Loop around Hank's Pond and beyond Stephens Road.
ElevationAscent: 724' 221 m
Descent: -721' -220 m
High: 1,343' 409 m
Low: 985' 300 m
GradeAvg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 28% (16°)
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“If you are looking for solitude, you may have found it here.”— Franco Fernandez
At approximately 2.5 miles veer north on the Highland Trail (blazed Diamond Teal) and after climbing a for a bit you'll be on the Fire Tower. Continue on the Highlands Trail until the Fire Tower West Trail. Proceed west to Stephens Road.
After Shephens Road, look for the Terrace Pond Red Trail (blazed red) and take it West until North Spring North Trail (blazed Blue). Spring North Trail will loop around back to Stephens Road. This east section of this trail features wild rhododendron groves and hemlock stands.
At Stephens Road take Hank's East Trail (white blaze) back to the parking area.
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Land Manager: City of Newark