Best Mountain Biking in Massachusetts

This list represents the most popular mountain biking in Massachusetts. Use this list to plan your next Massachusetts mountain biking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Blue Hills

    3 Reviews

    Milton, MA

    The Blue Hills Reservation is one of the premiere mountain biking areas in Eastern Massachusetts because of its extensive trail system and varied terrain. Bordered by six cities and towns, the ...
    •  30 minutes
    •  3.8 miles
    •  Guide

    The Blue Hills Reservation is one of the premiere mountain biking areas in Eastern Massachusetts because of its extensive ...

  • #2 Minuteman Bikeway

    5 Reviews

    Arlington, MA

    The Minuteman Bikeway has it all. It’s close to Boston, it’s historic, it’s located in a lush and beautiful area, and it’s great for families. Its historical significance is of particular note. ...
    •  11 miles
    •  Guide

    The Minuteman Bikeway has it all. It’s close to Boston, it’s historic, it’s located in a lush and beautiful area, and it’s ...

  • #3 Holyoke Range State Park

    4 Reviews

    Amherst, MA

    The town of Amherst is about 6 miles east of Interstate 91, 10 miles east of Northhampton, and 95 miles west of Boston. Expect rolling terrain, with regular, short, sometimes steep, climbs and ...
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    The town of Amherst is about 6 miles east of Interstate 91, 10 miles east of Northhampton, and 95 miles west of Boston. Expect ...

  • #4 Wompatuck State Park

    4 Reviews

    Hingham, MA

    This ride was developed on the route of a race that took place in the park during the summer of 1996. The race has since moved on, giving this trail a chance to recover. You should expect numerous ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  9.6 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride was developed on the route of a race that took place in the park during the summer of 1996. The race has since ...

  • #5 Lowell-Dracut-Tyngsboro State Park

    3 Reviews

    Lowell, MA

    Just north of Lowell, off Massachusetts Highway 113, and 30 miles north of Boston. The terrain is relatively flat, with a few short climbs. Yield to the occasional horseback rider.
    •  15 miles
    •  Guide

    Just north of Lowell, off Massachusetts Highway 113, and 30 miles north of Boston. The terrain is relatively flat, with a ...

  • #6 Cape Cod Rail Trail

    12 Reviews

    Nickerson State Park, MA

    Cape Cod Rail Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Barnstable County, Massachusetts. It is within Cape Cod Rail Trail and Nickerson State Park. It is 16.6 miles long and begins at 113 feet altitude. ...
    •  16.6 miles

    Cape Cod Rail Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Barnstable County, Massachusetts. It is within Cape Cod Rail Trail and ...

  • #7 Callahan State Park

    2 Reviews

    Framingham, MA

    At the beginning of this ride, an earthen dam winds left around the bottom of the park. On top of this dam is a doubletrack gravel and dirt path. This path serves as an access road that leads ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  6.5 miles
    •  Guide

    At the beginning of this ride, an earthen dam winds left around the bottom of the park. On top of this dam is a doubletrack ...

  • #8 Chester-Blandford State Forest

    4 Reviews

    Chester, MA

    The Westfield River begins as three streams draining the eastern slope of the Berkshire Hills, and then flows into the Connecticut River at Agawam. State highways and railroads run parallel along ...
    •  3 hours
    •  7.1 miles
    •  Guide

    The Westfield River begins as three streams draining the eastern slope of the Berkshire Hills, and then flows into the Connecticut ...

  • #9 Skinner State Park

    1 Reviews

    Northampton, MA

    The Holyoke Range, including Skinner State Park and the adjacent Holyoke Range State Park, is one of the only east–west mountain ranges in the country—most others run north–south. This hike ...
    •  3 hours
    •  4.7 miles
    •  Guide

    The Holyoke Range, including Skinner State Park and the adjacent Holyoke Range State Park, is one of the only east–west mountain ...

  • #10 Mount Grace State Forest

    3 Reviews

    Warwick, MA

    With a tall, eight-platform fire tower at its peak and the long-distance Metacomet- Monadnock (M-M) Trail running up its flank, Mount Grace deserves more attention than it gets. But located ...
    •  2 hours
    •  4.2 miles
    •  Guide

    With a tall, eight-platform fire tower at its peak and the long-distance Metacomet- Monadnock (M-M) Trail running up its ...

