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      Wompatuck State Park in Hingham Massachusetts offers an extremely varied riding experience to area mountain bikers.

      Wompautuck is bisected by Union Street. In the past most of the off road bicycling was done on the right side of Union Street where the majority of the park's unbroken woodland exists. But, over the years the park's staff, aided by NEMBA and area mountain bikers, has been hard at work creating an entirely new network of singletrack trails on the left side of the park in some areas recently reacquired by the State.

      `Wompy' as the locals refer to it, is a great place to ride. It contains the greatest number and variety of singletracks in the close-to-Boston-south area.

      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.

      Some of the singletracks, especially the newer ones, are fast and swoopy. While some of the others remind one of long distance trials sections. The latter are constantly busy as you never seem to go in a straight line for more than 50 feet or so, and never seem to stop hopping logs, dodging trees or riding over rocks.

      Prospect Hill is the largest hill in the forest. It has 5 routes to the top, four of which are singletracks. And one of these has the longest section of switchbacked singletrack in the state.

      One of the old singletracks has been closed however. It seems that this singletrack went right through the middle of an area that, unknown to anyone, had unexploded land mines. While riding on this trail was a real blast, straying off of it could have caused another kind of blast. (This area has been fenced off and after a lot of work is certified as mine free.)

      There is an interractive map created by the Friends of Wompatuck and SE MA NEMBA. Copy it to your smartphone and You'll be able to "see" exactly where you are in the park as well as track your progress. The heart healthy trail as well as the last Landmine Classic route are pre-loaded.

      Wompy has a large campground with 450 sites. There's a 10 mile paved bicycle trail that is also a favorite of area roller bladers. And many miles of additional, flat, automobile free paved roads that attract familes with young children.
      The water from Mt Blue Spring is unsurpassed on the South Shore, and best of all, it's free.

      Wompy has hosted a great mountain bike race every year since 1997. It's called The Landmine Classic and is the primary fundraiser for the Friends of Wompatuck.

      Wompatuck is one of the sites in the NEMBA Trail Care Series. In addition to building bridges and erosion control projects, like the state's, 'longest switchback trail', TCS volunteers are actively involved in creating that extensive system of new singletrack as well as bridges like the most recent one pictured here.

      Wompatuck State Park abuts Cohasset's Whitney Thayer Woods, a Trustees of Reservations property that allows mountain biking on a network of well maintained gravel paths. One of Wompy's trails leads right into Whitney Thayer, and covering both areas on the same day would make for a very lengthy ride.

      Wompy's trails can be wet in early spring. (For a better riding experience, you're better off heading further south during mud season, like for instance to Duxbury Trail Network or Massasoit State Park.)

      In the winter cross country skiiers and snowmobilers abound at Wompatuck. Snowmobiles have free reign in the left portion of the forest while most skiers stay on the right.

      No matter what the season, Wompy's trails are used by a lot of different kinds of trail users. So expect to meet a lot of non-bikers out on the trails.

      Wompatuck State Park was originally created to house a World War II munitions depot. Farm and forest lands in the towns of Hingham and Cohasset were bought up by the Government and the existing residents were displaced.

      After the war a large portion of the depot was returned to the State and turned into a state park. Many miles of paved `depot roads' still lace the park especially on the left side. Additionally lots of cement ammunition bunkers and revetments dot the landscape. In recent years more land has been returned to the State as the Federal Government continues to clean up hazardous waste.

      Even with the remnants of all of this military development Wompatuck has a lot of trails. And even more are in the works. Check out this link for some pictures showing the historical military remnants still to be found in Wompatuck.

      If you live in the close-to-Boston-south area, you already know about the Wompatuck State Park. If you don't, it's a good place to check out. It's also the site of quite a few of the South Shore rides in Southeast Mass NEMBA's Fun Ride series.
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      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: No
      AKA: Wompy
      Land Status: State Park
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      Access Info:
      Most riders start their rides at the Visitors Center: 196 Union Street, Hingham, MA 02043
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      451
      Trails Mountain Bike
      451
      Trails E-Bike
      16
      Trails Hike
      451
      Trails Trail Running
      451
      Trails Horse
      16
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      12
      Trails Observed Trials
      12
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      12
      Trails Snowshoe
      2
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      2
      Total Distance
      96 miles
      Total Descent
      7,411 ft
      Total Vertical
      212 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      239 ft
      Reports
      1,402
      Photos
      105
      Ridden Counter
      126,924

