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The latest find in Arcadia is a cluster of three boulders, just off into the woods from the Breakheart and Penny Cutoff trails in the northern part of the management area. Most of the climbing is on the two main boulders, which form a small cave where they butt together, with some silly lowballs on a third. These boulders are best visited when the gates are open, so you can park nearby, with only a short 10 minute hike to get to them. Otherwise, you will have to mountainbike or walk a little over a mile and a half. I'm not sure of the schedule, but the gate was closed this winter and opened in March.
Reached via the same entrance as the Escoheag boulders, so drive west on Rt 165 past Mt. Tom and take a right on to Escoheag Hill Rd. In approximately a mile take a right into the horseshoe shaped entrance of the dirt Plain Rd. with a red log park building in the middle of it. Don't take the spur to the right, but instead go past the gate and drive 1.5 miles on the main dirt road, passing a bridge and another gate on the way.
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