1 miles
Distance
162 ft
Climb
-132 ft
Descent
00:10:53
Avg time

Details

  • Riding Area
    Middlesex Fells
    Winchester, Massachusetts
  • AKA
    Orange Trail
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
    #19964 in Mountain Biking

Great section of Reservoir Trail (orange trail on DCR map). Starts at N. Border Rd., near Fallon Rd parking area. Loose gravel climb up Bear Hill, then flattens out. Drops right before trail hits Bear Hill Rd (main trail down from water tower) for good flowy downhill section.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Reservoir Trail (Bear Hill to Sheepfold) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    30 ft
  • Altitude min
    155 ft
  • Altitude max
    260 ft
  • Altitude start
    155 ft
  • Altitude end
    185 ft
  • Grade
    0.468%
  • Grade max
    -14.581%
  • Grade min
    30.942%
  • Distance climb
    2,448 ft
  • Distance down
    3,058 ft
  • Distance flat
    896 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:53
  • Avg reverse time
    00:08:36
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Status:
on Nov 7, 2018
Prevalent Mud
Avg: 4 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
LEGEND
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 reservoir-trail-bear-hill-to-sheepfold trailhead (42.466600, -71.109330)
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Reservoir Trail... Trail Reports

datedescription
Nov 7, 2018 @ 12:24pm
Nov 7, 2018
Mar 31, 2018 @ 10:26am
Mar 31, 2018
No more snow, but a few bits of tree debris
Mar 18, 2018 @ 9:56am
Mar 18, 2018
packed snow
Feb 28, 2018 @ 6:00pm
Feb 28, 2018
Mostly dry, couple of wet/muddy spots by the Sheepfold.
Dec 30, 2017 @ 5:40am
Dec 30, 2017
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May 11, 2018 @ 12:23pm
May 11, 2018
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