1,842 ft
Distance
89 ft
Climb
-92 ft
Descent
450 ft
High Point

Goose 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
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #61600 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager
    Mendon Town Forest Committee

Goose trail is a challenging but short trail that ascends from Sidewinder via a switchbacked route and then winds up and down over several hills and valleys to it's end on Sidewinder. The climbs are strenuous and the several rock outcroppings provide challenges.

Access Info

Goose trail begins and ends on Sidewinder trail.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Goose bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -2 ft
  • Altitude min
    401 ft
  • Altitude start
    403 ft
  • Altitude end
    401 ft
  • Grade
    -0.125%
  • Grade max
    -28.48%
  • Grade min
    18.152%
  • Distance climb
    854 ft
  • Distance down
    898 ft
  • Distance flat
    90 ft
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Status:
on Sep 24, 2018
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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Trail Difficulties
  • 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 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
  • Other Other
Directions to goose-136364 trailhead (42.071779, -71.581078)
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Goose Trail Reports

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Sep 24, 2018 @ 8:10am
Sep 24, 2018
Low hanging tree at the end of Goose that's about face level.
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