Mileage: 3.8 miles Image of starting point for Leg #3
Difficulty: Easy
Topography: Fairly flat; gravel and then finishes on paved road.
   
Description: This section of Laurel Run road is slightly winding and mostly flat. Pass through coniferous groves on both sides of the road, Manor Hunting Club on right (2.0 mi.) and cabins on the right and left (2.5 mi), following a meandering brook. As the pavement begins, continue past the exit of Whipple Dam State Park, turn right at park sign (3.65 mi.), then another right into parking area to TZ3.
   
Transition Zone 3: Whipple Dam State Park. Parking is on the right, beyond the TZ zone; hand-off is on the left-hand side, past stone patio on left side. Restroom facilities, water, and spectator area with ample parking. Other amenities: Swimming, fishing.
   
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