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Tarkiln Branch Road

Easy/Intermediate
 3.3 (3)

A doubletrack fire road that connects the Guion Farm parking area to the Southern trails of DuPont.


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1.3

Miles

2.1

KM

Point to Point

2,706' 825 m

High

2,503' 763 m

Low

61' 19 m

Up

208' 63 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

9%

Max Grade (5°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Wildflowers

DuPont State Recreational Forest is a very popular multiuse, bi-directional trail system, so be on the lookout for hikers, horses, and bikers. It is normally open in any weather although it can close in extended periods of freeze / thaw during the winter.

Description

Tarkiln Branch Road starts off of Sky Valley Road near the Guion Farm parking area. The trail descends 200 feet before a short climb to its termination at Thomas Cemetery Road in the Southwest. It connects to Sky Valley Road, Wintergreen Falls, Sandy, and Thomas Cemetery Road.

Flora & Fauna

Pine trees, oak and maple trees. Many species of wildflowers in the summer.

Contacts

Shared By:

Vinnie Connors with improvements by Jean-Claude Linossi

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May 19, 2019
Jean-Claude Linossi
Have hiked this trail numerous times. 1.3mi — 0h 30m