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Historic Walking Tour

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An easy hike on a gravel path around the park that leads to various historic sites.


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1.0

Miles

1.6

KM

Point to Point

698' 213 m

High

627' 191 m

Low

84' 26 m

Up

63' 19 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

13%

Max Grade (8°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Cave · Historical Significance · Lake

Description

This historic tour begins at the Visitor Center at the front of the park and leads on the main park road to all fourteen of the historic sites that are scattered throughout the park. It is unblazed but generally follows a wide gravel road. Maps of the park and hiking tour are available at a small kiosk at the end of the parking lot.

The stops on the tour are as follows:
1. Visitor Center
2. Guard House
3. Israel Putman Statue
4. Main Entrance
5. Monument
6. Firebacks
7. Museum
8. Officers Hut
9. Philips Cave
10. Officer's Quarters/Powder Magazine
11. Barlow Circle
12. Bake Oven
13. Commanding Officer's Quarters/Cemetery
14. Lake McDougall

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Shared By:

Daniel McCloskey

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Dec 13, 2020
Myles Wolfe
With Pete and Michelle
Jul 30, 2020
Daniel McCloskey