MWV Walkable Trails (by Town)

To be chosen for this list, trails  have minimal elevation change, minimal root and rock hazards, and should be mostly wide enough for two people to walk side by side.  Please consider the safety of your companions and others on the trails.
Parking, benches, bathrooms, fees as noted

  • Mileage listed is total length in one direction. “1 mile out and back” = 2 miles total.
  • The Kanc” = The Kancamagus Highway, also known as NH Route 112.
  • US Fee Area = Go to a White Mountain National Forest Service Ranger Station to buy a day/ annual/ lifetime pass. Ranger Stations are located in Conway, Gorham and Campton.
  • NEARBY GEOCACHES: Find geocaches on many of the trails
  • Mount Washington Valley Outdoor Spaces Senior Hiking Tips.  The following guidelines are specifically recommended for Senior Hikers utilizing the many trails in the Mount Washington Valley.  They are by no means a complete list but are considered the primary factors to consider when hiking on easy to moderate trails.
    1. Plan and educate yourself about the difficulty ratings of walking paths – easy, moderate or difficult. Carry a guidebook with maps or take a photograph of kiosk trail head maps.
    2. Walk with a friend for safety and companionship. If hiking alone, be sure to tell a friend or a relative where you are hiking.  Carry a smart phone, but also ensure there is coverage.
    3. Stay on designated paths, respect private and public land. Be considerate of animal wildlife habitat and wild plants – take pictures and leave nature undisturbed.
    4. Stay hydrated, carry water and snacks
    5. Have appropriate hiking footwear with good traction.
    6. Wear appropriate clothing based on daily weather conditions and temperatures. Consider sunglasses, insect repellent (ticks), layers, trekking poles, and in the winter – micro spikes, YakTrax or snowshoes.
    7. Carry out trash and keep pets on leash unless otherwise posted, and bring bags to dispose of pet wastes
    8. Assess the parking situation at the trailhead, be sure to lock your vehicle and do not leave any valuables in the car
    9. Take a few minutes to stretch and warm up before hiking
    10. Stop regularly to ensure everyone is comfortable with the pace, the terrain, and their physical condition.

Tin Mountain Conservation Center – Bobcat Trail to Bear Tree Loop to Maple Leaf Trail. 1.0 mile loop. Trailhead near the gazebo at Tin Mountain Conservation Rockwell Sanctuary on Bald Hill Road. Gravel and pine needle soft surface. 4-8 feet wide. Indoor bath rooms when Tin Mountain is open. Also, a nice 0.2 trail from the gazebo to Chase Pond. Map at  (last updated May 2023) 

Tin Mountain Conservation Center- All Person Interpretive Trail  Opening in September 2023, this 0.67 mile loop, ADA accessible trail on compacted sand and gravel swings through the forest with multiple spurs and carve out rest areas, one with a spectacular view of Mt. Chocorua.  Park across from Tin Mountain Conservation Center on Bald Hill Road.  (last updated 8.5.2023)

Swift River Trail, Albany Town Forest. 0.5 mile out and back. Multiple loops available. Dirt/ gravel surface. Trailhead on the northerly sideline of the Kanc, 0.7 miles from Route 16. Also a trailhead and limited parking at the Saco Ranger Station. Special feature – alongside the Swift River. Map at (last updated July 2023)

Nanamocomuck Trail. 1 mile out and back. Wide old road – 4-10 feet wide, some washout shallow gullies. Parking on either side of the Albany Covered Bridge. Trail begins on the Passaconaway Road along the beautiful Swift River., maps also at the Ranger Station. The first mile or so is on a Forest Service Road and is a great walk; beyond that point there are drainage issues, log bridges, and diversions into the woods. The trail continues 2.6 miles to Rocky Gorge but that does not meet our Most Walkable criteria. US fee area. (last updated July 2023).

