Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Fourth Connecticut Lake, NH
Trails: Fourth Connecticut Lake Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, September 18, 2022
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: I arrived a bit before 9am. there are 5 or 6 spots right in front of The Nature Conservancy Sign. basically it's the *only* place to park. Clear signage directing hikers which way to go. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Significant 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: on the steep rocky spots, the trail is widening because folks are walking around the tricky parts. vegetation is suffering due to erosion. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: NOT ALLOWED..acccording to the handwritten sign, which I thought was funny because all the other signage is very official. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: I think I was the first hiker of the day and maybe the only to complete the loop because the weather was grey, foggy, misty and rain was predicted. I was trying to beat the rain and fortunately I did, because the trail was already wet and muddy enough. it's steep in places and the wet rocks make every step slip worthy. I started in my rain jacket, but that didn't last long because it was very humid. Bog bridges around the "lake" are in good shape. the trail on the west side of the lake, much wetter and muddier than the east. Didn't see anyone else until .25 from the parking lot and soon after that it started raining. Driving out it was pouring! Overall, the trail was meh. The coolest part was the border crossing, but if you're r*dlining, you have to do it.  
Name: hnd 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2022-09-19 
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