2,644 ft
Distance
48 ft
Climb
-50 ft
Descent
00:03:05
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Middlesex Fells Reservation
    Winchester, Massachusetts
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #43616 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #75071 in Trail Running
    • #15740 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 35 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    DCR

Section starts at North Reservoir Dam, near Hillcrest Parkway. Drops down short paved section then left at chain link fence. A few switchbacks lead down to technical section before a NEMBA-built bridge. Trail climbs a hill after the bridge. Then runs parallel to North Dam Rd. before a short downhill and intersection with N. Border Rd.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Reservoir Trail (N. Reservoir Dam to N. Border Rd.) bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -2 ft
  • Altitude min
    156 ft
  • Altitude max
    180 ft
  • Altitude start
    160 ft
  • Altitude end
    158 ft
  • Grade
    -0.062%
  • Grade max
    -13.468%
  • Grade min
    14.902%
  • Distance climb
    1,196 ft
  • Distance down
    1,021 ft
  • Distance flat
    428 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:05
  • Avg reverse time
    00:03:31
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Status:
on May 22, 2021
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
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  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Reservoir Trail... Trail Reports

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      May 22, 2021 @ 9:15am
      May 22, 2021
      Mar 3, 2021 @ 5:57am
      Mar 3, 2021
      reporter Mud season - closed for mud season per DCR
      Mar 2, 2021 @ 7:09am
      Mar 2, 2021
      Closed for muddy conditions March 1 - March 31 per DCR https://www.mass.gov/location-details/mountain-biking-at-the-middlesex-fells
      Feb 21, 2021 @ 8:38am
      Feb 21, 2021
      Ideal conditions, trails are just perfect
      Mar 31, 2019 @ 11:00pm
      Mar 31, 2019
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 23 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 793 rides
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      180 |
      Aug 14, 2020 @ 9:25am
      Aug 14, 2020

      Routes with this trail

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      MF Reservoir Trail Route (Orange Blazes)
      6 miles
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      7 miles
      Fells Longer Ride, South Border
      18 miles
      Fells Fun Loop for Today
      18 miles

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      Reservior/Skyline Rock Roller
      76 | May 26, 2021 , Winchester
      | May 26, 2021 , Winchester
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