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      The Vietnam Trail Network is one of the most versatile riding areas in the Blackstone Valley, with something for every style of rider, from modest beginners to advanced technical riders - cross country race snakes to big hitters.

      While Vietnam is legendary for its many challenging natural and man-made technical features - you'll see a lot of "big hit" bikes out on the trails - there are ways around most of the technical features and there are many more mellow as well as fast and flowy cross country trails all over Vietnam.

      To see which trails are the most popular, on the map above, hit the “Trail Style” tab to open the drop down list, then hit “Popularity". The trails colored red are ridden most by Trailforks users, while the trails colored green is at the other end of the spectrum.

      Most of Vietnam is served off a few spine trails. Get to know them and you will find everything. You should know The Main Trail which gives you access to all of the more technical stuff up on Rocky Ridge and the Vietnam Land and, below, to the more fun and flowy stuff around Swamp Bypass and Swamp Side, as well as the Fairbanks Trail which leads to the Kitchen, Three Ledges and Toe Jam. The Main Trail also gives you access to the awesome Three Sisters Trail, one of the best flow trails at Vietnam, and Middle Sister, one of the most fun low-tech trails in the Network.

      In the Central part of the Network, everything hangs off the Holliston Highway and the Milford Byway. Both of these are easily accessed from the Adams Street Lot via Adams Lot Trail or New Trail. To get to College Rock you can go up Beaver Brook Way or Top Down, both of which takes you to Farm Way, from where you link to College Rock Run or First Base.

      As a general rule, the further South you go, the more technical the trails. Most of the big technical features are on the trails that start off NEMBA Way - Mind the Gap, Down And Up, Rubber Stamp, Dirty Little Secret etc. If you don't know how to get there, we have created a special Route that you can download to get you to the NEMBA land and back, from the Adams Street Lot.

      While you are up there, don't miss The Gig and Giggidy - both are fun, fast and flowy downhill trails with some awesome tech features.

      The area around Kitchen is a favorite playground amongst regulars for its many rock features. Also popular are the many big rock features such as Whaleback Rock, Optional Rocks, Condo Rock and Dolphin Rock.

      The most popular and central Trailhead is at the Adams Street parking area from where you can go South towards the more technical areas (via Cross Cut and Middle Sister) or North towards the more cross country trails (via New Trail and Beaver Brook Way).

      Alternatively you can stay in the area around Adams Street Lot and ride the awesome trails such as Adams Lot Trail, Town Forest Trail, Sneaky Quickie, Optional Rocks, Sudden Impact, Humpback Rock, Deer Way, Right Turn Clyde, Do You Feel Lucky, New Trail, Bumblebee and Burial Bypass.

      If you are interested only in the big hit area on the NEMBA parcel, the closest parking is at the end of the Dunster Road cul-de-sac. Please do not park at the Wendy's.

      Have fun
      source: NEMBA
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: No
      AKA: Nam
      Dunster Street Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      PARKING AT VIETNAM
      Vietnam has four parking areas offering direct access to the trail system.
      1) Adams Street Parking Lot
      388 Adams Street, Milford: This is the most popular Vietnam trailhead. Access to the trails is directly from the lot and offers easy access to all parts of the system. Most group rides depart from here.
      2) Dunster Road Parking Area
      130 Dunster Road, Milford: (off Adams Street) is a cul de sac and offers on-street parking at the end of the road. This is the closest access to the NEMBA Vietnam parcel and the more technical Southern end of Vietnam. Access the trails directly from the end of the road.
      3) Route 85 Milford/Hopkinton Rail Trail Parking lot
      451 Cedar Street, Milford: To access the trails ride South on the dirt double track alongside the paved Rail Trail, from where there are several access points to the left into the system (Skip the first access point).
      4) College Rock Parking Lot
      26 College Street, Hopkinton: This unpaved lot is at the Northern end of the trails, on College Street, just before it crosses Beaver Brook Stream. Access Vietnam directly from the Parking Lot via the College Rock Run Trail.
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      Region Status
      Open as of 1 days ago

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #91
      State Ranking
      #2
      Trails (view details)
      89
      Trails Mountain Bike
      89
      Trails Hike
      89
      Trails Trail Running
      89
      Trails Snowshoe
      89
      Trails Nordic Ski
      89
      Total Distance
      29 miles
      Total Descent
      4,499 ft
      Total Vertical
      213 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      483 ft
      Reports
      1,158
      Photos
      119
      Ridden Counter
      15,298

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 9 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 17 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 40 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance

      Photos of Vietnam Trail Network Mountain Bike

      trail: Giggidy
      22 |
      Sep 6, 2019 @ 1:21pm
      Sep 6, 2019
      trail: NEMBA Loop
      108 |
      Mar 14, 2019 @ 9:27am
      Mar 14, 2019
      trail: NEMBA Loop
      101 |
      Mar 14, 2019 @ 9:27am
      Mar 14, 2019
      trail: NEMBA Trail
      759 |
      Jun 2, 2006 @ 10:25am
      Jun 2, 2006
      | 1 comments

      Videos of Vietnam Trail Network Mountain Bike

      The Poop Chute
      2:04 | 69 | Oct 10, 2019
      CRISP
      2:40 | 280 | Jul 24, 2019
      Sussex Secrets - RAW
      0:56 | 209 | Jun 24, 2019
      New England Ender
      2:01 | 215 | Mar 18, 2017

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Rib Breaker
      Sep 28, 2019 @ 8:19am
      Sep 28, 2019
      Prevalent MudrocketnewtonStill super muddy
      Quarry Trail
      Sep 27, 2019 @ 3:26pm
      Sep 27, 2019
      DryAlexKoroskenyiThe parts of the trail that aren't...
      Charles River Trail
      Sep 27, 2019 @ 12:44pm
      Sep 27, 2019
      Prevalent MudRyanwarren47Avoid trail, very overgrown and flooded.

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1515824Betsyo33votetrailOptional Rocks
      Oct 14, 2019 @ 1:33pm
      30 mins
      user #1521987rocketnewtonaddreport
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 9:02am
      1 days
      user #1079499splat-manriddentrailSister #3
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 6:14pm
      2 days
      user #1829211P3harringtonriddentrailUppity Connector
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 2:06pm
      2 days
      user #1954246GrahamH22wishlisttrailPlaytime
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 8:20am
      2 days

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1951370windman42reportNEMBA TrailKyomo
      Oct 11, 2019 @ 10:17am
      Oct 11, 2019
      user #1608928MassNerdtrailHob KnobAlso known as h**kers and blow. Lots of fun...
      Sep 20, 2019 @ 10:07pm
      Sep 20, 2019
      user #1292728kevinkeenanreportAdams Lot TrailThank you for the report. How big is the...
      Sep 16, 2019 @ 6:54am
      Sep 16, 2019
      user #1920422Wcs50trailCharles River Tow Road9/5/19 - adjacent rail trail, grown in, fallen...
      Sep 8, 2019 @ 9:31am
      Sep 8, 2019
      user #1822648StuffedtrailPowerlinesWe encountered an enormous rockface roll-in,...
      Aug 29, 2019 @ 3:37pm
      Aug 29, 2019

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