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      October Mountain State Forest (hereafter, OMSF) is the largest state forest in Massachusetts. It's about 16,500 acres or 25 square miles in area. It lies in Berkshire County southeast of Pittsfield and east of Lenox. A DCR trail map is available at the campground or at the state forest headquarters immediately north of the campground.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: State Forest
      A.T. Parking: Washington Mountain Rd Parking Area google parking directions
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 10
      • 16
      • 1
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of 2 days
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Trails (view details)
      130
      Trails Mountain Bike
      28
      Trails E-Bike
      24
      Trails Horse
      24
      Trails Hike
      130
      Trails Trail Running
      130
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      11
      Trails Observed Trials
      9
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      19
      Trails Snowmobile
      16
      Trails Snowshoe
      129
      Trails Downhill Ski
      1
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      6
      Trails Nordic Ski
      21
      Total Distance
      140 miles
      Total Descent
      16,172 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,261 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,214 ft
      Reports
      69
      Photos
      8
      Ridden Counter
      1,681

      Photos of October Mountain State Forest Mountain Bike

      12 |
      May 29, 2023 @ 5:40am
      May 29, 2023
      38 |
      Mar 12, 2021 @ 5:41pm
      Mar 12, 2021
      35 |
      Mar 12, 2021 @ 5:41pm
      Mar 12, 2021
      21 |
      Mar 12, 2021 @ 5:41pm
      Mar 12, 2021
      trail: Beach Road
      43 |
      Mar 12, 2021 @ 5:23pm
      Mar 12, 2021
      trail: Beach Road
      45 |
      Mar 12, 2021 @ 5:23pm
      Mar 12, 2021
      trail: Navin Trail
      63 |
      Apr 20, 2020 @ 4:04am
      Apr 20, 2020
      report
      trail: Tannery Trail
      38 |
      Apr 20, 2020 @ 4:01am
      Apr 20, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Schemerhorn Road
      Jan 5, 2024 @ 10:14am
      Jan 5, 2024
      IdealE-Bike nikodemus
      Finerty Trail
      Jul 13, 2023 @ 6:45am
      Jul 13, 2023
      Prevalent MudHike Lots of bugs around the pond. Biting...PhilShenk
      Ashley Trail
      Jul 27, 2022 @ 11:46am
      Jul 27, 2022
      VariableMany puddle sections that are passable,...Rslonaker
      Ashley Lake Road
      Jul 27, 2022 @ 11:42am
      Jul 27, 2022
      Prevalent MudLots of large puddle sections that can be...Rslonaker
      Navin Trail
      Apr 29, 2020 @ 8:02am
      Apr 29, 2020
      Unknownbdubs213
      Lenox Whitney Place Road
      Apr 26, 2020 @ 7:28am
      Apr 26, 2020
      Prevalent MudPast 4 corners heading to Farnham's...bdubs213
      New Lenox Road
      Apr 25, 2020 @ 7:48am
      Apr 25, 2020
      WetHuge pine tree down and SUPER wet!!bdubs213
      Navin Trail
      Apr 19, 2020 @ 7:23am
      Apr 19, 2020
      UnknownDon't even bother trying to ride this....bdubs213
      Felton Trail
      Apr 19, 2020 @ 7:23am
      Apr 19, 2020
      UnknownA few larger down trees. Easy to climb overbdubs213
      Boulder Trail (orange)
      Apr 19, 2020 @ 7:23am
      Apr 19, 2020
      UnknownA few down trees and a lot of waterbdubs213

      Activity Feed

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      Dg1784wishlisttrailactivity #54231990 and 3 more
      Jun 16, 2024 @ 10:47am
      Jun 16, 2024
      MikeK24wishlisttrailactivity #50767872
      Apr 3, 2024 @ 10:47am
      Apr 3, 2024
      SurfAlbanywishlistregionactivity #45912311
      Nov 4, 2023 @ 7:10pm
      Nov 4, 2023
      Earl3wishlistregionactivity #44363113
      Sep 21, 2023 @ 6:25am
      Sep 21, 2023
      F2886uwishlistregionactivity #42934619
      Aug 14, 2023 @ 5:19am
      Aug 14, 2023

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      6daysofslaytrailNew Lenox RoadThere is more than meets the map here if you...
      Jul 17, 2023 @ 4:48pm
      Jul 17, 2023
      RslonakertrailBoulder Trail (orange)Boulder trail is really more like a black...
      Aug 30, 2022 @ 6:37am
      Aug 30, 2022
      bikeman413reportAshley TrailLol
      Jul 30, 2022 @ 5:17pm
      Jul 30, 2022

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Kennedy Park 30 13 16 km
      Lenox Water Supply Land 3 7 5 17.2 km
      Springside Park 67.9 km
      Yokun South Ridge Reserve 2 68 km
      The Boulders 11 2 28.2 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2848 miles4,662 ft19 miles1,152 ft
      #10,367#4,3173663,243
      E-Bike2444 miles4,429 ft17 miles1,152 ft
      #4,107#89564142
      Horse2444 miles4,462 ft17 miles1,152 ft
      #846#58451
      Hike130140 miles16,171 ft62 miles1,260 ft
      #9,301#4,188568182
      Trail Running130140 miles16,171 ft62 miles1,260 ft
      #9,262#4,16068257
      Dirtbike/Moto1119 miles2,260 ft8 miles1,152 ft
      31
      Observed Trials912 miles1,673 ft5 miles1,125 ft
      ATV/ORV/OHV1933 miles3,776 ft14 miles1,152 ft
      #126#7531
      Snowmobile1629 miles3,346 ft12 miles1,152 ft
      #51#26
      Snowshoe129135 miles15,794 ft60 miles1,260 ft
      #594#33644
      Downhill Ski15 miles587 ft3 miles486 ft
      1
      Backcountry Ski613 miles1,253 ft5 miles1,056 ft
      2
      Nordic Ski2134 miles3,652 ft14 miles1,129 ft
      #405#24518
      • By WillieJacobsz TRAILFORKS Trailforks Map Team & contributors
      • Admins: BERK NEMBA, BikeBerkshires, BERK NEMBA
      • #14149 - 6,013 views
      • october mountain state forest activity log | embed map of October Mountain State Forest mountain bike trails | october mountain state forest mountain biking points of interest

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