Pamet Loop

 
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5.7 Miles 9.1 Kilometers

 

98% 

Runnable

75%

Singletrack

321' 98 m

Ascent

-322' -98 m

Descent

126' 38 m

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2%

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25%

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A hike through pitch pine forests, quiet country lanes, and the beach.

William Collins

Overview

Begin your walk along a stretch of the Old King's Highway surrounded by the nobs sand kettles of a deep pitch pine forest. Then walk along a quite country lane passing hundreds of years old colonial cottages. Then descend to the Great Beach for a walk along the Atlantic beside its battered cliffs. Finally ascend a hollow in the cliffs into the Pamet Valley and follow a trail past bearberry encrusted hills and cranberry bogs to your starting point.
Features: Birding — Swimming — Views — Wildflowers — Wildlife

Need to Know

This hike is approximately 5.5 miles along dirt trails. paved roads and beach sand with moderate elevation gain. The approximately 1 mile stretch along the beach is strenuous.

Description

Begin your walk along a stretch of the Old King's Highway surrounded by the nobs sand kettles of a deep pitch pine forest. Then walk along a quite country lane passing hundreds of years old colonial cottages. Then descend to the Great Beach for a walk along the Atlantic beside its battered cliffs. Finally ascend a hollow in the cliffs into the Pamet Valley and follow a trail past bearberry encrusted hills and cranberry bogs to your starting point.

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