COVID-19Stay safe when out on the trails - Find out more.

Connecticut River State Forest Trail

Steep climb up an old logging road, then into the forest.
Trail Activity
Length
1.3 miles, One Way
Difficulty
Advanced
Town
Charlestown (NH)
Surface
Packed Earth/Dirt, Road, Unpaved
Pets
Unknown
Fees
No

Description

A difficult trail. The first part of the trail is a steep incline for about a mile, after which it flattens out. The trail ends at Lamb Road which is a Class 6 unmaintained road. It is possible to walk out Lamb Road to Meany Road and back around but it's many miles on back country roads. Most people go out and back. The lot just east of the forest was logged recently and offers a diversity of habitat for wildlife. Part of the trail runs through a hemlock stand that has been a deer wintering yard. Bear have also been seen in the forest.

Trail Manager

Visit Town of Charlestown online for more information or contact:

Charlestown Conservation Commission

Charlestown Conservation Commission
PO Box 385, 216 Main St.
Charlestown, NH 03603
Phone: (603)445-5209
rlholmes46@comcast.net
View website

Trail Tips

Dispose of Waste Properly
Dispose of solid human waste in a cathole 6-8 inches deep and at least 200 feet from water, camp, or trails. Don't forget to cover it up when you're done!
Legend
Hide All

Trailhead Information

From Main Street, head east onto East Street, go south past the primary school, and up the dirt road to the parking at the trailhead by the kiosk. The trail is further down the Class 6 road.

Click on a parking icon to get custom directions
Please Log In or Create Account to add comments.
dswinyer
April 23, 2020
Very nice well maintained trail. Totally enjoyed it.
SHARE THIS TRAIL

Add Trail Log

Please wait…
Join In on the Fun!
Log in or create an account below to unlock all the great features of Trail Finder: keep track of trails you want to do, preserve memories of trails you’ve done, earn badges, and more!
Your log in attempt was not successful. Please try again.
    Lost your password? Reset your password
    Don't yet have an account?
    There was an issue with your submission. Please try again.
      * Indicates required field
      Please check the box below before submitting.
      Already have an account? Login here
      Enter your username, and we will send you a new, randomly generated password to your email account.
      There was an issue with your submission. Please try again.

        Success! A new password has been emailed to you.

        Log in now

        Please wait…