FAR NORTH FEATURES
The following list of features exist along or near the proposed route of the future northern extention of The Cohos Trail. We will begin construction of these trails late this spring. We hope to have a good portion of it completed by this fall.
Views of high Stewartstown farmlands with Dixville Peak, Baldhead,
Mt. Muise, and the many Northeast Peaks in the distance.
Bear Rock Bog
Also known as Hurlburt Swamp, this vast cold swamp has a new boardwalk into it.
Low brooding peak with views of Deadwater country.
Little known cold pond with some old camps tucked under Ben Young Hill.
Built during the Depression to create 1,600 acre Lake Francis,
Murphy Dam commands fine views of the nations largest town: Pittsburg, NH.
40+site campground on northeastern spur of Lake Francis.
Views, quiet forests, loons, moose, and canoing.
Small covered bridge over Perry Stream.
Trans-Canada picnic area
Beautiful wayside spot when you first get to 2000-acre
First Connecticut Lake. Majestic views to the east.
Vast and 120 feet deep in spots, First Connecticut is a must canoe
or kayaking experience. Resorts on north shore. Eagles. Osprey.
View of First Connecticut Lake and Round Pond. Bear and Partridge
Glacial kettle pond in boreal forests.
State Forest 20-mile-long, narrow forest corridor running from First Lake
to the border on either side of Route 3. Terrific moose habitat.
No nonsense logging road. Access to Mt. Magalloway, Garfield
Falls, Dead Diamond country.
Seven miles off The Cohos Trail. Good trails to beautiful summit.
Old fire tower. Cliffs and talus slopes. Some of the best views in the north.
Deep in Dead Diamond country, this is a big and rugged falls
and shoot that killed many a river driver.
Site of famous old camp and boat launching area on remote
Second Connecticut Lake. Dam.
The jewel of the Connecticut Lakes. Terrific views of islands,
forests, Rump and Prospect Mountains on the Maine border.
Off the trail a good long mile, but well worth seeing this long acidic pond and bog.
A wildlife haven. 400 acre virgin pine stand nearby.
Modest waterfall in the Connecticut River, just east of Route 3.
Thunderous in high water.
Deer Mt. Campground
20+site rustic campground beneath Deer Mountain. Access to Moose Falls,
Deer Mt. Trail and Moose Flowage.
River wetlands. This is ideal moose habitat. Pure, dark boreal forest.