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Did the loop clockwise. Parking is available at the base of the Stone House Trail along Stone House Road and a good place to drop a car at the end of the hike. Very nice trail, all trails has a 2.7 mile logging road following rattlesnake brook that isn’t cleared anymore, has about 5-7 years of tree growth on it. The trail it's self was decent but the marking was terrible. It starts off following along a small brook and then connects to the old Cabot Trail road. The trail ducked into the woods and then came to a nice ledge where we decided to enjoy lunch. We read the reviews about the steepness but didnt truly understand until we tackled the steepness. Shortly before reaching the junction of Blueberry Ridge Trail and Stone House Trail, you will pass over the high point of Blueberry Mtn. The trail it's self was decent but the marking was terrible. This is a great hike with much exposed ledge up top. The other possibility? Merci pour l'examen, Charlie! Definitely difficult though. Trek on! Also, my dog got into a plastic ziploc freezer bag with someone’s half eaten lunch right after Rattlesnake Pool. White Cairn is much steeper, glad we did it that way. At the junction of Blueberry Ridge Trail and Stone House Trail, go left to follow Blueberry Ridge Trail. Super duper! The sun was blazing thru to the trail making for a great hike experience. Decided to go in from the North Trailhead off of Page Rd in Warren NH. Beautiful day and wonderful views!! It is a little harder to find and follow the beginning of the lookout loop, but the All Trails map is pretty accurate on this part and there are cairns to mark the way. Trail starts on private property so be respectful. Spectacular November day, felt more like early September. United States › Maine › White Mountain National Forest › Blueberry Mountain Loop via Stone House Trail and White Cairn Trail. However, in order to be rewarded with Rattlesnake Pool, you will need to use the Stone House Trail, located off Stone House Road. Little muddy and very buggy at trailhead but not so much the higher up you go. Little muddy and very buggy at trailhead but not so much the higher up you go. Great hike. Stonehouse trail hardly had any signs letting you know you were heading to Blueberry Mountain. The views are great. As the name implies, there are wild blueberry bushes on the top of the mountain. Blueberry Mountain, ME: Trails: White Cairn Trail, Blueberry Ridge Trail, Overlook Loop, Stone House Trail, road walk: Date of Hike: Tuesday, April 14, 2020: Parking/Access Road Notes: I parked near route 113 and walked one mile to the "Summer" parking lot on Stone House road to begin the loop. Very nice trail, all trails has a 2.7 mile logging road following rattlesnake brook that isn’t cleared anymore, has about 5-7 years of tree growth on it. From there it winds along through the varying forest and as you progressively climb 340m up French Mountain. Arrived at the second summit at 10:40. The Blueberry Mountain Trail is a so-called point-to-point hike, which means that, if you want to hike its entire length, you’ll need to have two cars, one on each end of the trail. Great fall views. Rattlesnack pool was very cool, the color of the water is just beautiful. I took a different trail down that I preferred over descending back the way I came. Drive time from Portland is about an hour and 45 minutes. An hour and 15 to Blueberry summit, then the extension to Speckled took another hour plus. Le sentier vous présentera des fleurs sauvages et sa difficulté est évaluée comme modérée. Spectacular November day, felt more like early September. Rattlesnack pool was very cool, the color of the water is just beautiful. Certainly don't miss Rattlesnake Pool on your way up or down and be sure to see the flume as well. Everyone needs to do this hike, in October especially. The best way to enjoy it is by taking a hike to the summit of Blueberry Mountain before ending with a refreshing, celebratory dip in the emerald green waters. This loop runs around the south side of Blueberry Mountain with views to the Deers and Shell Pond below. A really nice hike that avoids the steep rock face of Cairn trail. Found a Mountain Dew can on the way up Cairns and a plastic Poland Spring bottle on the day down Stone House. Difficulty Rating: 4C. The white cairn trail was well marked with yellow blazes, gradual accent thru a Beech tree forest with a zillion leaves on the trail (glad I had hiking poles). I took my time on this trail/hike, detours plus 40 minutes at Speckled summit. Did the loop clockwise. We read the reviews about the steepness but didnt truly understand until we tackled the steepness. Fantastic trail. Hiked the Blueberry loop trail, plus the out n back to Speckled, on Saturday 11/07/20. Blueberry Mountain. The short loop at the top is worth the trouble and has excellent views. It's a great trail and I would say borders on easy except that there are a lot of smaller rocks on much of the trail to help with erosion, if you aren't steady on your feet, this could be a bit of an issue, but probably not for most. A lot of switchbacks which I’m not biggest fan of, but it makes the trail very moderate. Next try Flying Squirrel for a fast and fun ride through the trees. Back in lot at 1:45. At the tip, you are rewarded by views of mountains, coastline and the ocean. The view was an incredible payoff. Offline-Karte wird empfohlen. That would have been a burner on the knees. A perfect spot for a picnic or a snack! Follow the Blueberry Ridge Trail for just 0.2 miles, then turn right on the Stone House Trail, which will lead