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Sweet Trail

Intermediate/Difficult

Trail

4.6 mile 7.3 kilometer point to point
100% Runnable
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 147' 45 m
Descent: -197' -60 m
High: 113' 35 m
Low: 23' 7 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 1% (1°)
Max Grade: 8% (5°)

Dogs

Off-leash
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Trail shared by Rick Pelkey

A mostly singletrack trail with views of Great Bay.

Rick Pelkey

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · River/Creek · Views · Wildlife

Description

The Sweet Trail is a 4.5-mile trail stretching from Longmarsh Road in Durham to the Great Bay Estuary in Newmarket. There is parking at the end of Longmarsh road in Durham and additional parking at the 2-mile mark at a lot off of Dame road in Durham.

This trail is mostly singletrack with a short section of about a quarter mile run along a dirt section of Dame road. The southern terminus of the trail is on a point of land jutting out into The Great Bay, where there are benches to rest on.

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Sep 9, 2017
Lindsey Richelle
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  4.3 from 3 votes

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in Portsmouth

#7315

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#1

in Portsmouth

#168

in Maine

#7,315

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View from the Sweet Trail.
Sep 12, 2019 near Durham, NH
Beautiful beaver dam.
Sep 12, 2019 near Durham, NH
My dog Luna on her long leash (dogs are allowed off leash though).
Sep 12, 2019 near Durham, NH

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