Scoville Point Loop part of the best 100 miles in the NPS

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Scoville Point Loop part of the best 100 miles in the NPS

Post by LunaHiker » Sun Apr 08, 2018 8:11 am

I thought this was pretty cool. Backpacker Magazine has the Scoville Point Loop on their list of top 100 miles (of trail) in the National Park system.

https://www.backpacker.com/trips/best-1 ... al-park-mi

We added it on to our itinerary after seeing that!

(this article was originally published in 2015 but it did not look like anyone had shared it in the forums)
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Re: Scoville Point Loop part of the best 100 miles in the NPS

Post by hooky » Sun Apr 08, 2018 6:33 pm

Lovely walk and very scenic. We did it on my first trip to the island and really glad we did.

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Re: Scoville Point Loop part of the best 100 miles in the NPS

Post by dcclark » Mon Apr 09, 2018 6:36 am

Absolutely worth hiking those 4 miles (and "coasting" is right -- especially after most of the rest of the island :)). It's an easy add-on for any morning or evening you're in Rock Harbor, waiting for a ferry.

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Re: Scoville Point Loop part of the best 100 miles in the NPS

Post by Rafiki » Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:17 am

Does anyone have access to the other 99 trails that are listed. If so could you post the link here?
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Re: Scoville Point Loop part of the best 100 miles in the NPS

Post by Midwest Ed » Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:18 pm

Rafiki wrote:
Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:17 am
Does anyone have access to the other 99 trails that are listed. If so could you post the link here?
Scroll to the bottom of the backpacker.com article. There is a link there.
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Re: Scoville Point Loop part of the best 100 miles in the NPS

Post by Rafiki » Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:54 pm

I get it now. Thanks Midwest. I thought it was the best 100 trails at the National parks but it is the top 100 miles. I should’ve read things more closely. No wonder I couldn’t find 100 different trails.
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