Best Trails Near Gorham NH

Gorham has 68 trails in the vicinity, including 44 hiking trails and 9 for backcountry skiing & snowboarding. These trails range from 0.5 to 89 miles in length. The longest trail in Gorham is Upper White Mountains a well-known trail measuring 89 miles in total length.

The most popular trails are Hut to Hut Presidential Traverse, Carter Dome - Mount Hight Loop Trail and Bickford Brook Slides and Blueberry Mountain Trail. Trails.com member Owolgamotpetra K. recently completed Wild River Wilderness.

More information on the best trails in Gorham can be found below.
  • Mahoosucs Adventure

    5 Reviews

    Gorham, NH

    Straddling the Maine-New Hampshire border northeast of Gorham, the Mahoosucs are a rugged range of peaks that run southwest to northeast. While only one peak breaks the 4,000-foot barrier (Old ...
    •  6 hours
    •  7.7 miles
    •  Guide

    Straddling the Maine-New Hampshire border northeast of Gorham, the Mahoosucs are a rugged range of peaks that run southwest ...

  • Mount Starr King / Mount Waumbeck

    3 Reviews

    Gorham, NH

    Compelling views of the Jefferson Highlands, broad pastures flanking the Israel River, and the distant Mount Washington Range still earn Mount Starr King too little respect, passed over by peak ...
    •  6.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Compelling views of the Jefferson Highlands, broad pastures flanking the Israel River, and the distant Mount Washington Range ...

  • Hut to Hut Presidential Traverse

    2 Reviews

    Gorham, NH

    Hiking the Presidential Range from end to end is one of the United States’ classic treks. Of course, numerous trails can be used to accomplish this trip, although the main route between Madison ...
    •  3 - 4 days
    •  25.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Hiking the Presidential Range from end to end is one of the United States’ classic treks. Of course, numerous trails can ...

  • Dolly Copp Campground

    2 Reviews

    Gorham, NH

    You can escape some of the crowds who may not head any farther north than the outlets by heading farther north yourself, to Dolly Copp Campground. The campground is just north of Mount Washington ...
    •  Guide

    You can escape some of the crowds who may not head any farther north than the outlets by heading farther north yourself, ...

  • Mount Madison, Valley Way Trail

    2 Reviews

    Gorham, NH

    Hikers planning their first venture into the Presidential Peaks might well consider the Valley Way Trail. A maze of historic paths ascends from US 2 along various ravines and ridges to the northern ...
    •  6.7 miles
    •  Guide

    Hikers planning their first venture into the Presidential Peaks might well consider the Valley Way Trail. A maze of historic ...

  • Bickford Brook Slides and Blueberry Mountain Trail

    2 Reviews

    Gorham, NH

    You’ll have no trouble keeping kids motivated along this hiking route. Three major “kid” features—two water slides and a mountain summit— will keep them racing along the trail to find out what’s ...
    •  3.5 hours
    •  4.2 miles
    •  Guide

    You’ll have no trouble keeping kids motivated along this hiking route. Three major “kid” features—two water slides and a ...

  • Lowe's Path, Gray Knob Trail, Randolph Path, and Edmands Col

    1 Reviews

    Gorham, NH

    Built in 1875 to 1876 as a route to Mount Adams, Lowe's Path has been overshadowed in recent years by a wealth of more convenient trails that climb the impressive northern slopes of the Presidential ...
    •  10.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Built in 1875 to 1876 as a route to Mount Adams, Lowe's Path has been overshadowed in recent years by a wealth of more convenient ...

  • Hut to Hut Presidential Traverse

    1 Reviews

    Gorham, NH

    Hiking the Presidential Range from end to end is one of the United States’ classic treks. Of course, numerous trails can be used to accomplish this trip, although the main route between Madison ...
    •  3 - 4 days
    •  25.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Hiking the Presidential Range from end to end is one of the United States’ classic treks. Of course, numerous trails can ...

  • Mount Washington Trail

    1 Reviews

    Gorham, NH

    Mount Washington is the centerpiece of the Presidential Range and the highest peak in the northeastern United States. Although the summit can be reached by auto road and cog railway, it should ...
    •  8.5 hours
    •  11.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Mount Washington is the centerpiece of the Presidential Range and the highest peak in the northeastern United States. Although ...

  • Mount Washington via Boott Spur

    1 Reviews

    Gorham, NH

    At 6,288 feet, Mount Washington is the highest point in New England, and its weather is considered the worst in the world. It is easily one of New Hampshire’s most popular attractions, with an ...
    •  8 hours
    •  9.5 miles
    •  Guide

    At 6,288 feet, Mount Washington is the highest point in New England, and its weather is considered the worst in the world. ...

  • Lost Pond

    1 Reviews

    Gorham, NH

    This short hike follows the Ellis River through a rich forest and ends up at Lost Pond, where you may catch a glimpse of beaver. Large rocks at the pond provide great perches for enjoying the ...
    •  1.0 hour
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    This short hike follows the Ellis River through a rich forest and ends up at Lost Pond, where you may catch a glimpse of ...

  • The Pipeline

    1 Reviews

    Gorham, NH

    This ride's general location is Gorham. Scenery includes excellent vistas of Gorham and the Androscoggin Valley. Optional climbing is available for masochists. The Portland Pipeline people are ...
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride's general location is Gorham. Scenery includes excellent vistas of Gorham and the Androscoggin Valley. Optional ...

