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Great Hill
Tamworth, NH

Looking up at the Great Hill summit
Looking up at the Great Hill summit

Location mapSummary
Great Hill, located in Hemenway State Forest, features a retired 35 foot fire tower with a observation cabin open to the public. The tower, now listed on the National Historic Lookout Register, was built with a log room at its base in 1934 by the Civilian Conservation Corps. The town of Tamworth has owned the tower since 1977.

Summit Elevation
1,270 feet

Summit Facilities
Firetower.

Trip Reports:
Click on the date for photos, timestamps, and maps.
Date of Hike Trail(s) Length Steepness Vertical
October 27, 2010 Betty Steele Loop Trail, more Moderate Moderate 650'
September 13, 2010 Unknown Easy Easy 260'
May 19, 2010 Unknown Easy Easy 260'
May 6, 2010 Unknown Easy Easy 260'
April 19, 2010 Unknown Easy Easy 260'
February 9, 2009 Unknown Easy Easy 260'
January 9, 2009 Unknown Easy Easy 260'
December 19, 2008 Unknown Easy Easy 260'
December 10, 2008 Ned Behr Trail, more Easy Easy 250'
October 22, 2008 Unknown Easy Easy 260'
October 3, 2008 Unknown Easy Easy 260'
July 1, 2008 Unknown Easy Easy 260'
June 17, 2008 Unknown Easy Easy 260'
April 14, 2008 Unknown Easy Easy 260'
February 20, 2008 Unknown Easy Easy 260'
January 28, 2008 Unknown Easy Easy 320'
January 2, 2008 Unknown Easy Easy 260'
December 21, 2007 Unknown Easy Easy 260'
December 12, 2007 Unknown Easy Easy 260'
October 6, 2007 Unknown Easy Easy 260'
July 20, 2007 Unknown Easy Easy 260'
July 13, 2007 Unknown Easy Easy 260'
June 6, 2007 Unknown Easy Easy 260'
May 19, 2007 Unknown Easy Easy 265'
April 19, 2007 Unknown Easy Easy 260'
April 6, 2007 Unknown Easy Easy 260'
April 1, 2007 Unknown Easy Easy 265'

More Information
- Great Hill - Forest Fire Lookout Association




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