Location: 13.5 miles west of the Saco Ranger Station. (Not a loop trail). Start on the Downes Brook Trail across from the Passaconaway Campground. The Mt. Potash Trail then leaves at a (sharp right) and soon crosses Downes Brook. The route over ledges is marked with yellow paint. The trail to the summit of Mt. Potash (2660’) is open and ledgy and affords excellent views of the Swift River Valley and surrounding mountains in all directions. Use extreme caution on ledge areas.
1 - 2 hours
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