VMBA Vermont Upper Valley Region Mountain Bike Map Road Assessments

Each road segment is numbered on the map. Find the road number in the list below. If you want to print the assessment for just one road, select the text with your mouse, and then use the print menu to print just the selection.

005: 0.07 mi. 4411'N 7214'W. Assessed on 05/26/2001. Good. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses. Light motorized use. 50% gravel, 50% hard-pack dirt. Avoid in wet weather. Views, forest openings. COMMENT: This very short segment leads to an overlook of an extensive wet meadow.

006: 0.14 mi. 4411'N 7214'W. Assessed on 05/26/2001. Fair. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Moderate motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Close to houses. Is becoming a regular road. LANDMARKS: The east end is marked "Keenan Pond Road".

007: 0.33 mi. 4411'N 7214'W. Assessed on 05/26/2001. Good. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Avoid in wet weather. Great lunch spot, forest openings. COMMENT: This road leads to the ruins of an old cabin; beyond the cabin the roadbed is now a stream.

010: 0.55 mi. 4410'N 7214'W. Assessed on 05/26/2001. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Avoid in wet weather. Minor drainage work needed.

011: 0.70 mi. 4410'N 7215'W. Assessed on 05/26/2001. Fair. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Avoid in wet weather. Has significant damage to surface. COMMENT: The riding is nice but the road dead ends and there are no attractions.

013: 0.50 mi. 4410'N 7217'W. Assessed on 05/13/2001. Fair. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes, horses. Light motorized use. 90% hard-pack dirt, 10% standing mud. Avoid in wet weather. Great lunch spot. Minor drainage work needed. COMMENT: The road dead ends at a gate and a sign for a tree farm that is on private property.

014: 0.34 mi. 4410'N 7216'W. Assessed on 05/13/2001. Fair. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Avoid in wet weather. COMMENT: A private road continues north from the north end and eventually connects with VT RT 302.

016: 0.50 mi. 4410'N 7216'W. Assessed on 05/13/2001. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 90% hard-pack dirt, 10% standing mud. Avoid in wet weather. LANDMARKS: At the east end avoid the VAST trail cut off between roads 14 and 16.

018: 0.43 mi. 4410'N 7214'W. Assessed on 05/26/2001. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, farm machinery. Light motorized use. 50% hard-pack dirt, 50% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. Views, great lunch spot. Has significant damage to surface. COMMENT: High pastures with great views and old foundations make this dead end road worthwhile.

019: 0.13 mi. 4410'N 7213'W. Assessed on 06/16/2001. Does not exist.

020: 0.07 mi. 4410'N 7213'W. Assessed on 06/16/2001. Superb. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 100% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. Hard to find both ends. LANDMARKS: The east end is at a crossroad that is easy to miss from a car. Look for a yellow Meadows End sign on a birch tree across from the entrance. The west end is at a grassy opening near a garden.

022: 1.02 mi. 4410'N 7215'W. Assessed on 05/26/2001. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Avoid in wet weather. Forest openings. Minor drainage work needed. Has significant damage to surface.

024: 0.41 mi. 4410'N 7211'W. Assessed on 06/15/2001. Don't bother. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. No motorized use. 100% forest floor. Avoid in wet weather. Minor clearing work needed. Is disappearing. Somewhat difficult to follow route. LANDMARKS: The south end is at a log landing just beyond a gate with VAST sign "5N".

026: 0.49 mi. 4409'N 7210'W. Assessed on 06/15/2001. Don't bother. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives. Light motorized use. 90% hard-pack dirt, 10% grassy. Okay in wet weather. LANDMARKS: The southeast end is at a sign for Grapes Road. COMMENT: VAST 5N follows the road for a short distance.

027: 0.49 mi. 4409'N 7216'W. Assessed on 05/13/2001. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Light motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Is becoming a regular road.

030: 0.48 mi. 4409'N 7212'W. Assessed on 06/16/2001. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives. Light motorized use. 90% gravel, 10% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Views. Is becoming a regular road. COMMENT: The class 3 part of Emerson Road is ironically more primitive and better riding than the class 4 part.

031: 0.86 mi. 4409'N 7204'W. Assessed on 06/15/2001. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, bikes. Light motorized use. 20% gravel, 50% hard-pack dirt, 10% sand, 20% grassy. Okay in wet weather. Views. LANDMARKS: The east end is at a sign for Roystan Ridge. The west end is at a sign for Butson Trail. Avoid the unmapped but well defined logging road that connects from the south.

034: 0.53 mi. 4409'N 7211'W. Assessed on 06/15/2001. Don't bother. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Light motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Views. Is becoming a regular road. LANDMARKS: The southeast end is at a sign for the State Welch Trail. COMMENT: This is functionally a driveway to a house at the northwest end.

038: 0.55 mi. 4408'N 7213'W. Assessed on 06/16/2001. Good. Hard technically. Hard aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses. Light motorized use. 85% hard-pack dirt, 5% loose rock/cobbles, 5% running water (rocky), 5% standing mud. Avoid in wet weather. Minor drainage work needed. LANDMARKS: The southwest end is marked "Harts Road Extension". COMMENT: The north end connects to a private road.

040: 0.24 mi. 4408'N 7215'W. Assessed on 05/13/2001. Fair. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Moderate motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. COMMENT: Functionally a class 3 road.

041: 1.02 mi. 4407'N 7205'W. Assessed on 09/27/2000. Good. Hard technically. Easy aerobically. Single track. No motorized use. 10% hard-pack dirt, 10% overgrown, 70% grassy, 10% standing mud. Avoid in wet weather. Minor clearing work needed. LANDMARKS: The west end is at a gate marked "open range"; turn off the gravel road and head east. The east end is marked "Stark Trail" and "5A North" (VAST). COMMENT: The trail crosses a large beaver dam. You will need to do some walking.

045: 0.38 mi. 4407'N 7206'W. Assessed on 09/27/2000. Fair. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes, hikers. Light motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Views. Is becoming a regular road.

046: 0.55 mi. 4407'N 7206'W. Assessed on 09/27/2000. Fair. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Views. Is becoming a regular road.

048: 0.79 mi. 4407'N 7217'W. Assessed on 05/13/2001. Fair. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 80% hard-pack dirt, 20% loose rock/cobbles. Avoid in wet weather. COMMENT: Avoid an unmapped trail heading southeast about halfway along on the east side.

049: 0.25 mi. 4407'N 7206'W. Assessed on 09/27/2000. Fair. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Views. Is becoming a regular road.

056: 0.84 mi. 4406'N 7208'W. Assessed on 09/27/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by horses, bikes, hikers. No motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Avoid in wet weather. LANDMARKS: At the west end take Deerfield Lane between houses and into woods. At the east end take Brookfield Lane and go past a house with a "Beware of Dog" sign.

057: 0.26 mi. 4406'N 7215'W. Assessed on 06/16/2001. Fair. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by automobiles. Moderate motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Is becoming a regular road.

059: 0.25 mi. 4405'N 7221'W. Assessed on 09/10/2000. Don't bother. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Light motorized use. 100% grassy. Okay in wet weather. Views. COMMENT: Doesn't go anywhere.

060: 0.66 mi. 4405'N 7211'W. Assessed on 09/27/2000. Superb. Moderate technically. Hard aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 50% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles, 40% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. Views, forest openings. Hard to find southeast end. LANDMARKS: At the southeast end, go straight into the woods on a grassy double track at a sharp bend in the road. The northwest end is marked "Woodchuck Trail".

061: 0.40 mi. 4405'N 7204'W. Assessed on 06/15/2001. Fair. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives. Light motorized use. 60% hard-pack dirt, 20% loose rock/cobbles, 20% grassy. Okay in wet weather. Views. Has landowner posting. LANDMARKS: The south end is signed "Old County Road". The north end dead ends at a logging operation with a gate and is posted "No Trespassing". COMMENT: Okay as an out-and-back ride.

062: 1.04 mi. 4405'N 7212'W. Assessed on 09/27/2000. Good. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Views, great lunch spot, forest openings. COMMENT: There is a beautiful old cemetery at the top.

063: 1.02 mi. 4405'N 7211'W. Assessed on 09/27/2000. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Light motorized use. 80% gravel, 20% sand. Okay in wet weather. Views. COMMENT: Very pretty.

064: 0.44 mi. 4405'N 7220'W. Assessed on 09/10/2000. Don't bother. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Moderate motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Views. Is becoming a regular road. COMMENT: Doesn't go anywhere.

068: 0.26 mi. 4405'N 7220'W. Assessed on 05/26/2001. Fair. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Light motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. COMMENT: Functionally a class 3 road.

071: 0.51 mi. 4405'N 7221'W. Assessed on 09/10/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives. Light motorized use. 50% gravel, 50% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather.

073: 0.55 mi. 4404'N 7219'W. Assessed on 06/10/2001. Fair. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives, horses. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Is becoming a regular road.

074: 0.25 mi. 4404'N 7218'W. Assessed on 06/10/2001. Good. Easy technically. Hard aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Is becoming a regular road.

075: 0.74 mi. 4404'N 7217'W. Assessed on 06/10/2001. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 70% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles, 10% grassy, 10% standing mud. Okay in wet weather. Minor drainage work needed. Has significant damage to surface. Hard to find southeast end. LANDMARKS: The northwest end is Hazlett Road. While travelling southeast, bear right through the log landing.

076: 0.48 mi. 4404'N 7216'W. Assessed on 06/10/2001. Superb. Hard technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. No motorized use. 60% hard-pack dirt, 40% running water (rocky). Avoid in wet weather. Views. Major drainage work needed. Has significant damage to surface. Hard to find south end. LANDMARKS: The north end starts left of a red house marked "518 Limlaw Road". When starting from the south, bear right at a fork before the house onto a double track.

079: 1.52 mi. 4404'N 7220'W. Assessed on 09/10/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes. Light motorized use. 50% gravel, 50% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Forest openings.

080: 0.77 mi. 4404'N 7237'W. Assessed on 10/02/2000. Fair. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Light motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Views, close to houses. Is becoming a regular road.

081: 0.21 mi. 4404'N 7212'W. Assessed on 09/27/2000. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by horses, bikes, hikers. No motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Avoid in wet weather. LANDMARKS: The north end is on a curve near a beautiful brick house.

085: 0.62 mi. 4403'N 7212'W. Assessed on 09/27/2000. Superb. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by hikers. No motorized use. 50% hard-pack dirt, 50% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. Views, great lunch spot. Hard to find southwest end. LANDMARKS: The southwest end starts at a metal gate, then goes up a grassy knoll above a farm to a second metal gate.

086: 0.38 mi. 4404'N 7232'W. Assessed on 09/20/2000. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Avoid in wet weather. COMMENT: Connects to road 449 on VMBA Central Vermont Mountain Bike Map at Lighthouse Hill.

088: 0.49 mi. 4403'N 7218'W. Assessed on 08/25/2001. Good. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. LANDMARKS: The intersection of 88, 89, 97, and 408 is a bit confusing because of an unmapped cut-off between 89 and 408. COMMENT: Do this as an out-and-back from the south since the road turns private near an old copper mine.

089: 0.30 mi. 4403'N 7218'W. Assessed on 09/10/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 10% gravel, 80% hard-pack dirt, 10% sand. Okay in wet weather. LANDMARKS: The intersection of roads 88, 89, 97, and 408 is to the west of what appears to be the main route.

091: 0.05 mi. 4403'N 7232'W. Assessed on 09/20/2000. Fair. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Moderate motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Close to houses. Is becoming a regular road. COMMENT: Functionally a class 3 road.

