The following list of features exists along or near the proposed route of the future northern extention of The Cohos Trail. The trail is in the planning stages only north of Ben Young Hill. Hiking in the remote forested country in Clarksville and Pittsburg, New Hampshire requires permission in some areas from Lyme Timber Company and numerous small land owners. Most of the land here is privately owned and the landowners permit use of the property. You may not camp on most of the lands here. Stay at Lake Francis Campground or Deer Mountain Campground or one of the numerous private campgrounds and lodges in the Connecticut Lakes Region.
Bear Rock Bog
String of black spruce swamp not far from the trail (Bear Rock Road). Unique acid-loving plants. MacAlester Road
This old farm lane takes you up this low peak with views of Dead Water country and beautiful farm lands. Weirs Tree Farm
Dramatic and sweeping views of the mountainous country in Clarksville and Pittsburg townships.
Peaceful large clear bog fronted by a rough dam. Trail closed here in 2007 due to construction work on the dam. A bypass has been created around the bog via snowmobile trail... Clarksville Pond
Listen to the loons at Rudy's Campground and Cabins on Clarksville Pond - Good fishing! Ben Young Hill
Once farmed, this high elevation land has largely returned to forest. Beautiful views south and southwest.
Built during the Depression to create 2000-acre Lake Francis, Murphy Dam commands fine views of the nations largest town: Pittsburg, NH. Cedar Stream Rd.
Road skirts Lake Francis for six miles. Views of the lake, mountains and forests for half the distance. Recent logging along the road has opened up the canopy quite a bit. Lake Francis Campground
40-site campground on the northeastern inlet of Lake Francis. Views, quiet forests, loons, moose, and canoing.
Happy Corner Bridge
Small covered bridge over Perry Stream. Bear Ledge Campground
Small primitive campgroud located directly on the proposed Cohos Trail in Pittsburg. Camp fires are permitted. Water and phone are available. Prospect Mountain
Proposed trail over a private mountain with spectacular views of 1st Connecticut Lake and mountains such as Rump, Magalloway, Stub Hill and many others. First Lake
Vast and 140 feet deep in spots, First Connecticut is a must canoe or kayaking experience. Resorts on northwest shore. Eagles. Osprey. 2,800 acres large. Round Pond
Glacial kettle pond in boreal forests. Connecticut Lakes State Forest
State Forest. 15-mile-long, narrow forest corridor running from First Lake to the border on either side of Route 3. Terrific moose habitat. People go "moosin'" each evening to see the creatures. Magalloway Rd.
No-nonsense logging road. Access to Mt. Magalloway, Garfield Falls, Dead Diamond country. Big trucks have the right of way. Mt. Magalloway
Seven miles off The Cohos Trail. Good trails to a beautiful summit. New fire tower. Cliffs and talus slopes. Some of the best views in the north. Garfield Falls
Deep in Dead Diamond country, this is a big and rugged falls and shoot that killed many a river logger. Second Connecticut Lake Dam
Small dam and spillway, a miniature version of the dam at First Connecticut Lake. Idlewild
Site of famous old camp and boat launching area on remote Second Connecticut Lake. Dam.