Snyder Brook: Old Forest and Waterfalls
Description: A remnant patch of old-growth hemlock - spruce - northern hardwood forest occurs along Snyder Brook on the lower northern slope of the Presidential Range in Randolph. This is a wildly scenic short hike that takes you past three White Mountain waterfalls and through a magnificent old forest community.
Directions: Park at the "Appalachia" hiker's parking lot along Rte. 2 in Randolph. Take the Brookbank Trail up the left (east) side of Snyder Brook, passing Gordon, Salroc, and Tama Falls along the way. Cross the brook (when the water is not too high) above Tama Falls. Return via the Fallsway Trail, which also parallels the brook. Longer loops can be made here, incorporating the large network of trails on the northern slope of Mt. Madison.
Landowner: White Mountain National Forest
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