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Ives Trail: Route 7 to Tarrywile Park / Ives House

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Trail

4.5 mile 7.2 kilometer point to point
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 1,037' 316 m
Descent: -1,026' -313 m
High: 941' 287 m
Low: 484' 147 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 40% (22°)

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Trail shared by Peter Kolf

Typical up and down, with sharp rocks and oak leaves, through a large, unspoiled, wilderness tract.

Peter Kolf

Features Fall Colors · Lake

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The trail starting at Route 7 is straight up, with a creek running next to it. As you reach the top, the road noise fades away, and you find yourself in an unspoiled wilderness. In the middle of the hike, you'll find a deep valley that looks like something from the Lord of the Rings. As you come back to civilization, entering Tarrywile Park, you encounter signs of civilization in old cars and fellow hikers.

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Aug 11, 2019
Andy Schmit

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