Mount Beacon

Location: Beacon Distance: 2 or 4 miles Skill Level: difficult Elevation Gain: 1500' Type of Hike: out-and-back Trail Condition: gravel, rocky, metal stairs, trail Wow Factor: amazing views, climbable firetower, and self-satisfaction How to get there: The parking lot is at the corner of 9D and Howland Ave in a bend in the road.  Its … Continue reading Mount Beacon

Nimham Fire Tower

Also called Ninham Location: Kent Distance: 1.5 miles Skill Level: easy, good for little walkers Elevation Gain: 400' Type of Hike: out-and -back Trail Condition: gravel road Wow Factor: views from the fire tower How to get there: From Route 6, head north on 52.  Make a right on 301.  Go over the stone bridge on … Continue reading Nimham Fire Tower