We parked at the Cooper Mill lot and took the Black River trail. A common turnaround spot is the intersection of Bamboo Brook Trail with Conifer Pass, but we kept on going as the Bamboo Brook Trail heads gradually downhill (keep in mind you'll be heading uphill on your return). These trails feel like deep in-the-middle-of-nowhere woods even though roads actually aren't far away.
Note: The new trail map (March 2012) for Black River is really excellent and much easier to understand now.
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