Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Owl's Head, NH
Trails: Lincoln Woods Trail, Franconia Brook Trail, Lincoln Brook Trail, Owls Head Path, bushwhack, Black Pond Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Thursday, June 4, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked at Lincoln Woods 8 cars when I arrived approximately 30 on my return  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Mud - Significant 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: East Pemi was at approximately 324 cfs when I crossed first crossing this morning. All rock hoppable  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trails in great shape. Definitely noticed recent maintenance. There were approximately 3 blowdowns before first water crossing and I counted 7 blowdowns on Lincoln Brook trail after first 2 crossings. Just a couple more nearing the summit  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: 1 friendly pooch 
Bugs: Mosquitos but were not biting  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Excellent hike of Owls Head. The water has receded substantially from last week and so has the monorail. There is no more than 50 ft left near the summit. Returned via Black Pond Bushwhack and found it saved me 25 minutes hike time.I saw 3 hikers today before exiting Black Pond Trail and another 20 on Lincoln Woods Trail. Great day for this hike.  
Name: scottb 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-06-04 
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