Loop Hike to Indian Cliffs from Timberbrook Road

Farny State Park

Split Rock Reservoir from Indian Cliffs - Photo by Daniel Chazin Split Rock Reservoir from Indian Cliffs - Photo by Daniel Chazin

This loop hike climbs to a panoramic viewpoint over the Split Rock Reservoir and goes by Misty Pond and Durham Pond.

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At the northern end of the parking area, a triple yellow blaze marks the start of the Timberbrook Trail. Head north on this level trail. After descending a little and passing a marsh on the left, you’ll reach a junction with the white-blazed Four Birds Trail.

Turn right and follow the Four Birds Trail, which climbs over a knoll and descends to cross a wide woods road. The trail...

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Trip Reports

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April 24, 2017
5
Great hike with multiple payoffs.
The description is pretty accurate. The trails are well marked. Misty Pond is the first body of water and it gorgeous. After that, the climb to the main viewpoint is short but steep. It's stunning. After coming down from that ridge, walking partially around the reservoir and heading back into the woods there is a private property notice on the trail - it's for the Boy Scout Property - but that's exactly where you should be, so walk right by those signs. When you come to the third body of water where the camp is, it's another stunner. This hike has it all as far as I'm concerned. Great workout, great views and a few places for my dog to take a refreshing dip in the water :)
khlota
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