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Sentinel Mountain Trail

Intermediate/Difficult
 4.0 (1)

A 1-mile trail that ascends an old volcano.


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0.9

Miles

1.5

KM

66%

Runnable

1,670' 509 m

High

948' 289 m

Low

722' 220 m

Up

1' 0 m

Down

14%

Avg Grade (8°)

66%

Max Grade (33°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Geological Significance · Views · Wildlife

There's limited parking at the trailhead; don't block the gate. This trail is inaccessible (from Camp Merrowvista) during their active summer programs.

Need to Know

The collection of artifacts or minerals is prohibited.

Description

This trail starts from the trailhead off Bents Road and follows red blazes. The trailhead and trail is signed as Mountain Trail. It follows a series of woods roads and logging roads until it reaches a singletrack. Here, the trail scrambles over a rocky and eroded climb to the summit. *At one time, the Ossipee Mountains were an active volcano; notice the small air pockets, from escaped gases, in the surrounding rocks. The trail arrives at the summit of Sentinel Mountain, where one is rewarded with excellent views.

Contacts

Land Manager: Camp Merrowvista

Shared By:

David Smith

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  4.0 from 1 vote

#12

in Ossipee

#20757

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#12

in Ossipee

#577

in New Hampshire

#20,757

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