C2C Trail - Western Half - Section 3
Section 3: Palmer Mountain
This section forms a 7.3 mile crescent shaped arc to the north of NF-31 as the route passes around the north side of Palmer Mountain (elevation 1645’).
Trailhead and parking (east end): A parking area is available at the intersection of NF-31 and NF-3127.
Trailhead and parking (west end): A parking area is available at the intersection of 1000 Line Road (NF-59) and NF-5083.
Bicycling: Bicycles are permitted on NF-3127 and NF-5081 but not on the Palmer Mountain Trail.
(a) NF-3127 [bikes ok]
This segment follows an old logging road that has been gated and decommissioned generally toward the northwest for 2.3 miles.
(b) Palmer Mountain Trail [bikes prohibited]
This 1.1 mile segment of trail connects NF-3127 with NF-5083 as the route passes around the north side of Palmer Mountain (elevation 1645’).
(c) NF-5083 to NF-5081 [bikes ok]
NF-5083 reaches 1000 Line Road (NF-59) to the southwest in 3.8 miles. The road is ungated from the eastern end to 1000 Line Road. The route then heads south on 1000 Line Road for 0.1 miles. NF-5081 is on the west side of the road.