      Photos of Wompatuck State Park Mountain Bike

      trail: C10-E18
      6 |
      Jun 14, 2022 @ 8:26am
      Jun 14, 2022
      trail: C10-E18
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      Jun 14, 2022 @ 8:25am
      Jun 14, 2022
      trail: Jump Line
      31 |
      May 22, 2022 @ 12:07pm
      May 22, 2022
      trail: Jump Line
      23 |
      May 22, 2022 @ 12:07pm
      May 22, 2022
      trail: S8-S9
      9 |
      May 22, 2022 @ 5:37am
      May 22, 2022
      trail: Ouch
      74 |
      Sep 25, 2021 @ 9:51am
      Sep 25, 2021
      trail: N23-N24
      161 |
      Jun 12, 2021 @ 7:07am
      Jun 12, 2021
      210 |
      Mar 11, 2019 @ 8:29am
      Mar 11, 2019

      Videos of Wompatuck State Park Mountain Bike

      Snow Run - Southfield to Gammon Bridge
      trail: S27 - S28
      26 | Oct 1, 2021
      riding at wompatuk
      72 | Mar 23, 2021
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      34 | Mar 23, 2021
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      36 | Mar 23, 2021

      Recent Trail Reports

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      8 - 12
      Jun 30, 2022 @ 10:48am
      1 hours
      Dry Down treeajmat
      C12-C16
      May 30, 2022 @ 10:01am
      May 30, 2022
      DryRocky & rooty with lots of washed out...neonedge
      N22-N32
      May 26, 2022 @ 11:51am
      May 26, 2022
      DryTree downBenjaminfjWLY6
      NW5 Connector
      May 5, 2022 @ 2:20pm
      May 5, 2022
      Variable OttaCee BlueHills
      W3-S1
      May 5, 2022 @ 2:20pm
      May 5, 2022
      Dry Tree clearedOttaCee BlueHills
      S1-S2
      May 5, 2022 @ 2:20pm
      May 5, 2022
      Variable OttaCee BlueHills
      S2-S3
      May 5, 2022 @ 2:20pm
      May 5, 2022
      Ideal OttaCee BlueHills
      S34-S10
      May 5, 2022 @ 2:20pm
      May 5, 2022
      Ideal OttaCee BlueHills
      Bird Trail
      May 5, 2022 @ 2:20pm
      May 5, 2022
      Ideal OttaCee BlueHills
      S29-S32
      May 5, 2022 @ 2:20pm
      May 5, 2022
      Variable Sections with mudOttaCee BlueHills

      Activity Feed

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      user #3083225ajmataddreport8 - 12
      Jun 30, 2022 @ 10:48am
      1 hours
      user #3093436mtbsteve1wishlistrouteVisitor Center / Turkey Hill Easy Loop
      Jun 28, 2022 @ 5:57pm
      2 days
      user #2852395neonedgeaddvideoWompy C16 to C12 down
      Jun 28, 2022 @ 7:23am
      2 days
      user #1432648duwende13wishlistroute2020 DIY Landmine - 10.2 Mile CAT 3 and 1 more
      Jun 24, 2022 @ 2:34pm
      Jun 24, 2022
      user #1432648duwende13wishlistregionWompatuck State Park
      Jun 24, 2022 @ 2:30pm
      Jun 24, 2022

      Recent Comments

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      user #2505927esandberg747trailW3-S1Fallen tree shortly after the link loop...
      Apr 24, 2022 @ 1:03pm
      Apr 24, 2022
      user #1609412tzuccoreportNN6 - NN9Large tree down blocking trail.
      Jan 25, 2022 @ 2:32pm
      Jan 25, 2022
      user #2902138i2YfRWtrailNN15 - N27It am a good trail
      Jan 6, 2022 @ 7:42pm
      Jan 6, 2022
      user #2902138i2YfRWtrailRogue Dead GuyIt am good
      Jan 6, 2022 @ 7:41pm
      Jan 6, 2022
      user #2711098wongburger2trailLoop de No FlowTrees down everywhere
      Nov 7, 2021 @ 9:37am
      Nov 7, 2021

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike45196 miles7,411 ft37 miles213 ft
      #16#61111,4002715,655
      E-Bike164 miles66 ft4,934 ft43 ft
      80784
      Hike45196 miles7,411 ft37 miles213 ft
      #8#511,4007333
      Trail Running45196 miles7,411 ft37 miles213 ft
      #7#41,4008374
      Horse164 miles66 ft4,934 ft43 ft
      1222
      Dirtbike/Moto123 miles23 ft2,710 ft30 ft
      1223
      Observed Trials123 miles23 ft2,710 ft30 ft
      215
      ATV/ORV/OHV123 miles23 ft2,710 ft30 ft
      1223
      Snowshoe22,149 ft7 ft650 ft13 ft
      #1,1364656
      Backcountry Ski22,149 ft7 ft650 ft13 ft
      #1254652
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