Mountain biking begins in October until snow covers the ground for beginners through intermediate level. Updates will be posted through the listserve. Willowdale has 40 miles of trails for all levels, and great fire roads to learn on. The Forest exists as two separate parcels divided by Route 1. The eastern block of the forest abuts Bradley Palmer State Park and the Ipswich River; the western section includes 100 acre Hood Pond.
Jimmy White and Paula Bossone lead novice mountain bike rides beginning
Meet on Linebrook road in Ipswich MA, across from the Marini farm field. Coming from Rte. 1, the parking area is on the right, well before Doyon school.