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Location: 43.079, -70.9333 View Map  Incorrect?
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An awesome little park right across from downtown Newmarket. The woods contain 2 large glacial erratics, and many smaller boulders. The park is cleared out from heavy traffic, but some big pine trees keep it nice and shady. Make sure you pick your way down to the river to check out the big boulder.

Getting There 

To get there drive in from 108, through a trailer park, then down a little trail to a parking lot. The park is closed from dusk till dawn. The big boulders are on the trail leading left from the parking lot, as you face the river.

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.2 miles from here

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Peace Train Traverse V3+ 6A+  NH : Southern NH and Seacoast : ... : Heron Point Sanctuary
Sit start on the far left side of the boulder so that the river is to your back. Traverse right on small rails and side pulls to gain sloper(avoid bumping into the tree), keep traversing around buldge and onto face climb on other side topping out on right side of highest part of boulder. Nice little gem ...[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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V0 on left, fun V0 on the block in the middle.
V0 on left, fun V0 on the block in the middle.
Tall face, eliminates, fun.
Tall face, eliminates, fun.

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By Mike C. Robinson
From: Rumney, NH
Aug 25, 2011
Is this off Smith Garrison Rd?
By nhclimber
From: Newmarket, NH
Aug 25, 2013
More fun than you would think here. If you live in town you can totally string together a decent little workout.
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