Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Rocky Ridge, NH
Trails: Boulder Trail, unnamed trails, herd paths, bushwhack, North Mountain Trail, Boulder Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Monday, July 10, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked near Round Pond off Round Pond Rd. Said road has potential to be rough on small vehicles, and is prone to flooding in spots. Drive with care. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Only crossing of note was easily rock hopped. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: No issues on the official trails. Herd paths were fairly easy to follow, if overgrown at times. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: Really bad. Not going back to Rocky Ridge until late fall, needless to say... 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: After work hike/whack of Rocky Ridge, Pawtuckaway State Park's unofficial fourth mountain. The trailed portions of the hike were fairly straightforward, although following the herd paths on the ridge can be confusing, since they seem to go every which way. Actual summit seems to be a wooded rock outcropping, but there is a ledge not far from the top with a sweeping view of the park and all three major peaks in it. Best view in the entire park, and one of the best in southern NH, IMHO.

If you hate bugs of any kind, I would stay away from this loop until mid to late fall, as the bug situation was, and usually is, quite bad....  
Name: Spencer 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-07-10 
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