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      The MDC's West Hartford Reservoir complex is one of central Connecticut's best known riding area. It is a large area laced with many miles of paved roads, dirt roads and singletracks. Trails for all ability levels and ages can be mixed together to create the perfect ride for almost anyone. Some of the singletrack trails are quite difficult. Others have rhythm, flowing down hills and around corners in a way that makes the surrounding woodlands seem like you were watching them on a movie screen rather than from the seat of a bouncing bicycle.

      Whatever your passion for riding you'll be able to satisfy it at the "Res".

      You can pick up an official trail map at the MDC's West Hartford Reservoir administration building from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm weekdays. In addition these are very good MAPS

      Rules
      Some of the trails are closed to mountain bikes. All of the trails are heavily used. Expect to encounter hikers, trail runners and families on foot.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      Region Details
      • 16
      • 10
      • 18
      • 2

      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 15, 2023
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      50
      Trails Mountain Bike
      47
      Trails E-Bike
      4
      Trails Horse
      2
      Trails Hike
      50
      Trails Trail Running
      49
      Trails Snowshoe
      1
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      1
      Total Distance
      32 miles
      Total Descent
      4,529 ft
      Total Vertical
      552 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      816 ft
      Reports
      207
      Photos
      56
      Ridden Counter
      11,006

      Photos of West Hartford Reservoirs Mountain Bike

      trail: Kenney Ridge
      2 |
      Feb 25, 2024 @ 11:16am
      Feb 25, 2024
      17 |
      Sep 28, 2023 @ 8:25am
      Sep 28, 2023
      trail: Backside
      59 |
      Apr 2, 2023 @ 12:32pm
      Apr 2, 2023
      trail: Backside
      68 |
      Apr 2, 2023 @ 12:32pm
      Apr 2, 2023
      trail: Kenney Ridge
      42 |
      Apr 2, 2023 @ 10:49am
      Apr 2, 2023
      46 |
      Apr 2, 2023 @ 10:31am
      Apr 2, 2023
      47 |
      Apr 2, 2023 @ 10:03am
      Apr 2, 2023
      trail: Res Jump Line
      70 |
      Apr 1, 2023 @ 11:57am
      Apr 1, 2023

      Videos of West Hartford Reservoirs Mountain Bike

      jump trail and WeHaDuro
      trail: WeHaDuro
      3:46 | 242 | Sep 27, 2020
      BMX track to my Downhill trail
      trail: Birthday
      1:24 | 166 | May 28, 2017
      12 man train down Thunder Mountain
      trail: Birthday
      2:53 | 116 | Jul 25, 2016
      Pats Peak ESC 2016 Course 1
      3:12 | 119 | Jun 12, 2016
      Highland Opening Weekend 2014
      trail: Birthday
      3:25 | 1773 | May 4, 2014
      Tristan Gallo + Jack Sargent AYR Academy...
      trail: Birthday
      3:32 | 630 | Apr 24, 2014
      The 23rd Birthday
      trail: Birthday
      7:08 | 65 | Apr 9, 2014
      Freeride 5/5/13
      trail: Birthday
      3:34 | 334 | May 5, 2013

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Dyke Pond Road
      Oct 15, 2023 @ 2:59pm
      Oct 15, 2023
      DryWashed out gravel before fork with finger...Myleshg6rh
      Finger Rock Road North
      Oct 1, 2023 @ 7:45am
      Oct 1, 2023
      VariableSome occasional soft ground and no...jwalshaw
      Finger Rock Road (NET)
      Oct 1, 2023 @ 7:45am
      Oct 1, 2023
      VariableSome occasional soft ground and no...jwalshaw
      Powerline Connector
      Oct 1, 2023 @ 7:45am
      Oct 1, 2023
      IdealHard packed, dry and no standing water to...jwalshaw
      Reservoir Paved Loop
      Oct 1, 2023 @ 7:45am
      Oct 1, 2023
      DryAll good, but if it's busy people might...jwalshaw
      The Playground
      Sep 9, 2023 @ 7:02am
      Sep 9, 2023
      Ideal2 large trees down right at wood mini...jnaidorf
      Fun Cut
      Sep 9, 2023 @ 7:02am
      Sep 9, 2023
      Idealjnaidorf
      Steven Sauter Rock Loop
      Aug 6, 2023 @ 11:59am
      Aug 6, 2023
      Variablejnaidorf
      Steven Sauter Rock
      Aug 6, 2023 @ 11:59am
      Aug 6, 2023
      Variablejnaidorf
      Birthday
      Jun 29, 2023 @ 8:47am
      Jun 29, 2023
      Idealjnaidorf

      Activity Feed

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      WTF-IDKaddphotoactivity #49522946
      Feb 25, 2024 @ 11:16am
      Feb 25, 2024
      Myleshg6rhaddreportactivity #45271202
      Oct 15, 2023 @ 2:59pm
      Oct 15, 2023
      jwalshawcommenttrailactivity #44938317
      Oct 6, 2023 @ 8:28pm
      Oct 6, 2023
      topagilivotetrailactivity #44861300
      Oct 4, 2023 @ 3:07pm
      Oct 4, 2023
      jwalshawaddreportactivity #44756351 and 4 more
      Oct 1, 2023 @ 2:45pm
      Oct 1, 2023

      Recent Comments

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      jwalshawtrailTH ConnectorIf you're at the end of your ride, it'll...
      Oct 6, 2023 @ 8:28pm
      Oct 6, 2023
      Cansar23trailRes Jump LineDecent set of small drops, man-made jumps,...
      Apr 11, 2023 @ 10:49am
      Apr 11, 2023
      xwujzLtrailTop Shelf ResFun techy trail but definitely not black...
      Sep 25, 2022 @ 8:56am
      Sep 25, 2022
      camber2015trailRed Pine Loop RoadCouple of large trees across the trail
      May 21, 2021 @ 5:58pm
      May 21, 2021
      AlexanderGOmI9jtrailKenney RidgeFun trail with some harder parts. do not...
      Nov 22, 2020 @ 5:54pm
      Nov 22, 2020

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike4727 miles4,121 ft12 miles551 ft
      #914#4814420717,287
      E-Bike44 miles289 ft2 miles509 ft
      155202
      Horse22,785 ft75 ft1,161 ft69 ft
      72
      Hike5031 miles4,469 ft14 miles551 ft
      #670#42312207262
      Trail Running4931 miles4,396 ft14 miles551 ft
      #704#434207318
      Snowshoe1850 ft23 ft850 ft23 ft
      12
      Backcountry Ski1850 ft23 ft850 ft23 ft
      1
      • By canadaka Trailforks & contributors
      • Admins: HCH
      • #17209 - 12,764 views

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