097: 0.78 mi. 4403'N 7218'W. Assessed on 09/10/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 50% hard-pack dirt, 50% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. COMMENT: Avoid ATV trails on private land that continue from the west end to connect to road 405.

099: 0.30 mi. 4403'N 7208'W. Assessed on 09/27/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Avoid in wet weather. LANDMARKS: To find the southeast end, take French Road west, and then turn right on the snowmobile trail. The northwest end is marked "Lower Meadow Road".

102: 0.26 mi. 4403'N 7232'W. Assessed on 09/20/2000. Fair. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Moderate motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Views, close to houses. Is becoming a regular road. COMMENT: Functionally a class 3 road.

103: 0.06 mi. 4403'N 7232'W. Assessed on 09/20/2000. Fair. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Moderate motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Close to houses. Is becoming a regular road. COMMENT: Functionally a class 3 road.

106: 1.19 mi. 4403'N 7234'W. Assessed on 09/20/2000. Fair. Easy technically. Hard aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Moderate motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Views. Is becoming a regular road.

107: 0.54 mi. 4403'N 7235'W. Assessed on 09/20/2000. Don't bother. Hard technically. Moderate aerobically. Single track. No motorized use. 50% overgrown, 50% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. Major clearing work needed. Is disappearing. Hard to find both ends. LANDMARKS: The northwest end is nearly invisible and is located at a small falling down barn with a cupola. The southeast end is one half mile from VT RT 14 at a sharp turn, and goes over the lawn to the left of a small house. COMMENT: This would be a nice single track if cleared and ridden.

109: 0.07 mi. 4403'N 7236'W. Assessed on 09/20/2000. Not a class 4 - 7 road. COMMENT: The road is obliterated by floating bridge construction and is posted.

110: 0.52 mi. 4403'N 7234'W. Assessed on 09/20/2000. Fair. Easy technically. Hard aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Moderate motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Views. Is becoming a regular road.

114: 0.26 mi. 4402'N 7222'W. Assessed on 10/22/2000. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. No motorized use. 70% hard-pack dirt, 30% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. COMMENT: This road connects to road 469 on the VMBA Central Vermont Mountain Bike Map.

115: 0.46 mi. 4402'N 7222'W. Assessed on 10/22/2000. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by hikers. No motorized use. 90% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles. Avoid in wet weather. Great lunch spot. Minor clearing work needed. LANDMARKS: The north end is marked "Idyll Acres Road".

116: 0.13 mi. 4402'N 7222'W. Assessed on 10/22/2000. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by hikers. No motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Avoid in wet weather. Has landowner posting. LANDMARKS: The east end intersection with road 115 is at a forest opening. Both ends are at junctions with private roads.

117: 0.66 mi. 4402'N 7230'W. Assessed on 10/17/2000. Fair. Hard technically. Hard aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, horses. Light motorized use. 70% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles, 10% running water (muddy), 10% standing mud. Avoid in wet weather. Biting dogs. Minor drainage work needed. LANDMARKS: The north end is across and just east from a brick house; look for a missing bridge, then follow the telephone poles into the woods. The south end is a double track just to the east of a small house with large dogs. COMMENT: The north end is excessively churned up by horses and is unrideable for a short section.

118: 0.13 mi. 4402'N 7207'W. Assessed on 06/15/2001. Does not exist.

121: 0.44 mi. 4402'N 7220'W. Assessed on 09/10/2000. Superb. Hard technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes. Light motorized use. 90% hard-pack dirt, 10% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. Major drainage work needed. LANDMARKS: The northeast end is at the end of Magoon Road; go past house number 861 on the left, then before the barn head right into the woods. The southwest end is the intersection of VAST trails 25 and 25C. COMMENT: Heading north is a technical climb; riding south is a fun technical downhill.

122: 0.38 mi. 4402'N 7222'W. Assessed on 10/22/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives. Light motorized use. 80% hard-pack dirt, 20% loose rock/cobbles. Avoid in wet weather. Excessive logging. Has significant damage to surface. COMMENT: This road connects with road 473 on the VMBA Central Vermont Mountain Bike Map.

124: 0.53 mi. 4402'N 7233'W. Assessed on 09/20/2000. Fair. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Light motorized use. 60% gravel, 40% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. Close to houses. Is becoming a regular road. COMMENT: The north end is a nice grassy double track, but the south end is functionally a class 3 road.

127: 0.14 mi. 4401'N 7208'W. Assessed on 06/15/2001. Fair. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives. Moderate motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Is becoming a regular road. LANDMARKS: The east end is at a sign for Tarbox Road.

128: 0.27 mi. 4401'N 7240'W. Assessed on 10/02/2000. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes. Light motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. LANDMARKS: The east end starts at the West Brookfield Church; cross a brook and bear right. COMMENT: This road connects with VMBA Central Vermont Mountain Bike Map road 477.

129: 1.02 mi. 4402'N 7230'W. Assessed on 09/09/2000. Completely unridable. COMMENT: The west end has disappeared.

130: 2.30 mi. 4401'N 7218'W. Assessed on 09/10/2000. Good. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes, hikers. Light motorized use. 70% gravel, 20% hard-pack dirt, 10% sand. Okay in wet weather. Views. LANDMARKS: The west end is the intersection of VAST trails 25 and 25C. The east end is near the town offices and is marked "Tenney Road".

131: 0.46 mi. 4401'N 7240'W. Assessed on 10/02/2000. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives. Light motorized use. 25% gravel, 75% hard-pack dirt. Avoid in wet weather. Hard to find north end. LANDMARKS: The north end looks like a driveway; cross a stream on a wooden bridge and go straight by a house on the right. The south end looks like a lawn.

134: 0.75 mi. 4401'N 7222'W. Assessed on 10/22/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, horses. Light motorized use. 80% hard-pack dirt, 20% loose rock/cobbles. Avoid in wet weather. Excessive logging. Has significant damage to surface. LANDMARKS: This road connects to VMBA Central Vermont Mountain Bike Map road 479 at the south end at Corinth/Ryders Corners. COMMENT: When the logging is finished this could be a superb ride.

135: 0.01 mi. 4401'N 7223'W. Assessed on 05/27/2001. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. No motorized use. 50% hard-pack dirt, 50% loose rock/cobbles. Avoid in wet weather. COMMENT: This short section in Corinth connects with road 479 on VMBA Central Vermont Bike Map.

139: 0.47 mi. 4401'N 7235'W. Assessed on 09/20/2000. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Light motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Is becoming a regular road. LANDMARKS: The northeast end looks like a driveway off VT RT 14; it is just south of a cemetery. COMMENT: Functionally close to class 3, nice, but not primitive.

142: 0.26 mi. 4401'N 7235'W. Assessed on 09/20/2000. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Moderate motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Views, close to houses. Is becoming a regular road. COMMENT: Functionally close to class 3, nice, but not primitive.

143: 0.56 mi. 4401'N 7241'W. Assessed on 10/02/2000. Superb. Hard technically. Hard aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes. Light motorized use. 5% gravel, 70% hard-pack dirt, 15% loose rock/cobbles, 5% totally washed out, 5% standing mud. Avoid in wet weather. Major drainage work needed. Has significant damage to surface. LANDMARKS: The west end, marked "Bover Road TH 8", is just south of the ancient Connecticut Corners School House. COMMENT: Makes a nice counterclockwise loop with road 128 and VMBA Central Vermont Mountain Bike Map roads 477, 596, 594, and 476. You need a map of Braintree since VMBA has not yet produced one.

146: 0.46 mi. 4401'N 7235'W. Assessed on 09/20/2000. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Light motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Is becoming a regular road. COMMENT: Functionally close to class 3, nice, but not primitive.

148: 1.11 mi. 4401'N 7237'W. Assessed on 10/02/2000. Superb. Hard technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. No motorized use. 75% hard-pack dirt, 20% loose rock/cobbles, 5% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. Hard to find north end. LANDMARKS: The north end follows a falling down white fence just south of a barnyard. COMMENT: Horses keep the surface churned up a bit.

152: 1.34 mi. 4401'N 7218'W. Assessed on 06/10/2001. Don't bother. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives. Light motorized use. 30% hard-pack dirt, 25% overgrown, 25% grassy, 20% running water (muddy). Avoid in wet weather. Major drainage work needed. Major clearing work needed. Is disappearing. Has significant damage to surface. Hard to find both ends. Somewhat difficult to follow route. LANDMARKS: The north end, at a driveway with utility pole number C0339, is completely washed out, requiring riding through a private field. The south end connects at a private drive and is overgrown.

153: 0.42 mi. 4400'N 7229'W. Assessed on 10/17/2000. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. No motorized use. 50% hard-pack dirt, 50% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. Views. LANDMARKS: The north end is at a sign for "Bacon Place"; the trail starts at the wire fence gate. COMMENT: This is an active pasture; leave the gates as you found them.

154: 0.59 mi. 4400'N 7228'W. Assessed on 09/09/2000. Completely unridable.

155: 0.41 mi. 4400'N 7228'W. Assessed on 09/09/2000. Completely unridable.

156: 0.64 mi. 4400'N 7223'W. Assessed on 09/17/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes. Light motorized use. 25% gravel, 70% hard-pack dirt, 5% totally washed out. Okay in wet weather. COMMENT: The route goes through the Vershire Riding School, which has many horses to admire if you are so inclined.

157: 0.60 mi. 4400'N 7215'W. Assessed on 10/22/2000. Good. Hard technically. Hard aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives. Light motorized use. 35% hard-pack dirt, 25% loose rock/cobbles, 25% grassy, 5% running water (rocky), 10% totally washed out. Avoid in wet weather. Minor drainage work needed. Hard to find both ends. LANDMARKS: At the north end turn just before the logging landing directly across from a farm house. At the south end ride to the end of Thurston Road; when you see a house with natural siding turn right down into woods; the trail is before the last house.

163: 0.40 mi. 4400'N 7233'W. Assessed on 09/09/2000. Fair. Brutal technically. Brutal aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 45% loose rock/cobbles, 5% overgrown, 25% grassy, 25% totally washed out. Avoid in wet weather. Ride going northwest only, otherwise impossible to ride. Major drainage work needed. Minor clearing work needed. Has significant damage to surface. Hard to find northwest end. LANDMARKS: At the southeast end go straight by a house. Don't try to find the northwest end without first riding the route the other way. COMMENT: Route is mostly rideable downhill. It would be a brutal climb going southeast.

164: 1.24 mi. 4400'N 7233'W. Assessed on 09/09/2000. Superb. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, bikes. Light motorized use. 50% hard-pack dirt, 50% loose rock/cobbles. Avoid in wet weather. Forest openings.

168: 0.31 mi. 4359'N 7214'W. Assessed on 11/18/2000. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Light motorized use. 50% gravel, 50% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Views. Is becoming a regular road.

169: 0.40 mi. 4359'N 7229'W. Assessed on 09/09/2000. Good. Brutal technically. Brutal aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes. Light motorized use. 20% hard-pack dirt, 50% grassy, 30% totally washed out. Avoid in wet weather. Major drainage work needed. Has significant damage to surface. Hard to find east end. LANDMARKS: The east end is just to the right of two metal gates in a farm yard near an old falling down barn.

170: 0.06 mi. 4359'N 7220'W. Assessed on 09/30/2000. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Moderate motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Is becoming a regular road. COMMENT: This short section is functionally part of 418.

