7.1 miles
Distance
466 ft
Climb
-506 ft
Descent
418 ft
High Point

Arcadia Trail is a yellow blazed trail maintained by the Narragansett Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club. Sections of the trail also share with the North/South Trail and a variety of old Fire Trails. Highlights including Arcadia DEM Headquarters, and Roaring Brook Handicap Accessible Trail / Fishing Area. The section near 95 has a large boulder field.

Detailed Description
Arcadia Trail (AMC Narragansett) is a 7 mile popular intermediate route located near Exeter Rhode Island. This hike only route. This route includes 7 trails. This route climbs 466 ft with a max elevation of 418 ft then descends -506 ft.
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More Stats for Arcadia Trail (AMC Narragansett) mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    2 hr 4 min
  • Altitude change
    -40 ft
  • Altitude min
    181 ft
  • Altitude start
    221 ft
  • Altitude end
    180 ft
  • Grade
    -0.1%
  • Grade max
    -14.5%
  • Grade min
    15.6%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile

Directions

  1. Walk southeast on Mt Tom Trail east.
  2. Continue for 200 meters.
  3. Walk southeast on Mt Tom Trail east.
  4. Continue for 200 meters.
  5. Walk northwest on Bald Hill Brook Lower singletrack.
  6. Continue for 50 meters.
  7. Walk southeast on Bald Hill Brook Lower singletrack.
  8. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  9. Turn left onto North South Trail - Bald Hill Brook Trail.
  10. Continue for 400 meters.
  11. Bear right onto North South Trail - Bates School Road.
  12. Continue for 70 meters.
  13. Turn left onto North South Trail.
  14. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  15. Walk east on North South Trail - Upper Roaring Brook HCA Trail.
  16. Continue for 100 meters.
  17. Turn left onto North South Trail - Teft Hill Cart Road.
  18. Continue for 100 meters.
  19. Walk north on Yellow Dot Wounded Knee.
  20. Continue for 800 meters.
  21. Keep right to stay on Yellow Dot Wounded Knee.
  22. Continue for 200 meters.
  23. Turn right to stay on Yellow Dot Wounded Knee.
  24. Continue for 200 meters.
  25. Turn right onto Teft Hill Cart Road.
  26. Continue for 100 meters.
  27. Turn left onto Nothing but Fun and Rocks.
  28. Continue for 500 meters.
  29. Bear right onto Bob's Trail.
  30. Continue for 10 meters.
  31. Turn right onto North South Trail - Corr's Trail.
  32. Continue for 40 meters.
  33. Turn left onto Corr's Connector.
  34. Continue for 200 meters.
  35. Make a sharp left onto Bob's Trail.
  36. Continue for 60 meters.
  37. Turn right onto North South Trail.
  38. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  39. Turn right onto 95 Trail West.
  40. Continue for 300 meters.
  41. Turn right to stay on 95 Trail West.
  42. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  43. Turn left onto Bob's Trail.
  44. Continue for 300 meters.
  45. Walk northwest on DEM HQ.
  46. Continue for 900 meters.
  47. Walk north on DEM HQ.
  48. Continue for 100 meters.
  49. Walk south on DEM HQ.
  50. Continue for 400 meters.
  51. Walk northeast on DEM HQ.
  52. Continue for 10 meters.
  53. Walk northwest on Arcadia Road.
  54. Continue for 20 meters.
  55. Walk southeast on Arcadia Road.
  56. Continue for less than 10 meters.
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Arcadia Tr (Bald Hill Brook Lower)
May 12, 2024 @ 9:20am
May 12, 2024
Tree down, need chainsaw
Arcadia + North South Trail
May 12, 2024 @ 9:01am
May 12, 2024
Tree down, widow maker as it rots, need a chainsaw for this one.
95 Trail West
May 7, 2024 @ 3:42pm
May 7, 2024
Nothing but Fun and Rocks - North South Trail
Dec 24, 2023 @ 11:02am
Dec 24, 2023
7 or 8 large trees down all at the southern end of trail. Chainsaw needed for these! reporter
Bates School Road
Apr 29, 2023 @ 5:09am
Apr 29, 2023
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