20.4 miles
Distance
594 ft
Climb
-506 ft
Descent
312 ft
High Point

This route is the BCT's Bike Route through Chelmsford and Concord. It is a mixed route of road and trail surfaces, which might need to be walked based on the bike you're using. This segment is a working shape-file for the BCT.

Detailed Description
BCT Bike Route- Chelmsford to Concord is a 20 mile popular intermediate route located near Merrimack Valley NEMBA Massachusetts. This mountain bike primary route. This route includes 14 trails. This route climbs 594 ft with a max elevation of 312 ft then descends -506 ft.
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • Gravel Bike
    • Road Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    XC, RD, Gravel
More Stats for BCT Bike Route- Chelmsford to Concord mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    88 ft
  • Altitude min
    110 ft
  • Altitude start
    111 ft
  • Altitude end
    200 ft
  • Grade
    0.1%
  • Grade max
    -38.8%
  • Grade min
    13.9%
  • Distance climb
    10 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    4 miles

Directions

  1. Walk west on Bruce Freeman Rail Trail (BCT).
  2. Continue for 13 kilometers.
  3. Turn left onto Carlisle Road to BFRT.
  4. Continue for 400 meters.
  5. Turn right onto Robins Mill Pond Trail.
  6. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  7. Bear right onto Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop East.
  8. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  9. Turn right onto Robins Mill/Nashoba Brook Connector.
  10. Continue for 200 meters.
  11. Keep left to take Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  12. Continue for 50 meters.
  13. Keep straight to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  14. Continue for 20 meters.
  15. Keep right to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  16. Continue for 30 meters.
  17. Turn left to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  18. Continue for 40 meters.
  19. Keep right to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  20. Continue for 50 meters.
  21. Keep straight to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  22. Continue for 50 meters.
  23. Keep right to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  24. Continue for 40 meters.
  25. Keep right to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  26. Continue for 30 meters.
  27. Turn right to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  28. Continue for 30 meters.
  29. Keep left to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  30. Continue for 50 meters.
  31. Keep left to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  32. Continue for 100 meters.
  33. Keep left to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  34. Continue for 50 meters.
  35. Keep left to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  36. Continue for 60 meters.
  37. Keep straight to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  38. Continue for 50 meters.
  39. Keep left to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  40. Continue for 80 meters.
  41. Keep straight to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  42. Continue for 30 meters.
  43. Keep straight to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  44. Continue for 40 meters.
  45. Keep straight to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  46. Continue for 50 meters.
  47. Turn left to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  48. Continue for 10 meters.
  49. Keep straight to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  50. Continue for 20 meters.
  51. Keep straight to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  52. Continue for 30 meters.
  53. Keep straight to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  54. Continue for 20 meters.
  55. Keep left to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  56. Continue for 30 meters.
  57. Keep straight to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  58. Continue for 20 meters.
  59. Keep left to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  60. Continue for 40 meters.
  61. Keep right to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  62. Continue for 40 meters.
  63. Keep right to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  64. Continue for 20 meters.
  65. Keep left to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  66. Continue for 10 meters.
  67. Turn right to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  68. Continue for 20 meters.
  69. Keep left to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  70. Continue for 20 meters.
  71. Keep straight to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  72. Continue for 20 meters.
  73. Keep left to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  74. Continue for 30 meters.
  75. Keep right to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  76. Continue for 40 meters.
  77. Keep right to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  78. Continue for 30 meters.
  79. Keep left to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  80. Continue for 30 meters.
  81. Keep right to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  82. Continue for 70 meters.
  83. Keep left to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  84. Continue for 60 meters.
  85. Keep straight to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  86. Continue for 100 meters.
  87. Turn left to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  88. Continue for 20 meters.
  89. Keep right to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  90. Continue for 50 meters.
  91. Keep straight to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  92. Continue for 30 meters.
  93. Keep straight to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  94. Continue for 20 meters.
  95. Keep left to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  96. Continue for 20 meters.