171: 1.11 mi. 4359'N 7221'W. Assessed on 09/03/2000. Superb. Easy technically. Hard aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Forest openings.

173: 0.43 mi. 4359'N 7219'W. Assessed on 09/03/2000. Does not exist. COMMENT: The town still has a right of way, but currently there is no track. A nearby unmapped private road may be mistaken for this road.

175: 0.57 mi. 4359'N 7235'W. Assessed on 09/20/2000. Don't bother. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by horses. No motorized use. 50% hard-pack dirt, 50% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. Hard to find both ends. COMMENT: Leave this one for the horses.

178: 0.47 mi. 4359'N 7234'W. Assessed on 09/20/2000. Good. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Moderate motorized use. 100% gravel. Avoid in wet weather. Forest openings. Is becoming a regular road. COMMENT: Functionally close to class 3.

179: 0.30 mi. 4359'N 7231'W. Assessed on 09/20/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes. Light motorized use. 95% hard-pack dirt, 5% loose rock/cobbles. Avoid in wet weather. LANDMARKS: Going southwest, bear right by two unmapped private roads into a ravine. Going northeast, bear uphill away from the stream.

180: 0.30 mi. 4359'N 7232'W. Assessed on 09/20/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. No motorized use. 50% overgrown, 50% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. Forest openings. Minor clearing work needed. Is disappearing. Hard to find north end. LANDMARKS: Going north, exit the trail just after the rusty "Legal Trail" sign by bearing left and going along the edge of a pasture; you hit the main gravel road between a gray barn and telephone pole 138 L60. Going south, find the north end by locating the barn and pole. COMMENT: There are two beautiful old washed out stone bridges along the trail.

181: 0.47 mi. 4359'N 7214'W. Assessed on 11/18/2000. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Moderate motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Views, close to houses. Is becoming a regular road.

182: 0.78 mi. 4359'N 7213'W. Assessed on 08/25/2001. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives, bikes. Moderate motorized use. 25% gravel, 75% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Views, great lunch spot, close to houses. Is becoming a regular road. COMMENT: You can see Mount Ascutney to the south on a clear day.

186: 0.31 mi. 4359'N 7212'W. Assessed on 08/25/2001. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 90% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles. Avoid in wet weather. Views, forest openings. COMMENT: This road passes through Tebbetts Notch.

189: 0.41 mi. 4359'N 7230'W. Assessed on 09/09/2000. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 60% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles, 30% grassy. Okay in wet weather. Views, great lunch spot. LANDMARKS: The south end looks like a driveway to a farm store; follow the double track up the hill. The north end is across from a cement capped surface well; follow the double track leading up to a field.

191: 0.10 mi. 4358'N 7212'W. Assessed on 08/25/2001. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 90% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles. Avoid in wet weather.

193: 0.05 mi. 4358'N 7232'W. Assessed on 09/09/2000. Good. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, bikes. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Avoid in wet weather. LANDMARKS: The west end is at driveway to a camp. The east end is at an intersection for VAST trail RT 66. COMMENT: This is a short connection between roads 201 and 427 and roads 428 and 429.

194: 0.90 mi. 4358'N 7224'W. Assessed on 09/17/2000. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 50% hard-pack dirt, 50% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. LANDMARKS: To find the west end, turn right onto grassy double track 3 tenths mile from the intersection of Densmore, Town Farm, and Beadle Roads. The east end forms a triangle at a bend in McIver Road.

195: 0.62 mi. 4358'N 7212'W. Assessed on 08/25/2001. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes. Moderate motorized use. 80% hard-pack dirt, 20% loose rock/cobbles. Okay in wet weather. Close to houses. LANDMARKS: To find the west end, climb up a short, steep gravel road that looks like the access to a logging operation, and bear left into the woods.

196: 0.44 mi. 4358'N 7215'W. Assessed on 10/14/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Avoid in wet weather.

199: 0.26 mi. 4358'N 7230'W. Assessed on 10/14/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 90% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles. Avoid in wet weather. Views. Minor drainage work needed. LANDMARKS: The north end is directly opposite a road that leads to a farm store.

200: 0.39 mi. 4358'N 7210'W. Assessed on 08/25/2001. Good. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Moderate motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Close to houses. Is becoming a regular road. LANDMARKS: The north end is signed "Brushwood Road".

201: 0.56 mi. 4358'N 7232'W. Assessed on 09/09/2000. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, bikes. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. LANDMARKS: The southwest end is at sign for Ferris Road; go by the barn to a legal trail sign. The northeast end is at what appears to be a driveway to a camp. When going northeast, take this driveway to find road 427, or take the bridge to the south to find roads 428 and 429.

202: 0.10 mi. 4358'N 7230'W. Assessed on 10/14/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 90% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles. Avoid in wet weather. Minor drainage work needed.

207: 0.71 mi. 4358'N 7221'W. Assessed on 09/03/2000. Fair. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Moderate motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Is becoming a regular road. COMMENT: Functionally a class 3 road.

208: 0.22 mi. 4358'N 7220'W. Assessed on 09/03/2000. Does not exist.

211: 0.80 mi. 4358'N 7219'W. Assessed on 08/12/2000. Good. Easy technically. Hard aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Views.

212: 0.80 mi. 4358'N 7222'W. Assessed on 09/03/2000. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes. Light motorized use. 90% hard-pack dirt, 5% loose rock/cobbles, 5% running water (rocky). Okay in wet weather. LANDMARKS: The southeast end is nearly opposite (just uphill from) a fancy iron gate marked "Colton Hill". COMMENT: There are several unmapped side trails.

213: 0.65 mi. 4358'N 7223'W. Assessed on 09/03/2000. Superb. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather.

214: 0.46 mi. 4358'N 7223'W. Assessed on 09/03/2000. Good. Hard technically. Hard aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes. Light motorized use. 55% hard-pack dirt, 30% loose rock/cobbles, 10% running water (rocky), 5% totally washed out. Avoid in wet weather. Major drainage work needed. Has significant damage to surface. LANDMARKS: The east end is at a sign for McIver Road.

216: 0.42 mi. 4358'N 7223'W. Assessed on 09/03/2000. Fair. Brutal technically. Hard aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes. Light motorized use. 50% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles, 5% running water (rocky), 30% totally washed out, 5% standing mud. Avoid in wet weather. Major drainage work needed. Has significant damage to surface. COMMENT: This trail is chewed up by ATVs.

217: 0.10 mi. 4357'N 7213'W. Assessed on 11/18/2000. Good. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 50% gravel, 50% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. LANDMARKS: The south end is signed "Preserve Road". The north end is at the intersection with a road to Ely Game Preserve.

218: 0.60 mi. 4357'N 7235'W. Assessed on 09/20/2000. Superb. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes. Light motorized use. 50% hard-pack dirt, 50% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. Great lunch spot. Hard to find east end. LANDMARKS: To find the east end follow the faint grassy track between a brook and a big tree in a field toward a gate in a fence.

219: 0.90 mi. 4358'N 7237'W. Assessed on 09/20/2000. Completely unridable. COMMENT: Evidence of the old road bed can be found next to a farm road, but it is completely impassible.

222: 0.79 mi. 4357'N 7234'W. Assessed on 09/20/2000. Superb. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Hard to find west end. LANDMARKS: The west end is just south of a house with a duck on the mailbox, just north of a brook; look for a grassy track with snowmobile signs.

226: 1.00 mi. 4357'N 7217'W. Assessed on 10/14/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Brutal aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 70% gravel, 30% hard-pack dirt. Avoid in wet weather. Views, great lunch spot, forest openings. LANDMARKS: Both ends are marked "Kingdom Road". Stay on the more traveled route avoiding unmapped side trails. COMMENT: The status of the connection to Parker Road is in dispute.

227: 0.90 mi. 4357'N 7210'W. Assessed on 08/25/2001. Superb. Moderate technically. Hard aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes, hikers. Moderate motorized use. 25% gravel, 70% hard-pack dirt, 5% loose rock/cobbles. Okay in wet weather. Forest openings. LANDMARKS: Follow the most traveled route by several side roads that are part of the Lake Morey Trail system. The west end is at a triangular intersection. COMMENT: A big climb up Big Brook! Explore the Lake Morey Trail System, but don't get lost. You may encounter heavy ATV use on weekends.

228: 1.40 mi. 4357'N 7221'W. Assessed on 08/12/2000. Fair. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by 4-wheel drives. Light motorized use. 50% gravel, 50% hard-pack dirt. Avoid in wet weather. Excessive logging. Is becoming a regular road.

229: 1.12 mi. 4357'N 7219'W. Assessed on 08/12/2000. Fair. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Heavy motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Close to houses. Is becoming a regular road. COMMENT: Functionally a class 3 road, and there are many houses along it.

233: 2.19 mi. 4356'N 7223'W. Assessed on 09/03/2000. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes. Light motorized use. 95% hard-pack dirt, 5% loose rock/cobbles. Okay in wet weather. Is becoming a regular road. LANDMARKS: The south end is at a sign for Turnpike Road. COMMENT: A well defined unmapped road leads east from this road to Van Dyke Road.

235: 0.30 mi. 4356'N 7223'W. Assessed on 09/03/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes. Light motorized use. 95% hard-pack dirt, 5% loose rock/cobbles. Okay in wet weather. Is becoming a regular road.

236: 1.46 mi. 4356'N 7222'W. Assessed on 08/12/2000. Fair. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes. Moderate motorized use. 95% hard-pack dirt, 5% standing mud. Avoid in wet weather. Excessive logging. Is becoming a regular road. Has significant damage to surface.

237: 0.65 mi. 4356'N 7230'W. Assessed on 10/04/2000. Fair. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by farm machinery. Light motorized use. 50% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles, 10% overgrown, 20% grassy, 10% standing mud. Avoid in wet weather. Views. Minor drainage work needed. Minor clearing work needed. Is in danger of being thrown up. Hard to find northeast end. LANDMARKS: The southwest end is marked "The Crossroad"; beware of double gate and oxen. To find the northeast end go left of a house and below a barn through two metal gates.

241: 0.99 mi. 4355'N 7238'W. Assessed on 10/14/2000. Fair. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses. Light motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Views. Is becoming a regular road. Has landowner posting. LANDMARKS: Both ends are marked "Clover Hill Road", but posted and gated even though the road is public. COMMENT: The road goes through an extensive private mountain bike trail network; stop by the Three Stallion Inn at the west end for permission to ride these trails.

247: 1.48 mi. 4355'N 7215'W. Assessed on 08/25/2001. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives. Moderate motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Views. Is becoming a regular road. LANDMARKS: From the east the road looks like a driveway; take the double track past the house with gardens. Along the top of the ridge take the straightest route avoiding unmapped side trails, including the VAST trail that hooks sharply to the south.

255: 0.51 mi. 4354'N 7226'W. Assessed on 09/24/2000. Fair. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. No motorized use. 20% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles, 60% overgrown, 10% running water (rocky). Avoid in wet weather. Close to houses. Minor drainage work needed. Minor clearing work needed. Has landowner posting. LANDMARKS: The east end is at a large white house. The west end appears to be a driveway of a sheep farm with a sign warning "STOP".

257: 1.19 mi. 4354'N 7241'W. Assessed on 06/28/2001. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives. Light motorized use. 98% hard-pack dirt, 2% grassy. Okay in wet weather. Is becoming a regular road. LANDMARKS: The north end starts at the Spooner Farm. To find the south end go 50 feet west from the signs for Paquette and Trout Brook Roads; the trail starts next to a power pole.

