4.9 miles
507 ft
-427 ft
412 ft
High Point

Breakheart Trail is approximately 4.9 miles from end to end with various terrain with moderate climbs over Penny Hill (western end) to flatter portions around Breakheart Pond (eastern end). Several sections are multi-use trail except the portion summiting Penny Hill (alternate trail available to other users to go around this section). Besides Penny Hill and Breakheart Pond, hikers can pass through an old campground and may get to see beaver activity around the pond

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Breakheart Trail (Narragansett AMC) is a 5 mile popular intermediate route located near Exeter Rhode Island. This hike only route. This route includes 7 trails. This route climbs 507 ft with a max elevation of 412 ft then descends -427 ft.
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More Stats for Breakheart Trail (Narragansett AMC) mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    2 hr 18 min
  • Altitude change
    79 ft
  • Altitude min
    159 ft
  • Altitude start
    161 ft
  • Altitude end
    240 ft
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  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    5,016 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Breakheart Tr (Unbreak My Heart Sec)
Feb 4, 2023 @ 10:52pm
Feb 4, 2023
Very wet
Breakheart Tr
Jan 21, 2023 @ 6:56pm
Jan 21, 2023
One blow down too big for the handsaw. reporter
Breakheart Trail (PC-ST)
Jan 21, 2023 @ 6:56pm
Jan 21, 2023
Fiske Trail
Jan 7, 2023 @ 3:11am
Jan 7, 2023
Some large puddles / wet spots. Small bridges or boards would keep hikers’t feet dry. Minor blowdown that people can ride / walk around. reporter
Breakheart Tr (AKA Breakthru Tr)
Jul 20, 2022 @ 4:30pm
Jul 20, 2022
Sign in place reporter
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