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      West Hill Dam Reserve is a United States Army Corps of Engineers flood control project with a recreational park and wildlife management area located at Uxbridge, Massachusetts. West Hill Dam and Park remain open year round. Outside posted hours of operation, please feel free to park at the gates and walk in to enjoy your park. In West Hill Park the West River widens to form a large, natural swimming hole, known locally as Harrington Pool. Tables and grills are available for picnicking in two areas of the park, one near a beach and one under a grove of pines. The park also offers two sandy beaches, a change house and modern rest rooms. Two picnic shelters on a wooded knoll, with electricity, are available to groups for a small fee. A sand volleyball court, horseshoe pits and accessible playground are nearby.

      All-in there is a mix of approximately 10 miles of mountain biking specific and multi-use trails. The trails are typical New England style trails with lots of twists and turns and ups and downs, with access to the trails from a network of double track trails and service roads.

      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 the most while the trails colored green is at the other end.

      The trails are all well marked with white on brown name signs at the entrances to all trails and black on white directional arrows on the trails. The trails are named for the military alphabet: Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta, Echo, Foxtrot, Golf, Hotel, India, Juliet and Kilo, and flow logically from one to the other.

      Categorized as IMBA Green and Blue, all of the trails are relatively easy and family/beginner friendly. Where there are more difficult technical trail features, there are "B" lines available.

      Please note that all trails in the Park are classified as multi-use so be aware of, say hi and yield to hikers and other trail users and, especially, the park rangers. Without them, we cannot ride
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      AKA: WHD
      Land Status: Military Managed
      Land Manager: US Army Corps of Engineers New England District
      Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      The main parking area is on West Hill Dam Road near the Park offices where there are two parking lots. From here You have many options. One can start on the Alphabet Route which takes in all of the alphabet trails and starts with Alpha Trail which is at the top end of the paved West Hill Dam road at the point where Pudding Street and Dam Wall Road starts. Look for the small brown Alpha Trail sign about 10 feet up a thin tree on the edge of the woodland on your left. The trail is not well defined over the grass edge, but inside the woods it is very clear. If you want to do this, download the Alphabet Route to your PDA and follow that. Alternatively you can head over Dam Wall Road to the East Woodland South trail, or you can go left on Pudding Road to the start of Bravo Trail or Charlie Trail on Rice City Road.
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      Region Details
      • 18
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      • 12

      Region Status
      Open as of Jul 25, 2021

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      43
      Trails Mountain Bike
      43
      Trails Hike
      43
      Trails Trail Running
      43
      Trails Horse
      9
      Trails Snowmobile
      1
      Trails Snowshoe
      43
      Trails Nordic Ski
      43
      Total Distance
      15 miles
      Total Descent
      797 ft
      Total Vertical
      84 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      325 ft
      Reports
      929
      Photos
      115
      Ridden Counter
      14,558

      Photos of West Hill Dam Mountain Bike

      9 |
      Jul 23, 2021 @ 5:37pm
      Jul 23, 2021
      4 |
      Jul 23, 2021 @ 11:57am
      Jul 23, 2021
      5 |
      Jul 23, 2021 @ 11:49am
      Jul 23, 2021
      18 |
      Jul 23, 2021 @ 10:58am
      Jul 23, 2021
      trail: Alpha
      38 |
      Jan 6, 2021 @ 12:28pm
      Jan 6, 2021
      trail: Oscar
      104 |
      Dec 27, 2020 @ 6:08pm
      Dec 27, 2020
      22 |
      Dec 27, 2020 @ 12:44pm
      Dec 27, 2020
      15 |
      Dec 27, 2020 @ 12:44pm
      Dec 27, 2020

      Videos of West Hill Dam Mountain Bike

      West Hill Dam Mendon MA
      trail: Alpha
      6:17 | 128 | Jun 11, 2018
      West Hill Dam Mendon MA. - Delta
      trail: Delta
      595 | Jun 11, 2018 , Uxbridge
      Alpha & Bravo
      trail: Alpha
      6:18 | 493 | Jun 11, 2018 , Uxbridge

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Alpha
      Jan 19, 2022 @ 4:22am
      3 days
      IcyJohngiffordVery icy, studs needed.
      Dam Wall Road
      Jan 19, 2022 @ 4:22am
      3 days
      IdealJohngifford
      Papa
      Jan 19, 2022 @ 4:22am
      3 days
      IcyJohngiffordVery icy, studs needed.
      Charlie
      Jan 19, 2022 @ 4:22am
      3 days
      IcyJohngiffordVery icy, studs needed.
      Bravo
      Dec 31, 2021 @ 11:04am
      Dec 31, 2021
      VariableRabbiOfRhythms BVNEMBA CSP
      Kilo
      Dec 31, 2021 @ 11:04am
      Dec 31, 2021
      IdealRabbiOfRhythms BVNEMBA CSP
      Echo
      Dec 31, 2021 @ 11:04am
      Dec 31, 2021
      VariableRabbiOfRhythms BVNEMBA CSP
      Foxtrot
      Dec 31, 2021 @ 11:04am
      Dec 31, 2021
      VariableRabbiOfRhythms BVNEMBA CSP
      Golf
      Dec 31, 2021 @ 11:04am
      Dec 31, 2021
      VariableRabbiOfRhythms BVNEMBA CSP
      Nature Trail Shortcut A
      Dec 31, 2021 @ 11:04am
      Dec 31, 2021
      VariableRabbiOfRhythms BVNEMBA CSP

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1525518JohngiffordaddreportAlpha and 3 more
      Jan 19, 2022 @ 7:31am
      3 days
      user #2939635ByronAndrewsriddentrailBravo and 9 more
      Jan 1, 2022 @ 6:29am
      Jan 1, 2022
      user #1070266RabbiOfRhythmsaddreportAlpha and 17 more
      Dec 31, 2021 @ 3:16pm
      Dec 31, 2021
      user #2210131BFalke69addreportBravo and 10 more
      Dec 12, 2021 @ 12:10pm
      Dec 12, 2021
      user #1067496ryanolivaaddreportBravo
      Dec 6, 2021 @ 4:40am
      Dec 6, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2213437RangerronreportBravoAll clear
      Nov 2, 2021 @ 7:08am
      Nov 2, 2021
      user #1768819StevethebikeguytrailQuebecAn absolutely superb flowy XC trail. There are...
      May 10, 2021 @ 10:02am
      May 10, 2021
      user #1525518JohngiffordreportPapaEncountered many more blow downs. Cleared...
      Dec 1, 2020 @ 10:07am
      Dec 1, 2020
      user #1608927Clarky57reportOscarTrees are cleared on Oscar but watch out for...
      Oct 8, 2020 @ 12:12pm
      Oct 8, 2020
      user #177045billdreportOscarRyan and I hiked out with saws only to find...
      Oct 4, 2020 @ 8:30am
      Oct 4, 2020

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike4315 miles797 ft6 miles85 ft
      #437#219106929144,949
      Hike4315 miles797 ft6 miles85 ft
      #298#17689211122
      Trail Running4315 miles797 ft6 miles85 ft
      #300#1751921125
      Horse93 miles171 ft2 miles62 ft
      #7552278
      Snowmobile12,073 ft36 ft1,237 ft33 ft
      #981
      Snowshoe4315 miles797 ft6 miles85 ft
      #16#10130117
      Nordic Ski4315 miles797 ft6 miles85 ft
      #5#512614
      • By WillieJacobsz TRAILFORKS NEMBA & contributors
      • Admins: BVNEMBA Region, BVNEMBA Admins, brucerioux, BVNEMBA WHD
      • #23198 - 10,362 views
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