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Birch Mountain Trail

Easy/Intermediate
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Short trail that provides access to the peak of Birch Mountain.


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Map Key

0.9

Miles

1.4

KM

92%

Runnable

826' 252 m

High

696' 212 m

Low

56' 17 m

Up

185' 56 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

13%

Max Grade (8°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Wildlife

Description

This trail starts and ends on the Shenipsit Trail, but can also be accessed via the Lookout Mountain Trail. This trail is clearly marked with blue and yellow blazes (vertically stacked blue-yellow-blue like an Oreo.) The trail is described as a difficult trail traversing the most challenging terrain in the "open space" are and passing through an extensive Mountain Laurel grove.

Flora & Fauna

Mountain Laurel, Ducks

Shared By:

Ben Rosenberg

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#123

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#14,547

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