Level: Intermediate
Length: 7 mi (11.3 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Network
Elevation: -
Total: 6 riders

Mountain Biking Buffumville Lake

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#114 of 221 mountain bike trails in Massachusetts
#6,763 in the world

Recognized as the Project of the Year 2000, this 200-acre lake offers state-of-the-art facilities for the latest recreational pursuits including BMX-style bike jumps, mountain bike trails and an 18-hole disk golf course. More traditional forms of recreation include fishing, hunting, 7 miles of multi-use trails, group picnic shelters and ice skating. For up-to-date information, call (508) 248-5697.

First added by TrailAPI on May 2, 2013. Last updated Apr 28, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
From Worcester, MA, south on I-290/395 to exit 4W, 2 miles on Charlton Street.
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  • Patrick Deforge

    Too much of the trail is simply unrideable for it to be worth ever going back--easily half. The half that was good was good, but again, not worth making the trip, with locations such as Hodges so close by. I wouldn't even enjoy hiking some of it as it was so overgrown and unkempt.

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  • Roadie128

    I have lived a few yards from Buffumville for years. When I decided to try mtb'ing this was the first place I went. These trails are really a mixed bag. The southeast side is extremely technical. I couldn't imagine riding cleanly through the whole thing, but there are a bunch of Strava segments there so I guess some people can. The southwest side is really nice. There are steep climbs, fast descents, and a few rock gardens. It is a bit of a challenge for a beginner, but it is very rideable in general. The whole northern section is fairly easy, and gives you a nice view of the water pretty much the whole way.

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