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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks None, ME
Trails
Trails: Elmwood Trail, Bradbury-Pineland Corridor, road walk
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, March 28, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Access on Elmwood road is off Route 9 at the flashing light in Pownal (about 1/2 mile from Bradbury entrance) head towards Pineland farms - Elmwood trail is a couple of miles down the road - there is a sign in the woods (if you pass a red house you've gone too far). Parking alongside the road with room for 3-4 cars on either side of the road. You can also access the trails off trailhead on Lawrence road - (turn right off Elmwood road a mile or so from the flashing light in Pownal. Trailhead parking lot here has room for 10+ cars. These trails can also be accessed via the trail system in Bradbury. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Ice - Black, Wet Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Mud - Significant 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Only significant crossing over chandler brook has a lovely bridge! 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: All in great shape 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: All easy dog trails! 
Bugs
Bugs: None yet 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: A pitch for some of the local trails here in Maine. These are located near Bradbury Mountain State Park. A nice set of trails that locals can explore for those looking to get out but can't make it to the mountains. These all provide nice walks in the woods. We started at the Elmwood trailhead and connected to the Bradbury-pineland corridor. Elmwood trail a mix of dry trail with many spots of mud. There is still some ice remaining but nothing that would require traction. At the junction in the open field we took a right and headed to the trailhead off Lawrence road, crossed the road and took the short trail up Tyron mountain which has an old feldspar quarry. Back to the junction we headed down the corridor. A short ways pass this you will pass a junction where a trail heads steeply down the hill and another heads straight. Follow the trail down the hill - the other trail heads over to a sledding hill and then onto another trail access off sweetser road. Once down the hill you'll head back into the woods and to the nice bridge cross the brook which is quite scenic. Trail in this section was dry with just a few spots of mud. We followed the trail until the utility corridor where we turned left and followed the corridor for a bit over a mile back to Elmwood road. Here the trail continues along the corridor to connect to the trail system in Pineland. We took a left on Elmwood road to hike about 1/2 mile back to the car. All in all about 5 miles. Saw about ten people on the trail (and another 5 at the Lawrence trailhead) all keeping good social distance.  
Name
Name: Brian from Maine 
E-Mail
E-Mail: brobert1@maine.rr.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-03-29 
Link
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