Monadnock & Southwest New Hampshire Hiking

in and around Monadnock & Southwest New Hampshire.

 
... Preview: A treasure trove of geological potholes and rock specimens in a wild setting. The state has suspended active maintenance of this site and no longer identifies it with a sign, but the area remains open ... Related information:... From the guidebook Nature Walks in Southern New Hampshire
Gilsum, NH - Hiking - 1.25 miles   
... Preview: A backcountry road over ridges and through deep stands of forested wilderness. More than ten miles of trails crisscross this large reserve, given to the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire For ... Related information:... From the guidebook Nature Walks in Southern New Hampshire
Stoddard, NH - Hiking - 1.75 miles   
... Preview: The path to Crotched Mountain provides the finest views for the least effort of any walking trail in the Monadnock Region. This exceptional family outing opens wide-angle vistas of southwestern New Ha ... Related information:... From the guidebook Hiking New Hampshire
Greenfield, NH - Hiking - 3 miles    Best Trail in NH - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: DePierrefeu-Willard Pond Wildlife Sanctuary,the largest preserve of the Audubon Society of New Hampshire, contains more than 900 acres, including the summit of Bald Mountain and about 40 percent of th ... Related information:... From the guidebook Hiking New Hampshire
Hancock, NH - Hiking - 2.25 miles   
... Preview: After winding through a virgin white pine forest, the trail leads to a kettle hole pond. The Mud Pond Trail winds through sky-high mixed woods, across an ever-running brook, alongside a marsh thicket, ... Related information:... From the guidebook Nature Walks in Southern New Hampshire
Hillsborough, NH - Hiking - 3.25 miles   
... Preview: Upon arrival at the Harris Center,first-time visitors may sense that they’re intruding on the grounds of a private estate. The disconcerting feeling intensifies around the front of this spacious home, ... Related information:... From the guidebook Hiking New Hampshire
Hancock, NH - Hiking - 4 miles   
... Preview: A gradual climb to the summit of Skatutakee with top-of-the-world views of Hancock village and Grand Monadnock. Here in the rural southwestern corner of New Hampshire lie brooks, ponds, lakes, woods, ... Related information:... From the guidebook Nature Walks in Southern New Hampshire
Hancock, NH - Hiking - 3.5 miles   
... Preview: An interesting woods walk through a rhododendron grove and good moose habitat. Rhododendron State Park in Fitzwilliam was established in the early twentieth century to protect one of the largest rhodo ... Related information:... From the guidebook Discover Southern New Hampshire
Fitzwilliam, NH - Hiking - 4.4 miles   
... Preview: A diverse, 18-station trail through meadows and forests along the dark, meandering Contoocook River. For many years Dorothy McCabe listened to suggestions of how to use the land she and her husband, J ... Related information:... From the guidebook Nature Walks in Southern New Hampshire
Antrim, NH - Hiking - 1.5 miles   
... Preview: A pleasant, booklet-guided nature trail on the way to Falcon Spring with cool, refreshing mountain water. Grand Monadnock is a wonderfully singular mountain. Located in rural, wooded, southwestern New ... Related information:... From the guidebook Nature Walks in Southern New Hampshire
Jaffrey, NH - Hiking - 2 miles   
... Preview: A scenic spillway and gorge on a section of this greenway stretching from Grand Monadnock to Mount Sunapee. The Appalachian Mountain Club and the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests ha ... Related information:... From the guidebook Nature Walks in Southern New Hampshire
Marlborough, NH - Hiking - 2.25 miles   
... Preview: The Pumpelly Trail from Dublin Lake to the top of the region’s namesake peak is really two hikes in one. The first half is a pleasant walk through woodlands brimming with reminders of the area’s agric ... Related information:... From the guidebook Hiking New Hampshire
Nashua, NH - Hiking - 9 miles   
... Preview: A solitary peak with centuries of tradition, Mount Monadnock is one of the world’s most frequently climbed summits, New Hampshire’s version of Mount Fuji. Even on a weekday, I’ve never hiked this moun ... Related information:... From the guidebook Hiking New Hampshire
