6 miles
Distance
770 ft
Climb
-770 ft
Descent
260 ft
High Point

This route starts from the Bear Hill Parking Area at 100 Fallon Rd, Stoneham, MA (off exit 35 Route 93).

The Reservoir Trail Route (Orange Blazes) is a moderately challenging 5.2 mile loop around the North, Middle and South Reservoirs on the West side of the Fells. This route follows a great mix of fast and flowy forest roads as well as double and single track trails, and has a good mix of flowy downhills and punchy climbs.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowshoe
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for MF Reservoir Trail Route (Orange Blazes) mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    107 ft
  • Altitude start
    158 ft
  • Altitude end
    158 ft
  • Grade
    0.001%
  • Grade max
    -21.537%
  • Grade min
    27.507%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,065 ft
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  • Ideal
  • Dry
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  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
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      Oct 16, 2019 @ 9:51am
      Oct 16, 2019
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      Main Shared Trail
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      Sep 13, 2019 @ 9:12am
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