Pinnacle Hill

Lyme, NH
Difficulty: Moderate
Special Features: Natural, Vista
Walking Conditions: Trail
Duration: 2:00
Season: May-Oct
Bring: Binoculars, Field Guide


Climb up to extraordinary Connecticut River Valley views.

The upper most portion of this land (the actual Pinnacle itself) has been conserved by the Upper Valley Land Trust. UVLT is a regional land conservancy working to protect farmland, forests, wetlands and waterways, wildlife habitats, trails and scenic areas in the Vermont and New Hampshire towns of the Upper Valley. Ince 1985, UVLT has protected over 380 parcels of land encompassing more than 34,000 acres. UVLT is a non-profit organization and is supprted primarily by contributions from local individuals and businesses. For more information visit, or call 603-643-6626.


Take Route 10 north out of Lyme. Just after you pass Post Pond (on the left), turn right on Pinnacle Hill Road. After 1 mile turn Right on Cutting Hill Lane and then bear right at the fork in the road. You can park in the turn around, where Cutting Hill Lane is blocked, just past the grey cape on the left.

Clues and Map

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Created by the Crossroads Academy 5th Grade in 2008 with help from David Kotz and Mark Valence, original created in 1997

Update to this Quest

This quest originally appeared in Valley Quest: 89 Treasure Hunts. Due to storm damage the clues had to be revised. The new quest is included in Best of Valley Quest. April 26, 2010 Last clue: The box is no longer floating so high in the air, but look around it is there!