Mount Kearsarge, Rollins Trail

OutAndBack • 1 mi • 300 ft

The southerly approach to the summit of Mount Kearsarge through Rollins State Park is a perfect outing for an entire extended family. Thanks to an auto road that scales most of the mountain, even the very young or very old can enjoy a picnic with a view, hike the moderately easy trail to the summit, or learn the workings of an active fire tower. Special attractions: Picnic grounds and long-distance vistas near high altitude trailhead parking, plus easy access to a fire tower with 360-degree views.
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Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Warner
Length: 1 total miles
Elevation Gain: 300 feet
Trail Type: Out-and-back
Skill Level: Moderate, but very close to easy.
Local Contacts: Rollins State Park
Local Maps: USGS Andover and Warner quads.
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Recent Trail Reviews

7/16/2011

Awesome trail for little children. Hiked up with a two year old who could make it the whole way with little help, picking wild blue berries for snacks along the way. Came down a different trail which was much more difficult, but proved equally exciting for my son as the granite surfaces became slides for him. Excellent little trail.

5/1/2010

Great day hike from the base, awesome view from the summit. Also excellent kid/senior hike from parking lot (only .5 miles).

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