Stone walls along the Fahnestock Trail - Photo by Daniel Chazin Stone walls along the Fahnestock Trail - Photo by Daniel Chazin Southwest-facing view from Round Hill - Photo by Daniel Chazin Southwest-facing view from Round Hill - Photo by Daniel Chazin East-facing view from Round Hill - Photo by Daniel Chazin East-facing view from Round Hill - Photo by Daniel Chazin

This loop hike climbs Round Hill, reaching several viewpoints and passing historic stone walls, remnants of the area’s former agricultural use.

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Walk back along the paved road to a junction with a grassy road on the left. Turn left on the grassy road and, almost immediately, you’ll reach a gate. A triple-white blaze on the gate marks the start of the white-blazed School Mountain Road, and a triple-blue blaze marks the start of the blue-blazed Fahnestock Trail. Continue ahead on the road, which soon crosses two streams -- the first, on...

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May 08, 2018
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Round Hill Loop 5/6/18
An enjoyable hike. Some nice scenic mountain views, and a few pretty streams. At the start of the hike, the first of the steel plate bridges mentioned in Dan's hike description has been replaced by a beautiful wooden bridge. I think the best place for a break was the scenic stream at the base of the descent (see hike description). It was very buggy this time of year so don't forget the insect repellent. The lodge in the parking area has 2 picnic tables in a nice shady spot.
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