Summary: An easy family hike with a few small steep sections and fantastic views in all directions.
Trailhead: Dugway Road.
From Conway village take Washington st to West side road. Take left onto Passaconaway road which becomes Dugway road. Watch for trail sign on right and park on right side of road. (Lat:43.9951 Lon:-71.17414)
Trail Guides for South Moat:
AMC White Mountain Guide
by Appalachian Mountain Club (Appalachian Mountain Club)
Best Seasons: Year-Round
User Groups: Hikers, Dogs,
Ranger Contact: Saco Ranger, 33 Kancamagus Highway, Conway, NH 03818, 603-447-5448
Localhikes Reporter: This hike was submitted by Jon Willard, who has posted 54 other hikes on this site. To visit this reporters web site, click here.
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Reviewed by keirsten on 9/6/2010
Great hike with beautiful views. The trail is not marked particularly well, especially when you hit the rock faces. There are a few spots to stop along the way, one you would even think might be a summit... but don't be fooled! At this point, you are about halfway to the top. It looks like the top is just around the corner, but then you find more rocks to climb! The views at the top are worth it- panoramic view of surrounding mountains. The ground was really dry, which made the descent rather difficult- lost our footing quite easily. Took us 4 hours, and we stopped at a few places. We would do it again.
Reviewed by LWA on 1/3/2007
A little icy, a little snowy, a little slushy, made for a fun hike and stabilicers were enough. The trail was easy to follow at first but harder near the 2/3 mark where there were no visible markings for awhile. GPS got me to where I needed to go with no problems though.
Reviewed by Melanie on 4/30/2006
Upon arrival the parking lot was full of people, however, while on the trail we only encountered a few couples who were coming back down. The trail is easy to follow, and is wide in some sections. There are a few places to stop and rest for snacks. Both of my senior dogs had less difficulty than I did. When you get closer to the top the more rocky it gets, so be carefull!, you still will need to climb down. Overall, it was nice, but nothing exceptionally fantastic.
Reviewed by Natalie Webster on 8/23/2005
It was a beautiful trail in the spring..
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