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User: kelgrad99 - 8/24/2003

Location: Old Hancock Trail

Difficulty: 1star  Solitude: 2point5stars
Miles Hiked: 7.00 Miles  Elapsed Time: N/A

Comments: The hike was 7 miles roundtrip. I hiked it on a Sunday morning, and never saw another person on the trail (which was nice) -- only some fisherman offshore. There are some birdwatching opportunities if you bring your field glasses. Shady spots are few and far between, so bring your sunscreen. My main complaint is that there were several areas where the trail is not well-defined, and there are no markers to point hikers in the right direction. (Most of the markers that ARE present appear in areas where I thought the trail was obvious.) With some additional directional markers and distance markers (I saw only one the entire hike, at the 1 mile mark), this would be a decent trail.

Area around Old Hancock Trail
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