Ride counter-clockwise along the Cape Ann coastline, through Gloucester, out to the Eastern Point Lighthouse and Atlantic Ave, to Rockport and back through Annisquam Village. The short and medium routes return to the start location in Manchester from Essex. The longest option continues to Ipswich before looping back to Manchester. The coastal shoreline offers many scenic vistas by taking short excursions from the route.

Road ride
Manchester Middle/High School

36 Lincoln St
Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 01944
United States

This is a scenic tour with frequent turns, not designed for pace line riding.

Miles Elev.* Print Files
25 1,115 Cue sheet GPX, Send to device
41 2,007 Cue sheet GPX, Send to device
53 2,387 Cue sheet GPX, Send to device
62 2,776 Cue sheet GPX, Send to device
* Elev. is the elevation gain in feet.
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Route maps
25 miles
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53 miles
62 miles