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Skyline Trail South

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Length

1.1 Miles 1.7 Kilometers

72%

Runnable

Elevation

521' 159 m

Ascent

-138' -42 m

Descent

12%

Avg Grade (7°)

35%

Max Grade (19°)

586' 178 m

High

203' 62 m

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A scenic, rocky and hilly trail with many views.

Ron Birk

Overview

Features: Fall Colors — Views

Runner Notes

Lots of rocks and roots and some scrambles.

Description

The Skyline Trail has two branches between the Great Blue Hill and the park headquarters. This section describes the south branch.

It starts at the park headquarters and follows the road for a short bit before going into the woods. There, it quickly gets steep with stone steps and some short scrambles to the top of Houghton Hill. From here it goes slowly downhill with a few small uphill sections, crossing some other trails along the way. The terrain is rocky, with roots and some slabs and two smaller brook crossings. At the second one, the trail turns sharp left and uses a carriage road for a short section. It quickly turns right and heads uphill. After not too long the trail turns left, leaving the carriage road and becomes a steep uphill using stone steps. The trail gets rockier with some scrambles and finally finishes at the top of the Great Blue Hill.

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