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Coon Hollow Path

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An alternate way to the Blue Hill observation tower.


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1.1

Miles

1.7

KM

Point to Point

600' 183 m

High

173' 53 m

Low

436' 133 m

Up

8' 3 m

Down

8%

Avg Grade (4°)

24%

Max Grade (13°)

Dogs Unknown

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The trail starts at Hill Side St. near Houghton's Pond. The trail is wide with gravel and goes gently uphill. After crossing some smaller trails, it crosses over Skyline Trail South. Shortly after it reaches another junction where it now follows green markers for awhile.

The trail slowly gets steeper and with more rocks. At the next junction, it turns right by a small pond and crosses the Skyline Trail and leaves the green markers. Now the trail gets steeper and even rockier and has some stone steps. At the next junction, it turns left and follows red markers to the end. Where you'll find the summit of the Great Blue Hill and its observation tower.

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Ron Birk

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Photos

The Great Blue Hill Observation Tower
Jun 18, 2015 near Dedham, MA
View from the Great Blue Hill
Jun 18, 2015 near Dedham, MA
Eliot Tower Towards Boston
Oct 15, 2019 near Dedham, MA
Slabby section
Jun 18, 2015 near Dedham, MA
Nellie 7 - That's Boston over there
Oct 15, 2019 near Dedham, MA

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Jun 17, 2020
Samantha Sheehy
Coon Hollow Path