South of Boston near Fall River, the 6,500 acre Freetown / Fall River State Forest has become a mecca for area off-road motorcyclers (ATVs are not allowed). There are 25 miles of singletrack trails. Most of the trails are very rocky and extremely challenging. These trails are maintained through a partnership with the Pilgrim Sands Trail Riders and King Philip Trail Riders.
To reach the trailhead from Boston, follow SR24 south to exit #10 in Assonet. Turn left onto S. Main St., first right onto High Street and then the parking lot approximately 1.5 miles on right.
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.
Overall, Freetown - Fall River State Forest is the 2nd most popular dirt bike trail of all 9 dirt biking rides in Massachusetts.