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  • Beginning at the Basin Pond parking area,follow the trail along the south side of thepond for 0.3 miles to an old logging road.Continue on the Basin Trail toward Rim Junction. At 1.0 mile a side tr...

  • 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 the hardwood forest .9 miles. From here ...

  • Starting at the Wildcat Ski Area parking lot, cross the bridge on the left side of the building. Turn left and follow the self-guided nature trail to the service road. After crossing the road, walk...

  • This fairly easy trail follows the drainage for the 3.5 miles from the Crystal lake Road to the Crystal Cascades. It gains 1,000 ft in elevation. Crystal Cascades is a scenic waterfall that emerges...

  • (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 ascend Mt. Washington. Hikers should be exp...

  • The trail leaves from the parking area just east of Passaconaway Campground 13.5 miles west of Conway on the Kancamagus Highway. Beginner hikers or those short on time should find this an appropria...

  • 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 by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the ...

  • 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. Potash Trail then leaves at a (sharp right...

  • 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 the UNH Trail to Mt. Hedgehog. This trail ...

  • 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 is a picnic area at the trailhead. Note: ...

  • Location: 12.3 miles west of the Saco Ranger Station on the Kancamagus Highway. Follow the trail from the parking lot at the Russell Colbath Historic House. This is a fairly flat trail, fully acces...

  • 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 Square Ledge. Starting on the Lost Pond Trail...

  • When deciding between the many White Mountains hikes available in that popular New England Mountain Range visitors may want to take a slightly less beaten path. The one day hike to the summit of Mo...

  • 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 and look for the sign for the Lost Pond Tr...

  • 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 tremendous views. Glen Boulder is a glacial er...

  • Leave the east side of Route 113 at the Evans Brook Bridge, north of Hastings Campground. Follow the trail up moderate to steep grades about 0.5 miles to an open ridge called the Roost. Follow the ...

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