PCHC North-South Trail, Leg 3

Posted By on May 16, 2015

PCHC North-South Trail, Leg 3

9.3 miles; glocester, ri and killingly, ct

this was a great hike and a good, if small, group. the weather was fine for hiking; cool and mostly overcast, but the mosquitoes were horrible. we really moved out, just out of self-preservation.

ponagansett reservoir

ponagansett reservoir

this section of the north-south trail starts at the george washington campground in burriville, ri, and traverses two large management areas, durfee hill and killingly. there’s a substantial stretch of road-walking, too, which isn’t my favorite thing.

grapes in flower

grapes in flower

i don’t know that i’ve ever noticed grapes in flower before. the flowers are pretty small and insignificant-looking. can’t say the same for the yummy fruit.

violets

violets

there were also lots and lots of violets of every kind in bloom. the violet is the rhode island state flower.

mowry meadows

mowry meadows

this is undoubtedly the most scenic spot on this section of the trail. it’s in the killingly management area.

i have not added this hike to my hikefinder. you can find info on the north-south trail here.

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One Response to “PCHC North-South Trail, Leg 3”

  1. Dan says:

    I recently hiked this same section of NST. Did not enjoy it very much. Too much pavement and even the management areas were on (dirt) roads. I prefer single-track trail. I also thought the spot captured in your photo above was the most scenic of the day.

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