Rocky Gorge: ADA wheelchair accessible. 0.6 mile out and back. Trailhead at Forest Service parking lot on the Kanc, 9 miles west of Route 16. and walkable paved paths and benches 0.1 mile to the Gorge and 0.2 miles beyond the bridge; the bridge over the Gorge is also wheelchair accessible; the trail that continues on the far side of the bridge is forest floor, but smooth and wide and goes up a small rise, and down to a bench by the pond. Signs point to Lovequist Loop around the pond but it does not meet the criteria of most walkable. (last updated May 2023)

Moat Mineral Trail. Not quite walkable, but fun to do with kids or grandkids. This is 1.8 mile round trip to the Smokey Quartz Mineral Collecting Area. Trailhead is at the end of High Street, 1.2 miles off Passaconaway Road from West Side Road. Expect some mountain bikers. Well-marked, yellow trail. Pretty easy for first .3 of trail. It then becomes very rooty and steep at .5 mile, before crossing a dry riverbed. Be sure you have poles. If you are going to mine at all, you need to fill out paperwork at trailhead and put paper on windshield. There is no cost. (Last updated June 2023) Map:

Russell-Colbath House Rail ‘N River Interpretive Trail. 0.8 mile loop. Trailhead and bathrooms at the parking lot, 12 miles west of Route 16. Crushed gravel and clay surface. Interpretative historical signs describe 19th century life of loggers. (last updated July 2023)

Sabbaday Falls 0.7 mile out to the falls. Trailhead 16 miles west of Route 16 on the Kanc. Parking as USFS – fee area. Gravel/clay/pine needle surface, gentle incline, 4-8 feet wide. Some steepish grade as it follows the Sabbaday Brook but there are good benches along the way. Beautiful emerald pool below the rushing falls. (last updated July 2023)

Intervale- Town Hall Road –Forest Road 17 to Mountain Pond – Drive 3.2 miles on Town Hall Road from 16A in Intervale and park in the parking lot at the White Mountain National Forest sign. This forest road , known as FR 17, is a wide, dirt/gravel surface, hugging East Branch River with waterfalls and streams gurgling from the hillside. There are numerous locations for a picnic at various camping sites along the road. Be aware the road is open to vehicles during the warmer months and snowmobiles and cross-country skiers in winter. Walk 3.3 miles one way to the Mountain Pond Trailhead or turn around whenever you wish. (Last updated, July 2023)

Sugar Shack Trail. 0.7 mile loop starting at the Believe in Books driveway entrance.  6-10 ft wide dirt and pine needle path with mild root and rock surface arcs a loop through sun dappled forest. Best done clockwise to follow the signage.  Short section on the Great Ridge trail – bear right at the signs. Children’s books or $5.00 donation welcome.  (Last updated July, 2023)  Map at  

Storybook Trail  Believe in Books on Rt. 16 in the Intervale. Originating at the right side of the kiosk at the furthest end of the road, this 0.48 mile trail undulates in the forest.  It is great for families and kids.  Rotating displays of children’s classic books are illustrated along 22 signs. Many other off-shoot trails are possible and well-marked at the kiosk.    (Last updated July 2023)  Map at

Slippery Brook Trail: This trail begins at the north end of Slippery Brook Rd. , also known as Forest Road (FR) 17, referred to as Town Hall Rd at its south end), located 7 miles from the intersection with Rt. 16A. The trail follows FR 17, gently undulating over a mix of grass and dirt road, with some limited views north up the Slippery Brook valley. A pleasant walk for about 2 miles one way, the trail then becomes harder and more difficult to follow, so it is recommended to return the same way.  Please note there is no cell service available on this trail. For more information go to:  (Last updated July 2023)

Thorne Pond Conservation Area. 1-mile flat loop. More than 5 feet wide. Trailhead an ample parking off Route 302 to the right directly across from entrance to Grand Summit. US fee area. Trail loops around gentle pond and has spur to the Saco River. (last updated July 2023)

Morrell Family Community Complex. 0.75 gravel/clay, ADA wheelchair compliant surface, 6-8 feet wide, meandering trail with well-built wooden bridges over streams. 10-station fitness and nature trail on the westernmost parcel. Parking at the entrance to the complex just east of Bartlett Village. Last updated, June 2023.

There are two national forest roads providing easy walking.

  1. Forest road 303 5 miles north of Sherman Farms Market on Green Hills Road leads off to the left. It is gated so walk as far as you want with no cars. It runs just to the west of Middle Brook
  2. Forest road 450 About 5.2 miles north of Sherman Farms Market is a pleasant walk on the east side of Middle Brook. At the end of the road is the Province Pond Trail. There is a hiker sign at the beginning of the road. Gated in the winter not during hiking season (Last updated June 2023)

MWV Rec Path: This 2.8 mile one-way (5.6 mile out and back) paved ADA accessible path weaves gently from Mt. Cranmore to Hemlock Road just north of Walmart with plentiful parking and a third access point at Thompson Road.  Benches dot the path for resting and viewing the mountains and Pudding Pond. The path is shared by cyclists, strollers and skateboards but there is plenty of room for everyone. Walk as far as you like. (Last updated June 6, 2023)

