)
      23
      Trails Mountain Bike
      20
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      23
      Trails Trail Running
      21
      Total Distance
      20 miles
      Total Descent
      3,038 ft
      Total Vertical
      610 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      917 ft
      Reports
      6
      Photos
      12
      Ridden Counter
      359

      Meshomasic State Forest Mountain Bike Routes

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      Great Hill Mesh Loop
      10 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

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

      Photos of Meshomasic State Forest Mountain Bike

      35 |
      Mar 20, 2021 @ 7:39pm
      Mar 20, 2021
      52 |
      Mar 20, 2021 @ 2:32pm
      Mar 20, 2021
      40 |
      Mar 20, 2021 @ 2:31pm
      Mar 20, 2021
      53 |
      Mar 20, 2021 @ 2:31pm
      Mar 20, 2021
      18 |
      Mar 20, 2021 @ 12:26pm
      Mar 20, 2021
      21 |
      Mar 10, 2020 @ 5:35pm
      Mar 10, 2020
      32 |
      Mar 10, 2020 @ 5:35pm
      Mar 10, 2020
      26 |
      Feb 14, 2020 @ 11:34am
      Feb 14, 2020

      Videos of Meshomasic State Forest Mountain Bike

      Kilt Filter 06033
      2:17 | 49 | Aug 25, 2019
      Roller
      0:09 | 211 | Dec 3, 2017
      SINE/Gnarnia
      0:15 | 170 | Dec 3, 2017
      One Run, One Minute
      trail: Blast Off
      1:15 | 340 | Aug 21, 2012
      Best Left to the Pros
      1:30 | 880 | Dec 10, 2008

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Red Pine Trail
      Dec 27, 2021 @ 7:43am
      Dec 27, 2021
      Variabledualcrownscottspark
      Gnarnia South
      Dec 27, 2021 @ 7:43am
      Dec 27, 2021
      VariabledualcrownscottsparkReally loose fire road
      Meshomasic Mountain Trail
      Mar 20, 2021 @ 3:54pm
      Mar 20, 2021
      IdealPlumbBobM TRAILFORKSHike 5-6 trees down across trail, blocking...
      Meshomasic Loop West
      Oct 3, 2020 @ 8:36am
      Oct 3, 2020
      VariableMiked4499
      Mesh 1
      Sep 27, 2019 @ 10:36am
      Sep 27, 2019
      Variablea2bviaxyz
      Meshomasic Loop East
      Sep 3, 2017 @ 4:32pm
      Sep 3, 2017
      DryClmorga1Too bad the area is overrun with motor...

      Activity Feed

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      user #1835929dualcrownscottsparkaddreportRed Pine Trail and 1 more
      Dec 27, 2021 @ 11:03am
      Dec 27, 2021
      user #1175556SmcqueenwishlisttrailGnarnia South
      Dec 25, 2021 @ 12:32pm
      Dec 25, 2021
      user #1175556SmcqueenwishlisttrailMeshomasic Mountain Trail
      Nov 1, 2021 @ 7:30am
      Nov 1, 2021
      user #1175556SmcqueenwishlisttrailMeshomasic Loop East
      Oct 15, 2021 @ 5:55am
      Oct 15, 2021
      user #2256231ChudzikrwishlisttrailMeshomasic Loop West and 1 more
      Jun 16, 2021 @ 12:03pm
      Jun 16, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2420698shayn7NBOKxtrailBlast Offthis is a old jump trail, old meaning non...
      Sep 20, 2020 @ 8:43am
      Sep 20, 2020
      user #320760heathwbtrailMeshomasic Loop EastVery hard to follow many old trails section...
      Jun 19, 2017 @ 1:13pm
      Jun 19, 2017

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2018 miles2,963 ft8 miles591 ft
      #8,696#3,650361600
      E-Bike13,051 ft72 ft1,844 ft59 ft
      510
      Hike2320 miles3,038 ft8 miles610 ft
      #7,720#3,4919673
      Trail Running2119 miles3,009 ft8 miles591 ft
      #7,700#3,47763
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      • meshomasic state forest activity log | embed map of Meshomasic State Forest mountain bike trails | meshomasic state forest mountain biking points of interest

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