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      Prospect Hill Park in Waltham is a 252 acre park. It's densly wooded but offers some spectacular views from its highpoints.

      Note: Note all trails are suitable for all levels of rides. Some are quite difficult and will requie bike-hiking.

      A great descriptiom of the park is on this map page. The paved road running through the middle of the park is open to cars from April to October.

      You'll enjoy exploring Prospect Hill and it's part of the Waltham's Western Greenway.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Shuttleable: YES
      AKA: Prospect Hill
      Land Status: City Managed
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      Region Details
      • 7
      • 10
      • 10
      • 15
      • 2

      Region Status
      Caution as of Jul 26, 2023

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      44
      Trails Mountain Bike
      47
      Trails Hike
      47
      Trails Trail Running
      47
      Trails Snowshoe
      41
      Total Distance
      9 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      6 miles
      Total Descent
      2,186 ft
      Total Vertical
      354 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      464 ft
      Reports
      35
      Photos
      6
      Ridden Counter
      1,112

      Photos of Prospect Hill Park Mountain Bike

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      trail: Screamer!
      70 |
      Jul 19, 2022 @ 6:14pm
      Jul 19, 2022
      144 |
      May 9, 2022 @ 6:33am
      May 9, 2022
      74 |
      May 7, 2022 @ 4:42pm
      May 7, 2022
      59 |
      May 6, 2022 @ 7:07pm
      May 6, 2022
      102 |
      May 6, 2022 @ 4:03pm
      May 6, 2022
      145 |
      May 6, 2022 @ 4:03pm
      May 6, 2022

      Videos of Prospect Hill Park Mountain Bike

      Rave Track- Prospect Hill Park
      1:16 | 396 | Jul 7, 2013

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Unknown Trail
      Jul 26, 2023 @ 8:47pm
      Jul 26, 2023
      Unknownno clear entrance or erosion indicating...Bubujeans
      Summer House Trail
      Jul 26, 2023 @ 8:46pm
      Jul 26, 2023
      Ideal5 stars. take your time. full suspension...Bubujeans
      Hansen Slope Trail
      Jul 26, 2023 @ 8:42pm
      Jul 26, 2023
      Drythis route is batshit crazy. know your...Bubujeans
      Woods Trail
      Mar 5, 2023 @ 2:16am
      Mar 5, 2023
      Snow CoveredHike Snow covering all the trails.Kenpfaffmann
      Boston Rock DH
      Oct 1, 2022 @ 3:52pm
      Oct 1, 2022
      IdealLarge tree down across trail, blocking trailromag123
      Sunset Trail
      Aug 19, 2022 @ 7:43am
      Aug 19, 2022
      DryJpitman
      Screamer!
      Jul 19, 2022 @ 6:14pm
      Jul 19, 2022
      Dry Agree with the previous report - quite...wildmeff
      Unnamed Trail
      Jul 16, 2022 @ 3:20am
      Jul 16, 2022
      Variablemattson-clement NEPM
      Unknown Trail
      Jul 16, 2022 @ 3:20am
      Jul 16, 2022
      Idealmattson-clement NEPM
      Barry Trail
      Jul 16, 2022 @ 3:20am
      Jul 16, 2022
      Idealmattson-clement NEPM

      Activity Feed

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      SizeableSenderriddentrailactivity #51324860
      Apr 17, 2024 @ 9:06pm
      Apr 17, 2024
      SizeableSendercommenttrailactivity #51324827
      Apr 17, 2024 @ 9:04pm
      Apr 17, 2024
      SizeableSendercheckintrailactivity #51324808 and 5 more
      Apr 17, 2024 @ 9:03pm
      Apr 17, 2024
      SizeableSenderriddentrailactivity #50450521
      Mar 25, 2024 @ 10:32am
      Mar 25, 2024
      mattson-clementaddtrailactivity #50299750 and 1 more
      Mar 22, 2024 @ 5:58am
      Mar 22, 2024

      Recent Comments

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      SizeableSendertrailHansen Slope TrailNevermind prospect hill is pretty sick
      Apr 17, 2024 @ 9:04pm
      Apr 17, 2024
      mattson-clementtrailPine Ledges Trail 2The trail ends haha
      Feb 29, 2024 @ 10:44am
      Feb 29, 2024
      BubujeanstrailBig Prospect TrailCompared to every trail at prospect this is a...
      Nov 4, 2023 @ 1:54pm
      Nov 4, 2023
      BubujeanstrailPine Ledges TrailThis is legitimately one of the hardest lines...
      Oct 6, 2023 @ 12:01pm
      Oct 6, 2023
      natescantrailPine Ledges Trail 2The trail ends with what?
      Sep 13, 2023 @ 3:18pm
      Sep 13, 2023

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Western Greenway 2 62 km
      Beaver Brook North 7 17 12.5 km
      Rock Meadow Conservation Area (Belmont) 8 22.6 km
      Hayden Woods 10 12.9 km
      Shade Street 4 1 1 12.9 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike479 miles2,185 ft6 miles354 ft
      #8,851#3,7375351,240
      Hike479 miles2,185 ft6 miles354 ft
      #7,841#3,59813570
      Trail Running479 miles2,185 ft6 miles354 ft
      #7,821#3,5833547
      Snowshoe417 miles2,182 ft6 miles325 ft
      4
      • By fitz-roy & contributors
      • Admins: tgrimble, NEPM
      • #5971 - 4,243 views

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