Two trails from Kennett High School back parking lots are the most walkable friendly:

  1. Pine Hill Community Trail – 2.6 mile down and back from the right side of Gary Millen stadium to the intersection of the Conway Rec Path on the Saco River. The woodland trail is newly graded, widened (5-6 feet) and covered with composted fine gravel for smooth, easy walking except for the last 0.1 mile. (last updated July 2023))
  2. Tin Mountain Conservation Center interpretive nature trail leaves from the mid-point of the bus parking lot into the ravine with a beautifully sculpted trail and bridge. Total distance around the fields to the road and back is 1.8 miles with interpretive signs along the way. Like the Pine Hill Trail, the surface is well compacted, smooth and delightful for anyone with mobility issues. (last updated June 2023)

Pequawket Pond Preserve:   Family friendly flat 0.54 mile (1.2 total out and back) trail begins in tall grass but rises to an overlook along Pequawket Pond and loops back with views of Peqauwket River.  Nestled in the 24 acre Upper Saco Valley Land Trust Preserve. Mostly single or double file on dirt.  Directions to the trailhead – Off of Rt. 113, turn on Cranmore Shores Road. Bear left to stay on Cranmore Shores, then at 0.2 miles turn left on Bridge street and continue to the end. (Last updated 8.5.23)

Whitaker Woods. White Mountain Milers Loop: 0.7 – 1.0 miles. Forest floor surface that’s more than 5 feet wide. Start around the far perimeter of the ballfield then into the woods. Stay west of the railroad tracks or go over the tracks and turn left and loop back. Flat terrain with some roots and lots of pine needles and wood chips. Watch for white directional arrows on the trees. Plentiful dogs and other walkers and runners. Great for winter snowshoeing. Parking at Whitaker Woods lot off Route 16 just after Pine Street or at John Fuller School. Map at  (last updated June 2023) 

Memorial Hospital Fitness Trail. 0.75 loop. Dirt/ gravel and forest floor surface – 4-8 feet wide. Trail head by Emergency Room parking lot. Includes 9 exercise stations. Map at

Slightly More Difficult:

Smith Eastman Trail also known as Conway Rec Path along Saco River. 0.8 out and back. Dirt/ gravel. Trail head at the Smith Eastman Bridge, on Meetinghouse Hill Road, behind the Conway Police Station. The $5.00 parking pass for non-Conway residents begins on the Saturday of Father’s Day weekend and ends on Sunday of Labor Day weekend. Conway and Albany residents must have a sticker.  Roots make the surface uneven in the first 100 years then it smooths out. The trail runs along the Saco River with gorgeous views and connects to additional trails to Kennett High School and Lamplighters. Map on kiosk at parking area. Can continue for full 2 miles out before return. (last updated June 2023)

 Leita Monroe Lucas Preserve 1.1 mile loop trail. Single-file, rock and root strewn trail with uneven footing and some elevation. Good for winter micro-spikes and poles. Trailhead on Green Hill Road near Conway/ Chatham line. Easy hike to the Dewing Cottage Site, also easy to the cascades, but the connector between the two, including the height of land, does not meet our “reasonably flat” criteria.  Map at (last updated June 2023))

Hoyt Audubon Sanctuary: 1252 Eaton Rd. Trail head parking is south of the resort at a kiosk at the intersection of Eaton Rd. and Horse Leg Hill Rd. In Winter these trails are used for snowshoe and x-country skiing. A Pass must be purchased from Purity Springs Resort to use these trails in the Winter.  This is the access for:

Esker Trail-. This is a .5 mile, yellow blazed loop trail. Approximately 30 minutes. Small portion has a bit of an incline.

This popular trail lies atop an esker, a glacial sand & gravel deposit, and has views of Purity Lake and the kettlehole pond called ‘No Bottom Pond’ with its interesting bog plants like Black Spruce and Rhodora. It also showcases some of the biggest White Pines on the sanctuary. Summer birdlife here includes Pine Warbler, Great Crested Flycatcher, & Common Yellowthroat. Last updated May 5, 2023

Directions: Route 153 South to Purity Springs Resort. Just south of The Inn and Traditions Restaurant, is a kiosk on east side of Rt. 153 and Horse Leg Hill Rd. Park here. Esker begins behind the kiosk. You can begin either way.

