New Hampshire
Rhode Island/Connecticut
Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Bear Hill, NH
Trails: Bear Hill Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: At a small pulloff near the junction of Podunk Road and Spruce Pond Road within Bear Brook State Park. $4 entrance fee to get into the park. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: None. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Signage could be better at the start. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: I wouldn't recommend it due to the ants (see below). 
Bugs: Mosquitoes. And ants! 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Nothing. 
Comments: A quick 20 minute round trip to visit this peak for the fire tower list. Besides the footings from the tower, there are MILLIONS of ants at the summit, which is covered in ant hills. I didn't stay long as they were all over my feet. Eek!

No issues along the trail except signage. At the first junction, stay left to proceed to the summit. This is a very short hike, only a few tenths round trip.  
Name: KenM 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-07-12 
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