Best Trails Near Bretton Woods NH

Bretton Woods has 18 trails in the vicinity, including 11 hiking trails and 4 for snowshoeing. These trails range from 3.2 to 17 miles in length. The longest trail in Bretton Woods is Mount Washington Trail a well-known trail measuring 17 miles in total length.

The most popular trails are Mount Monroe Trail, Mounts Pierce and Eisenhower Trail and Mount Willard Trail. Trails.com member Shannon H. recently completed Mount Willard Trail.

More information on the best trails in Bretton Woods can be found below.
  • Mount Willard Trail

    4 Reviews

    Bretton Woods, NH

    On a winter’s day the views through Crawford Notch from the ledges of Mount Willard are unsurpassed. The eagle’s eye panorama takes up the whole sky. In the distance Mount Chocorua’s cone rises. ...
    •  Day trip
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    On a winter’s day the views through Crawford Notch from the ledges of Mount Willard are unsurpassed. The eagle’s eye panorama ...

  • Mounts Pierce and Eisenhower Trail

    3 Reviews

    Bretton Woods, NH

    Mount Pierce is ranked twenty-seventh among the forty-eight 4000- footers in New Hampshire. It is an excellent inaugural “Presidential ” hike for both people and dogs. The footing is relatively ...
    •  7 hours
    •  9.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Mount Pierce is ranked twenty-seventh among the forty-eight 4000- footers in New Hampshire. It is an excellent inaugural ...

  • Mount Willard Trail

    1 Reviews

    Bretton Woods, NH

    This popular hike in Crawford Notch State Park offers top-of-the-ridge views of the notch and surrounding mountain ranges for minimal effort. Some consider it the “best little hike in the Whites." ...
    •  2-3 hours
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This popular hike in Crawford Notch State Park offers top-of-the-ridge views of the notch and surrounding mountain ranges ...

  • Mount Monroe Trail

    1 Reviews

    Bretton Woods, NH

    Named for the fifth president of the United States, Mount Monroe gets only a fraction of the attention lavished on its neighbor, Mount Washington, but it merits much more. Monroe is the fourth ...
    •  7 hours
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    Named for the fifth president of the United States, Mount Monroe gets only a fraction of the attention lavished on its neighbor, ...

  • Attitash Bear Peak, Bretton Woods, & Mount Washington, NH

    1 Reviews

    Bretton Woods, NH

    Attitash Bear Peak is the largest ski resort in New Hampshire, with a vertical drop of 1,750 feet on Attitash and 1,450 on Bear Peak. The complex is served by twelve lifts, including two high-speed ...
    •  One day to several days
    •  Guide

    Attitash Bear Peak is the largest ski resort in New Hampshire, with a vertical drop of 1,750 feet on Attitash and 1,450 on ...

  • Crawford Notch

    0 Reviews

    Bretton Woods, NH

    Like an altar surrounded by a towering cathedral, the low, open summit of Mount Willard’s cliff face stands majestically amid the glacierscoured higher peaks of Crawford Notch. The rockslides ...
    •  3 hours
    •  3.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Like an altar surrounded by a towering cathedral, the low, open summit of Mount Willard’s cliff face stands majestically ...

  • Mount Washington

    0 Reviews

    Bretton Woods, NH

    A classic route to the summit of the tallest mountain in the Northeast, passing waterfalls, the AMC Lakes of the Clouds Hut, and the two small alpine lakes for which the hut is named. Darby Field, ...
    •  11 hours
    •  9.2 miles
    •  Guide

    A classic route to the summit of the tallest mountain in the Northeast, passing waterfalls, the AMC Lakes of the Clouds Hut, ...

  • Mount Jefferson

    0 Reviews

    Bretton Woods, NH

    Shortest and least-vertical climb over three subpeaks with increasingly spectacular views, to the top of the third-highest peak in the White Mountains. The potholes in this perch are worth noting. ...
    •  6 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    Shortest and least-vertical climb over three subpeaks with increasingly spectacular views, to the top of the third-highest ...