259: 0.18 mi. 4353'N 7226'W. Assessed on 09/24/2000. Don't bother. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses. Light motorized use. 70% hard-pack dirt, 30% sand. Okay in wet weather. Views.

260: 0.77 mi. 4353'N 7233'W. Assessed on 10/04/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by bikes. No motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Avoid in wet weather. COMMENT: There are many unmapped side trails. The road is also a VAST trail.

261: 0.31 mi. 4353'N 7243'W. Assessed on 06/28/2001. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 10% gravel, 80% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles. Avoid in wet weather. Minor drainage work needed. Has significant damage to surface. COMMENT: This road leads west to Mount Cushman and is part of the Circus Ride of the White River Valley Trails Association. There is a reliable spring off the map to the west.

263: 0.48 mi. 4353'N 7226'W. Assessed on 09/24/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. No motorized use. 100% forest floor. Avoid in wet weather. Minor clearing work needed. Is disappearing. Hard to find south end. Somewhat difficult to follow route. LANDMARKS: The north end is slightly west of a four way intersection. To find the south end, begin at a wooden gate just past "McHouse" on the right; after the gate veer left through a stone wall into the meadow, then follow the edge of the meadow due north; look for 4" x 4" posts set along a fence line, and go between them.

266: 0.33 mi. 4353'N 7237'W. Assessed on 06/27/2001. Fair. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by farm machinery. Light motorized use. 95% hard-pack dirt, 5% grassy. Okay in wet weather. Forest openings. COMMENT: This must be done as an out-and-back since it dead ends at the interstate.

268: 0.30 mi. 4353'N 7225'W. Assessed on 10/04/2000. Good. Hard technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes. Light motorized use. 60% hard-pack dirt, 25% loose rock/cobbles, 15% totally washed out. Avoid in wet weather. Minor clearing work needed. Hard to find southwest end. LANDMARKS: When coming from road 451 the southwest end is easy to miss; watch for a trail on the right after passing a yellow house; immediately after a left bend the trail is on your left.

269: 0.50 mi. 4353'N 7225'W. Assessed on 10/04/2000. Superb. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. COMMENT: Wetmore Road has beautiful views. Admire the stone wall along the trail.

271: 0.13 mi. 4353'N 7242'W. Assessed on 06/28/2001. Good. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. LANDMARKS: The east end begins at an old church and old school house with picnic tables.

273: 0.67 mi. 4352'N 7234'W. Assessed on 10/04/2000. Good. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Moderate motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Is becoming a regular road. COMMENT: Functionally a class 3 road.

274: 0.78 mi. 4352'N 7221'W. Assessed on 08/18/2001. Fair. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives. Moderate motorized use. 90% gravel, 10% hard-pack dirt. Avoid in wet weather. Close to houses. Is becoming a regular road. Somewhat difficult to follow route. LANDMARKS: Near the west end the road takes a very sharp bend just south of a cattail pond in a mowed lawn; avoid heading north on the driveway.

276: 0.44 mi. 4352'N 7244'W. Assessed on 06/30/2001. Fair. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 80% hard-pack dirt, 20% running water (muddy). Avoid in wet weather. Excessive logging. Minor drainage work needed. Is becoming a regular road. Has significant damage to surface. LANDMARKS: Use Camp Brook Road to access the south end. From the north bike south from the "Four Corners" of the Circus Ride of the White River Valley Trails Association (off the map in Rochester). Also, the north end of 276 intersects with the west end of 497 just over the town line in Rochester. COMMENT: A major development on the south end is under construction; logging and bulldozing is changing the local landscape.

278: 1.04 mi. 4348'N 7221'W. Assessed on 08/18/2001. Good. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes, hikers. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Avoid in wet weather. Excessive logging. LANDMARKS: Take the straightest route past many unmapped private side roads.

279: 0.25 mi. 4352'N 7227'W. Assessed on 06/15/2001. Fair. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Light motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Views. Is becoming a regular road. COMMENT: When combined with the class 3 roads on either end this is a nice pretty ride.

281: 1.33 mi. 4352'N 7237'W. Assessed on 06/27/2001. Superb. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, bikes, farm machinery. Light motorized use. 25% hard-pack dirt, 75% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. Views, forest openings. LANDMARKS: The north end is a continuation of Fish Hill Road. From the south, head north from a 90 degree bend in the main road; stay on the trail to the right of a gas tank and a house trailer. COMMENT: Gorgeous views at both ends, with healthy elm trees at north end. Ruts from 4-wheel drive vehicles are annoying.

282: 0.58 mi. 4352'N 7217'W. Assessed on 07/25/2000. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes, hikers. Moderate motorized use. 5% gravel, 75% hard-pack dirt, 15% loose rock/cobbles, 5% grassy. Okay in wet weather. Views, forest openings, close to houses. Is becoming a regular road. Has significant damage to surface. Has landowner posting. COMMENT: The cemetery has a fantastic view.

283: 0.23 mi. 4352'N 7225'W. Assessed on 10/04/2000. Good. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes, farm machinery. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Avoid in wet weather. LANDMARKS: The southeast end is a continuation of Rock Bottom Road; pass through the farm operation, watch for gates, and walk your bike past cows. The northwest end has a "Bear Den" sign; go past the organic egg farm and continue straight onto the trail. COMMENT: Leave the gates as you found them.

284: 1.03 mi. 4352'N 7213'W. Assessed on 10/01/2000. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes, hikers. Moderate motorized use. 20% gravel, 60% hard-pack dirt, 20% standing mud. Avoid in wet weather. Excessive logging. Minor drainage work needed. Has significant damage to surface. Somewhat difficult to follow route. LANDMARKS: The north end is a dirt road with farmland and meadow views. Route finding may be complicated by active logging.

296: 0.08 mi. 4351'N 7212'W. Assessed on 10/01/2000. Fair. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Moderate motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. COMMENT: This road is a connector to the boat launch.

297: 0.30 mi. 4351'N 7237'W. Assessed on 11/04/2000. Don't bother. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by automobiles. Light motorized use. 80% gravel, 20% overgrown. Okay in wet weather. Close to houses. Minor clearing work needed. Is becoming a regular road. Is disappearing. Hard to find west end. Somewhat difficult to follow route. LANDMARKS: This dead end road gets lost in a network of ATV trails on private land. COMMENT: Not a bike friendly neighborhood.

298: 0.16 mi. 4351'N 7211'W. Assessed on 10/01/2000. Fair. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Moderate motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. COMMENT: This road is a connector to the boat launch.

299: 0.24 mi. 4351'N 7243'W. Assessed on 06/29/2001. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Avoid in wet weather. Is becoming a regular road. Hard to find west end. Somewhat difficult to follow route. LANDMARKS: Stay on the main trail avoiding the many unmapped side roads.

302: 0.32 mi. 4350'N 7237'W. Assessed on 11/04/2000. Good. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by hikers. No motorized use. 100% grassy. Okay in wet weather. Views. Minor clearing work needed. Is disappearing. Is in danger of being thrown up. Hard to find both ends. LANDMARKS: The southeast end begins in a driveway, and the landowners are bike friendly. The northwest end is obvious, but near an entrance to a private trail. COMMENT: There are many downed trees along the route. There is a well-made stone bridge on the route.

303: 0.61 mi. 4350'N 7231'W. Assessed on 11/04/2000. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by automobiles, bikes, hikers. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Views. LANDMARKS: The west end begins near a cemetery. COMMENT: A nice steep woods road.

313: 0.03 mi. 4350'N 7237'W. Assessed on 11/04/2000. Don't bother. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. No motorized use. 100% overgrown. Avoid in wet weather. Is disappearing. COMMENT: Overgrown, but still obvious. Large maple trees line the route.

314: 0.39 mi. 4349'N 7241'W. Assessed on 06/29/2001. Good. Hard technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 30% hard-pack dirt, 55% loose rock/cobbles, 15% running water (muddy). Avoid in wet weather. Major drainage work needed. COMMENT: The cobbles are difficult to ride uphill from south to north because of washouts.

315: 0.07 mi. 4349'N 7223'W. Assessed on 10/04/2000. Good. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Light motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Is becoming a regular road. COMMENT: Functionally a class 3 road.

316: 0.97 mi. 4350'N 7227'W. Assessed on 08/26/2001. Don't bother. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Moderate motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Close to houses. Is becoming a regular road. COMMENT: No loop potential since the extension of White Brook Road to the west is private.

318: 0.04 mi. 4349'N 7223'W. Assessed on 11/04/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Hard aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Avoid in wet weather. Forest openings. Minor drainage work needed. Hard to find northeast end. Somewhat difficult to follow route. COMMENT: Avoid the many side trails, some of which are marked as VAST trails.

320: 0.31 mi. 4349'N 7219'W. Assessed on 10/15/2001. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 50% hard-pack dirt, 50% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. Close to houses. Is becoming a regular road. Hard to find east end. COMMENT: Very short, but very nice.

322: 0.34 mi. 4349'N 7214'W. Assessed on 10/01/2000. Bikes not allowed. COMMENT: Thetford Hill State Park.

323: 0.04 mi. 4349'N 7214'W. Assessed on 10/01/2000. Bikes not allowed.

324: 0.12 mi. 4349'N 7224'W. Assessed on 06/15/2001. Superb. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes, hikers. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Is becoming a regular road. LANDMARKS: The west end is opposite a 4-H camp.

327: 0.38 mi. 4349'N 7218'W. Assessed on 08/17/2000. Good. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by 4-wheel drives. Light motorized use. 10% gravel, 90% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Views, forest openings, close to houses. Is becoming a regular road. Has significant damage to surface. LANDMARKS: The west end, marked "Picknell Road", turns to class 4 near a 'castle-like' house.

328: 0.93 mi. 4349'N 7218'W. Assessed on 08/17/2000. Superb. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes, hikers. Light motorized use. 10% gravel, 80% hard-pack dirt, 10% running water (rocky). Avoid in wet weather. Views, great lunch spot, forest openings. Minor drainage work needed. Has significant damage to surface. Hard to find west end. Somewhat difficult to follow route. LANDMARKS: The east end is a continuation of Upper Cream Street. From the west (roads 335 or 327) stay east. COMMENT: The road passes an old beaver pond and an interesting confluence of old rock walls and ledge.

329: 0.67 mi. 4349'N 7227'W. Assessed on 08/26/2001. Don't bother. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Moderate motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Close to houses. Is becoming a regular road. COMMENT: No loop potential since the extension of White Brook Road to the west is private.

330: 0.27 mi. 4349'N 7214'W. Assessed on 10/01/2000. Bikes not allowed.

331: 0.39 mi. 4349'N 7237'W. Assessed on 10/21/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Single track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 70% hard-pack dirt, 30% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. Is disappearing. Hard to find both ends. Somewhat difficult to follow route. LANDMARKS: The west end begins off Landfill Road. ATV trails replace the old class 4 road here; when coming from the west, ride up to the landfill and follow the route leaving from the northeast end; stay right at the first intersection, then left at the second. The east end looks like a long driveway. After the second house, the class 4 road is straight where the cars turn right. Go uphill, and turn right at first intersection and left at the second. Use a compass to keep bearing west. At the landfill, use the main road to get to North Road. COMMENT: Both single track and road.

332: 0.77 mi. 4349'N 7223'W. Assessed on 06/15/2001. Superb. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes, hikers. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. COMMENT: The road goes through a beautiful planted forest.

333: 1.10 mi. 4349'N 7223'W. Assessed on 06/15/2001. Superb. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, horses, bikes. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather.

