Best Trails Near Bristol NH

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 longest trail in Bristol is Mount Cardigan a well-known trail measuring 5.6 miles in total length.

The most popular trails are Mount Cardigan and Pemigewasset River - Bristol Gorge: Ayers Island Dam to Coolidge Woods Road. Trails.com member Jessica G. recently completed Mount Cardigan.

More information on the best trails in Bristol can be found below.
  • Mount Cardigan

    9 Reviews

    Bristol, NH

    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 as the only activity in this 5,600-acre park. While ...
    •  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 ...

  • Mount Cardigan

    0 Reviews

    Bristol, NH

    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 on the Massachusetts border to the Presidential ...
    •  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 ...

  • Pemigewasset River - Bristol Gorge: Ayers Island Dam to Coolidge Woods Road

    0 Reviews

    Bristol, NH

    Having gathered all the water flowing from the western White Mountains, the Pemigewasset is a very different river in Bristol from the technical boulder garden of the East Branch a mere 20 miles ...
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

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

  • Profile Falls

    0 Reviews

    Bristol, NH

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

  • Trues Ledges

    0 Reviews

    Bristol, NH

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