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      2,575 acre park within 15 minutes of Boston with great flowy open singletrack, interspersed with some hard climbs, quick downhills and fun technical features. Park spans 5 towns (Stoneham, Melrose, Winchester, Malden and Medford) and is bisected into east Fells and west Fells by Rt 93 which runs north-south through the center of the park. Good riding on both sides.Consult the DCR trail map for areas and trails that are closed to biking (including Sklyine trail -- white blazes in west Fells).

      The best way to discover the Fells is to download and follow the routes listed on this page. Please avoid the Skyline Trail Route (White Blazes) as it is strictly limited to foot traffic, except for those sections of trail shared with the Reservoir and Green trails. All restricted trails are marked in the App and appears as shaded out. If you follow the Green and Reservoir routes you will not have a problem. The Green Mountain Bike Route (Green Blazes) is a relatively easy 6.4 mile loop around the North, Middle and South reservoirs on the western side of the Fells. It follows forest paths as well as double as well as some singletrack trails. The Reservoir Trail Route (Orange Blazes) is a moderately challenging 5.2 mile loop, also around the North, Middle and South Reservoirs on the West side of the Fells. This route follows a great mix of fast and flowy forest roads as well as double and single track trails, and has a good mix of flowy downhills and punchy climbs. For a more technical ride try the Rock Circuit Trail Route on the East side of I-93. This is a 3.7 mile loop around the Fells Reservoir.

      All of the trails get a lot of use by hikers and joggers (both oftentimes with dogs) as well as bikers, so bikers should be extra cautious and give foot traffic the clear right-of-way to preserve amicability among all users of these great trails.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: No
      Land Status: State Forest
      Land Manager: DCR
      Lynn Woods - Jeep Kelly Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      There are numerous parking areas (see the posted picture of the Fells starting point heat map). The most popular starting point is from the Bear Hill Parking lot at 100 Fallon Rd, Stoneham, MA 02180 (off Exit 35 on Rt. 93)
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      Region Status
      Caution as of 1 day
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      224
      Trails Mountain Bike
      194
      Trails Hike
      224
      Trails Trail Running
      224
      Total Distance
      61 miles
      Total Descent
      9,164 ft
      Total Vertical
      269 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      308 ft
      Reports
      1,302
      Photos
      64
      Ridden Counter
      30,694

      Photos of Middlesex Fells Reservation Mountain Bike

      trail: Fells Path
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      Apr 24, 2021 @ 4:56pm
      Apr 24, 2021
      | 2 comments
      trail: Fells Path
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      Apr 18, 2021 @ 2:22pm
      Apr 18, 2021
      | 2 comments
      25 |
      Feb 17, 2021 @ 11:19am
      Feb 17, 2021
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      Sep 29, 2020 @ 2:58pm
      Sep 29, 2020
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      Sep 24, 2020 @ 4:21pm
      Sep 24, 2020
      117 |
      Aug 14, 2020 @ 9:25am
      Aug 14, 2020
      trail: Rock Pile
      61 |
      Aug 11, 2020 @ 3:45pm
      Aug 11, 2020
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      Aug 1, 2020 @ 5:02pm
      Aug 1, 2020

      Videos of Middlesex Fells Reservation Mountain Bike

      youtuber Singlespeeding The Fells with Sousa - The...

      11:25 | 205 | Feb 13, 2020
      youtuber Kona Bicycles MTB Adventure Series at the...

      2:04 | 154 | Sep 7, 2019
      youtuber NEMBA Wednesday Fells Ride

      2:04 | 160 | Sep 7, 2019
      Mountain Biking Middlesex Fells Reservation |...

      4:37 | 445 | Aug 28, 2018

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      Activity Feed

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      user #884052leviathan1976addreportReservoir Trail Money Hill section
      May 10, 2021 @ 3:44pm
      1 day
      user #2595318SchemmelmtbaddreportNo Name 3
      May 6, 2021 @ 7:11pm
      May 6, 2021
      user #2072513Nickrash61addreportReservoir Trail (C5-1 to C5-2) and 4 more
      May 6, 2021 @ 2:45pm
      May 6, 2021
      user #884052leviathan1976addreportRams Head Rd Connector and 2 more
      May 3, 2021 @ 3:41pm
      May 3, 2021
      user #2486106B3cdDuaddreportParking Acces Trail and 1 more
      May 2, 2021 @ 5:11am
      May 2, 2021

      Recent Comments

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      user #884052leviathan1976reportB6.1 Whitmore Rd ConnectorIt must have been the last user. I didn't mark...
      Apr 12, 2021 @ 12:07pm
      Apr 12, 2021
      user #1933230daan-freportB6.1 Whitmore Rd ConnectorNot closed!
      Apr 12, 2021 @ 11:25am
      Apr 12, 2021
      user #1933230daan-freportB6.5 to B6.1I don't think you meant to say 'closed' here...
      Apr 12, 2021 @ 11:25am
      Apr 12, 2021
      user #1791795natescantrailReservoir Trail (Dike Road to )The climb at the beginning can be a bitch,...
      Jan 13, 2021 @ 5:33pm
      Jan 13, 2021
      user #2171680glabombardtrailNo Name 3Kinda hard for intermediate. Loose rocks...
      Jun 8, 2020 @ 2:04pm
      Jun 8, 2020

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike19455 miles7,851 ft23 miles269 ft
      #981#509611,302811,263
      Hike22461 miles9,163 ft26 miles269 ft
      #748#44431,2982661
      Trail Running22461 miles9,163 ft26 miles269 ft
      #751#4441,2992527
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