“Little Brook” and “Heath View Trails” are off shoots of Esker trail, but do not meet our Most Walkable criteria”

Little Brook Trail- .2 Red Blazed. Turns off of Esker. Just before you get to the road turn left and there is a little path that will take you directly to Heath View Trail.

Heath View Trail- is a .7 mile trail. This trail hugs the shoreline of the cove, a shallow wetland with a floating bog mat. Beaver and Otter live here, as well as many species of birds such as Great Blue Heron and Spotted Sandpiper. (last  updated 10, 2021)

Freedom Town Forest – There are many trails in this area with 2 that are most walkable. The Town Forest is on the North side of Ossipee Lake Road.

Beaver Pond Trail (Old Pequawket Trail) -2.2 mile out and back. Trailhead at junction of Ossipee Lake Rd. and Pequawket Trail. Parking and green kiosk with maps are at trailhead. Sand and wide gravel surface – low, flat grade. Map at  (last updated June 2023)

Trout Pond Trail (formerly Jackman Ridge Trail) – 3 miles out and back to Trout Pond but you can just walk and turn around at your will. Trailhead is on Shawtown Rd., off of Ossipee Lake Rd., a little further east of Pequawket trail. Kiosk with map and parking. Trail is wide, sand, gravel with slight incline. (last updated June 2023)

Forest Ecology Trail – 1.2 mile loop. This trail parking is located about 3.3 miles east from Rt. 153 on Ossipee Lake Road, west of Camp Calumet. Nice view of Jackman Ridge at halfway point. (last updated  May 2023)

Mountain Division TrailFully ADA accessible. 4 .0 miles. (8 Mile out and back if you walk the entire length) Walk as long out and back as comfortable.  Asphalt, 7-8 feet wide.   Abuts old railway bed.  Plentiful parking at trailheads at Route 113 (Portland St), at Lyman Dr., and also at US 302/E. Main St. at Haley Town Road Visitor Center near NH/Maine state line. Map at  Family and bike friendly as well.  Last updated May 9, 2023

Fryeburg Fairgrounds.  ADA Accessible. Length – as far as you would like. Except for the two weeks of the Fair, the open Fairgrounds has multiple open empty paved roads for looping around and among the farm buildings. Demonstrations and activities are often happening.  Less than a mile north on Route 5 from Fryeburg Center, there is ample parking.

Fryeburg Town Forest:  Tall pines grace this deeply wooded pine needle surface 0.94-mile trail. The full out and back is 1.1 miles.  Mostly single file with good boardwalks over streams to a section overlooking the Saco River with canoeists often floating by. Trailhead parking is 3.1 miles north of Fryeburg town center on the left. (Last updated 8.6.23)

Pond Loop and Sam Willey Trails.  Walk in mid- late summer when water levels are low. Across from Crawford Notch visitor information center on Route 302. Bathrooms when the center is open; benches along trail; snack bar. Dirt surface trails, not entirely flat, but very walkable – 4-6 feet wide. The Pond Loop is 0.2 miles from the parking lot, across the dam bridge, and around behind the pond. The Sam Willey Trail is 0.5 out and back, across the dam bridge and then off to the right along the river. More hiking info at the center. Excellent spot for a picnic (last updated June 2023)

WMNF Forest Road 233/JSTF Boggy Brook Trail: This dirt/gravel road extends 2.05 miles out (4.10 miles round trip) to a dead end with seasonal views into Carter Notch. Bridge crossings provide viewpoints over Wildcat Brook and Bog Brook. There are minor elevational changes along the way. The road is located at the end of Carter Notch Road just over 5 miles from the Jackson Community Church. During the winter months it is groomed for cross-country skiing by Jackson Ski Touring Foundation (JSTF).  Limited parking is available in the cooperative Town of Jackson-WMNF trailhead parking lot just beyond the Bog Brook Trailhead. Additional trails of increasing difficulty are also available; (last updated, June 2023) view the Prospect Farm map at  

Jackson Village Loop: This 1.45 mile loop is on paved sidewalks along Route 16 and Route 16A through the center of Jackson Village. Park in the lower lot of the Jackson Library; a portable toilet is available in the parking lot.  Highlights include the Jackson Covered Bridge, Jackson Community Church, and the Wentworth Hotel. A short side trail along the federally designated Wildcat River in the Town Park is also available. (last updated, June 2023)

Jackson River Walk: A scenic .5 mile roundtrip walk along the federally-designated Wild and Scenic Wildcat River featuring beautiful flower gardens and views across the Town Park and village of Jackson. Parking is available between the Old Library and Jackson Community Church. A great addition to the Jackson Village Loop, this trail is closed to walkers during cross country ski season.

