NSC Over Hill and Dale from Ballardvale

Ballardvale Andover bicycle ride

Start locations: Ballardvale MBTA Station, Andover is the traditional start. map to start ($4 parking charge is enforced. There is some parking available on side streets off of Tewksbury St, where the ride stats, up the hill from the Ballardvale T-Station. ) Directions: Rte 93 to Dascomb Road, take the ramp towards Andover, turn right… Continue reading NSC Over Hill and Dale from Ballardvale

Mountain biking north of Boston

Bay Circuit Trail

The following is a list of places to mountain bike on the Massachusetts North Shore, listed by towns. The state forests and preserved land in this area provide hundreds of miles of great mountain bike trails. The Bay Circuit Trail connects several state forests and other protected land through 34 towns in Eastern Massachusetts.. Many… Continue reading Mountain biking north of Boston

Harold Parker S.P. to Jeffreys Neck

Harold Parker SP bicycle ride

A vintage Charles River Wheelmen and North Shore Cyclists bicycle ride Start: Harold Parker State Forest headquarters, North Andover, MA map to start and driving directions Description: Ride through several Essex County state forests. The shorter ride goes to Topsfield; the longer ride includes Ipswich, Great and Little Necks. The 46 mile version is at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/274944  Route… Continue reading Harold Parker S.P. to Jeffreys Neck