Kearsarge Valley Trail
ElevationAscent: 549' 167 m
Descent: -659' -201 m
High: 1,009' 307 m
Low: 813' 248 m
GradeAvg Grade: 6% (3°)
Max Grade: 35% (19°)
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“This trail ties the SRKG from Wadleigh State Park into Kearsarge Mountain State Forest.”— David Smith
It runs through rocks and mud to Shadow Hill State Forest. It climbs over a small hill, in Shadow Hill State Forest, then descends to Interstate 89.
After crossing under I89, the trail takes a turn for the worse and follows skid rows through a slash yard. Navigating through here can be difficult; use caution. The trail ends at the road, across from the Lincoln Trailhead parking.
Fungi: Turkey Tail, Hemlock Varnish Shelf, Parchment fungi, Birch Polypore, Tinder Polypore, Chaga.
Fauna: Midges, Mayflies, Snow Fleas, Dog Ticks, Coyote (scat), Deer (tracks), Moose (scat, tracks), Red-Winged Blackbirds, Hermit Thrush(?).
Historical Features: Stone walls
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Land Manager: NH State Parks - Bureau of Trails