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Taj Mahal

Intermediate

Trail

1.4 mile 2.2 kilometer point to point
95% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 37' 11 m
Descent: -233' -71 m
High: 462' 141 m
Low: 258' 79 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 10% (6°)

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Trail shared by Sean Meehan

A rolling buffed singletrack connecting the power lines and Metacomet Trail.

Sean Meehan

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek

Runner Notes

There are several portions where this trail intersects with and forks into other trails. Use the Trail Run Project mobile app to make sure you don't get lost.

Description

Taj Mahal is a great trail section running from the Metacomet Trail down to the power lines. The trail is on the right if you're heading north on the Metacomet Trail and is marked by a painted sign. It starts about .5 miles past the chimney.

The trail is a nicely buffed out switchback section meandering south to the power lines. The Old Metacomet Climb heads to the right and uphill once you reach the power lines. Crossing the power lines leads down to Orange Loop and the Yellow Loop.

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in Cowles Park

#73

in Connecticut

#12,055

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Bench at the crossing of the Yellow and Orange Loops.
Feb 17, 2016 near Tariffv…, CT

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