Pitch Pine Trail

At A Glance


0.39 mi one-way

Difficulty Rating: 0.39 (Moderate)
Steepness: Climbs Moderately
Tread Condition: Some Obstacles
Hikes That Use This Trail: Dupont Waterfalls and Lakes Tour

This trail is located in the Dupont State Forest area. For a list of all the trails in that area, see the Dupont State Forest trails list page.


A scenic trail with gentle grades. West of Joanna Road, the trail goes through second-growth forest with only a few bigger trees (mostly white pines). There are some nice areas of galax, and a couple of neat, mossy rocks beside the trail. East of Joanna Road, this trail descends gently to the shore of Lake Dense on an old road bed through a dying stand of hemlock, then winds back toward the picnic shelter along the scenic lake shore.

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Trail Segments

Trails are often made up of several connecting paths which may have different characteristics, allowed uses, and seasons. This trail is divided into multiple segments as follows:

Conservaton Rd. to Joanna Rd.

  • Allowed Uses: Hiking, Mountain Biking, Horseback Riding
  • Length: 0.57 mi

Joanna Rd. to Lake Dense

  • Allowed Uses: Hiking, Mountain Biking, Horseback Riding
  • Length: 0.37 mi

Total Calculated Length: 0.94 mi

This value is derived from our underlying map data, and it may not match officially published information.

Intersecting Trails

  • Conservation Road
  • Three Lakes
  • Joanna Road
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