|Hiking Trail Conditions Report|
||Wilder Hill, ME|
||ATV trails, logging road|
|Date of Hike:
||Tuesday, November 2, 2021|
|Parking/Access Road Notes:
||The road requires good clearance to get to the trailhead. They work on the lower part of the road, but I don't know how high up they will be improving it. |
||Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable |
|Water Crossing Notes:
|Trail Maintenance Notes:
||Trail is clear |
|Lost and Found:
||Wilder Hill is one of the shortest hikes around, but it's in a beautiful location and there's lots of interesting sights along the network of logging roads in the area. The lower part of the logging road to Wilder Hill was being worked on, but I'm not sure how high up they are going to improve the road, so it should still be assumed that good clearance is necessary to get to this hike.|
Before reaching the hike, I made quick stops at the abandoned school bus and the abandoned house known as Hamlin Place along the logging roads.
The hike up Wilder Hill itself is a short 0.5 mile loop which brings you to a picnic table and memorial at the viewpoint. There were excellent views today which reached all the way to the Presidentials in NH. All of the leaves are gone from the trees, and it's starting to feel more like winter in the mountains!
||Sam Shirley |
Disclaimer: Reports are not verified - conditions may vary. Use at own risk. Always be prepared when hiking. Observe all signs. Trail conditions reports are not substitutes for weather reports or common sense.