  • #11 Ayer-Pepperell Line

    2 Reviews

    Ayer, MA

    Town of Ayer, Groton, and Pepperell, to the New Hampshire border. Flat. Be sure to scan for traffic at the cross streets; motorists do not always expect cyclists to come out of the woods.
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    Town of Ayer, Groton, and Pepperell, to the New Hampshire border. Flat. Be sure to scan for traffic at the cross streets; ...

  • #12 Chebacco Woods

    3 Reviews

    Hamilton, MA

    The solitude and stillness found here is remarkably similar to that found in the wilderness areas of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Though you might hear gunfire coming from the other side ...
    •  1 hour
    •  4.8 miles
    •  Guide

    The solitude and stillness found here is remarkably similar to that found in the wilderness areas of Maine, New Hampshire, ...

  • #13 October Mountain State Forest

    4 Reviews

    Lee, MA

    This hike follows the long-distance Appalachian Trail over Becket (2,200 feet) and Walling (2,220 feet) Mountains, then drops down to the shore of Finerty Pond, illustrating the variety of this ...
    •  3.5 hours
    •  6.7 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike follows the long-distance Appalachian Trail over Becket (2,200 feet) and Walling (2,220 feet) Mountains, then drops ...

  • #14 Upton State Forest

    2 Reviews

    Upton, MA

    Well-marked dirt trails lead you past lady’s slipper flowers and lichen-crusted boulders to Dean Pond, a great place to stop for lunch. Return to your car on the Mammoth Rock Trail, scrambling ...
    •  2 hours
    •  4.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Well-marked dirt trails lead you past lady’s slipper flowers and lichen-crusted boulders to Dean Pond, a great place to ...

  • #15 Mount Pisgah Conservation Area

    2 Reviews

    Northborough, MA

    Mount Pisgah is 715 feet above sea level, but is scarcely elevated at all from the trailhead. This flat hike winds through mature white pine and red oak trees and a grid of stone walls, then ...
    •  1-1.5 hours
    •  2.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Mount Pisgah is 715 feet above sea level, but is scarcely elevated at all from the trailhead. This flat hike winds through ...

  • #16 Blue Hills Reservation

    2 Reviews

    Milton, MA

    Start at a sea-level pond and bog and, in just 0.5 mile, climb nearly 500 feet to Tucker Hill, passing through three separate ecosystems. Follow the high ridge along the much-loved Skyline ...
    •  2.5 to 3 hours
    •  3.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Start at a sea-level pond and bog and, in just 0.5 mile, climb nearly 500 feet to Tucker Hill, passing through three separate ...

  • #17 Stow Town Forest

    1 Reviews

    Boston, MA

    The town of Stow, about 20 miles west of Boston. Gently rolling terrain, with one short, steep climb to and descent from a hill. Bring an insect repellent in wetter and hotter conditions. Also, ...
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    The town of Stow, about 20 miles west of Boston. Gently rolling terrain, with one short, steep climb to and descent from ...

  • #18 Great Brook Farm

    1 Reviews

    Carlisle, MA

    Great Brook Farm provides expanses of water and wilderness, perfect for enjoying a boat ride, a picnic, or a fun ride through the woods. While adaptable to almost any riding style, Great Brook ...
    •  17 miles
    •  Guide

    Great Brook Farm provides expanses of water and wilderness, perfect for enjoying a boat ride, a picnic, or a fun ride through ...

  • #19 F. Gilbert Hills State Forest

    1 Reviews

    Foxborough, MA

    As is typical of Massachusetts's wilderness areas, Foxborough has been shaped by glacial activity. The large boulders, loose sandy soil, and sharp changes in elevations are a result of this activity. ...
    •  3 hours
    •  10.6 miles
    •  Guide

    As is typical of Massachusetts's wilderness areas, Foxborough has been shaped by glacial activity. The large boulders, loose ...

  • #20 Lynn Woods Reservation

    0 Reviews

    Lynn, MA

    Lynn Woods can boast being the second largest municipally-owned park in the United States--the largest being Fairmount Park in Philadelphia. Convenient to both the city of Boston and its suburbs ...
    •  45 minutes
    •  4.9 miles
    •  Guide

    Lynn Woods can boast being the second largest municipally-owned park in the United States--the largest being Fairmount Park ...