334: 0.45 mi. 4348'N 7229'W. Assessed on 08/26/2001. Does not exist. COMMENT: Although you can find the location of this road, a long section of the southeast end crosses a lawn and shows no evidence of use as a trail.

335: 0.68 mi. 4348'N 7218'W. Assessed on 08/17/2000. Superb. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives. Light motorized use. 5% gravel, 95% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Views, forest openings. LANDMARKS: The south end heads north from Norford Lake.

336: 0.81 mi. 4348'N 7221'W. Assessed on 06/15/2001. Superb. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes, hikers. Light motorized use. 80% hard-pack dirt, 5% running water (rocky), 5% running water (muddy), 10% standing mud. Avoid in wet weather. Minor drainage work needed.

338: 1.27 mi. 4348'N 7236'W. Assessed on 10/21/2000. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 90% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles. Avoid in wet weather. Views. LANDMARKS: From the west, stay right at "V" intersections. From the east, stay on the main route except where signed "keep out". COMMENT: A nice woods road with interesting stone foundations and a beautiful notch. The ends have been upgraded to access houses.

339: 0.30 mi. 4348'N 7226'W. Assessed on 08/26/2001. Completely unridable.

340: 0.09 mi. 4348'N 7225'W. Assessed on 08/26/2001. Fair. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Moderate motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Avoid in wet weather. Is becoming a regular road.

341: 0.89 mi. 4348'N 7232'W. Assessed on 10/21/2000. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Forest openings, excessive logging. Minor drainage work needed. Has significant damage to surface. COMMENT: More like a road than a trail.

343: 0.29 mi. 4348'N 7231'W. Assessed on 10/21/2000. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Forest openings. Is becoming a regular road. Has significant damage to surface. COMMENT: More like a road than a trail.

344: 0.54 mi. 4348'N 7232'W. Assessed on 10/21/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Hard aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 99% grassy, 1% standing mud. Avoid in wet weather. Minor drainage work needed. Has significant damage to surface. Somewhat difficult to follow route. LANDMARKS: From the south end, go left at the "V" intersection. The north end follows a VAST trail. COMMENT: The trail is steep with a soft surface at the south end.

345: 0.03 mi. 4347'N 7232'W. Assessed on 10/21/2000. Good. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 100% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. Has significant damage to surface. COMMENT: The trail is steep with a soft surface.

347: 0.37 mi. 4347'N 7238'W. Assessed on 10/21/2000. Fair. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Views, close to houses. Is becoming a regular road. COMMENT: Functionally a class 3 road.

348: 1.08 mi. 4348'N 7220'W. Assessed on 09/02/2001. Superb. Moderate technically. Hard aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes, hikers. Light motorized use. 60% hard-pack dirt, 10% grassy, 20% running water (rocky), 10% ledge. Avoid in wet weather. LANDMARKS: The north end starts at the end of a gravel road just beyond a gray house; cross a lawn for a short distance. COMMENT: Barking dogs at both ends.

350: 2.31 mi. 4347'N 7223'W. Assessed on 06/15/2001. Superb. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes, hikers. Light motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. LANDMARKS: There is a gate at the south end.

351: 0.36 mi. 4346'N 7217'W. Assessed on 06/15/2001. Good. Moderate technically. Hard aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes, hikers. Light motorized use. 85% hard-pack dirt, 15% loose rock/cobbles. Avoid in wet weather. Minor drainage work needed. Hard to find east end. LANDMARKS: The west end is signed "Powers Road". The east end is to easy to miss, so watch carefully for the turnoff as there are no distinctive landmarks.

352: 0.67 mi. 4346'N 7229'W. Assessed on 08/26/2001. Good. Moderate technically. Hard aerobically. Double track. Used by farm machinery. Light motorized use. 70% hard-pack dirt, 30% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. Hard to find north end. LANDMARKS: To find the north end, ride up the gravel road until it appears to dead end at a farm; turn left, walk across a lawn and enter a grassy double track. The south end is signed "Columbia Road".

354: 1.42 mi. 4346'N 7228'W. Assessed on 06/15/2001. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives. Light motorized use. 10% gravel, 70% hard-pack dirt, 20% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. Waterfall. Has landowner posting. COMMENT: This is an out-and-back that dead ends at the White River.

355: 0.34 mi. 4346'N 7214'W. Assessed on 09/02/2001. Don't bother. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. COMMENT: This must be ridden as an out-and-back since it dead ends at the interstate.

357: 0.73 mi. 4346'N 7231'W. Assessed on 08/26/2001. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, farm machinery. Light motorized use. 80% hard-pack dirt, 19% grassy, 1% totally washed out. Avoid in wet weather. Major drainage work needed. Minor clearing work needed. Is disappearing. Has significant damage to surface. Hard to find south end. LANDMARKS: The south end of the road just south of the stream crossing is totally washed out for about 100 yards. When travelling south, cross a rotten log bridge, bear right into the ravine, and climb out the other end onto a gravel road. To find the south end when travelling north, stay straight by a gray clapboard house and drop into this ravine.

358: 0.73 mi. 4345'N 7230'W. Assessed on 08/26/2001. Does not exist.

359: 0.64 mi. 4345'N 7219'W. Assessed on 06/01/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by automobiles, horses, bikes, hikers. Light motorized use. 75% hard-pack dirt, 25% running water (rocky). Avoid in wet weather. Close to houses. Is becoming a regular road. COMMENT: The south end of this road has been developed. The north end is still a trail.

360: 0.39 mi. 4345'N 7217'W. Assessed on 09/02/2001. Superb. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes, hikers. Light motorized use. 15% gravel, 60% hard-pack dirt, 20% loose rock/cobbles, 5% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. Views, forest openings, close to houses. Minor drainage work needed. Minor clearing work needed. LANDMARKS: Both ends are signed "Blood Hill Road".

363: 0.11 mi. 4344'N 7224'W. Assessed on 09/01/2000. Does not exist.

364: 1.22 mi. 4344'N 7222'W. Assessed on 09/01/2000. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes, hikers. Light motorized use. 93% hard-pack dirt, 5% overgrown, 1% totally washed out, 1% under water (pond). Avoid in wet weather. Great lunch spot. Minor drainage work needed. Hard to find east end. LANDMARKS: The trail is blazed. There is a bridge over a major beaver dam at the east end. COMMENT: In spring this road is wet and slick.

365: 1.19 mi. 4344'N 7223'W. Assessed on 09/01/2000. Superb. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes, hikers. Light motorized use. 80% hard-pack dirt, 15% running water (rocky), 5% ledge. Avoid in wet weather. Forest openings, close to houses. Minor drainage work needed. LANDMARKS: There are many unmarked side trails. Look for town trail signs and blue blazes. COMMENT: This is a regular riding area for locals.

366: 0.73 mi. 4344'N 7221'W. Assessed on 09/01/2000. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Single track. Used by bikes, hikers. No motorized use. 85% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles, 5% running water (rocky). Avoid in wet weather. Great lunch spot, forest openings. Minor drainage work needed. LANDMARKS: The east end is marked with a big orange sign saying "Bridge Closed"; cross and follow the double track. The west end is near a green transformer on Bragg Hill Road, and is signed "Road Closed". COMMENT: While riding this trail you will cross the Ballard Trail (a town hiking trail) complete with bench; the "No Bikes" sign applies to the Ballard trail, not road 366. Road 366 was recently rerouted by the Fire District. Instead of doing major work on the old road bed, they detoured around making a single track.

367: 0.21 mi. 4344'N 7224'W. Assessed on 06/15/2001. Does not exist.

368: 0.45 mi. 4344'N 7220'W. Assessed on 09/02/2001. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes. Light motorized use. 10% gravel, 75% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles, 5% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. Views, close to houses. LANDMARKS: The west end, which looks like a driveway, starts just north of a power sub-station. The east end is at the end of Tilden Hill Road just past power pole number 20.

369: 0.52 mi. 4344'N 7223'W. Assessed on 09/01/2000. Superb. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes, hikers. Light motorized use. 80% hard-pack dirt, 20% running water (rocky). Okay in wet weather. Excessive logging. Minor drainage work needed. Has significant damage to surface. LANDMARKS: The north end is at Camp Draggem Inn. The south end is at a fork near a cemetery. COMMENT: This road is in the middle of a major local trail system. There are stone walls, old foundations, and an old cemetery.

370: 0.18 mi. 4344'N 7218'W. Assessed on 09/01/2000. Fair. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by bikes, hikers. No motorized use. 40% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles, 50% grassy. Okay in wet weather. Close to houses. Is in danger of being thrown up. LANDMARKS: To find the east end, take Upper Loveland Road from US RT 5. To find the west end, bike northeast on Maple Hill Road; as you gradually descend what appears to be a driveway look for a minor junction and bear right; the trail will then fall to the left and the driveway will continue to the right.

371: 0.28 mi. 4344'N 7223'W. Assessed on 06/15/2001. Bikes not allowed. COMMENT: Avoid this since it leads to the Appalachian Trail Corridor where bikes are not allowed.

372: 0.52 mi. 4344'N 7223'W. Assessed on 06/15/2001. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 85% hard-pack dirt, 5% loose rock/cobbles, 10% standing mud. Avoid in wet weather. Forest openings. Minor drainage work needed. COMMENT: Avoid the trail on private land that connects the north end with road 365.

373: 0.11 mi. 4343'N 7224'W. Assessed on 06/15/2001. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 10% gravel, 80% hard-pack dirt, 10% grassy. Okay in wet weather. Excessive logging. COMMENT: This is a short section where three roads converge. There has been recent logging along this section.

374: 0.23 mi. 4343'N 7224'W. Assessed on 06/15/2001. Superb. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes, hikers. Light motorized use. 90% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles. Okay in wet weather. Close to houses. Is becoming a regular road. LANDMARKS: Has signs for Podunk and Tigertown Roads.

375: 0.11 mi. 4343'N 7220'W. Assessed on 09/01/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Hard aerobically. Double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives. Light motorized use. 70% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles, 20% grassy. Okay in wet weather. Close to houses. Minor drainage work needed. Is becoming a regular road.

376: 0.45 mi. 4343'N 7224'W. Assessed on 06/15/2001. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 60% hard-pack dirt, 20% loose rock/cobbles, 10% grassy, 10% running water (muddy). Avoid in wet weather. Is disappearing. Hard to find north end. LANDMARKS: The south end is signed "Griggs Mountain Road" and looks like a driveway. The north end is at a log landing that has been recently reseeded.

377: 0.38 mi. 4343'N 7221'W. Assessed on 09/02/2001. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes, hikers. Light motorized use. 50% hard-pack dirt, 30% loose rock/cobbles, 20% ledge. Avoid in wet weather. LANDMARKS: The northeast end is signed "Cossingham Road".

378: 0.20 mi. 4343'N 7220'W. Assessed on 09/01/2000. Not a class 4 - 7 road. COMMENT: This road was thrown up in exchange for the right of way for 484 which is known as "Heyl Trail".

379: 0.82 mi. 4343'N 7221'W. Assessed on 09/02/2001. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes. Light motorized use. 50% hard-pack dirt, 30% loose rock/cobbles, 10% grassy, 10% ledge. Avoid in wet weather. Somewhat difficult to follow route. LANDMARKS: Access the southeast end from Joshua Road, which is off the map in Hartford. When starting from the southeast end the trail takes a sharp turn to the right; do not go straight on the USF Trail marked with a sign.

380: 0.30 mi. 4411'N 7214'W. Assessed on 05/26/2001. Good. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Avoid in wet weather.

