Discover the White Mountains of New Hampshire Guide Book

by Jerry & Marcy Monkman (Appalachian Mountain Club Books)
Discover the White Mountains of New Hampshire  by Jerry & Marcy Monkman

288pp/photos/topo maps
ISBN: 1934028223

With breathtaking mountain views, abundant wildlife, quiet lakes, 1,200 miles of trails, and the highest peaks in the Northeast, the White Mountains offer outdoor experiences to fit all recreational interests and abilities. This three-in-one guidebook highlights both popular destinations and out-of-the-way places. Trip descriptions for 30 hikes, 20 bike trips, and 11 flatwater and whitewater paddling trips include level of difficulty, elevation, and trip times. Handy in-text maps will aid you in planning your next outing. Other features include: a "trip highlights" chart for easy planning, safety and gear tips, tips for low-impact travel, local outfitters, and resources.

© 2001 Jerry and Marcy Monkman/Appalachian Mountain Club Books. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Discover the White Mountains of New Hampshire" Guide Book
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... Preview: This trip is less popular than the Saco, Pemigewasset, or Androscoggin River trips, probably due to the fact it is outside the normal tourist areas in the White Mountains. The Ammonoosuc River also te ... From the guidebook "Discover the White Mountains of New Hampshire"
Littleton, NH - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 6.8
... Preview: The Androscoggin River from Errol to Milan is popular with whitewater boaters because it has runnable rapids all summer long due to regular dam releases. This trip is short (many paddling groups run t ... From the guidebook "Discover the White Mountains of New Hampshire"
Errol, NH - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: At 200 feet high, Arethusa Falls is the tallest waterfall in New Hampshire, and in spring there is an impressive wall of water making the plunge down a wall of reddish-brown rock on Bemis Brook. The h ... From the guidebook "Discover the White Mountains of New Hampshire"
Bartlett, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: The Bartlett Experimental Forest is a 2,600-acre tract in the White Mountain National Forest used by Forest Service scientists to study various aspects of forest ecology and the effects of forest mana ... From the guidebook "Discover the White Mountains of New Hampshire"
Bartlett, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4.8
... Preview: The Beebe River Road winds along the Beebe River on the southern edge of the White Mountains, just north of Squam Lake. Cars are not allowed on this gravel road, although you may see an occasional log ... From the guidebook "Discover the White Mountains of New Hampshire"
Campton, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 17.2
... Preview: Bridal Veil Falls is a classic White Mountain waterfall, with a 30-foot tall wall of water falling into a deep pool that empties over several smaller cascades in Coppermine Brook. The hike, which st ... From the guidebook "Discover the White Mountains of New Hampshire"
Franconia, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: This hike takes you through the 12,000-acre Caribou– Speckled Mountain Wilderness on the way to the summit of Caribou Mountain. While Caribou is a relatively low peak (2,800 feet), its summit is bare ... From the guidebook "Discover the White Mountains of New Hampshire"
Gilead, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: This hike in Franconia Notch is a great family hike, as it follows Cascade Brook for nearly 1.0 mile, visiting two waterfalls and numerous cascades along the way. Excellent views can also be seen from ... From the guidebook "Discover the White Mountains of New Hampshire"
Lincoln, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: This hike in Franconia Notch is a great family hike, as it follows Cascade Brook for nearly 1.0 mile, visiting two waterfalls and numerous cascades along the way. Excellent views can also be seen from ... From the guidebook "Discover the White Mountains of New Hampshire"
Lincoln, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: This easy hike close to Waterville Valley combines woodland hiking with waterfall exploration and views from the top of Snows Mountain. The area is filled with ski trails and walking paths, so you wil ... From the guidebook "Discover the White Mountains of New Hampshire"
Waterville Valley, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: This is the only ride in this book where you will be sharing the road with cars for the entire trip; however, these back roads in the town of Tamworth are little traveled and you will rarely, if ever, ... From the guidebook "Discover the White Mountains of New Hampshire"
Tamworth, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 11.4
... Preview: This is the only ride in this book where you will be sharing the road with cars for the entire trip; however, these back roads in the town of Tamworth are little traveled and you will rarely, if ever, ... From the guidebook "Discover the White Mountains of New Hampshire"
Tamworth, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 11.4
... Preview: Chocorua Lake is familiar to travelers on NH 16 who approach the White Mountains from the south. The view of craggy Mount Chocorua from the lake is one of the most famous in all of New England. Despit ... From the guidebook "Discover the White Mountains of New Hampshire"
Tamworth, NH - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 3.3
... Preview: Chocorua Lake is familiar to travelers on NH 16 who approach the White Mountains from the south. The view of craggy Mount Chocorua from the lake is one of the most famous in all of New England. Despit ... From the guidebook "Discover the White Mountains of New Hampshire"
Tamworth, NH - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 3.3
... Preview: Conway Lake is a big lake by White Mountain standards, and provides miles of pine-covered shoreline filled with nooks and crannies that are fun to explore. This trip takes you to the southern half of ... From the guidebook "Discover the White Mountains of New Hampshire"
Conway, NH - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 7.5
... Preview: Conway Lake is a big lake by White Mountain standards, and provides miles of pine-covered shoreline filled with nooks and crannies that are fun to explore. This trip takes you to the southern half of ... From the guidebook "Discover the White Mountains of New Hampshire"
Conway, NH - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 7.5
... Preview: Close to Center Conway, the Conway Recreation Trail is a great ride for those in need of an early morning leg-stretcher. It is also a fun and easy ride for kids, with the trail paralleling the Saco Ri ... From the guidebook "Discover the White Mountains of New Hampshire"
Conway, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: Countless woodland streams and several views of the surrounding mountains are the highlights of this ride. This trip, which begins from Sandwich Notch Road, is the longest ride in the White Mountains ... From the guidebook "Discover the White Mountains of New Hampshire"
Center Sandwich, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 16.4
... Preview: Franconia Notch—home to Echo Lake, the Old Man of the Mountain, the Basin, and the Flume Gorge—is one of the main attractions of the White Mountains. The huge cliffs of Cannon Mountain and the high, a ... From the guidebook "Discover the White Mountains of New Hampshire"
Lincoln, NH - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 18.4
... Preview: This trip is easily near the top of the list of best hikes in New England. Of course, Franconia Ridge also can be a very busy place during any weekend with good weather; however, early risers and week ... From the guidebook "Discover the White Mountains of New Hampshire"
Lincoln, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.9