Franconia, NH Trails and Parks

Franconia has 32 trails in the vicinity, including 23 hiking trails and 8 for walking. These trails range from 0.4 to 38.3 miles in length. The most popular trails are Bridal Veil Falls Trail, Mount Lafayette Trail and Coppermine Trail to Bridal Veil Falls. Trails.com member David M. recently completed Franconia Ridge.
  • Mount Lafayette TrailView Trail Details

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    Franconia, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  Difficult
    •  6.5 hours
    •  8.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Named for the French soldier and Revolutionary War hero, the Marquis de Lafayette, Mount Lafayette is the crown jewel of Franconia Ridge and ...

  • Mount Pemigewasset (Indian Head)TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Franconia, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  Moderate
    •  3 hours
    •  3.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Mount Pemigewasset is also called Indian Head because the mountain is shaped like the pro .le of a Native American. There are two trails up Mount ...

  • Bridal Veil Falls TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Franconia, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  Moderate
    •  3 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    Bridal Veil Falls is a scenic cascade on the northwestern side of a ridge between Cannon Mountain and The Cannon Balls. It is one of the most ...

  • Lafayette Place CampgroundView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Franconia, NH

    • Campgrounds  
    •  Guide

    Simply by virtue of its location, Lafayette Place Campground is worth including in this guidebook. The fact that it’s a superb campground makes ...

  • Around-Lonesome-Lake TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Franconia, NH

    • Snowshoeing  
    •  Difficult
    •  Day trip
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    One of the finest snowshoe trips in the White Mountains is a trek to the serene shores of Lonesome Lake in Franconia Notch State Park. The lake ...

  • Franconia, Cannon Mountain, & Franconia Notch, NHView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Franconia, NH

    •  One day to several days
    •  Guide

    In the Franconia area you'll find the Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway. Ride up to the summit, where gaps and notches give you a view right into ...

  • Bald Mountain and Artist’s BluffView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Franconia, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  Moderate
    •  1.0–2.0 hours
    •  1.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Bald Mountain and Artist’s Bluff command great views of Franconia Notch for relatively little effort. This ideal family outing is short, has ...

  • Bald Mountain and Artists Bluff TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Franconia, NH

    • Snowshoeing  
    •  Easy
    •  1-2 hours
    •  1.5 miles
    •  Guide

    We’ve classified this hike up Bald Mountain and around Artists Bluff in Franconia Notch State Park as easy. The distance is short, and the elevation ...

  • Franconia / Kinsman Notch ChallengeView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Franconia, NH

    • Road Biking  
    •  Moderate
    •  38.3 miles
    •  Guide

    This is the very best of White Mountain cycling: stunning scenery, sparse traffic, breathtaking descents, and opportunities for sightseeing and ...

  • Bridal Veil FallsView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Franconia, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  Moderate
    •  3 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    Bridal Veil Falls is a classic White Mountain waterfall, with a 30-foot tall wall of water falling into a deep pool that empties over several ...

  • Basin-Cascade Trail FallsView Trail Details

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    Franconia, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  Moderate
    •  1.5 hours
    •  2.7 miles
    •  Guide

    A fairly quick out-and-back, the hike up along the Basin-Cascade Trail visits the Basin, Kinsman Falls, Rocky Glen Falls, and the nearby Baby ...

  • Lonesome Lake TrailView Trail Details

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    Franconia, NH

    • Snowshoeing  
    •  Easy to Difficult
    •  3 hours
    •  2.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Who can resist its name? In fact, the Lonesome Lake Trail leads to an isolated low mountain pond that attracts a fair amount of traffic year-round. ...

  • Artists BluffView Trail Details

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    Franconia, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  Easy
    •  1 hour
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    A brief climb to a lovely view past Echo Lake into Franconia Notch. Artists Bluff is a rocky outcropping at the northern end of Franconia Notch ...

  • Franconia RidgeView Trail Details

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    Franconia, NH

    •  Difficult
    •  10 hours/2 days
    •  13.9 miles
    •  Guide

    Perhaps the most popular high-elevation ridge in New England, the Franconia Range is not a place of solitude, especially on summer weekends. ...

  • Cannon MountainView Trail Details

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    Franconia, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  Difficult
    •  7 hours
    •  8.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Spectacular views from multiple angles and diverse vantage points highlight this challenging but extremely rewarding loop in New Hampshire’s ...

  • Franconia RidgeView Trail Details

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    Franconia, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  Difficult
    •  9 hours
    •  8.9 miles
    •  Guide

    A steady climb alongside tumbling cascades to a classic alpine traverse with endless views to either side, then a dramatic descent past the AMC ...

  • Falling Waters TrailView Trail Details

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    Franconia, NH

    • Snowshoeing  
    •  Difficult
    •  5 hours
    •  5.6 miles
    •  Guide

    This up-and-back hike, in the shadows of the Franconia Range, features a series of spectacular waterfalls and frothy cascades. The frozen Falls, ...

  • Cannon MountainView Trail Details

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    Franconia, NH

    • Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding  
    •  Difficult
    •  3.6 miles
    •  Guide

    The Tucker Brook Trail is a 1930s-era down-mountain classic that descends the undeveloped western side of Cannon Mountain. The most popular trail ...

  • Skookumchuck TrailView Trail Details

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    Franconia, NH

    •  4.0 miles

    Skookumchuck Trail is a hiking trail in Franconia, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 4.0 miles long and begins ...

  • Garfield Ridge TrailView Trail Details

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    Franconia, NH

    •  0.6 miles

    Garfield Ridge Trail is a hiking trail in Franconia, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 0.6 miles long and begins ...

  • Owls Head PathView Trail Details

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    Franconia, NH

    •  4.2 miles

    Owls Head Path is a hiking trail in Franconia, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 4.2 miles long and begins at ...

  • Frost TrailView Trail Details

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    Franconia, NH

    •  0.4 miles

    Frost Trail is a hiking trail in Franconia, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 3,767 ...

  • Coppermine TrailView Trail Details

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    Franconia, NH

    •  2.7 miles

    Coppermine Trail is a hiking trail in Franconia, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 2.7 miles long and begins ...

  • TwinwayView Trail Details

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    Franconia, NH

    •  0.7 miles

    Twinway is a hiking trail in Franconia, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 3,767 ...

  • Twin Brook TrailView Trail Details

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    Franconia, NH

    •  2.4 miles

    Twin Brook Trail is a hiking trail in Franconia, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 2.4 miles long and begins ...