Pinnacle Hill

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

Description

DO NOT PARK ON CUTTING HILL RD** We’ve updated this Quest to reflect the new parking and starting point for this Quest

Climb up to extraordinary Connecticut River Valley views.

This land was 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  53,000 acres. UVLT is a non-profit organization and is supported primarily by contributions from local individuals and businesses. For more information visit www.uvlt.org, or call 603-643-6626.

Directions

From the Lyme Green on Route 10, take Dorchester Road east. In under two miles you reach Lyme Center. Just after you pass the Church and the Lyme Academy building, turn left on Acorn Hill Road. Go about two miles to the junction of Hardscrabble Road. Continue about 100 feet further, the road turns into Highbridge Rd, and look for a small parking area and old two-rut road on the left. Park here, NOT along the shoulders of any of these roads and please do not park in neighbors’ driveways.

Clues and Map

Click here to view/print the clues and map for this quest.

Created

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

DO NOT PARK ON CUTTING HILL RD** We’ve updated this Quest to reflect the new parking and starting point for this Quest. Please park at the new pull-off on High Bridge Rd and begin your Quest from there. Trail signs will help guide you up to the top of the hill, where your treasure lies. 

 

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!