New Hampshire
Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Ravenswood Park, Bond Hill, MA
Trails: Old Salem Road, Ledge Hill Trail, Fernwood Lake Trail, Magnolia Swamp Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Monday, August 22, 2016
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Found the last space in the park's very small parking area - people were parking along road but there was construction in process!!!! 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: none 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Deadfall along the Fernwood Lake Tr, also, confusing blazing once the trail leaves the reservation - I found myself at the edge of a lake with old park-like relics (poles with broken wooden tabs on top - lots of poles) but had a GPS so I found my way back, of course, but, would be confusing if I weren't equipped!!!! Also, I took a side path to Bond Hill and found the top fenced off with maybe WW2/cold war?-era relics? 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Lots of dogs, and, of course, regrettably being in the "nanny" state, there were lots of signs to keep your dog on-leash near the vernal pools.  
Bugs: Horrible mosquitoes!!!! I wasn't planning on necessarily jogging this park but the bugs were horrible - I ended up running most of the perimeter to out"run" the bugs.  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Really neat OLD park in Gloucester!!!!! I had fun navigating the carriage roads and enjoying the big boulders!!!!! Really fun area to explore! Thanks 10th edition of the AMC Massachusetts Trail Guide!!! :)  
Name: Becca Munroe 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2016-08-22 
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