Best Trails Near Alton NH

Alton has 5 trails in the vicinity, including 3 for flatwater kayaking & canoeing and 2 for walking. These trails range from 0.3 to 8 miles in length. The longest trail in Alton is Merrymeeting Marsh a well-known trail measuring 8 miles in total length.

The most popular trails are Manning Lake and Marsh Pond and Merrymeeting River. Trails.com member Nicki K. recently completed Marsh Pond and Merrymeeting River.

More information on the best trails in Alton can be found below.
  • Marsh Pond and Merrymeeting River

    1 Reviews

    Alton, NH

    Contending with some road noise is worth it because of the myriad plants and animals on these bodies of water. Look for muskrat, beaver, and otter here, along with many other typical marshland ...
    •  3 hours
    •  Guide

    Contending with some road noise is worth it because of the myriad plants and animals on these bodies of water. Look for muskrat, ...

  • Merrymeeting Marsh

    0 Reviews

    Alton, NH

    A twisting paddle through a marsh rich in wildlife. Merrymeeting Marsh is the slow-moving cattail-lined part of the Merrymeeting River that flows near Alton. The river drains Merrymeeting Lake ...
    •  4 hours
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    A twisting paddle through a marsh rich in wildlife. Merrymeeting Marsh is the slow-moving cattail-lined part of the Merrymeeting ...

  • Manning Lake

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    Alton, NH

    Manning Lake is relatively small at 200 acres, making it more an afternoon or early-morning adventure than an all-day paddle, but it is the perfect antidote to the frenzy of summer on nearby ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  2.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Manning Lake is relatively small at 200 acres, making it more an afternoon or early-morning adventure than an all-day paddle, ...

  • North Straightback Link (Green)

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    Alton, NH

    North Straightback Link (Green) is a hiking trail in Alton, New Hampshire. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 1,244 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.1 miles with a total elevation ...
    •  0.5 miles

    North Straightback Link (Green) is a hiking trail in Alton, New Hampshire. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 1,244 feet ...

  • Quarry Spur Trail (Orange)

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    Alton, NH

    Quarry Spur Trail (Orange) is a hiking trail in Alton, New Hampshire. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 1,738 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.5 miles with a total elevation gain ...
    •  0.3 miles

    Quarry Spur Trail (Orange) is a hiking trail in Alton, New Hampshire. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 1,738 feet altitude. ...