454 ft
Distance
10 ft
Climb
-33 ft
Descent
00:00:51
Avg time

Optional Rocks Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowshoe
    • Nordic Ski
  • Riding Area
    Vietnam Trail Network
    Milford, Massachusetts
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump, Rock Face, Rock Garden, Roller Coaster
  • Global Ranking
    #1690 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking
    • 5 in Snowshoeing
    • 5 in Skiing

Optional Rocks is a short trail that traverses the spine of a big whaleback with a very steep 12 foot roll-down and small drop-off lower down on the trail. Only if you are comfortable with steep rollers

Access Info

Optional Rocks starts about fifty yards down from the Holliston Highway on Town Forest Trail, on the right, and spills out further down, around the sharp bend in Town Forest Trail.

More Stats for Optional Rocks bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -24 ft
  • Altitude min
    313 ft
  • Altitude max
    345 ft
  • Altitude start
    337 ft
  • Altitude end
    313 ft
  • Grade
    -5.201%
  • Grade max
    -15.877%
  • Grade min
    15.123%
  • Distance climb
    76 ft
  • Distance down
    337 ft
  • Distance flat
    41 ft
  • Avg time
    00:00:51
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Status:
on Oct 17, 2019
Dry
Avg: 3.75 (4 votes)

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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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  • One Direction
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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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
  • 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
  • Other Other
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      Optional Rocks Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 9 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 481 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 640 rides
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      Mar 21, 2019 @ 5:02pm
      Mar 21, 2019

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