Best Trails Near Franklin NH

Franklin has 15 trails in the vicinity, including 14 hiking trails and 13 for walking. These trails range from 0.2 to 18 miles in length. The longest trail in Franklin is Merrimack River - Franklin to Boscawen a well-known trail measuring 18 miles in total length.

The most popular trails are Mount Cardigan and Manning Trail. Trails.com member Scott A. recently completed Mount Cardigan, Manning Trail.

More information on the best trails in Franklin can be found below.
  • Mount Cardigan, Manning Trail

    2 Reviews

    Franklin, NH

    Except at the windy summit, the eastern approach to Mount Cardigan bears little resemblance to the West Ridge Trail. An additional 400 feet of elevation gain over steeper terrain makes vistas ...
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    Except at the windy summit, the eastern approach to Mount Cardigan bears little resemblance to the West Ridge Trail. An additional ...

  • Merrimack River - Franklin to Boscawen

    0 Reviews

    Franklin, NH

    An easy summer paddle on one of New Hampshire’s best-known and largest rivers. The Merrimack River is born in Franklin at the confluence of the Pemigewasset and Winnipesaukee Rivers. It is best ...
    •  3 hours
    •  18 miles
    •  Guide

    An easy summer paddle on one of New Hampshire’s best-known and largest rivers. The Merrimack River is born in Franklin at ...

  • Stump

    0 Reviews

    Franklin, NH

    Stump is a hiking and biking trail in Franklin, New Hampshire. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 443 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is a mile with a total elevation gain of 158 f ...
    •  0.5 miles

    Stump is a hiking and biking trail in Franklin, New Hampshire. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 443 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • Old Bench Tr.

    0 Reviews

    Franklin, NH

    Old Bench Tr. is a hiking and biking trail in Franklin, New Hampshire. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 388 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.7 miles with a total elevation gain ...
    •  0.3 miles

    Old Bench Tr. is a hiking and biking trail in Franklin, New Hampshire. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 388 feet altitude. ...

  • Moose Gully

    0 Reviews

    Franklin, NH

    Moose Gully is a hiking and biking trail in Franklin, New Hampshire. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 421 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is a mile with a total elevation gain of ...
    •  0.5 miles

    Moose Gully is a hiking and biking trail in Franklin, New Hampshire. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 421 feet altitude. ...

  • Bee Tr.

    0 Reviews

    Franklin, NH

    Bee Tr. is a hiking and biking trail in Franklin, New Hampshire. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 440 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 118 ...
    •  0.4 miles

    Bee Tr. is a hiking and biking trail in Franklin, New Hampshire. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 440 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • Heritage Tr.

    0 Reviews

    Franklin, NH

    Heritage Tr. is a hiking and biking trail in Franklin, New Hampshire. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 404 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.9 miles with a total elevation gain ...
    •  0.5 miles

    Heritage Tr. is a hiking and biking trail in Franklin, New Hampshire. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 404 feet altitude. ...

  • Middle Trail

    0 Reviews

    Franklin, NH

    Middle Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Franklin, New Hampshire. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 453 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.5 miles with a total elevation gain ...
    •  0.3 miles

    Middle Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Franklin, New Hampshire. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 453 feet altitude. ...

  • Lost Wall Tr.

    0 Reviews

    Franklin, NH

    Lost Wall Tr. is a hiking and biking trail in Franklin, New Hampshire. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 351 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is a mile with a total elevation gain of ...
    •  0.5 miles

    Lost Wall Tr. is a hiking and biking trail in Franklin, New Hampshire. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 351 feet altitude. ...

  • Rogue

    0 Reviews

    Franklin, NH

    Rogue is a hiking and biking trail in Franklin, New Hampshire. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 459 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 150 ...
    •  0.7 miles

    Rogue is a hiking and biking trail in Franklin, New Hampshire. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 459 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • Coleman Rd

    0 Reviews

    Franklin, NH

    Coleman Rd is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Franklin, New Hampshire. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 464 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.5 miles with a total elevation ...
    •  0.8 miles

    Coleman Rd is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Franklin, New Hampshire. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 464 feet altitude. ...

  • Caddy Whompus

    0 Reviews

    Franklin, NH

    Caddy Whompus is a hiking trail in Franklin, New Hampshire. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 404 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 74 fe ...
    •  0.4 miles

    Caddy Whompus is a hiking trail in Franklin, New Hampshire. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 404 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • Whaleback

    0 Reviews

    Franklin, NH

    Whaleback is a hiking and biking trail in Franklin, New Hampshire. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 459 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.1 miles with a total elevation gain of ...
    •  0.5 miles

    Whaleback is a hiking and biking trail in Franklin, New Hampshire. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 459 feet altitude. ...

  • Cellarhole Tr.

    0 Reviews

    Franklin, NH

    Cellarhole Tr. is a hiking and biking trail in Franklin, New Hampshire. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 356 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.4 miles with a total elevation gain ...
    •  0.2 miles

    Cellarhole Tr. is a hiking and biking trail in Franklin, New Hampshire. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 356 feet altitude. ...

  • Sniper

    0 Reviews

    Franklin, NH

    Sniper is a hiking and biking trail in Franklin, New Hampshire. It is a mile long and begins at 455 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is two miles with a total elevation gain of 254 ...
    •  1.0 miles

    Sniper is a hiking and biking trail in Franklin, New Hampshire. It is a mile long and begins at 455 feet altitude. Traveling ...