Mountain Bike America: New Hampshire & Maine Guide Book

by Bob Fitzhenry (The Globe Pequot Press)
Mountain Bike America New Hampshire and Maine  by Bob Fitzhenry

330pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 0762707003

Whether you live in New England or are just visiting, open up your eyes, your lungs, and your mind to 40 new loops through the greatest forests in New Hampshire and Maine. These rides were chosen with diversity in mind, allowing everyone the opportunity to see all that this region has to offer. From this book you can expect comprehensive trail descriptions, from beginner to advanced. GPS-quality, digitally designed relief maps detailing each ride and accurate route profiles showing the ups and downs of each ride. In addition detailed directions get you to the ride without getting you lost. Detailed mile-by-mile directional cues are also provided with difficulty ratings, elevation gain, trail contacts, and much more.

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Trails from the "Mountain Bike America: New Hampshire & Maine" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 40.
... Preview: Within Acadia are mountains, rivers, lakes, and over 55 miles of gated gravel roads for the cyclist to explore. This ride gives you only a glimpse of the varied terrain, but it's perfect for anyone l ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike America: New Hampshire & Maine"
Bar Harbor, ME - Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.3
... Preview: A mountain bike ride through rural New Hampshire and a clean, quiet place to picnic afterward top the list of enviable ways to spend a sunny day. It's what you get though at Annett Wayside Park, a se ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike America: New Hampshire & Maine"
Jaffrey, NH - Mountain Biking,Walking - Trail Length: 7.8
... Preview: Bear Brook rocks. Any mountain biking regular from the central part of Southern New Hampshire will attest to that. It holds a great diversity of trail types, obstacles, and topography. The loop cha ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike America: New Hampshire & Maine"
Allenstown, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10.1
... Preview: The quiet flow of the Beebe River guides you most of the way to secluded Kiah Pond. This ride climbs gently upstream along the Beebe's riverbank using a smooth gravel road that is closed to public tra ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike America: New Hampshire & Maine"
Campton, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 12.4
... Preview: Blue Job Mountain serves up rugged terrain to those ready to mix abandoned roads with steep climbing. The route travels up the exposed, sometimes windswept granite surface of Little Blue Job, stopping ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike America: New Hampshire & Maine"
Rochester, NH - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 16
... Preview: Great mountain biking exists just four miles from the popular outlet shopping center of Freeport, Maine. The ride begins on an easy doubletrack trail well marked with white blazes, and then enters a h ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike America: New Hampshire & Maine"
Freeport, ME - Birding,Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: Camden, "Where the mountains meet the sea," has attracted wide-eyed vacationers since the 19th Century, but not until recently has it drawn visitors due to its spectacular mountain biking opportunitie ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike America: New Hampshire & Maine"
Camden, ME - Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10.6
... Preview: This short, hard loop waits just a few miles from the center of popular Camden, Maine. While daytrippers and vacationers browse about the downtown shops and look out over Camden Harbor, you'll start y ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike America: New Hampshire & Maine"
Camden, ME - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: A long day awaits voyagers along the Cherry Mountain Loop. Nearly 30 miles of distance combines with a heavy sum of gravity to keep you on the bike for many hours. You'll go up, up, up, and down much ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike America: New Hampshire & Maine"
Twin Mountain, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 29.1
... Preview: Mount Monadnock in Jaffrey, New Hampshire, draws thousands of hikers a year, while just south of it in Fitzwilliam, a converted railroad line gives cyclists similarly convenient access to the southwes ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike America: New Hampshire & Maine"
Fitzwilliam, NH - Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 11.2
... Preview: Trails are scarce in this region of Maine, due in part to the buildings and roadway infrastructure that support the summertime tourism economy of Old Orchard Beach, Saco, and Biddeford. Clifford Park ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike America: New Hampshire & Maine"
Biddeford, ME - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: Woodland paths and a heart-pumping singletrack trail cut by members of the University of New Hampshire mountain bike club give variety to the off-road offerings at Foss Farm. This short loop is good f ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike America: New Hampshire & Maine"
Durham, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.6
... Preview: Fox State Forest balances an open user policy with a history of conservation. While the park boasts a well developed and mapped trail network available to nearly all types of recreationalists, it als ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike America: New Hampshire & Maine"
Hillsborough, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.7
... Preview: Don't get tricked by the ride directions for the chapter ride, which lay out a short warm-up loop at Great Glen Trails. There are many more miles of smooth gravel paths, or rough singletrack, to pick ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike America: New Hampshire & Maine"
North Conway, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 2.5
... Preview: Green Mountain promises mountain bikers what is arguably the hardest climb in New Hampshire to clean. Its steep pitch and loose trail surface demand both power and bike handling skills. A few miles ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike America: New Hampshire & Maine"
Effingham, NH - Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 8.4
... Preview: Gunstock is a great mountain for family skiing and that atmosphere carries over to its summer camping and mountain biking. Miles of cross-country ski trails are turned over to fat-tire riders during t ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike America: New Hampshire & Maine"
Gilford, NH - Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: Using the town of Hanover as your hub, ride in any direction to quickly find good trails. This loop mixes some of Hanover's maintained rural roads, with abandoned wagon tracks that have eroded into fo ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike America: New Hampshire & Maine"
Hanover, NH - Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 13.6
... Preview: Hemenway State Forest offers a little extra seclusion in an area dominated by Lake Winnipesaukee to the south and the White Mountain National Forest to the north. Trails are wide and the challenges v ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike America: New Hampshire & Maine"
Tamworth, NH - Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7.5
... Preview: Hopkinton-Everett Reservoir is a speedster's paradise. Steep berms let you rail through the corners, while rocks and roots keep you hopping around during the brief times that the singletrack straighte ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike America: New Hampshire & Maine"
Concord, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 9.8
... Preview: Anyone in the Kennebunkport area who is up for a simple ride might want to explore the Kennebunk Bridle Path. The trail is about the only off-road terrain available in the immediate area and offers a ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike America: New Hampshire & Maine"
Kennebunk, ME - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.6