Beartown State Forest Dirt Biking

Near Monterey in the southern Bershires, the Beartown State Forest is the trailhead for over 25 miles of trails opent to dirt biking. These trails are maintained through a partnership with the Bershire Trails Council.

To reach the forest from the Mass Turnpike (Rte. I-90): Take exit 2 to Rte. 102 west to

Rte. 7 south. Follow Rte. 7 to Rte. 23 east toward Monterey (Blue Hill Rd), then follow the brown signs.

Note: Massachusetts law requires that all ORVs (ATV and dirt bikes) must be registered and display a registration plate on the back of the vehicle. All ORVs must weight less than 1,000 pounds. More information on registration can be obtained from the state Div of Environmental Law at (617) 626-1610. ORV use is permitted only on designated ORV trails within the forest management. Designated ORV trails will be marked with trailhead signage and/or orange or yellow trail blazes. All other state parks, reservations and forests are closed to ORV use at all times. ORV use is permitted only on designated ORV trails within the forest management. Designated ORV trails will be marked with trailhead signage and/or orange or yellow trail blazes. The state requires that all riders have a helment and you must be at least 14 years old to operate alone.

Beartown State Forest Dirt Biking Map

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Local Contact(s):  Beartown State Forest (413) 528-0904; Mass. Tourism (800) 447-MASS.

Best Season:  May - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  State Forest Campground

Local Website:  click herehttp://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dcr/

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Date Updated:  8/15/2016

Beartown State Forest Dirt Biking Map

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