  • Lowe's Bald Spot

    1 Reviews

    Gorham, NH

    Lowe's Bald Spot is an outcropping of rock that rises above the surrounding spruce to provide excellent views across the Great Gulf Wilderness. Its relatively low elevation and its proximity ...
    •  2 hours 45 minutes
    •  4.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Lowe's Bald Spot is an outcropping of rock that rises above the surrounding spruce to provide excellent views across the ...

  • Mount Madison Trail

    1 Reviews

    Gorham, NH

    At the end of a ridge stretching north of Mount Washington, the pointy summit of Mount Madison stands a few hundred feet lower than its neighbors. Consequently, like the fourth president of the ...
    •  8 hours
    •  9.6 miles
    •  Guide

    At the end of a ridge stretching north of Mount Washington, the pointy summit of Mount Madison stands a few hundred feet ...

  • Low’s Bald Spot via Old Jackson Road

    1 Reviews

    Gorham, NH

    Low’s Bald Spot provides a terrific view of the Great Gulf and Mounts Adams and Madison. Along the way you will cross over streams and are likely to see some unusual mushrooms, coral fungi, and ...
    •  3.0–4.0 hours
    •  4.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Low’s Bald Spot provides a terrific view of the Great Gulf and Mounts Adams and Madison. Along the way you will cross over ...

  • Leadmine Ledge

    1 Reviews

    Gorham, NH

    This ride's general location is Gorham. Scenery includes hillside overlooking the Gorham area. This ride, and the Cascade Falls ride, take you across the Androscoggin River on a dam operated ...
    •  7.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride's general location is Gorham. Scenery includes hillside overlooking the Gorham area. This ride, and the Cascade ...

  • Cascade Falls

    0 Reviews

    Gorham, NH

    This ride's general location is Gorham. Scenery includes excellent views along the Androscoggin River. Even though the Androscoggin has lost its usefulness as a means of timber transport, it's ...
    •  9.6 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride's general location is Gorham. Scenery includes excellent views along the Androscoggin River. Even though the ...

  • CCC Perimeter Path

    0 Reviews

    Gorham, NH

    This hike traces the old Maine Central Railroad grade, now a rail trail, into the heart of the Pondicherry wetland, regarded as the most important birding area in New Hampshire. Trace the rail ...
    •  2-2.5 hours
    •  3.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike traces the old Maine Central Railroad grade, now a rail trail, into the heart of the Pondicherry wetland, regarded ...

  • Giant Falls

    0 Reviews

    Gorham, NH

    An unexpectedly tall waterfall deep in the woods is the reward for the climb. Above the falls on the main trail is a nice northern New Hampshire view.
    •  1.5 hours
    •  3.6 miles
    •  Guide

    An unexpectedly tall waterfall deep in the woods is the reward for the climb. Above the falls on the main trail is a nice ...

  • Appalachia Falls

    0 Reviews

    Gorham, NH

    With at least five named waterfalls, along with a number of other falls and cascades, this loop hike provides a great opportunity to see a lot in a short distance. This is one of the best bangs ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  2.6 miles
    •  Guide

    With at least five named waterfalls, along with a number of other falls and cascades, this loop hike provides a great opportunity ...

  • Crystal Cascade (NH)

    0 Reviews

    Gorham, NH

    The trail to this waterfall from Pinkham Notch eventually leads up Tuckerman Ravine. Most hikers will pass right by this cascade on their way up the mountain, but the short trip to the falls ...
    •  30 minutes
    •  0.8 miles
    •  Guide

    The trail to this waterfall from Pinkham Notch eventually leads up Tuckerman Ravine. Most hikers will pass right by this ...

  • Glen Ellis Falls

    0 Reviews

    Gorham, NH

    Beautiful Glen Ellis Falls is one of the most popular waterfalls near Pinkham Notch, and rightfully so. It drops 64 feet and runs even through the drier months.
    •  20 minutes
    •  0.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Beautiful Glen Ellis Falls is one of the most popular waterfalls near Pinkham Notch, and rightfully so. It drops 64 feet ...

  • King Ravine: Air Line, Short Line, and King Ravine Trails

    0 Reviews

    Gorham, NH

    A massive glacial cirque carved into the northern flanks of the Presidential Range, King Ravine lives up to the lofty standards of its regal name. Swooping down from the overhanging crags that ...
    •  9 miles
    •  Guide

    A massive glacial cirque carved into the northern flanks of the Presidential Range, King Ravine lives up to the lofty standards ...

  • The Kilkenny

    0 Reviews

    Gorham, NH

    A mountain range in miniature, the Pilot Range rises above the Great North Woods of northern New Hampshire. Known as the Kilkenny, the surrounding region is set apart from the rest of White ...
    •  2 Days
    •  16.1 miles
    •  Guide

    A mountain range in miniature, the Pilot Range rises above the Great North Woods of northern New Hampshire. Known as the ...

  • Wild River Wilderness

    0 Reviews

    Gorham, NH

    This Wilderness protects a broad watershed in the eastern White Mountain National Forest. Hemmed by the Carter and Baldface ranges, it is the second largest roadless area in New England and is ...
    •  2-3 Days
    •  25.3 miles
    •  Guide

    This Wilderness protects a broad watershed in the eastern White Mountain National Forest. Hemmed by the Carter and Baldface ...