382: 0.50 mi. 4410'N 7216'W. Assessed on 05/13/2001. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Avoid in wet weather. Great lunch spot, forest openings, biting dogs. COMMENT: At the north end there is an old foundation to explore at a lunch spot.

383: 0.68 mi. 4410'N 7216'W. Assessed on 05/13/2001. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Light motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather.

384: 0.84 mi. 4410'N 7217'W. Assessed on 05/13/2001. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes, horses. Light motorized use. 90% hard-pack dirt, 10% standing mud. Avoid in wet weather. Minor drainage work needed. LANDMARKS: Stay on the VAST trail avoiding unmapped side trails.

385: 0.40 mi. 4409'N 7212'W. Assessed on 06/15/2001. Fair. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by automobiles. Light motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Views, close to houses. Is becoming a regular road.

386: 0.63 mi. 4409'N 7213'W. Assessed on 06/05/2001. Completely unridable. COMMENT: Although you can find the stone walls along this road, it is completely choked with saplings and brush, and is unused.

387: 1.66 mi. 4409'N 7213'W. Assessed on 06/16/2001. Superb. Moderate technically. Hard aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses. Light motorized use. 65% hard-pack dirt, 5% loose rock/cobbles, 20% grassy, 5% running water (muddy), 5% standing mud. Avoid in wet weather. Views, forest openings. Major drainage work needed. Is disappearing. Has significant damage to surface. Hard to find north end. LANDMARKS: To find the north end, take road 20 and turn south into the woods just before an opening with a garden. Riding either way, avoid the many unmapped side trails, several of which are more distinct than the road itself. Stay between the stone walls for most of the route.

388: 1.32 mi. 4409'N 7209'W. Assessed on 06/15/2001. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by automobiles. Light motorized use. 50% gravel, 40% hard-pack dirt, 10% grassy. Okay in wet weather. Forest openings. Somewhat difficult to follow route. LANDMARKS: The south end is at a sign "The Sweets". The north end has big stone walls. The trail is easy to follow when northbound. When southbound, stay left at the first fork and follow snowmobile signs.

391: 2.09 mi. 4408'N 7216'W. Assessed on 05/13/2001. Fair. Brutal technically. Brutal aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes, horses. Light motorized use. 30% hard-pack dirt, 30% running water (rocky), 30% running water (muddy), 5% totally washed out, 5% standing mud. Avoid in wet weather. Forest openings. Major drainage work needed. Minor clearing work needed. Has significant damage to surface. COMMENT: You will walk as much as you ride going in either direction on this steep up-and-over.

392: 1.07 mi. 4406'N 7211'W. Assessed on 09/27/2000. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 10% gravel, 50% hard-pack dirt, 35% grassy, 5% standing mud. Avoid in wet weather. Views, forest openings. Minor drainage work needed. Is disappearing. Has landowner posting. Hard to find southwest end. Somewhat difficult to follow route. LANDMARKS: When going northeast, the southwest end is a grass and gravel double track that looks like a farm road; go between two old barns and behind a house, then climb the hill and bear east on a lesser road away from the hayfield toward the sugar house; follow the trail into the woods between the stone walls; go over a locked gate. The northeast end is Cheney Four Corners.

393: 0.39 mi. 4406'N 7212'W. Assessed on 09/29/2000. Superb. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 50% hard-pack dirt, 50% grassy. Okay in wet weather. Views, close to houses. Hard to find north end. LANDMARKS: To find the north end continue past a house and veer left into grassy opening.

394: 0.87 mi. 4406'N 7215'W. Assessed on 06/16/2001. Fair. Easy technically. Hard aerobically. Double track. Used by automobiles. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Views. Is becoming a regular road.

395: 2.21 mi. 4406'N 7210'W. Assessed on 09/27/2000. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses. Light motorized use. 30% gravel, 30% hard-pack dirt, 10% sand, 15% loose rock/cobbles, 15% grassy. Okay in wet weather. Views, forest openings. Minor drainage work needed. LANDMARKS: The northwest end is signed "Forest Trail". COMMENT: There is a bypass trail around two beaver dams for horses and ATVs.

396: 1.46 mi. 4405'N 7210'W. Assessed on 09/27/2000. Superb. Easy technically. Hard aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles, hikers. Light motorized use. 50% gravel, 50% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Views, swimming hole, forest openings. Is becoming a regular road. COMMENT: A beautiful road.

397: 0.79 mi. 4405'N 7216'W. Assessed on 09/02/2001. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 55% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles, 20% grassy, 5% totally washed out, 5% standing mud, 5% ledge. Avoid in wet weather. Close to houses. Has landowner posting. Somewhat difficult to follow route. LANDMARKS: The southwest end is at a triangular intersection and drops steeply off Watson Hill Road; pass houses and a logging road on the left and go straight onto a grassy double track. The northeast end is at a mobile home with a wooden roof; follow the stone walls down the hill passing a pond on the right. Riding either way follow stone walls whenever possible. Watch out for narrow water crossings which may have rotten plank bridges. COMMENT: The landowner at the northeast end has been known to block the entrance to the road with logs and brush. As of August 2001, VMBA has been assured by the Topsham Town Clerk that the road is still a legal public right of way.

398: 1.03 mi. 4404'N 7210'W. Assessed on 09/27/2000. Superb. Hard technically. Hard aerobically. Double track. Used by horses, bikes. No motorized use. 80% hard-pack dirt, 15% loose rock/cobbles, 5% totally washed out. Avoid in wet weather. Minor drainage work needed. Hard to find southwest end. Somewhat difficult to follow route. LANDMARKS: The southwest end is at a height of land on Dickey Road; look for a sign for Old Boulevard Road, which is gated. There are many unmapped side trails; take the straightest route and watch your compass. Some of the side trails show heavier use than the road itself. COMMENT: The northeast end is a nice technical ride.

399: 0.58 mi. 4404'N 7209'W. Assessed on 09/27/2000. Good. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Moderate motorized use. 75% gravel, 25% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Views, close to houses. Is becoming a regular road.

400: 1.33 mi. 4403'N 7236'W. Assessed on 09/20/2000. Fair. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Moderate motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Views, close to houses. Is becoming a regular road. COMMENT: Functionally a class 3 road.

401: 0.59 mi. 4404'N 7209'W. Assessed on 09/27/2000. Good. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes. Light motorized use. 90% hard-pack dirt, 10% totally washed out. Avoid in wet weather. Minor drainage work needed.

402: 0.94 mi. 4403'N 7212'W. Assessed on 09/27/2000. Good. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Light motorized use. 80% hard-pack dirt, 20% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. Is becoming a regular road. LANDMARKS: Avoid turning south onto a private road along a fence line at the height of land near the intersection with roads 81 and 85.

404: 1.60 mi. 4403'N 7233'W. Assessed on 09/20/2000. Good. Easy technically. Hard aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Moderate motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Views, forest openings. Is becoming a regular road. COMMENT: Functionally close to class 3, but still good because it goes through a beautiful steep wooded gulf.

405: 1.44 mi. 4403'N 7219'W. Assessed on 09/10/2000. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes. Light motorized use. 50% gravel, 50% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Views. LANDMARKS: This is also VAST trail 25C. COMMENT: A trail from this road links to road 97. The foundation of an old motel and an old wooden bowling alley are along this trail.

407: 0.62 mi. 4403'N 7219'W. Assessed on 09/10/2000. Good. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Light motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Forest openings. LANDMARKS: The south end connects with Joe Lord Road. COMMENT: Functionally a class 3 road.

408: 1.79 mi. 4402'N 7218'W. Assessed on 09/10/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 10% gravel, 80% hard-pack dirt, 10% sand. Okay in wet weather. LANDMARKS: When going north, the intersection with roads 97 and 89 is easy to miss; watch for it as you ride through the woods.

409: 0.45 mi. 4402'N 7216'W. Assessed on 10/22/2000. Fair. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Single track. No motorized use. 10% hard-pack dirt, 90% overgrown. Avoid in wet weather. Ride going west only, otherwise impossible to ride. Major clearing work needed. Is disappearing. LANDMARKS: To find the east end, turn in below the studio on the hillside. COMMENT: Not really worth the effort because it is too overgrown.

411: 0.27 mi. 4402'N 7215'W. Assessed on 10/22/2000. Fair. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Moderate motorized use. 100% gravel. Avoid in wet weather. Views. Is becoming a regular road. COMMENT: Functionally a class 3 road.

412: 0.84 mi. 4401'N 7220'W. Assessed on 10/14/2000. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes, hikers. Light motorized use. 80% hard-pack dirt, 20% loose rock/cobbles. Avoid in wet weather. Major drainage work needed. Has significant damage to surface. LANDMARKS: The northeast end is at the intersection of VAST trails 25 and 25C. COMMENT: Sweet.

413: 1.79 mi. 4401'N 7209'W. Assessed on 06/15/2001. Fair. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives. Moderate motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Views. Is becoming a regular road.

414: 0.73 mi. 4401'N 7239'W. Assessed on 10/02/2000. Fair. Brutal technically. Hard aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 40% hard-pack dirt, 20% loose rock/cobbles, 40% totally washed out. Avoid in wet weather. Major drainage work needed. Has significant damage to surface. Hard to find southwest end. LANDMARKS: When going southwest, the northeast end has a "Dead End" sign; one tenth mile after the sign bear right and then immediately left into the gully, and then stay in the gully avoiding several unmapped side trails. When going northeast, the southwest end is opposite a small red house; cross the field, cross the brook, and bear right. COMMENT: Going either direction you will probably walk as much as you ride.

416: 0.39 mi. 4400'N 7228'W. Assessed on 10/17/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. No motorized use. 85% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles, 5% totally washed out. Avoid in wet weather. Views. Minor drainage work needed. LANDMARKS: The north end is gated at a three way intersection. COMMENT: Leave the gate as you found it.

418: 0.96 mi. 4400'N 7220'W. Assessed on 09/03/2000. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Moderate motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Views. Is becoming a regular road.

419: 0.69 mi. 4359'N 7213'W. Assessed on 08/25/2001. Fair. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Moderate motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Close to houses. Is becoming a regular road. LANDMARKS: To find the northeast end, at the top of the hill bear right away from a private road and a driveway.

420: 0.35 mi. 4359'N 7231'W. Assessed on 09/20/2000. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Forest openings. LANDMARKS: The east end is 200 feet south of a telephone pole marked "11/2 32".

421: 1.37 mi. 4359'N 7216'W. Assessed on 06/10/2001. Fair. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives. Light motorized use. 50% gravel, 40% hard-pack dirt, 10% grassy. Okay in wet weather. LANDMARKS: Ride as an out-and-back from the north, as the road ends in a network of private logging roads.

422: 2.18 mi. 4359'N 7215'W. Assessed on 10/01/2000. Superb. Hard technically. Hard aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 10% gravel, 70% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles, 5% running water (rocky), 5% standing mud. Avoid in wet weather. Views, great lunch spot, forest openings. Minor drainage work needed. LANDMARKS: The north end is signed "Bear Notch Road". Avoid the unmapped side trails. COMMENT: A great fall ride with a mud bog technical climb at the top of the notch.

423: 0.23 mi. 4359'N 7212'W. Assessed on 08/25/2001. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 90% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles. Avoid in wet weather. COMMENT: You pass by the fenced-in Wild Hill Preserve which has wild boars that may be hunted for a price.