Nashua, NH - Hiking - 4.5 miles    Best Trail in NH - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: A moderate hike through a beautiful hemlock forest to one of the state’s best views of Mount Monadnock and the southern Green Mountains. Pisgah State Park, in the extreme southwestern corner of the st ... Related information:... From the guidebook Discover Southern New Hampshire
Hinsdale, NH - Hiking - 4.6 miles   
... Preview: A moderate climb to excellent views of the Monadnock Region. Pack Monadnock in Peterborough, Temple, and Greenfield has two main summits, North and South, both of which are just less than 2,300 feet t ... Related information:... From the guidebook Discover Southern New Hampshire
Peterborough, NH - Hiking - 3.2 miles   
... Preview: The Wapack Trail is a 21-mile path that originates in northern Massachusetts, follows the ridge of the Wapack Range, and terminates only 1.5 miles beyond the summit of North Pack Monadnock Mountain. T ... Related information:... From the guidebook Hiking New Hampshire
Nashua, NH - Hiking - 4 miles   
... Preview: A hike on trails and old woods roads to a secluded pond and excellent views from Bacon Ledge. The society for the protection of New Hampshire Forests (SPNHF) played a key role in the creation of the W ... Related information:... From the guidebook Discover Southern New Hampshire
Stoddard, NH - Hiking - 6.4 miles   
... Preview: A cameo of Pisgah wilderness framing natural scenes from isolated forests to active beaver ponds. This trail evokes a sense of wilderness with long matted grasses and flowers underfoot, ferns swishing ... Related information:... From the guidebook Nature Walks in Southern New Hampshire
Chesterfield, NH - Hiking - 1 mile   
... Preview: An identification trail introducing animal and plant habitats at the edge of a wilderness area. Pisgah State Park is a rugged, forested, wild-feeling backcountry. The upper forest and meadowland north ... Related information:... From the guidebook Nature Walks in Southern New Hampshire
Chesterfield, NH - Hiking - 1 mile   
... Preview: Too often we think of wilderness as a remote area with spectacular natural scenery or herds of exotic and dangerous animals. We overlook the more workmanlike natural areas where human intrusion is min ... Related information:... From the guidebook Hiking New Hampshire
Keene, NH - Hiking - 5.4 miles   
... Preview: Designated a national natural landmark by the National Park Service, and New Hampshire’s only botanic site, Rhododendron State Park draws visitors into its looping paths of delicate beauty. The 0.6-mi ... Related information:... From the guidebook Hiking New Hampshire
Keene, NH - Hiking - 0.6 mile   
... Preview: Inveterate hikers tend to dismiss Sheldrick Forest as "just" a walk in the woods. They're making a big mistake. Anyone who is used to hiking through the immature forests that blanket the White Mountai ... Related information:... From the guidebook Hiking New Hampshire
Nashua, NH - Hiking - 1.25 miles   
... Preview: A moderate hike through beautiful forests to two summits with good views of the Monadnock Region. Habcock is home to the Harris Center for Conservation Education, which provides environmental educatio ... Related information:... From the guidebook Discover Southern New Hampshire
Hancock, NH - Hiking - 4.9 miles   
... Preview: The Uncanoonucs,North and South,are softly shaped twin mountains prominently visible from Manchester and its immediate suburbs. Allegedly, the name Uncanoonuc derives from a Native American term for w ... Related information:... From the guidebook Hiking New Hampshire
Goffstown, NH - Hiking - 1.4 miles   
... Preview: A vigorous nine-switchback climb to the 1,335-foot summit overlooking Brattleboro, Vermont, and the Connecticut River. The trail to the top of Wantastiquet Mountain is wide and easy to follow, but the ... Related information:... From the guidebook Nature Walks in Southern New Hampshire
Hinsdale, NH - Hiking - 4.5 miles   
... Preview: An upland walk through hilly fields and woods overlooking striking views of Grand Monadnock and the Connecticut River Valley. High and hilly, Warner Forest is a remote woodland with two large, slantin ... Related information:... From the guidebook Nature Walks in Southern New Hampshire
Walpole, NH - Hiking - 2.5 miles   

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