Mystery House/Storybook Trail: Located behind the Jackson Public Library, this .42 mile loop is part of a larger trail loop through the forest. It has some wet areas, uneven terrain and moderate elevational changes. Wear sturdy footwear and be aware of poison ivy along the trail. Park in the library’s lower lot; a portable toilet is available in the parking lot. The storybook panels are changed periodically throughout spring/summer/fall season. (Last updated June 2023)

Madison Boulder Take Boulder Road off of Route 113 and go to the end. The trail distance is 0.6 mile round trip from the dedicated parking lot. Go through the gate and follow a flat, wide, serene trail with gravel, sandy terrain that could be navigated with wheeled walker. There are excellent explanations regarding geology and history of the area. According to the Madison Conservation Commission, the Madison Boulder is the largest glacial erratic in New England and among the largest in the world. Excellent Grandparent-Grandchild hike. (last updated July 9, 2023)

Madison Boulder Woods Preserve: There is a spur off to the right from the Boulder trail, taking you into Nature Conservancy protected forest.  The trail is narrower – single file – and has one stretch that is at an incline. It is an amble in the woods with the river gurgling off to the left.  Go as far as you would like and return. (last updated July 9, 2023)

Hathaway Trail System Removed from List due to logging.

Cooks Pond Forest Trail Take East Shore Road off of Route 41 and then turn right on Lead Mine Road. Dedicated parking about 200 yards on right. Park in Goodwin Town Forest lot. Cross road and access trail on the left. The route is 1.4 mile round trip to Cooks Pond. Follow well placed Nature Conservancy trail markers for the Cooks Pond Forest Trail. Loop hike is available, total distance 2.3 miles with more ups and downs. (last updated April 2023) 

Ossipee Pine Barrens 1.6 mile out and back ADA Accessible loop trail. Compacted rock designed to accommodate some wheelchairs. Consistent 5 feet wide path with wider corridor. There are multiple trails from this trailhead owned and maintained by The Nature Conservancy. Varied lengths. Walk through the globally rare pitch pine/scrub oak ecosystem. Listen to the varied and rare birdsong. Parking at trailhead off Route 41. Kiosk has additional information. ADA accessible trail opened fall of 2018. (last updated July 2023) 

Ward Parcel Removed from List due to logging.

Long Sands Constitution Park. The Park is located on Long Sands Rd. off of Rt. 25 in Ossipee. It is 2.3 miles East of Rt.16 and 2.9 miles West from Rt.153N. There are 5 walking trails. Go past the entrance to the park and turn right onto Conservation Rd. Follow the signs to” Hiking Trails” and park in the circular loop. These trails are easiily accessible but not considered ADA handicap accessible.  If done together looped into a round trip, it is 2 miles long. Download a map of the area here:

1. Deer Run Trail – 0.23 mile one way (0.46 out and back)  is at north side of lot. It is the wider and flatter of the trails. Part of it is a board walk over the wetlands. The north end crosses a dirt road (Long Sands) and ends on the southern side of Ossipee Lake with a beautiful view.

2. Moose trail – 0.23 miles is at the southern side of the parking loop with red markings. It joins with Green Mountain Trail which bears to the right and loops around back to Moose.

3. Green Mountain is .28 Mi. This is in the woods and has mildly higher grades.

4. At the end of Moose Mountain Trail, turn right and you will see an intersection of Hill Top Trail that goes to the right, and Beaver trail that goes to the left. They both loop around and join one another. Hill Top is .24 Mi. long; Beaver Trail is .31Mi. (Last updated May 2023)

There is ample parking in both lots.

Binsack Trail at Remick Museum– Remick Museum is at 58 Cleveland Hill Rd. in Tamworth Village just past the Barnstormer Theater and across the street from the Tamworth Distillery. Parking is on the left, immediately after the museum. The entrance to the trail is to the left of the entrance to the museum. It is clearly marked.

This beautiful, 0.6 mile, wide, loop trail meanders around the perimeter of the Farm. It would be considered ADA, but the grade is a little more than ADA requires. A pony, cows, goats, wildflowers, birds all create a bucolic scene overlooking a pond. There are several benches to sit and take in the joy that surrounds you. It is a delight.