424: 1.85 mi. 4358'N 7213'W. Assessed on 10/01/2000. Superb. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes, hikers. Light motorized use. 5% gravel, 90% hard-pack dirt, 5% sand. Okay in wet weather. Great lunch spot, forest openings. Minor drainage work needed. LANDMARKS: The south end is at the intersection of road 217 and a private road leading to the Ely Wild Boar Preserve. Beware the squealing surprises! COMMENT: A classic 10 - 12 mile loop with road 433 and 422.

426: 0.48 mi. 4359'N 7225'W. Assessed on 09/17/2000. Superb. Moderate technically. Hard aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 50% hard-pack dirt, 50% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. Minor drainage work needed. Minor clearing work needed. LANDMARKS: The west end is a continuation of Hall Road. The east end is at the intersection of Densmore, Town Farm, and Beedle Roads; the road goes through an old logging landing.

427: 0.37 mi. 4359'N 7232'W. Assessed on 09/20/2001. Fair. Hard technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. No motorized use. 40% loose rock/cobbles, 30% overgrown, 10% running water (rocky), 20% totally washed out. Avoid in wet weather. Major drainage work needed. Minor clearing work needed. Is disappearing. Has significant damage to surface. Hard to find both ends. LANDMARKS: The south end looks like a driveway to a camp; stay straight by a small shed and go over a cement bridge. The north end is just east of a house at a rusted legal trail sign. COMMENT: This is best ridden downhill from north to south; you may walk a bit the other way.

428: 0.84 mi. 4359'N 7232'W. Assessed on 09/20/2000. Superb. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by bikes. No motorized use. 40% hard-pack dirt, 60% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. Has landowner posting. Somewhat difficult to follow route. LANDMARKS: Going northeast, follow the trail along a brook, and after one tenth mile cross the brook on a rickety bridge at a clearing with a campsite (at this campsite it is easy to make the mistake of staying right up a steep side trail); at one half mile stay right along brook at a "Y" intersection and pass a posted sign in the middle of the trail; cross the brook again at another old bridge with a stone foundation just before the intersection with roads 179 and 180. Going southwest stay along the main trail. COMMENT: The town shows this as a legal right of way in spite of the landowner posting.

429: 1.42 mi. 4358'N 7231'W. Assessed on 09/09/2000. Superb. Moderate technically. Brutal aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 95% hard-pack dirt, 5% totally washed out. Avoid in wet weather. Major drainage work needed. Minor clearing work needed. LANDMARKS: The west end is a four way intersection; avoid an unmapped trail following the stream to the south; the trail is marked "66E VAST", and climbs steeply away from the brook. The east end is a primitive road just west of a telephone pole marked "Washington Electric Coop L11-R9" at the top of a hill.

430: 0.62 mi. 4358'N 7206'W. Assessed on 06/15/2001. Good. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by horses. No motorized use. 40% grassy, 60% forest floor. Okay in wet weather. Views. LANDMARKS: The south end starts at the end of a driveway at the last house on the gravel road; it is marked by a sign and gate. The north end of the trail starts by an old barn. COMMENT: The north half is now an improved gravel road.

431: 1.05 mi. 4358'N 7226'W. Assessed on 09/17/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Hard aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 50% hard-pack dirt, 50% grassy. Okay in wet weather. Views. LANDMARKS: The north end is near a sign for Hall Road.

432: 0.42 mi. 4358'N 7231'W. Assessed on 10/14/2000. Superb. Moderate technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 50% hard-pack dirt, 50% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. Views. Hard to find north end. LANDMARKS: The south end looks like a pasture road starting from a farmyard. The north end is currently between a white house and a weathered barn, but will be moved south to the edge of the pasture; it should be signed after it is moved.

433: 2.09 mi. 4358'N 7214'W. Assessed on 10/01/2000. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 10% gravel, 70% hard-pack dirt, 5% sand, 10% loose rock/cobbles, 5% running water (rocky). Avoid in wet weather. Views, great lunch spot, forest openings. Minor drainage work needed. LANDMARKS: The south end, signed "Bear Notch Road", is near a church or meeting hall. COMMENT: Ride with 422 and 424 for a great loop.

434: 1.48 mi. 4357'N 7210'W. Assessed on 08/25/2001. Good. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Moderate motorized use. 80% hard-pack dirt, 20% loose rock/cobbles. Okay in wet weather. Is becoming a regular road. LANDMARKS: Near the south end take the most traveled route at a big bend in the road where a pond empties through old stone work into a concrete culvert under the road.

435: 0.31 mi. 4357'N 7211'W. Assessed on 08/25/2001. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 94% hard-pack dirt, 5% loose rock/cobbles, 1% ledge. Okay in wet weather. Forest openings. LANDMARKS: The east end is near a grassy clearing. The west end is near an abandoned trailer.

436: 2.21 mi. 4357'N 7224'W. Assessed on 09/03/2000. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes. Light motorized use. 30% gravel, 64% hard-pack dirt, 5% loose rock/cobbles, 1% under water (pond). Okay in wet weather. Forest openings. Is becoming a regular road. LANDMARKS: The southwest end is at a sign for Turnpike Road. COMMENT: The shallow beaver pond is rideable.

437: 1.58 mi. 4356'N 7221'W. Assessed on 08/12/2000. Good. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 30% gravel, 55% hard-pack dirt, 10% standing mud, 5% under water (pond). Avoid in wet weather. LANDMARKS: The northwest end is signed "Moody Swamp Road". Stay on the main road to avoid an unmapped trail heading northeast skirting the north end of Patterson Mountain.

438: 1.04 mi. 4356'N 7224'W. Assessed on 06/15/2001. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives. Light motorized use. 30% gravel, 60% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles. Okay in wet weather. Views. Minor clearing work needed. Is becoming a regular road. LANDMARKS: The east end is at a sign for Buzzel Cemetery. The west end is at a sign for Forsyth Road.

439: 1.76 mi. 4356'N 7213'W. Assessed on 08/25/2001. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 20% gravel, 80% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Forest openings. LANDMARKS: Both ends are signed "Marsh Hill Road".

440: 2.50 mi. 4356'N 7225'W. Assessed on 09/17/2000. Superb. Moderate technically. Hard aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes. Light motorized use. 20% gravel, 60% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles, 10% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. Views, forest openings. LANDMARKS: The south end is across from a white barn. Go straight by unmapped side trails and logging roads. COMMENT: Nice beaver ponds.

441: 0.80 mi. 4355'N 7224'W. Assessed on 08/18/2001. Good. Hard technically. Hard aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 80% hard-pack dirt, 5% loose rock/cobbles, 5% overgrown, 5% grassy, 5% totally washed out. Avoid in wet weather. Minor drainage work needed. Minor clearing work needed. Is disappearing. Has significant damage to surface. Hard to find northwest end. LANDMARKS: The southeast end is at a small bridge at a log landing. To find the northwest end, bear right at the "Forsyth Road" sign past a gazebo on an island in a small pond, and when the road turns left into a pasture go straight into the underbrush.

444: 0.86 mi. 4355'N 7221'W. Assessed on 08/12/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes, horses. Light motorized use. 75% hard-pack dirt, 5% overgrown, 20% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. Major clearing work needed. Is disappearing. Has landowner posting. Hard to find both ends. Somewhat difficult to follow route. LANDMARKS: The northeast end is at an old gray wooden gate just north of a swale and across from a phone pole. The southwest end heads straight into a grassy opening above a pond where the main road bends to the right. COMMENT: This road has beautiful mossy openings. VMBA has been assured as of August 2001 by the Vershire Town Clerk that the north end is still a public right of way.

445: 1.55 mi. 4355'N 7213'W. Assessed on 08/25/2001. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 20% gravel, 80% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Forest openings.

446: 0.71 mi. 4354'N 7226'W. Assessed on 09/24/2000. Fair. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by horses. No motorized use. 40% hard-pack dirt, 40% overgrown, 20% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. Ride going southeast only, otherwise impossible to follow. Major drainage work needed. Is disappearing. Hard to find southeast end. Very difficult to follow route. LANDMARKS: Going southeast the trail comes to an electric fence at a meadow, and disappears; a big white house, a barn, and VAST signs are at the far end of the meadow.

447: 0.89 mi. 4353'N 7227'W. Assessed on 09/24/2000. Superb. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses. Light motorized use. 70% hard-pack dirt, 20% sand, 10% loose rock/cobbles. Okay in wet weather. LANDMARKS: The land to the north is posted "X-C skiers welcome, snowmobilers not" in several places. COMMENT: Nice stone walls.

448: 0.97 mi. 4353'N 7227'W. Assessed on 09/24/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses. Light motorized use. 90% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles. Okay in wet weather. Views, close to houses. LANDMARKS: To find the south end, go to the end of Taylor Road and take a left fork before the house. The north end is near Drew Cemetery. Midway the trail goes over a lawn just east of a house.

449: 0.42 mi. 4353'N 7237'W. Assessed on 06/27/2001. Fair. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, bikes, farm machinery. Light motorized use. 70% hard-pack dirt, 30% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. Forest openings. LANDMARKS: The north end connects to Lewis Road, which is private, so do this as an out-and-back from the south. The south end starts at a brown house at the end of Fish Hill Road. COMMENT: Interstate 89 noise is noticeable.

450: 0.63 mi. 4353'N 7228'W. Assessed on 09/24/2000. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses. Light motorized use. 80% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles, 10% grassy. Okay in wet weather. LANDMARKS: To find the south end, turn onto Potash Hill Road from VT RT 110 and go 2.5 miles, cross a small bridge, and the trail is the first left; it has snowmobile signs. COMMENT: This is a dead end, but there are large blackberry patches to attract you.

451: 1.07 mi. 4353'N 7226'W. Assessed on 10/04/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes. Light motorized use. 10% gravel, 60% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles, 10% grassy, 10% totally washed out. Avoid in wet weather. LANDMARKS: To find the east end ride to a yellow house and bear left onto the trail.

452: 0.88 mi. 4353'N 7233'W. Assessed on 10/04/2000. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by bikes. No motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. LANDMARKS: The southeast end is marked "Gage Road"; take the right fork uphill. To find the northwest end watch for a low outbuilding with a metal roof; stay to the right and cross a fence; stay right of stone wall, and cross another fence. COMMENT: A beautiful trail with nice stone walls.

453: 1.20 mi. 4353'N 7241'W. Assessed on 06/28/2001. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives. Light motorized use. 50% hard-pack dirt, 50% grassy. Okay in wet weather. Close to houses. Is becoming a regular road. LANDMARKS: At the north end Town Highway 9 has been replaced with a graded gravel road 100 feet west of the original TH9 which is now being used as a driveway. Follow the main route (also a VAST trail) and avoid the many unmapped side trails. In the midsection the trail loops east and is signed "Private road, owned by the Raimondis Family, use with respect".

454: 0.38 mi. 4353'N 7235'W. Assessed on 10/04/2000. Completely unridable. COMMENT: Totally overgrown.

458: 0.80 mi. 4352'N 7223'W. Assessed on 10/04/2000. Good. Easy technically. Brutal aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Hard to find south end. LANDMARKS: Starting at the south end, stay to the right of a brick house, tennis court, and stone walls; head toward a wire gate on the left to find the trail. COMMENT: Leave the gate as you found it.

460: 0.34 mi. 4351'N 7216'W. Assessed on 07/25/2000. Fair. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives. Moderate motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Avoid in wet weather. LANDMARKS: The north end is signed "Poor Farm Road N". COMMENT: This must be done as an out-and-back since the connections to Whippoorwill Road and Poor Farm Road South are private.

