ElevationAscent: 1,687' 514 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 2,608' 795 m
Low: 921' 281 m
GradeAvg Grade: 20% (11°)
Max Grade: 47% (25°)
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“Smaller run with a great view of the Saco River Valley.”— Kyle Ball
The path starts off a cross-country ski trail (seen on the imagery). The trail has a short approach followed by a continuous incline of moderate difficulty through hardwood forests and ending in spruce/fir forests and exposed granite. A great trail for intermediate runners as well as for a family outing. It is 1.6 miles one-way (3.2 round-trip).
Once you've admired the views and the mining history, simply return the way that you came.
Special feature: There is an old mining exploration site next to the trail which will look like a large four-foot wide hole in the granite and is seven feet deep.
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Land Manager: NH State Parks - Merriman Forest