Bradley Palmer SP trail

17.9 miles (62% paved / 38% unpaved)

An easy evening ride thru some of the trails around Topsfield:  Bradley Palmer SP, Willowdale, and the Topsfield Linear rail trail. The unpaved terrain is rolling, except for a short climb in at the start of the Bradley Palmer segment, and it includes wooded double track, meadow trail, and rail trail. 35 mm or wider tires are recommended.  

Parking available at MASSDOT Park and Ride at Main and Park Sts in Topsfield.

Gravel ride
Category 2 Dirt/gravel roads, wide single-track, or dual-track trails with potholes, washboard, and occasional loose surfaces. Larger tires size and lower pressure is recommended.  
Ideal bike: Endurance, all-road, or gravel 
Tire size:  32-35mm  
See Types of Gravel Rides
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 6pm
MassDOT Parking Area
12 Park St
Topsfield MA 01983
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* Elev. is the elevation gain in feet.
Route maps
18 miles
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