New Hampshire - Outdoor Activities

New Hampshire has approximately 2,128 trails, including 1,542 hiking trails and 1,122 for walking. These trails range from 0 to 91.1 miles in length. The most popular trails are Hut to Hut Presidential Traverse, Lincoln Woods and Arethusa Falls Trails. The last Trails.com member to complete a trail in New Hampshire was Diana B. who completed Pack Monadnock and Miller State Park Trail.

  • Lincoln Woods TrailView Trail Details

    18 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    •  4.8 miles

    Lincoln Woods Trail is a hiking trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 4.8 miles long and begins ...

  • Arethusa Falls TrailsView Trail Details

    18 Reviews

    North Conway, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  4.5 miles
    •  Guide

    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. ...

  • Mount Lafayette / Mount Lincoln, Bridle Path LoopView Trail Details

    12 Reviews

    Littleton, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    Trailheads located within yards of an interstate highway seldom promise extraordinary mountain adventure. All the more special, then, is this ...

  • Mount MajorView Trail Details

    12 Reviews

    Laconia, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    Locate a short hike to a beautiful view on one of the main tourist arteries in the Lakes Region and you’re sure to generate plenty of interest. ...

  • Mount Monadnock, White Cross TrailView Trail Details

    10 Reviews

    Nashua, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  4.5 miles
    •  Guide

    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 AvalonView Trail Details

    9 Reviews

    Carroll, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  3.0–4.0 hours
    •  3.7 miles
    •  Guide

    The narrow summit of Mount Avalon provides excellent views of Crawford Notch, the Willey Range, and the southern Presidentials, including Mount ...

  • Mount CardiganView Trail Details

    9 Reviews

    Bristol, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  4.5 hours
    •  5.6 miles
    •  Guide

    A challenging hike to one of the best viewpoints in New Hampshire. The state of New Hampshire's website for Cardigan State Park lists hiking ...

  • Mount Sunapee and Lake SolitudeView Trail Details

    8 Reviews

    Newbury, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  3.5 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    A strenuous hike to excellent views and a remote mountain pond. Mount Sunapee is bet known for its downhill ski area, which is a major landmark ...

  • Mount Washington, Ammonoosuc Ravine TrailView Trail Details

    7 Reviews

    Berlin, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  9 miles
    •  Guide

    The Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail is the most direct western route to the alpine splendor that cloaks Mount Washington’s shoulders. Recent groundwork ...

  • Baldface Circle TrailView Trail Details

    7 Reviews

    Berlin, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  9.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Good things come in small packages, and challenging alpine adventures can be found below 4,000 feet. Cherished by knowledgeable New Hampshire ...

  • Mount Osceola TrailView Trail Details

    7 Reviews

    Grafton County, NH

    •  5.1 miles

    Mount Osceola Trail is a hiking trail in Grafton County, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 5.1 miles long and ...

  • Mount Chocorua, Champney Brook TrailView Trail Details

    7 Reviews

    Conway, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  7.25 miles
    •  Guide

    Originating from the magnificent Kancamagus Highway, the Champney Brook Trail ascends the gradual, northern facet of Mount Chocorua’s jutting ...

  • Mount Sunapee, Andrew Brook TrailView Trail Details

    7 Reviews

    Newbury, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  6.5 miles
    •  Guide

    I’ve always thought of the Andrew Brook Trail as being located on Mount Sunapee’s back side. No disrespect intended, but the trail ascends this ...

  • Cascade Brook TrailView Trail Details

    6 Reviews

    Franconia Notch State Park, NH

    •  2.7 miles

    Cascade Brook Trail is a hiking trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest and Franconia Notch State Park. ...

  • Hancock Notch TrailView Trail Details

    6 Reviews

    Grafton County, NH

    •  6.3 miles

    Hancock Notch Trail is a hiking trail in Grafton County, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 6.3 miles long and ...

  • Mount Pawtuckaway - North PeakView Trail Details

    6 Reviews

    Deerfield, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  3.5 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    An interesting boulder field, good wildlife habitat, and excellent views on one of the best hikes in southeastern New Hampshire. At a little ...

  • Liberty Spring TrailView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Franconia Notch State Park, NH

    •  2.6 miles

    Liberty Spring Trail is a hiking trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest and Franconia Notch State Park. ...

  • Mount Pemigewasset TrailView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Franconia Notch State Park, NH

    •  1.4 miles

    Mount Pemigewasset Trail is a hiking trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within Franconia Notch State Park. It is 1.4 miles long and begins ...

  • Lonesome Lake TrailView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Franconia Notch State Park, NH

    •  2.1 miles

    Lonesome Lake Trail is a hiking trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest and Franconia Notch State Park. ...

  • Mount Tom SpurView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Bethlehem, NH

    •  0.5 miles

    Mount Tom Spur is a hiking trail in Bethlehem, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at ...

  • Mount Monadnock, Pumpelly TrailView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Nashua, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  9 miles
    •  Guide

    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 ...

  • Mount Kearsarge, Winslow TrailView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Wilmot, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    The climb of Mount Kearsarge from the Wilmot side is a great family hike, but requires more effort than most people expect. The rocky and root-bound ...

  • Belknap Mountain, Red TrailView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Gilford, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  1.6 miles
    •  Guide

    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 ...

  • Mahoosucs AdventureView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Gorham, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  6 hours
    •  7.7 miles
    •  Guide

    Straddling the Maine-New Hampshire border northeast of Gorham, the Mahoosucs are a rugged range of peaks that run southwest to northeast. While ...

  • Mount Major TrailView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Alton Bay, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  3 hours
    •  3.4 miles
    •  Guide

    The origin of the name Mount Major is a mystery. It does not refer to the size of the mountain, but it might describe the view. The open bed- ...

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