you back down into the valley. On the way down I jumped into the Rattlesnake Pool. I took the Stonehouse Trail to the top and back down on 6/17/2020. That would have been a burner on the knees. The ridge lies on private land, and it is thanks to the generosity of the owner which makes such a magical outing possible. Starting out it was very easy but went up Carin and it got STEEP! Hiked up Cairns and down Stone House 6/28/20 with my dog and didn’t see anyone until we took a swim at Rattlesnake pool. Beautiful day and wonderful views!! Awesome hike. Veuillez nous écrire à support@alltrails.com! The "lot" does only have about six spaces, but there is definitely enough room to pull off to one side of the road and still allow cars to pass. It was pretty flat with lots of corners and overlooks to explore. Beautiful trail and moderate in difficulty. and up ridge to Speckled. Evans Notch - Blueberry Mountain Loop Trail is a 8.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Fryeburg, Maine that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The foliage was still peaking at certain elevations this day and even after a decent amount of rain the night before the trail was in good shape. Speckled Mountain and the Blueberry Ridge Trail . We got a little mixed up with the signs on top to the next trail but we found the right one and finished out at the rattlesnake pond. Offline map is recommended. Great hike on a well maintained trail. Later, post hike, noted that many cars simply parked in the dirt road. Once you get to the top and see signs to continue down head left and look for look out loop sign and follow the rock piles. The Blueberry Hill Trail System is a network of multi-use trails spread over 900 acres of town-owned property. Once you get to the top and see signs to continue down head left and look for look out loop sign and follow the rock piles. Gorgeous! I will note that the All Trails map does not follow the switchbacks near the top very well, but I found the trail very easy to follow. Got a little muddy in some spots but overall the trails are in great shape and well marked. Location: Evans Notch Mileage: about 4.6 miles Elevation Gain: about 1,100 feet Trailhead Coords: 44.252, -70.9914 Terrain Map: Blueberry Mountain via White Cairn and Stone House trails on EveryTrail.com. The mosquito situation wasn't bad, and the trail is very clear of plant life, but there were lots of little gnat type bugs that tended to be around your face, so definitely bring the bug spray. On the ridge, but a mix of open and tree-covered. We underestimated the trail and there’s one point where you’re on your hands and knees in order to climb vertically. Hiked June 10, 2020. Quite lovely hike. The best part of the hike is a dip in the emerald green “Rattlesnake Pool” just off the Stone House Trail, a gorgeous swimming hole and waterfall. This section, including Blueberry Ridge trail, was gradual thru ledge and Pine/coniferous mountain ecosystems. The trail quickly hits ledge after that and views S and SW across the Notch are great. The views are stunning for such a moderate hike. Hiked 5-31-20. The view is great though, as was Rattlesnake Pool! First time attempting the loop as a family. It is a little harder to find and follow the beginning of the lookout loop, but the All Trails map is pretty accurate on this part and there are cairns to mark the way. Rattlesnake pool is awesome too. Starting out it was very easy but went up Carin and it got STEEP! Blueberry Mountain via Stone House Trail is a 4.8 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Bethel, Maine that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. Reclaimed oak floors. Fun day overall. Highly recommend. Trail VERY easy to follow. Hiked June 10, 2020. Also, a note about the road: no potholes right now on the dirt portion, but some protruding rocks of decent size, so just take it slow and be extra careful if you have a lower car (my Prius was fine). Stone House Road branches off to the right of Route 113 not long after the road dips into New Hampshire. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from April until October. Fantastic trail. As you near the top you will understand where the trail gets its name. Be aware that the first part of the hike is on private property. Parking for trail is off Stone House Road about 1.5 miles past Baldface Circle trail parking (right turn). Hiked 5-31-20. The "lot" does only have about six spaces, but there is definitely enough room to pull off to one side of the road and still allow cars to pass. We have updated the route accordingly. This is a great hike with much exposed ledge up top. Next the trail alternated between short spurts through conifers and wonderful open granite slabs with views to the west and north. At the top, it’s like walking on sponge as the mountain top is covered in wild blueberry and cranberry patches and moss. It takes a small detour (but still really well marked!). Trails diverge off it to Blueberry Mtn. Definitely better to go up Cairn as there are some steep scrambles that would be difficult to descend (especially in icy conditions, which it was today). Really lovely views, so definitely do the loop. We hiked up White Cairn Trail to Blueberry Ridge Trail, then … Blueberry Mountain Loop via Stone House Trail and White Cairn Trail . Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. Gorgeous! Stacked stone archways. Great views and nice moderately used trail. Follow this into and directly across the field into a hardwood forest, where the path continues following an old woods road. 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