Located in the Moose River Plains Wild Forest off of Rock Dam Road, this access offers good, low-country hunting around the backside of Mount Tom. It's a narrow, little-used path, but it's worth the effort.
Birding in this area is might bring woodland warblers; Hairy, Downy, and Pileated Woodpeckers; Hermit Thrushes, Wood Pewees, Winter Wrens, Barred Owls, and Broad-winged Hawks.
Location: Enter the Moose River Plains Wild Forest from the Limekiln Road entrance and travel 5 miles to the Red River. Take a right on Rock Dam Road. The Whites Pond Trail is on the right 2.5 miles down the road.
Distance: It's 2.1 miles to Whites Pond.
It can take a few hours to do this round-trip hike.