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Length: 28 mi (45.1 km)
Surface: Fire Road
Configuration: Out & Back
Elevation: +40/ -62 ft
Total: 2 riders

Mountain Biking Rockingham Recreational Trail

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#88 of 114 mountain bike trails in New Hampshire
#18,092 in the world

Previously a railroad, this gravel / crushed rock trail is a 28 mile long, flat, straight run. There are many access points throughout the length of the trail crossing urban roads and major thoroughfares.

Trail end points: Mammoth Road/SR 28A between Nelson St. and Porter St. (Manchester) and Ash Swamp Road near Exeter Road/SR 108 (Newfields)

First added by JoshuaLarsen on Mar 20, 2019. Last updated Apr 17, 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
To reach the Massabesic Lake trailhead from I-93, take Exit 7 onto SR 101 toward Portsmouth. Head east 1.5 miles, and take Exit 1 onto SR Bypass 28B/Londonderry Turnpike toward Auburn. Turn right, go 0.3 mile, and turn right into the parking lot, just after the traffic circle. The trail begins 2.6 miles west in Manchester. To reach the Newfields trailhead from I-93, take Exit 7 onto SR 101 toward Portsmouth. Head east 25.8 miles, and take Exit 10 onto SR 85 N toward Newfields. Turn left, go 3.3 miles, and turn left onto SR 108/College Road/Exeter Road. Go 0.8 mile, and turn left onto Ash Swamp Road. Go 0.2 mile, and the trailhead and parking are on the right (just before Ash Swamp Road makes a sharp turn right).

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