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Hiking

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    This relatively easy hike begins on the Tripoli Road, 5 miles east of Exit 31, I-93 and visits two beautiful mountain ponds. The trail follows an old railro...

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    The most common way to the top of Pine Mountain is from the Pinkham B Road. Park at the Pine Link trailhead, walk down a gravel road, which meanders through...

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    This short steep climb leaves Rt. 16 from the Glen Ellis Falls Parking Area. The trail rises above tree line at a relatively low elevation and affords treme...

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    (Hermit Lake Shelter: 2.4 mi. 2 hr.; Tuckerman Headwall: 3.1 mi. 3 hr.; Tuckerman Junction: 3.6 mi. 3.5 hr.; Summit: 4.1 mi. 4.5 hr. one way) Many trails as...

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    Location: 15 miles west of the Saco Ranger Station. A picturesque series of cascades in a narrow flume. Interpretive signs point out rock formations. There ...

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    Location: 13.5 miles west of the Saco Ranger Station. (Not a loop trail). Start on the Downes Brook Trail across from the Passaconaway Campground. The Mt. P...

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    Location: 13.5 miles west of the Saco Ranger Station. Start at the UNH Downes Brook Trailhead across from Passaconaway Campground. This is a loop hike via t...

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    Leave Wild River Campground and follow the Wild River Trail to the south following an old railroad grade along the banks of the Wild River to Spider Bridge,...

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    Beginner hikers or those short on time should find this an appropriate hike. The trail takes you to the summit of Mt. Hedgehog (2520 ft.) The grade is moder...

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    If you stand in the AMCs Pinkham Notch Visitor Center parking lot, look across Rt. 16 and slightly to your left. The large rocky outcropping you see is Squa...

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    This short walk takes you past beaver ponds along a mountain stream and through the forest. Park at the AMC Pinkham Notch Visitor Center lot. Cross Rt. 16 a...

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    Park in the Glen Ellis Falls parking area on the west side of Rt. 16. Go through the tunnel under Rt. 16 and down the stone walkway and stairs constructed b...

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    This hike is ideal for families with young children and leads to a beautiful volcanic vent. Park at the AMC Pinkham Notch Visitor Center parking...

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    The trail begins at the Champney Falls Parking Lot. 10 miles west of Route 16 on the south side of the Kancamagus Highway.

    Hiking the Ch...

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    Location: 6 miles west of the Saco Ranger Station. Turn right off the Kancamagus Highway through the Covered Bridge. The parking lot is on the right and th...

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    Beginning at the Basin Pond parking area, follow the trail along the south side of the pond for 0.3 miles to an old logging road. Continue on the Bas...

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    From Bethel take Route 5 south past Songo Pond and turn right onto the Patte Brook Road at sign indicating National Forest Camping. Follow signs to Cr...

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    This moderate trail offers an interesting hike that crosses both North Sugarloaf and Middle Sugarloaf mountains.

    The trail begins at 1644 ft. elevati...