  • Mount Willard

    0 Reviews

    Bretton Woods, NH

    A short hike to a broad cliff and a lengthy view down the east side of Crawford Notch to Mount Chocorua. Mount Willard is a popular hike because it is a relatively easy 1.4 miles to the top. ...
    •  2 hours
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    A short hike to a broad cliff and a lengthy view down the east side of Crawford Notch to Mount Chocorua. Mount Willard is ...

  • Webster–Jackson Traverse

    0 Reviews

    Bretton Woods, NH

    One of the longest, most beautiful cliff walks in New Hampshire to two peaks, including one 4,000-footer with a magnificent view of Mount Washington and the Southern Presidentials. The trail ...
    •  7 hours
    •  7.8 miles
    •  Guide

    One of the longest, most beautiful cliff walks in New Hampshire to two peaks, including one 4,000-footer with a magnificent ...

  • Mount Eisenhower

    0 Reviews

    Bretton Woods, NH

    A steady climb to the top of a prominent 4,000-footer on a historic trail. Path on a high alpine shoulder of Mount Eisenhower. In the early 1800s, when the Presidential Range was first explored, ...
    •  7 hours
    •  6.6 miles
    •  Guide

    A steady climb to the top of a prominent 4,000-footer on a historic trail. Path on a high alpine shoulder of Mount Eisenhower. ...

  • Mount Avalon

    0 Reviews

    Bretton Woods, NH

    A short hike to a big view of Mount Washington and the Presidential Range, with some lovely cascades en route.
    •  3.5 hours
    •  3.7 miles
    •  Guide

    A short hike to a big view of Mount Washington and the Presidential Range, with some lovely cascades en route.

  • Mount Washington Trail

    0 Reviews

    Bretton Woods, NH

    The first time we attempted a winter ascent of Mount Washington, we didn’t make it. We remember it well; The climb was excruciating, the weather dismal. We stepped and rested, stepped and rested. ...
    •  12 hours
    •  17 miles
    •  Guide

    The first time we attempted a winter ascent of Mount Washington, we didn’t make it. We remember it well; The climb was excruciating, ...

  • B&M Trail

    0 Reviews

    Bretton Woods, NH

    With an impressive backdrop of the rugged snow-capped Presidential Range and the beauty of the red-roofed Mount Washington Hotel, the Bretton Woods Cross-Country Ski Center serves up more than ...
    •  Day trip
    •  7.5 miles
    •  Guide

    With an impressive backdrop of the rugged snow-capped Presidential Range and the beauty of the red-roofed Mount Washington ...

  • B&M Trail

    0 Reviews

    Bretton Woods, NH

    With an impressive backdrop of the rugged snow-capped Presidential Range and the beauty of the red-roofed Mount Washington Hotel, the Bretton Woods Cross-Country Ski Center serves up more than ...
    •  Day trip
    •  7.5 miles
    •  Guide

    With an impressive backdrop of the rugged snow-capped Presidential Range and the beauty of the red-roofed Mount Washington ...

  • Crawford Notch Trail

    0 Reviews

    Bretton Woods, NH

    This classic loop hike contains a splash of many things people associate with the White Mountains: history, waterfalls, panoramic views, dizzying heights, a relaxing ridge walk, and two 4000-foot ...
    •  7 hours
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    This classic loop hike contains a splash of many things people associate with the White Mountains: history, waterfalls, panoramic ...

  • Ammonoosuc River: River Bend to Route 116

    0 Reviews

    Bretton Woods, NH

    This guide includes two sections of New Hampshire's Ammonoosuc River: River Bend to Pierce Bridge and Pierce Bridge to Route 116. Born in the Lakes of the Clouds in the heart of the Presidential ...
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    This guide includes two sections of New Hampshire's Ammonoosuc River: River Bend to Pierce Bridge and Pierce Bridge to Route ...

  • Bretton Woods (cross-country)

    0 Reviews

    Bretton Woods, NH

    This ride's general location is Bretton Woods. Scenery includes woods and a golf course. Do not miss the "tunnel" trail. Just across the road from the downhilling, Bretton Woods also has a cross-country ...
    •  Guide

    This ride's general location is Bretton Woods. Scenery includes woods and a golf course. Do not miss the "tunnel" trail. ...