Hiking New Hampshire Guide Book

by Larry Pletcher (Falcon Guides)
Hiking New Hampshire  by Larry Pletcher

350pp/photos/maps/charts
ISBN: 1560447893

This guidebook features 100 of the best hikes all across New Hampshire, from the Seacoast to the Lakes Country, and the Merrimack Valley to the White Mountains. Each trip is fully detailed with driving directions, map, elevation chart, and route description.

© Larry Pletcher/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Hiking New Hampshire" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 99.
... Preview: Dropping more than 200 feet in a swath of lacy mist, the plunge of Bemis Rock creates New Hampshire's highest falls and a premier natural wonder. But seasoned hikers understand that there's more to Ar ... From the guidebook "Hiking New Hampshire"
North Conway, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.5
... Preview: Good things come in small packages, and challenging alpine adventures can be found below 4,000 feet. Cherished by knowledgeable New Hampshire hikers but ignored by baggers of peaks, the three summits ... From the guidebook "Hiking New Hampshire"
Berlin, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 9.8
... Preview: Between the close of winter and the arrival of spring, avid hikers suffer malaise when snows melt and warmer weather softens the water-logged earth. We call it Mud Season,a time when suitable trails a ... From the guidebook "Hiking New Hampshire"
Concord, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.3
... Preview: Belknap Mountain rises 600 feet above the bald pate of Mount Major, yet thanks to the carriage road, the walk to its summit is much less demanding than the ascent of its smaller neighbor. More than a ... From the guidebook "Hiking New Hampshire"
Gilford, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.6
... Preview: Astonishing vistas that sweep the state from the snow-clad summit of Mount Washington to the Atlantic’s white-capped surf make this easy family hike a fitting introduction to New Hampshire. At a heigh ... From the guidebook "Hiking New Hampshire"
Strafford, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.1
... Preview: The Kinsman Ridge Trail runs almost 17 miles from the base of the Cannon Mountain Tramway, over Cannon Mountain and the Kinsman Peaks, to the Lost River Road in Kinsman Notch.Cannon Mountain has a sol ... From the guidebook "Hiking New Hampshire"
Littleton, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: While driving through photogenic Pinkham Notch, Mount Washington rivets travelers’ attention with stunning landscapes of barren elevations and stark ravines. Distracted by this famous view to the west ... From the guidebook "Hiking New Hampshire"
Gorham, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 9
... Preview: Hikers who love waterfalls, have an active family, or need something to do on a drizzly day should enjoy the Cascade Path. Since these criteria include most everyone sooner or later. It’s no wonder t ... From the guidebook "Hiking New Hampshire"
Waterville Valley, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.5
... Preview: Cherry Mountain, Mount Martha, and Owl's Head aren't names that usually come to mind when you think of Presidential Peaks, but these less-than-4,000-foot summits 10 miles west of Mount Washington are ... From the guidebook "Hiking New Hampshire"
Twin Mountain, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.4
... Preview: The USDA Forest Service regards the 1819 Crawford Path as the oldest continuously used mountain trail found in the United States. It’s hard to fathom how Abel and Ethan Allen Crawford managed to clear ... From the guidebook "Hiking New Hampshire"
Conway, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.4
... 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 ... From the guidebook "Hiking New Hampshire"
Hancock, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.25
... Preview: The core of the Presidential Range–Dry River Wilderness extends north from Crawford Notch roughly parallel to the Crawford Path and Montalban Ridge before ending on the intermediate slopes south of Mo ... From the guidebook "Hiking New Hampshire"
Bartlett, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 17
... Preview: Dating from 1909, the carefully crafted Edmands Path affords a steady, comfortable trail that remains one of the easiest routes to the Presidential Peaks. A moderate path to a beautiful col in the hea ... From the guidebook "Hiking New Hampshire"
Twin Mountain, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: Sitting astride the Appalachian Trail, Ethan Pond is a convenient waypoint for long-distance trekkers, and a perfect destination for short family backpacks from nearby Crawford Notch. Although its she ... From the guidebook "Hiking New Hampshire"
Littleton, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.8
... Preview: There aren’t many New Hampshire hikes farther north than this one. The trail to the Fourth Connecticut Lake follows the erratic course of the United States/Canada border, a boundary established by the ... From the guidebook "Hiking New Hampshire"
Berlin, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: More than 25 miles of Fox State Forest trails lead to peat bogs, wandering brooks, oak-covered hilltops, cellar holes, and virgin forests that lie within 2 miles of a major state highway and are readi ... From the guidebook "Hiking New Hampshire"
Hillsborough, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: The size of the 160-car Lincoln Woods parking area is a clue to the immense popularity of this easily accessible trailhead. Attracted for decades by the “wilderness ” label, long-distance hikers flock ... From the guidebook "Hiking New Hampshire"
Lincoln, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 20
... Preview: Imagine a stony trail that flirts with the edge of a precipice and soars to a mountain peak, a windswept summit of speckled boulders sheltering alpine flowers within their lee, and an isolated pinnacl ... From the guidebook "Hiking New Hampshire"
Littleton, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 19.3
... Preview: Numerous paths approach Mount Moosilauke from all points of the compass and crisscross its open expanse. It’s a popular destination, so don’t expect to be alone with the wonderful views. Jumbled bould ... From the guidebook "Hiking New Hampshire"
Plymouth, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.2
... Preview: At 4,802 feet, Mount Moosilauke dominates the western end of the White Mountains and separates the Baker and Lost River watersheds from the Connecticut River Valley. There are certainly easier routes ... From the guidebook "Hiking New Hampshire"
Woodstock, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 9.3

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