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greenBlue Tarkiln Branch Road

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1.3 mile 2.1 kilometer point to point
97% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 61' 19 m
Descent: -208' -63 m
High: 2,706' 825 m
Low: 2,503' 763 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 9% (5°)

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A doubletrack fire road that connects the Guion Farm parking area to the Southern trails of DuPont.

Vinnie Connors

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Wildflowers

DuPont State Recreational Forest is a very popular multiuse, bi-directional trail system, so be on the lookout for hikers, horses, and bikers. It is normally open in any weather although it can close in extended periods of freeze / thaw during the winter.

Description

Tarkiln Branch Road starts off of Sky Valley Road near the Guion Farm parking area. The trail descends 200 feet before a short climb to its termination at Thomas Cemetery Road in the Southwest. It connects to Sky Valley Road, Wintergreen Falls, Sandy, and Thomas Cemetery Road.

Flora & Fauna

Pine trees, oak and maple trees. Many species of wildflowers in the summer.

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