27.7 miles (51% paved / 46% unpaved / 3% unspecified)

Fairly flat mixed terrain ride. Almost half of the unpaved portion is on the Topsfield rail trail.  Other segments include dirt road, wide double track, and lesser stretches of pasture trail and single track.  Some roots and loose rocks.  

Parking available at MASSDOT Park and Ride at Main and Park Sts. and along Main St.  

Gravel ride
Category 2 Dirt/gravel roads, wide single-track, or dual-track trails with potholes, washboard, and occasional loose surfaces. Larger tires size and lower pressure is recommended.  
Ideal bike: Endurance, all-road, or gravel 
Tire size:  32-35mm  
See Types of Gravel Rides
Saturday, August 10, 2024 at 10am
MassDOT Parking Area
12 Park St
Topsfield MA 01983
Routes
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28 miles
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