28.1 miles
Distance
1,648 ft
Climb
-1,700 ft
Descent
232 ft
High Point

Sections enter private property, so be respectful of landowners and stay on the trail.

The Atlantic Circuit Trail is a vision to connect coastal communities along the shores of the Atlantic Ocean from Argentina to South Africa. This section, recently started with the help of the Plymouth Trails Committee, will one day connect the Bay Circuit Trail with Myles Standish State Forest and the Plymouth Wishbone Walking Trail. Currently, physical work has not been started, and many roadwalks and temporary routes still exist. This section of the Atlantic Circuit Trail is best traversed by hiking. Scenic views of Great South Pond and the famed pine barrens can be enjoyed along this section as well.

Detailed Description
Atlantic Circuit Trail: MSSF to Bay Circuit Trail is a 28 mile moderately popular expert route located near Plymouth Massachusetts. This hike primary route can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 10 trails. This route climbs 1,648 ft with a max elevation of 232 ft then descends -1,700 ft.
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Hike
  • Other Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowshoe
  • AKA
    ACT, Atlantic Coast Trail
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bikepacking
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    XC, Fat, Gravel
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Atlantic Circuit Trail: MSSF to Bay Circuit Trail mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    3 hr 9 min
  • Altitude change
    -52 ft
  • Altitude min
    32 ft
  • Altitude start
    84 ft
  • Altitude end
    33 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -25.3%
  • Grade min
    20.8%
  • Distance climb
    11 miles
  • Distance down
    10 miles
  • Distance flat
    7 miles

Directions

  1. Walk east on South Line Road.
  2. Continue for 500 meters.
  3. Turn left onto Maple Springs Road.
  4. Continue for 600 meters.
  5. Turn left onto Change Pond Loop.
  6. Continue for 4 kilometers.
  7. Walk west on Southwest Line Road.
  8. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  9. Turn right onto Healthy Heart Trail.
  10. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  11. Turn right onto Haynes Road / Gas Line.
  12. Continue for 100 meters.
  13. Turn left onto Gas Line Connector.
  14. Continue for 300 meters.
  15. Turn right onto Bentley Connector.
  16. Continue for 100 meters.
  17. Walk northeast on Bentley Loop.
  18. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  19. Turn left onto Bentley Boo.
  20. Continue for 300 meters.
  21. Turn left onto Access Road.
  22. Continue for 500 meters.
  23. Turn left onto Bentley Loop.
  24. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  25. Turn right to stay on Bentley Loop.
  26. Continue for 30 meters.
  27. Walk north on Bentley North.
  28. Continue for 100 meters.
  29. Turn left onto West Cranford Road.
  30. Continue for 300 meters.
  31. Bear right to stay on West Cranford Road.
  32. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  33. Make a left U-turn onto Lower College Pond Road.
  34. Continue for 500 meters.
  35. Turn right onto Bentley West.
  36. Continue for 600 meters.
  37. Turn right onto Sabbatia Road.
  38. Continue for 700 meters.
  39. Turn right onto Federal Pond Road.
  40. Continue for 900 meters.
  41. Bear left onto Cherry Pond Lane.
  42. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  43. Turn right to stay on Cherry Pond Lane.
  44. Continue for 400 meters.
  45. Walk south on Cherry Pond Lane.
  46. Continue for 300 meters.
  47. Walk southeast on Cherry Pond Lane.
  48. Continue for 300 meters.
  49. Turn left onto Howland Road.
  50. Continue for 700 meters.
  51. Turn left onto Wayont Road.
  52. Continue for 300 meters.
  53. Turn left onto Cherry Pond.
  54. Continue for 400 meters.
  55. Keep left to stay on Cherry Pond.
  56. Continue for 60 meters.
  57. Keep right to stay on Cherry Pond.
  58. Continue for 500 meters.
  59. Turn left onto Howland Road.
  60. Continue for 800 meters.
  61. Turn right onto Wayont Singletrack.
  62. Continue for 800 meters.
  63. Keep right to stay on Wayont Singletrack.
  64. Continue for 300 meters.
  65. Keep straight to stay on Wayont Singletrack.
  66. Continue for 400 meters.
  67. Keep left to stay on Wayont Singletrack.
  68. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  69. Turn left to stay on Wayont Singletrack.
  70. Continue for 200 meters.
  71. Keep right to stay on Wayont Singletrack.
  72. Continue for 900 meters.
  73. Turn right onto Powderhorn Pond Road.
  74. Continue for 300 meters.
  75. Walk northeast on Pinnacle Hill Trail.
  76. Continue for 900 meters.
  77. Bear right onto Great South Pond Trail.
  78. Continue for 300 meters.
  79. Turn left onto Little South Pond Trail.
  80. Continue for 400 meters.
  81. Bear left onto Drew Road.
  82. Continue for 800 meters.
  83. Bear right onto Watercourse Road.
  84. Continue for 200 meters.
  85. Walk west on Plymouth Powerlines.
  86. Continue for 6 kilometers.
  87. Turn right onto Kristin Road.
  88. Continue for 90 meters.
  89. Walk west on Powerlines.
  90. Continue for 400 meters.
  91. Bear left to stay on Powerlines.
  92. Continue for 800 meters.
  93. Walk northwest on Powerlines 3.
  94. Continue for 500 meters.
  95. Bear right onto Christmas Tree Lane Connector.
  96. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  97. Walk northwest on Bishops HWY Tunnel Trail.
  98. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  99. Turn left to stay on Bishops HWY Tunnel Trail.
  100. Continue for 400 meters.
  101. Turn left onto The hills have eyes.
  102. Continue for 200 meters.
  103. Make a sharp right onto Tunnel to Raboth Rd.
  104. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  105. Turn left onto Raboth Road.
  106. Continue for 500 meters.
  107. Bike northeast on Pond View Drive.
  108. Continue for 200 meters.
  109. Bike northeast on Pond View Drive.
  110. Continue for 20 meters.
  111. Turn left onto Autumn Lane.
  112. Continue for 100 meters.
  113. Bike west on Autumn Lane.
  114. Continue for 90 meters.
  115. Bike south on Wolf Pond Road.
  116. Continue for 100 meters.
  117. Bike south on Wolf Pond Road.
  118. Continue for 100 meters.
  119. Bike southwest on Wolf Pond Road.
  120. Continue for 500 meters.
  121. Turn right onto High Pines Drive.
  122. Continue for 50 meters.
  123. Bike northwest on High Pines Drive.
  124. Continue for 400 meters.
  125. Turn right onto Indian Pond Road.
  126. Continue for 50 meters.
  127. Bike north on Indian Pond Road.
  128. Continue for 400 meters.
  129. Bike northeast on Indian Pond Road.
  130. Continue for 400 meters.
  131. Bike north on Indian Pond Road.
  132. Continue for 300 meters.
  133. Bike northeast on Indian Pond Road.
  134. Continue for 400 meters.
  135. Bike northeast on Indian Pond Road.
  136. Continue for 400 meters.
  137. Bike northeast on Elm Street.
  138. Continue for 400 meters.
  139. Bike north on Elm Street.
  140. Continue for 200 meters.
  141. Bike north on Elm Street.
  142. Continue for 100 meters.
  143. Bike north on Elm Street.
  144. Continue for 30 meters.
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