holyoke rangeMountain bikers in western Massachusetts are battling to save mountain bike trails in the Holyoke Range that are threatened with closure.

According to a document posted on the New England Mountain Bike Association forum, the state Department of Conservation and Recreation has drafted a Resource Management Plan for the Holyoke Range that includes popular mountain biking areas such as the Notch Visitor Center in Hadley and nearby Mount Tom in Easthampton.

The document indicates that some trails, in particular mountain bike trails, are likely to be closed. (READ MORE)