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RATING: MODERATE / SOME UPS AND DOWNS W/ VARIED TERRAIN. DISTANCE 5 MILES AND TIME WILL BE ABOUT 2 + HOURS.
Level 2 (Moderate)
Recommended for members who have completed one or more Level 1 hikes.
I've had a request to do Mercer Lookout / Wolf Hill this week. This is not the exercise hike. Although this hike will not be at the fast pace of the exercise hike, we will move along at a good clip. You must be comfortable w/ steep hills and hiking varied terrain w/ loose gravel and roots.
This is a nice hike with great views of Providence.There are many ups and downs and varied terrain, wear sturdy boots no sneakers. The hike is about 5 miles and will take about 2 hours. as always bring a snack and PLENTY OF WATER and BUG SPRAY. If you use poles, bring them.
Directions, Route 295 to exit 7B Route 44 West, Right at Route 5, Cedar Swamp Road, at the Apple Valley Mall. Route 5 Merges with Route 116 Pleasant View Ave go Right. Just past the Police Station, take a Right on Water View Drive, you will see a sign Autumn Run Development. You are turning into the Development. The Trail Head is on the Left, U Turn and Park on the Road. Note: If you are coming from the North, your GPS will have you get off Route 295, before exit 7.
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