Sunday, November 24, 2013
11/23/13 Boyd Road and Hunters Brook
Cold and windy so we wanted woods for some protection. Our friends Faith, Roxie, and Gus joined us. Boyd Road is an old road/path that has been abandoned. We started from the service road on Rte. 3. and followed it to the start -parts of this path are a narrow trail and other sections show evidence of the road it once was.
At the intersection with the Pond Trail we found this pond ( not the one for which the trail is named)
We continued on the Boyd to where it curves up to the carriage road. I have never found the section the rest of the way to Bubble Pond but today we gave it a try. This amounted mainly to a bushwhack as none of it looked like what we had been on up to that point and we gave up and moved up to the carriage road to Bubble Pond.
It was really windy in the open and we did not linger but went back to the Pond Trail and took that to the carriage road and that to the Hunters Brook Trail.
Gus and Kelley talking it over
Gus having a drink- you can just see Roxie in the distance as she is usually ahead of the rest of us.
We followed Hunters Brook to the loop road and the short walk back to Rte. 3 and our nearby car.
A pretty good hike in spite of the weather. The woods turned out to be a good idea and the dogs all seemed happy with the hike. 3 hours