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Mt. Fayal Trail

View from Mt. FayalThe Mt. Fayal Trail is a one mile hike, about an hour. Mt. Fayal, with an elevation of 1,067 feet, offers beautiful views of Squam Lake. You may catch a glimpse of some truly wild creatures or interesting plants and trees. You will also be able to find signs of past human activity on this mountainside, such as the remnants of the old Piper Homestead. This homestead includes the ruins of stone foundations of both the farmhouse and barn, and the stone walls outlining former sheep pastures. You will also walk along what once was the carriage road leading to the Piper Homestead.

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