Hike to Buck Ridge Lookout

6 Miles Round Trip - 1906 ft gain - Out-and-Back Trail

2778 Spruceton Road - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

The hike to Buck Ridge Lookout is a scenic 6 mile loop in Phoenicia Wild Forest.

This trail takes hikers through a gorgeous forest, past Diamond Notch Falls, to a glorious viewpoint from Buck Ridge Lookout. There are plenty of great, shaded spots along the trail that are perfect for a drink of water or a quick snack. 

This hike is do-able year round: bring crampons or snowshoes in the winter, enjoy wildflowers in the spring and summer, and gorgeous autumn colors on the foliage in the fall. 

Tags

Running
Snowshoeing
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Forest
Picnic Area
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildflowers

Details

6 Miles
1906 ft elevation gain
Out-and-Back Trail

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