Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest – 2022-02-19

Destination: Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest
Trails: Hubbard Brook Rd
Hike Date: 2022-02-19

Road was extremely passable, packed snow because of snow mobiles, icy in patches underneath fresh snow & deep snow accumulation along roadsides – your foot may plow through the snow in areas 2-3ft deep!

Microspikes were super useful, my hiking partner and I only had one pair so we both wore only one each and it was fine!

Trail Maintenance:
Some trees broken along road, easily passable

Parking & Road Access:
Parked at Mirror Lake Public Beach & hiked up Mirror Lake Rd (~.5 miles) to Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest and research laboratory.

There is some very interesting weather research equipment at the front door of Hubbard Brook Ecosystem Lab and interpretive signage about major research accomplishments & local ecology. Super cool!

Submitted by: Donna J Riner
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