461: 0.70 mi. 4351'N 7236'W. Assessed on 11/04/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by farm machinery. Light motorized use. 50% loose rock/cobbles, 50% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. Ride going southeast only, otherwise impossible to locate one end. Views, forest openings. Is disappearing. Hard to find southeast end. Somewhat difficult to follow route. LANDMARKS: From the northwest, use a compass to follow a south-southeast bearing, keeping parallel to the interstate and a stream. The southeast end is not easily visible, and may be blocked by a movable fence. The trail runs through the field, not through the yard or driveway of the house on Waterman Road. COMMENT: The road is lumpy and landmined because of grading and cattle traffic.

462: 2.41 mi. 4352'N 7213'W. Assessed on 08/07/2000. Superb. Moderate technically. Hard aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes, hikers. Moderate motorized use. 20% gravel, 80% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Views, forest openings. Minor drainage work needed. Is becoming a regular road. COMMENT: This is a long, aerobically demanding up-and-over. The north end is somewhat technical.

463: 1.68 mi. 4351'N 7219'W. Assessed on 08/18/2001. Good. Easy technically. Hard aerobically. Double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives. Light motorized use. 50% gravel, 50% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Forest openings, close to houses. LANDMARKS: The south end is marked "Wells Fargo Road". COMMENT: The north end is a lovely double track, but the south end is developed.

464: 1.02 mi. 4351'N 7213'W. Assessed on 08/17/2000. Superb. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes, hikers. Moderate motorized use. 20% gravel, 80% hard-pack dirt. Avoid in wet weather. Minor drainage work needed. Hard to find northwest end. LANDMARKS: The northwest end of the road starts just north of a pond. COMMENT: The road travels along a bubbling brook.

466: 0.73 mi. 4350'N 7225'W. Assessed on 10/15/2000. Does not exist.

467: 0.72 mi. 4349'N 7223'W. Assessed on 11/04/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Hard aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Avoid in wet weather. Forest openings. Minor drainage work needed. Hard to find northeast end. Somewhat difficult to follow route. LANDMARKS: There are many side trails, several of which are marked as VAST trails. COMMENT: Ponds.

468: 0.97 mi. 4349'N 7220'W. Assessed on 08/18/2001. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes, hikers. Light motorized use. 50% hard-pack dirt, 50% loose rock/cobbles. Avoid in wet weather. LANDMARKS: The north end starts at a yellow "Children at Play" sign. Take the straightest route past many unmapped private side roads. COMMENT: Morbidly fascinating where it goes through an old copper mine.

469: 0.63 mi. 4348'N 7221'W. Assessed on 09/01/2000. Superb. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes, hikers. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Excessive logging. Minor drainage work needed. LANDMARKS: The south end starts just north of the Gile Mountain parking lot on Turnpike Road.

470: 0.47 mi. 4348'N 7221'W. Assessed on 07/15/2000. Superb. Hard technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes, hikers. Moderate motorized use. 90% hard-pack dirt, 10% running water (muddy). Avoid in wet weather. Minor drainage work needed. LANDMARKS: When starting from the south, pass under the powerlines and go straight at the fork.

471: 0.86 mi. 4348'N 7224'W. Assessed on 08/03/2000. Superb. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives, bikes. Moderate motorized use. 90% gravel, 10% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Close to houses. LANDMARKS: The southwest end is signed "Drum Keller Road". COMMENT: Great spring riding.

472: 0.42 mi. 4348'N 7222'W. Assessed on 07/15/2000. Don't bother. Brutal technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives. Light motorized use. 5% running water (muddy), 95% totally washed out. Avoid in wet weather. Major drainage work needed. Major clearing work needed. Is disappearing. Is in danger of being thrown up. Has landowner posting. Hard to find north end. Very difficult to follow route.

473: 0.62 mi. 4347'N 7217'W. Assessed on 09/01/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes, hikers. Moderate motorized use. 10% gravel, 90% hard-pack dirt. Avoid in wet weather. Close to houses. Is becoming a regular road. LANDMARKS: This is Ladeau Road.

475: 1.51 mi. 4347'N 7222'W. Assessed on 09/01/2000. Superb. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes, hikers. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Forest openings, close to houses. Is becoming a regular road. LANDMARKS: There is a town sign at the south end of the road. Avoid the many unmapped private side trails. COMMENT: This is a great ride for young riders since it is not steep and there are beaver ponds to explore.

476: 0.49 mi. 4346'N 7215'W. Assessed on 09/02/2001. Does not exist. COMMENT: Remnants of the road still exist, but parts of the road have been fenced and are now pastures, and a big washout is difficult to cross.

477: 0.90 mi. 4346'N 7224'W. Assessed on 08/03/2000. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 15% gravel, 70% hard-pack dirt, 10% grassy, 5% running water (muddy). Okay in wet weather. Forest openings. Minor drainage work needed. LANDMARKS: The south end is a continuation of Deer Meadow Run Road. The north end is opposite the southern entrance of Downer State Forest. When starting at the north end, at the first intersection stay right, and then take a left at the second trail junction.

478: 0.87 mi. 4346'N 7216'W. Assessed on 09/02/2001. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes, hikers. Moderate motorized use. 10% gravel, 50% hard-pack dirt, 20% loose rock/cobbles, 20% grassy. Avoid in wet weather. Views, close to houses. Minor drainage work needed. Is becoming a regular road. LANDMARKS: The west end is signed "Middle Road West". The east end is signed "Middle Road East".

479: 0.41 mi. 4346'N 7223'W. Assessed on 09/01/2000. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes. Light motorized use. 10% gravel, 90% hard-pack dirt. Okay in wet weather. Close to houses. Is in danger of being thrown up. LANDMARKS: The southeast end is a continuation of Ruella Road; the class 4 section starts between a house and a barn. The northwest end is a dead end at a camp. COMMENT: A snowmobile trail connects the northwest end with road 477, but it is not a legal right of way.

480: 0.60 mi. 4345'N 7222'W. Assessed on 07/01/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes, hikers. Light motorized use. 90% hard-pack dirt, 5% running water (rocky), 5% standing mud. Avoid in wet weather. Close to houses. Minor drainage work needed. Hard to find north end. LANDMARKS: To find the north end, take Chapel Hill Road south from Beaver Meadow Road and look for an old boat in a yard; the trail entrance is on the left; it is very narrow, but soon opens to a double track. COMMENT: This trail has great connections to other trails, and is used regularly by local riders.

481: 1.85 mi. 4345'N 7216'W. Assessed on 09/02/2001. Superb. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes, hikers. Light motorized use. 30% gravel, 50% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles, 10% grassy. Okay in wet weather. Views, great lunch spot, forest openings. LANDMARKS: The north end is at a Julians Farm sign; it looks like a driveway but turns to class 4 road immediately.

482: 1.07 mi. 4344'N 7223'W. Assessed on 06/15/2001. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes, hikers. Light motorized use. 80% hard-pack dirt, 20% running water (rocky). Okay in wet weather. COMMENT: The Appalachian Trail (AT) corridor, marked with yellow blazes, crosses this section of road; do not ride on the AT.

483: 0.67 mi. 4343'N 7221'W. Assessed on 09/02/2001. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes. Light motorized use. 70% hard-pack dirt, 20% loose rock/cobbles, 10% ledge. Avoid in wet weather. Forest openings. LANDMARKS: Access the south end from Newton Lane in Hartford, which is off the map.

484: 1.13 mi. 4343'N 7220'W. Assessed on 09/02/2001. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Single track. Used by horses, bikes, hikers. No motorized use. 50% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles, 40% grassy. Okay in wet weather. Views. LANDMARKS: The southeast end starts on Elm Street; go past the Appalachian Trail and follow the signs for Heyl trail. There are blue trail markers at each end and in the middle where the trail leaves the power line. COMMENT: The Heyl Trail has a delightful piece of singletrack.

485: 0.14 mi. 4343'N 7220'W. Assessed on 09/01/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Hard aerobically. Double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives. Light motorized use. 70% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles, 20% grassy. Okay in wet weather. Close to houses. Minor drainage work needed.

486: 0.78 mi. 4404'N 7209'W. Assessed on 09/27/2000. Fair. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles. Moderate motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather. Is becoming a regular road.

487: 0.42 mi. 4344'N 7219'W. Assessed on 09/01/2000. Completely unridable.

488: 0.94 mi. 4346'N 7217'W. Assessed on 06/15/2001. Good. Hard technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes, hikers, farm machinery. Light motorized use. 60% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles, 20% running water (rocky), 10% totally washed out. Avoid in wet weather. Major drainage work needed.

489: 0.37 mi. 4347'N 7217'W. Assessed on 09/01/2000. Good. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes, hikers. Moderate motorized use. 10% gravel, 90% hard-pack dirt. Avoid in wet weather. Is becoming a regular road. LANDMARKS: This is Kerwin Hill Road.

490: 0.24 mi. 4348'N 7223'W. Assessed on 06/15/2001. Superb. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Wider than double track. Used by automobiles, 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, horses, bikes, hikers. Light motorized use. 100% gravel. Okay in wet weather.

491: 0.72 mi. 4357'N 7211'W. Assessed on 08/25/2001. Superb. Moderate technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 95% hard-pack dirt, 5% loose rock/cobbles. Okay in wet weather. Forest openings. LANDMARKS: The east end is at a triangular intersection. The west end is near a grassy clearing.

492: 0.72 mi. 4357'N 7212'W. Assessed on 08/25/2001. Superb. Moderate technically. Hard aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 90% hard-pack dirt, 10% loose rock/cobbles. Okay in wet weather. LANDMARKS: The west end is signed "Brushwood Road". The east end is near an abandoned trailer.

493: 0.33 mi. 4350'N 7240'W. Assessed on 06/29/2001. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 80% hard-pack dirt, 20% running water (muddy). Avoid in wet weather. Major drainage work needed. Has significant damage to surface. COMMENT: VAST uses the west end of this road, but the VAST trail branches off to the north near the east end.

494: 0.82 mi. 4350'N 7241'W. Assessed on 06/29/2001. Good. Easy technically. Easy aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 100% hard-pack dirt. Avoid in wet weather. Forest openings. LANDMARKS: To access the trail from the west, turn left before the house and barn at the end of Olmstead Road. COMMENT: This is the Bethel Forest Road, and is used by VAST.

495: 0.13 mi. 4353'N 7243'W. Assessed on 06/28/2001. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 100% gravel. Avoid in wet weather. COMMENT: This road leads west to Mount Cushman and is part of the Circus Ride of the White River Valley Trails Association.

496: 0.49 mi. 4353'N 7243'W. Assessed on 06/28/2001. Good. Moderate technically. Brutal aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, bikes. Light motorized use. 90% hard-pack dirt, 10% running water (muddy). Avoid in wet weather. Hard to find both ends. LANDMARKS: From the north, the trail avoids crossing through farm fields by starting west of the last farm on road 495. From the south, after the last driveway on Byan Road bike 450 feet further (cross a bridge, go around a gate, and look for culverts on the left), then turn right to ford a stream and ascend a grassy wet road for 100 yards. COMMENT: When riding north the ascent on the grassy road is short but brutal.

497: 0.74 mi. 4353'N 7243'W. Assessed on 06/28/2001. Good. Easy technically. Moderate aerobically. Double track. Used by 4-wheel drives, ATVs / dirt bikes, farm machinery. Light motorized use. 95% hard-pack dirt, 5% running water (muddy). Avoid in wet weather. Is becoming a regular road. LANDMARKS: To find the west end, ride south from the "Four Corners" of the Circus Ride of the White River Valley Trails Association (off the map in Rochester). Also, the north end of 276 intersects with the west end of 497 just over the town line in Rochester.