Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Owl's Head, NH
Trails: Lincoln Wood Trail, Black Pond Trail, bushwhack, Lincoln Brook Trail, Owls Head Path, bushwhack
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, June 12, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: About 10 cars when we started at 7:30 am and quite active when we finished. The 'pay' box was taped shut when we got there but at the end of the hike a handful of portable toilets lined a section of the parking lot and the boxes were open for pay. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Mud - Significant 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Several required taking shoes off and putting on water sandals, my partner found a way to rock hop one and barefoot the other. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Blowdowns but all doable 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: No dogs on the trail up but a few on lower trails. 
Bugs: There is not enough cortizone to tame the itching from bugs which I have numerous even while treating my body several times; my partner has close to none. I am just a biting bug magnet 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Lincoln Wood Trail, Black Pond Trail, Black Pond Bushwhack, Lincoln Brook Trail, Owls Head Path, Brutus Bushwack

What a long day but amazing weather. Lost the trail on Black Pond Bushwhack several times but gaia gps was very helpful getting us back on track. Sections of significant mud here and there through the trails but generally avoidable. Saw 5 on the way up and down many more going to the falls or going to camp around Owls Head. Glad we chose to descend on Brutus's Bushwack- a bit easier on the knees!  
Name: KC6707 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-06-13 
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