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Plateau Trail

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Length


4.6 Miles 7.4 Kilometers


368' 112 m

Ascent

-352' -107 m

Descent

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

15%

Max Grade (9°)

1,016' 310 m

High

783' 239 m

Low

Shared By Maggie Olson

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Tree-lined trail with several stunning ponds nearby.

Maggie Olson

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Wildlife

Description

This stunning trail is well worth a visit. Originally intended for cross-country skiing, it is a favorite among hikers and runners as well.

What Makes It Great:

This is one of the more beautiful views in the autumn. A well-timed visit in October will give viewers a palate of orange, red, rust and maize that will blow minds. Meadowedge and Sylvan Ponds are likely to stop you in your tracks, if only to watch the flitting waterfowl buzz in and out. The Plateau Trail also offers just enough challenging terrain to keep it interesting.

Who is Going to Love It:

Hikers, cross-country skiers and perhaps a trail runner or two who can’t get enough of the autumn leaves. Bring your camera to capture some of the tree-lined vistas. And don’t forget your lunch: There’s a nice picnic area there that can be accessed from these trails. One more quick head’s up: in the summer and early fall, this trail can get buggy, so make sure you carry plenty of insect repellent, or lather up before you arrive.

Flora & Fauna

You'll likely spot waterfowl and aquatic animals, given the proximity to several stunning ponds.

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Feb 22, 2019
Jake Mansfield
Feb 17, 2019
Jeremy Knopp
Chilly but not too icy. Nice tiny little climb half way through 4.6mi
Jan 5, 2019
Jeff Reynolds
9mi — 3h 22m
Dec 8, 2018
John Niehaus
Aug 19, 2018
Abbey Messina
Jun 16, 2018
Jeff Hutchison
5mi
May 31, 2018
Lauren Elizabeth
clear pathway, nothing super crazy to look at but a nice hike nonetheless!
May 6, 2018
Tammy Iselin

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  4.3 from 12 votes

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