Nature Walks in Southern New Hampshire  by Julia Older & Steve Sherman

Nature Walks in Southern New Hampshire Guide Book

by Julia Older & Steve Sherman (Appalachian Mountain Club Books)
Nature Walks in Southern New Hampshire  by Julia Older & Steve Sherman
This nature lover's guide details more than 40 family-friendly walks rich in nature and varied in landscape. The Granite State's remarkable variety of wildlife habitats, from coastal salt marsh to hilltop forest, offers special opportunities for hikers, walkers, and families to view plants and wildlife. For walks ranging from 30-minute tree-identification trails to 2-hour summit hikes, the authors provide all you need for a rewarding trip: detailed descriptions of each walk and its environment; explanations of local flora and fauna; photographs and maps; and driving and parking instructions.

© 1994 Julia Older and Steve Sherman/Appalachian Mountain Club Books. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Nature Walks in Southern New Hampshire" Guide Book
Displaying trails 20 of 44.

Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 44.

A shoreline stretch along a scenic promontory of the Great Bay tidal inlet. This inspiring walk follows part of the edge of Great Bay, a tidal estuary of the Atlantic Ocean. With a fifty-mile long sho ...
Durham, NH - Hiking,Snowshoeing,Walking - Trail Length: 1
A short forested walk to a gem of a pond in an extensive necklace of lakes and reservoirs. This tiny pond is a secluded delight. Small, quiet, and completely encircled with trees, Black Reservoir ...
Rindge, NH - Walking - Trail Length: 0.5
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A multi-use river trail in the heart of a college town. The Ashuelot River starts west of Concord, winds beyond Surry Dam north of Keene, and feeds into the Connecticut River in the southwest corner o ...
Keene, NH - Walking - Trail Length: 1.75
A charming stroll encircling a wooded pond and passing through an intriguing marsh grass shoreline. In this section of Bear Brook State Park you’ll find developed campsites in nicely pruned woods; a s ...
Allenstown, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
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A booklet-guided trail passing a delightful brook in a rocky woodland. For such a short walk, the Pioneer Trail winds through an engrossing variety of human and natural history. At the halfway point, ...
Allenstown, NH - Walking - Trail Length: 0.25
A short, sweet trail through spacious pines to a picturesque marsh and cozy park shelter. Sometimes you feel like walking a short way on effortless flat terrain to a picturesque bog where you can sit ...
Allenstown, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
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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 ...
Gilsum, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.25
An outstanding identification trail through 90 sites and several microenvironments. You’ll get the most from this wonderful identification trail by buying the association’s informative, thirty-nine-pa ...
Hollis, NH - Walking - Trail Length: 1
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A self-guided tour of natural and man-made nesting areas for birds and small mammals. Located only 45 miles northwest of Boston, the Beaver Brook Association’s greenbelt of wood and water land offers ...
Hollis, NH - Walking - Trail Length: 0.75
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 ...
Stoddard, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.75
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A graded trail up and down a steep geological rift. With its heavy snow runoff, spring is the most impressive season to walk above the stream that flows through this narrow rock ravine. The trail loop ...
Chesterfield, NH - Walking - Trail Length: 1
A short, easy loop around a picturesque mill pond. The Audubon Society of New Hampshire owns thirty-one sanctuaries and preserves totaling 4,300 acres, located in all sections of the state. Willard Po ...
Hancock, NH - Walking - Trail Length: 0.5
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An identification trail that skirts Elm Brook Pool, part of the Hopkinton-Everett Lake flood control project. The dam-created lake alongside this trail adds a pleasant dimension. The Elm Brook Park ...
Weare, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.25
After a striking view from the dam, you walk on an open dirt road along a popular recreational lake. An exhilarating feature of this site is that at the outset you stand on top of the high dam and get ...
Hopkinton, NH - Walking - Trail Length: 1.5
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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 thicke ...
Hillsborough, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.25
An adventuresome mushroom-hunting trail through a forest of conifers. The Mushroom Trail meanders in a loop through part of the 20-acre Hemlock Ravine down to Gerry Brook and back up Valley Road. Mush ...
Hillsborough, NH - Walking - Trail Length: 1
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A short jaunt on a hillside with a variety of hardwoods and softwoods. Over the years, generous people who loved the New Hampshire woods have donated their land to the state for use by the general pub ...
Hillsborough, NH - Walking - Trail Length: 0.5
An isolated pond and marsh trail away from the crowds of this popular family-oriented park. Greenfield State Park is an engaging site well designed in separating from each other the areas for tent cam ...
Greenfield, NH - Walking - Trail Length: 1.25
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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, ...
Hancock, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.5
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 ...
Antrim, NH - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.5
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