This hike is for the hardy!! 13 Miles!
We will start at the Red Lock Trailhead. From there we will take the Valley Bridle north 2.6 miles, make the turn south and continue on the Buckeye Trail for 2.9 miles to Snowville Road. Then we will cross Snowville and continue on the Buckeye Trail for 4.3 miles to Blue Hen Falls. At Blue Hen we will follow the creek to Buttermilk Falls and continue west to Boston about 1.2 miles. In Boston we will take the Tow Path back to Red Lock for 2 miles.
Description: This is a DIFFICULT hike!!! There are many hills on the Valley and Buckeye Trails. We will travel though many diverse and beautiful terrains and the leaves should be at peak color. Yes, there are several stream crossings. Bring your camera.
Only the last 2 miles are flat.
Sturdy shoes, water, and snacks are highly recommended.
The pace will be moderate, about 3 miles per hour. We will take short breaks if needed.
Hiking time 4-5 hours.
After the hike we can get a well deserved drink and lunch at Pat Dees in Northfield.
As always, hike at your own risk.