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12 hours ago

I have had the opportunity to snowshoe and cross country ski this trail a few different times. I have done with with my three children as well as with my best friend. The trail is easy to follow is easy to do both snowshoeing and cross country skiing but be aware it is used by snowmobiles. Everyone we can across was respectful and slowed down, we also made sure we moved off to the side when we heard the machines. It's a beautiful walk through the winter woods. We parked by the baseball field across from the high school and easily got on the trail. You will have to cross route 4 if you park here. Another option is to park in the Hannaford parking lot and and hit the trail there. We did not complete the entire trail but we did make a day of it. There are places to grab lunch on the way if you please.

trail needs to be marked better, easy to get yourself turned around snowshoeing if you are not on the snowmobile trail.

Short, steep trail to amazing views! very icy on ledges on winter so don't forget traction!

4 days ago

on Ledges Trail

4 days ago

4 days ago

This place is a find! We did snowshoeing on the Noyes trail. The trail is well marked and of moderate difficulty. The highlight was the overlook over Pennesseewassee Lake. The warning hut was open and staffed by friendly, helpful volunteers. There's no charge, so please put a generous donation in the jar. Roberts Farm Preserve is highly recommended.

4 days ago

Surprisingly challenging trail! Especially when you're backpacking. BUT the views are stunning and it's the most beautiful trail on the East Coastline. There are lots of rocks so expect some scrambling, and there's no freshwater, so you have to bring your own. The beaches aren't sandy, so if you're going to go in, wear water shoes. We did the trail during a 3-day backpacking trip, with two different campsites (which are first come first served, and packed every weekend).

7 days ago

10 days ago

Initial climb up Mountain Trail to summit. Lots of ice so spikes are encouraged. From summit took Tote Road Loop blazed in white. Great for snowshoeing and x-country skiing.

11 days ago

Very icy during the wintertime, would recommend picks for your boots! Otherwise very pretty walk, great to bring dogs along.