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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
      • 5
      • 10
      • 12
      • 16
      • 2

      Region Status
      Open as of May 6, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      45
      Trails Mountain Bike
      85
      Trails Hike
      85
      Trails Trail Running
      85
      Trails Snowshoe
      40
      Total Distance
      9 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      6 miles
      Total Descent
      2,186 ft
      Total Vertical
      327 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      464 ft
      Reports
      31
      Photos
      6
      Ridden Counter
      247

      Photos of Prospect Hill Park Mountain Bike

      report
      trail: Screamer!
      13 |
      Jul 19, 2022 @ 6:14pm
      Jul 19, 2022
      trail: Rave DH
      33 |
      May 9, 2022 @ 6:33am
      May 9, 2022
      19 |
      May 7, 2022 @ 4:42pm
      May 7, 2022
      15 |
      May 6, 2022 @ 7:07pm
      May 6, 2022
      trail: Rave DH
      21 |
      May 6, 2022 @ 4:03pm
      May 6, 2022
      trail: Rave DH
      37 |
      May 6, 2022 @ 4:03pm
      May 6, 2022

      Videos of Prospect Hill Park Mountain Bike

      Rave Track- Prospect Hill Park
      1:16 | 339 | Jul 7, 2013

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      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
      Rave DH
      Jul 16, 2022 @ 3:20am
      Jul 16, 2022
      Very DryTop half is only slightly overgrown, the...mattson-clement NEPM
      Ridge Trail North
      Jul 16, 2022 @ 3:20am
      Jul 16, 2022
      Variablemattson-clement NEPM
      Whitney Trail
      Jul 16, 2022 @ 3:20am
      Jul 16, 2022
      Idealmattson-clement NEPM
      Water Tower Trail
      Jul 16, 2022 @ 3:20am
      Jul 16, 2022
      VariableVery overgrownmattson-clement NEPM
      Upper Rave DH
      Jul 16, 2022 @ 3:20am
      Jul 16, 2022
      Variablemattson-clement NEPM
      Woods Trail
      Jul 16, 2022 @ 3:20am
      Jul 16, 2022
      Idealmattson-clement NEPM
      Summer House Trail
      Jul 16, 2022 @ 3:20am
      Jul 16, 2022
      Idealmattson-clement NEPM
      Little Prospect Hill
      Jul 16, 2022 @ 3:20am
      Jul 16, 2022
      Idealmattson-clement NEPM

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #3046240CWyMhvwishlistregionProspect Hill Park
      Aug 20, 2022 @ 7:11am
      Aug 20, 2022
      user #2800313JpitmanaddreportSunset Trail
      Aug 19, 2022 @ 1:04pm
      Aug 19, 2022
      user #2093190capecolinwishlistregionProspect Hill Park
      Jul 24, 2022 @ 8:50am
      Jul 24, 2022
      user #5286wildmeffaddreportScreamer!
      Jul 19, 2022 @ 6:14pm
      Jul 19, 2022
      user #2996389mattson-clementaddreportRave DH and 12 more
      Jul 17, 2022 @ 7:24pm
      Jul 17, 2022

      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 12.9 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike859 miles2,185 ft6 miles328 ft
      #8,009#3,378531885
      Hike859 miles2,185 ft6 miles328 ft
      #7,052#3,22913123
      Trail Running859 miles2,185 ft6 miles328 ft
      #7,036#3,2203115
      Snowshoe40
      • By fitz-roy & contributors
      • Admins: tgrimble, NEPM
      • #5971 - 2,357 views
      • prospect hill park activity log | embed map of Prospect Hill Park mountain bike trails | prospect hill park mountain biking points of interest

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