3,008 ft
Distance
270 ft
Climb
-81 ft
Descent
00:11:02
Avg time

The Overlook Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Dedham Trails (Kiski)
    Dedham, Maine
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #51133 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #48341 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2016

A quick descent to the brook followed with a climb up to the overlook. The climb is plenty tough with steep non-technical sections. Trail is mostly smooth and fast and includes berms and a couple jumps.

Access Info

Park at the "Kiski Lot" trail head off route 1A in dedham. Use connecting trails "Endo alley" or "old loop" that are off the main dirt road. A more simple and direct option is to follow road main dirt road past the yellow gate straight until you reach the trail sign on riders right.

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More Stats for The Overlook mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    189 ft
  • Altitude min
    386 ft
  • Altitude max
    630 ft
  • Altitude start
    437 ft
  • Altitude end
    626 ft
  • Grade
    6.293%
  • Grade max
    -21.473%
  • Grade min
    31.04%
  • Distance climb
    2,207 ft
  • Distance down
    802 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:02
  • Avg reverse time
    00:08:09
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on Aug 31, 2020
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Avg: 4 (3 votes)
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      The Overlook Trail Reports

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      Aug 31, 2020 @ 9:42am
      Aug 31, 2020
      One big puddle, as noted yesterday, otherwise ideal.
      Aug 30, 2020 @ 1:11pm
      Aug 30, 2020
      One large puddle washout at the base of a berm near the stream. Easy to navigate around
      May 18, 2020 @ 9:07am
      May 18, 2020
      Mud ruts abound. Trail ususally takes 3-4 days to dry
      May 16, 2020 @ 1:26pm
      May 16, 2020
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 3 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 20 rides
      • 5 miles avg distance
      All
      • 379 rides
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      Photos

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      48 |
      May 30, 2021 @ 6:38pm
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      Sep 11, 2020 @ 6:35am
      Sep 11, 2020
      45 |
      Sep 2, 2020 @ 5:01am
      Sep 2, 2020
      63 |
      Aug 31, 2020 @ 3:35pm
      Aug 31, 2020

      Routes with this trail

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      PR NEMBA Spring Opener Ride "Kiski Trails of Dedham" featured5 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      FallsDownOnTrails (Sep 11, 2020 at 6:40)
       A few berms and decent jumps in the beginning that even a novice like me can handle. Gradual climb up the hill up to the overlook. It has a lot of loose dirt and small rocks that might make it hard to keep traction going up. Beautiful view at the top on a clear day. Going back down, the trail has great flow with some small jump features and berms for smoother cornering. Highly recommend checking breaks before attempting the downhill. Overall one of my favorite trails in the area.
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      The Overlook Jumps
      0:27 | 442 | Nov 3, 2019 , Dedham
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