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Forest Discovery Trail at PATS PEAK

Snow Shoe through our Forest Discovery Trail and learn about trees indigenous to New Hampshire.

We have a limited amount of snowshoes available for rent in the Rental Shop or you can bring your own snowshoes.

Trail Marker

Directions to Trail Head:

From the Bluster Lift Shack at the bottom of the Bluster Slope, walk westerly towards the Valley.
Look for this identifying trail marker to help guide your way.
Take Trailhead by snowmaking pond.

Trail Marker

Finding your way on the trail:

Follow these arrow trail markers to guide your way through the trail.

Tree Identification:

There are 12 identifiable trees on the trail. Look for posted informational signs on posts near the trees base.

Tree Identification
  1. Trail Map
  2. Eastern White Pine
  3. Eastern Hemlock
  4. Sugar Maple
  5. Ash
  6. Witch-Hazel
  7. American Beech
  8. White Birch
  9. Southern Red Oak
  10. Red Maple
  11. Striped Maple
  12. Black Birch
Forest Discovery

Designed & built by Jenn Rockett, 2003

The Forest Discovery Trail at PATS PEAK is 1 mile long.

You should allow 45 minutes to complete your round trip.

CLICK HERE to print out an Adobe .pdf version of the Forest Discovery Trail Map.

Forest Discovery Map

IMPORTANT: Please be aware that Pats Peak does not patrol or maintain this snowshoeing trail.

Please follow these simple guidelines:

  • Snowshoe with a partner
  • Carry the Forest Discovery Trail Map
  • Bring an extra warm layer
  • Bring a water bottle
  • Bring a flashlight

For your safety, please stay on the trail.

Thank you!

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