  97. Keep straight to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  98. Continue for 20 meters.
  99. Turn left to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  100. Continue for 10 meters.
  101. Keep left to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  102. Continue for 60 meters.
  103. Keep left to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  104. Continue for 30 meters.
  105. Keep left to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  106. Continue for 30 meters.
  107. Keep straight to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  108. Continue for 30 meters.
  109. Keep right to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  110. Continue for 40 meters.
  111. Keep left to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  112. Continue for 40 meters.
  113. Keep left to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  114. Continue for 50 meters.
  115. Keep straight to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  116. Continue for 60 meters.
  117. Keep straight to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  118. Continue for 80 meters.
  119. Keep right to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  120. Continue for 40 meters.
  121. Keep straight to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  122. Continue for 30 meters.
  123. Keep straight to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  124. Continue for 50 meters.
  125. Keep straight to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  126. Continue for 50 meters.
  127. Keep straight to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  128. Continue for 50 meters.
  129. Keep straight to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  130. Continue for 40 meters.
  131. Keep left to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  132. Continue for 30 meters.
  133. Bear left to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  134. Continue for 20 meters.
  135. Keep right to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  136. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  137. Keep left to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  138. Continue for 30 meters.
  139. Keep right to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  140. Continue for 10 meters.
  141. Bear right onto Spring Hill Yellow Loop.
  142. Continue for 20 meters.
  143. Bear right onto Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  144. Continue for 30 meters.
  145. Keep left to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  146. Continue for 30 meters.
  147. Keep left to take Spring Hill Yellow Loop.
  148. Continue for 30 meters.
  149. Turn right to stay on Spring Hill Yellow Loop.
  150. Continue for 10 meters.
  151. Bear left onto Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  152. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  153. Keep left to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  154. Continue for 40 meters.
  155. Keep left to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  156. Continue for 40 meters.
  157. Keep right to stay on Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  158. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  159. Keep left to take Spring Hill Yellow Loop.
  160. Continue for 20 meters.
  161. Bear left onto Nashoba Brook Yellow Loop (BCT).
  162. Continue for 30 meters.
  163. Keep left to take Spring Hill Yellow Loop.
  164. Continue for 20 meters.
  165. Keep straight to stay on Spring Hill Yellow Loop.
  166. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  167. Keep straight to stay on Spring Hill Yellow Loop.
  168. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  169. Keep right to stay on Spring Hill Yellow Loop.
  170. Continue for 20 meters.
  171. Keep straight to stay on Spring Hill Yellow Loop.
  172. Continue for 20 meters.
  173. Keep left to stay on Spring Hill Yellow Loop.
  174. Continue for 50 meters.
  175. Keep left to stay on Spring Hill Yellow Loop.
  176. Continue for 10 meters.
  177. Keep straight to stay on Spring Hill Yellow Loop.
  178. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  179. Keep straight to stay on Spring Hill Yellow Loop.
  180. Continue for 10 meters.
  181. Keep left to stay on Spring Hill Yellow Loop.
  182. Continue for 20 meters.
  183. Turn right onto Spring Hill Yellow Loop (BCT).
  184. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  185. Turn left onto Red Trail.
  186. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  187. Bear left onto Jay Lane.
  188. Continue for 200 meters.
  189. Turn left onto Strawberry Hill Road.
  190. Continue for 400 meters.
  191. Turn right onto Pope Road.
  192. Continue for 900 meters.
  193. Turn left onto Stoneymeade Way.
  194. Continue for 100 meters.
  195. Turn left to stay on Stoneymeade Way.
  196. Continue for 200 meters.
  197. Walk east on Stoneymeade Yellow Trail.
  198. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  199. Turn right onto Strawberry Hill Road.
  200. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  201. Bear right onto Strawberry Hill to College Road.
  202. Continue for 90 meters.
  203. Turn right to stay on Strawberry Hill to College Road.
  204. Continue for 700 meters.
  205. Make a sharp left onto Annursnac Hill Road.
  206. Continue for 600 meters.
  207. Turn right onto Strawberry Hill Road.
  208. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  209. Bear left onto Strawberry Hill Road South.
  210. Continue for 200 meters.
  211. Turn right onto Finigan Way Trail.
  212. Continue for 500 meters.
  213. Turn left onto Barretts Mill to Barns Hill Road.
  214. Continue for 2.5 kilometers.
  215. Turn left onto Old North Bridge.
  216. Continue for 700 meters.
  217. Turn right onto Monument Street.
  218. Continue for 400 meters.
  219. Turn right onto Concord Battlefield Trail (RBT/BCT).
  220. Continue for 500 meters.
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