Old Toll Road Description

Trail signs and intersections
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Trail on map The start of the Old Toll Road at the parking lot The Old Halfway House Trail at the start of the Old Toll Road The Parker Trail on the right side of the Old Toll Road The Cart Path on the left Side of the Old Toll Road Start of the White Arrow Trail Sign at the end of the Old Halfway House Trail

Elevation Gain: 499 ft.
Length: 1.14 miles
Difficulty: 2
Popularity: 2

Old Toll Road The Old Toll Road can be used as an alternative to the Old Halfway House Trail starting at the Old Toll Road trailhead and going up to the start of the White Arrow Trail just below the Old Halfway House Site. Visitors are not allowed to drive up the road as they once were, but hiking up it is still allowed. The Old Toll Road is a hard packed smooth dirt road for the entire length. It progressively goes uphill with some sort level sections in between. About half way up the road, the Parker Trail heads off to your right. Just before the end of the road, the Cart Path heads off to your left. At the top of the Old Toll Road is the White Arrow Trail heading off to the left. There are no trails around the house at the end of the road and you should not go in their driveway as this is private property. For those hikers looking for a more challenging and scenic trail to the Old Halfway House Site, the Old Halfway House Trail is recommended. The two trails start and stop in the same place and are quite often very close to each other.

When descending... the Old Toll Road starts at the bottom of the White Arrow Trail less than 100 feet after the Old Halfway House Trail goes to your right. The road heads down at a gentle decline and has a few level sections to break it up. This is a good route down if you are tired or sore from climbing up the mountain. Just after the start of the road the Cart Path heads off to your right. About halfway down the road, the Parker Trail goes off to your left heading over the park headquarters. The road continues down gently until you reach the base back at the Old Toll Road trailhead.

Trail signs and intersections while descending
Sign at the end of the Old Halfway House Trail Start of the White Arrow Trail The Cart Path on the right Side of the Old Toll Road The Parker Trail on the left side of the Old Toll Road The Old Halfway House Trail at the end of the Old Toll Road The end of the road back at the parking lot
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