Bristol, NH Trails and Parks

Bristol has 5 trails in the vicinity, including 4 hiking trails and 1 for whitewater kayaking & canoeing. These trails range from 0.25 to 5.6 miles in length. The most popular trail is Mount Cardigan and Pemigewasset River - Bristol Gorge: Ayers Island Dam to Coolidge Woods Road. Trails.com member Jessica G. recently completed Mount Cardigan.
  • Mount CardiganView Trail Details

    9 Reviews

    Bristol, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  Difficult
    •  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 ...

  • Profile FallsView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Bristol, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  Easy
    •  10 minutes
    •  0.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a nice wide, angulating waterfall. The smaller falls above Profile Falls flow beneath a beautiful stone bridge, providing a great backdrop ...

  • Trues LedgesView Trail Details

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    Bristol, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  Easy
    •  15 minutes
    •  0.25 miles
    •  Guide

    The interesting geology and multi-tiered falls, as well as nice swim holes, make this excursion just off the West Lebanon “strip” a surprisingly ...

  • Mount CardiganView Trail Details

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    Bristol, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  Difficult
    •  4 hours
    •  5.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Mount Cardigan’s bald granite dome towers over the western side of New Hampshire’s Newfound Lake. From its summit, views abound— from Mount Monadnock ...

  • Pemigewasset River - Bristol Gorge: Ayers Island Dam to Coolidge Woods RoadView Trail Details

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    Bristol, NH

    • Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing  
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    Having gathered all the water flowing from the western White Mountains, the Pemigewasset is a very different river in Bristol from the technical ...