3,537 ft
Distance
154 ft
Climb
-50 ft
Descent
453 ft
High Point

Asylum Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Mendon Town Forest
    mendon, Massachusetts
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #73684 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    10 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Mendon Town Forest Committee

Asylum Trail is the main connector between Asylum St.and Taft trail. Bobcat Trail, Bedrock Trail and Sidewinder Trail are accessed via Asylum Trail. The trail ascends from the Asylum St end and crosses three boardwalks bridging seasonally muddy areas before ending at Taft Trail.

Access Info

An information kiosk is located at the trail head on Asylum St.however, there is no parking lot and the narrow road prohibits on street parking. Directly across the street from the Asylum Trail entrance is an entrance to Cormier Woods and there is a pull off that may hold 3 vehicles. Cormier woods is managed by the Trustees of Reservations and has it's own set of rules.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Asylum Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    103 ft
  • Altitude min
    328 ft
  • Altitude start
    328 ft
  • Altitude end
    432 ft
  • Grade
    2.922%
  • Grade max
    -13.56%
  • Grade min
    19.017%
  • Distance climb
    2,158 ft
  • Distance down
    1,020 ft
  • Distance flat
    359 ft
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • < 50%
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  • Both Directions
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  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      • 8 miles avg distance
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