Birding · Fall Colors · Wildflowers
Need to Know
Plenty of free parking at the trailhead.
Trail begins at Oliverian Brook Trail
parking area and share the trail for a short distance. The first mile of the trail is a doubletrack.
At the first fork, follow the trail to the right. The loop trail is is the eastern loop of the Downes-Oliverian XC Ski Trail
, so it is marked with blue diamonds on the trees. About 0.2 mile in, there is a second fork, follow the trail to the left (the right fork connects to the Downes Brook Trail
At 1 mile in, there is another fork, follow the trail to the left (the right fork is FR 37). At this fork the trail becomes a singletrack until it ends at the Oliverian Brook Trail
. There is one short but steep descent shortly after the fork, and then the trail is relatively flat until it connects with the Oliverian Brook Trail
At the junction, you can go left to return to the parking area via the Oliverian Brook Trail
, or go right to run more of the Oliverian Brook Trail
or connect to the Passaconaway Cutoff
Flora & Fauna
Deciduous and evergreen trees, wildflowers, deer, moose, chipmunks, squirrels, birds.
Shared By: Brent Smith