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Cooley Hill
Easton, NH

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
The Jericho Road Trail
The Jericho Road Trail

Route: Jericho Road Trail

Smooth, fairly gradual trail, good for an evening jog. Highpoint appeared to be off trail a little bit beyond the firetower remains. Not much in way of views from the summit, but a herd path to directional views was found a few minutes before the tower.

Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Cooley Hill
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Easy
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Saturday, May 19, 2012
Parking Elevation: 1,060'
Destination: Cooley Hill
Time Elapsed: 00:51
Trailhead Elevation: 1,385'
Summit Elevation: 2,485'
Vertical Gain: 1,260'
Hike Time Elapsed: 01:46
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,420'


The Jericho Road Trail trailhead off Route 116
The Jericho Road Trail trailhead off Route 116

A porcupine near the Jericho Road Trail
A porcupine near the Jericho Road Trail

The Franconia Ridge as seen from near the summit of Cooley Hill - Click to enlarge
The Franconia Ridge as seen from near the summit of Cooley Hill

Topographic map of Cooley Hill - Click to enlarge


Directions to trailhead: Take Route 112 West from Lincoln to Route 116 North. The Jericho Road Trail be on the left near a height of land and curve, as a gated forest road. There is limited room to park adjacent to the gate.

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