10.9 miles
Distance
859 ft
Climb
-797 ft
Descent
392 ft
High Point

The Bay Circuit Trail is a route that circles Boston between Rout 128 and Route 495. The Trail starts at Plum Island in Newburyport, ends at Kingston Bay in Duxbury, and covers 200 miles.

Sherborn hosts a sction of the BCT, as shown in this Trailforks Route, which forms the spine which connects many of the trails in the town.

Detailed Description
Bay Circuit Trail - Sherborn Section is a 11 mile popular intermediate route located near Sherborn Massachusetts. This mountain bike primary route can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 46 trails. This route climbs 859 ft with a max elevation of 392 ft then descends -797 ft.
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Sherborn Forest and Trail Association (sherbornforestandtrail.org)
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  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
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  • AKA
    BCT
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Bay Circuit Trail - Sherborn Section mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    5 hr 43 min
  • Altitude change
    62 ft
  • Altitude min
    117 ft
  • Altitude start
    145 ft
  • Altitude end
    207 ft
  • Grade
    0.1%
  • Grade max
    -21.4%
  • Grade min
    19.2%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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