Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Owl's Head, NH
Trails: Lincoln Woods Trail, Black Pond Trail, herd path, Lincoln Brook Trail, herd path, Owls Head Path
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, August 28, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: LW was packed at 11:45, I parked a 1/4 mile away along the Kanc. There were a handful of open spots at LW at 5:15 PM, and many road parkers thinned out.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Low and easy. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: All maintianed trails were well maintianed. The single log bridge on Black Pond Trail could be replaced.  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: A few friendly ones including an energetic 2 y/o pup who joined me from summit to OWP.  
Bugs: Again, none. Thanks to cooler mornings and light winds.  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: After the Hancocks this morning I headed over to do Owls Head in the afternoon for #42 for August. Having done this a few times I think this back to back actually makes a lot of sense. It's got some milage but combined elvation is not too bad, and it's only a 15 min drive between THs.

Black pond BW is an easy to follow heard path. Brutus is also very easy to follow, though there are a few deviating paths where it begins to ascend the steep slope.

More than a few people out this afternoon, enjoyed meeting and talking with some friendly hikers of all experience levels.  
Name: Kyle L 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-08-28 
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