Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Owl's Head, NH
Trails: Lincoln Woods Trail, Franconia Brook Trail, Lincoln Brook Trail, Owl's Head Path
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty of spots available at Lincoln Woods at 8:00am 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Tricky going in, easy going out 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Only a few blowdowns on Franconia Brook and Lincoln Brook, easy to step over 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: One incredible cute and sweet pup on Owl's Head Path 
Bugs: It was a race against the mosquitoes, but only on Franconia Brook Trail. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: It was a beautiful day for Owl's Head! Met about ten hikers along the way, including one who I happily leapfrogged with the entire day, and one very cool group of over 70 hikers (including one over 80). The trails were beautiful, except for some muddy patches on Lincoln Brook that made me stop momentarily to think about where to step. Water levels on the crossings were manageable. There was no cairn on the summit, but we all agreed we were in the right place. The slide was slidey, and the rocks and roots on Owl's Head Path were wet and slippery. I slowed down and took my time. We all made it in one piece. Soaked my feet and lower half in the cool and refreshing water under the bridge before going back to the car, and it was a lovely end to an incredible walk in the woods.  
Name: Hiker5e 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-08-26 
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