Animals are not permitted. Open daylight hours, only. (Updated June 2023)

Frank Bolles Nature Preserve has several good options. Trailhead for all begins at the end of Scott Road 3.3 miles north of Chocorua Village off Rt. 16. Heron Pond is ~1 mile in (one way) on leafy surface, 4-6 feet wide. The path crosses private land in the first ¼ mile. Turn left at the end of the field and follow The Nature conservancy yellow and green trail markers to the pond which is a glacial kettle hole – water and depression left behind after glacial melt. Old Mail Road (0.3 mi one way), Middle Trail (0.7 mi one way), and Lake trail (0.25 mi one way) form a wide, pine and oak forested access to the west edge of Chocorua Lake. Each section is very well marked. Maintained by the Chocorua Lake Conservation Society. (last updated May 2023)

Thompson Wildlife Sanctuary: Fred Steele Memorial Trail:  The Fred Steele Memorial Trail, ADA accessible is about 1/3 mile in length, (2/3 mile round trip). The spectacular trail meanders through forest into marshland that is accessed via a 500’ boardwalk. It terminates at a platform with benches and interpretive panels, with impressive views of the Sandwich Mountain Range to the northwest and the Ossipee Mountains to the southeast. This ~.6 mile roundtrip walk is worth the drive. Bring your binoculars and camera.

Directions: From the junction of Routes 25 and 113, 1.2 miles west of South Tamworth, turn north on Route 113 heading towards North Sandwich. Look for the Thompson Sanctuary kiosk and sign on the left after 2.9 miles, and park in the designated parking area

Tamworth: Hemenway State Forest – Old Mail Road junction.~.75 mile round trip, includes walking over the bridge.  This lovely, wide old forest road/path is fairly flat and right along the river.

Limited parking is on the right, at the junction of Old Mail Road with 113A, 3.2 miles on Rt 113A from Tamworth center.

(Do not park in front of the orange gate.) There are single blue markings on the trees. At .2 miles there is a very wide bridge crossing the river on the left. Going straight, the trail continues to a fork where some go on to Bowles Trail and the Fire Tower but these are no longer Most Walkable. Returning on the path, cross the wide sturdy bridge and take in the beauty of the river. If you want a loop, bear left after the bridge back to Rt. 113A and go left to return to the parking.

Slightly more difficult:

Brook Path – Lots of options on this lovely 3.6 mile out and back trail to the bridge that crosses the brook. For a view of waterfalls, go another 0.2 miles from the bridge and follow the trail to the left though it is bumpier terrain and not as friendly but certainly doable. Falls are breathtaking and worth the effort – just be patient and cautious. If going in winter, wear micro spikes rather than snowshoes.

Trailhead located on 113A on left side of road about 5.0 miles from Tamworth Town Center and about 0.5 miles prior to Ferncroft Road in Wonalancet

Outside of Our Area; but Worth the Trip

In Pinkham Notch:

Lost Pond Beaver Bog: Park at the Appalachian Mountain Club’s Pinkham Notch Visitor Center and walk across Rt. 16 to the Lost Pond Trail. Follow the trail 359 feet on a board walk to an overlook across an active beaver bog. The trail continues .5 mile to Lost Pond but has many rocks and roots.

Glen Ellis Falls Overlook: This gravel surface trail leaves from the Glen Ellis Parking Lot on the west side of Rt. 16., 8.7 Miles from the Jackson Covered Bridge. The trail has some steps along the way, but it is just .27 miles to a great view from the top of Glen Ellis Falls. The trail continues to the bottom of the trail but involves a very steep staircase.

Green Mountain Conservation Center: Effingham

Green Mountain Natural Area Trail. It is located on Green Mountain Rd. a few hundred feet from the intersection of Rt. 153N/Rt 25. Green Mountain Rd. continues south off of Rt. 153N when it intersects with Rt. 25. There is no parking area. Be sure to park far enough off the road. The trail is .5 Mi. Follow the arrows. it goes to the right and the left.

Further West on Rt. 25, (3.2 miles from 153 N, and 8.3 miles from Rt. 16), you will take a right onto Huntress Bridge Rd. Go over the bridge and on your left is the headquarters of GMCC. Blue Heron House. This is a beautiful sanctuary with two interpretive nature trails.

Great Blue Heron Trail is a .2-mile loop.
Artemis Trail is .4 mi one way.
Lots of roots in here, but no elevation.

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