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3 days ago

Good hike, recommend micro spikes this time of year

Challenging in the winter with ice on the steeps

Nice walk in the fall

hiking
1 month ago

The views are amazing

Really nice!!

hiking
1 month ago

Most of the Faulkner trail was closed (through mid-November). Detour took us on the Lowe Link trail. The detour was steeper than Faulkner but we enjoyed that even more. Beautiful views!

This is mostly a city park trail with a well marked trail. You hear the traffic from Woodstock during most of the hike. If you are looking for a wilderness trail, do not bother coming here.

more easy than moderate trail. All dirt roads that are smooth. Beginning of trail near Billings Farm is a bit steeper but a nice hike without a lot of people and plenty of side loops to make your hike longer

2 months ago

Very fun, lots of switchbacks making it fairly easy and interesting. Lovely views at the top. Perfect for a fall day!

moderate strain but a nice couple of hours

great walk. looking forward to exploring more up there

Nice hike with our dog on 9/1/18. Probably best to take the precipice trail up (it mug stepper and more rugged) and the mountain trail road down. Great views from the top. This trail is less traveled than the Faulkner trail, making it more enjoyable. Plus, Pogue pond was really an added treat.

Nice trail, well kept. Moderate elevation. Did it with a 5 and 7 year old. No signs at the bottom of the trail, so we were a little confused at first. It connects to the AT and we met hikers at the top which was cool . View is very closed in. We could get glimpses of it’s beauty, but not see much. May be better in spring.

4 months ago

Trail was good- perfect distance for a short hike. Not too rocky- was able to hike just fine with baby on my back. Hiked on cloudy day so we couldn’t see the view. Trail was on nice dirt road easy to find big enough parking pull off.

Great loop, did not see another soul on a cloudy but peaceful day. The overlooks off the beaten path are worth a detour off the carriage trails. The pond and spring pastures are beautiful. Great 4-5 mile hike.

backpacking
4 months ago

The view at the top is closed in, meaning there is on a narrow gap at the top of the mountain, which limits the view.

hiking
4 months ago

Great hike. Nice cabin and lookout rooftop deck. Partially on AT.

5 months ago

super beautiful. if you take the left side first it's a bit tricky with navigation of the trails, but completely worth it. the pond is incredible, a wonderful 4+ mile trail run. be sure to check out the raptor refuge nature center VIN, on your way in, or after your hike, it's filled with Hawks Owls and Eagles.

Great easy hike. Stunning views from the top. Well worth it!

Very nice wide , well maintained trail , not too busy !
Great pond for clean dog swimming .
Dogs are “ supposed “ to be on a leash but we only leashed ours when people came. We walked a big loop and it took about 2 h

Excellent trails, pretty busy but wide paths. Great place to take dogs walking!

Nice easy trail..

on Faulkner Trail

hiking
6 months ago

Nice views of the Woodstock valley on the well maintained switchback trails leading up from Faulkner Park. Last few hundred feet near the South view are more “trail like” and steeper than the switchbacks. Please be aware that the loop trail shown on the map includes a descent on the Precipice trail, a much steeper and much more difficult route, especially for seniors with less flexibility. The Precipice does have a convenient cable hand rail system that makes this scramble a lot easier, but it could present a significant challenge in wetter conditions. If it’s a leisurely stroll to some gorgeous views you’re after, take the switch back (Faulkner Trail) back down.

Great low key hike. Kid friendly!

Hiked Faulkner Trail up to Mount Tom on Earth Day (April 22) and it was a perfect sunny Spring day. Trail is easy to find from Faulkner Park - across from Woodstock Inn there is a covered bridge on Mountain Ave, go over that and across River street to follow the curve to Faulkner Park and then begin the hike on the pavement next to a stone wall. Trail is well marked and the switchbacks make the assent easier. Starts to get a little rocky half way up but the hardest part is close to the top where it gets narrow, a little steep and more technical but that does not go on for long. Nice views. It would be lovely later in the spring and in the fall. You can extend the hike by heading further to the Pogue or any number of other trail options. If just doing the climb to Mount Tom and back probably a few hours at a leisurely pace with stops to enjoy the views.

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Nice hike although top was closed so improvised a loop trail.

hiking
Saturday, November 04, 2017

Just perfect.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Very easy hike.

Monday, October 16, 2017

The reward for walking to the top of the hill is the pond where you can stroll completely around the water and enjoy the mirrored reflections. Return the way you entered.

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Sunday, September 10, 2017

Easier hike with stunning payoff. One of my local favorites.

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