Best Trails Near Hillsborough NH

Hillsborough has 10 trails in the vicinity, including 4 for mountain biking and 3 hiking trails. These trails range from 0.5 to 13 miles in length. The longest trail in Hillsborough is Fox Forest Loop a well-known trail measuring 13 miles in total length.

The most popular trails are Fox State Forest, Ridge Trail, Fox State Forest, Mud Pond Trail, Fox State Forest and Tree Identification Trail. Trails.com member Jennifer D. recently completed Fox State Forest, Ridge Trail.

More information on the best trails in Hillsborough can be found below.
  • Fox State Forest, Ridge Trail

    4 Reviews

    Hillsborough, NH

    More than 25 miles of Fox State Forest trails lead to peat bogs, wandering brooks, oak-covered hilltops, cellar holes, and virgin forests that lie within 2 miles of a major state highway and ...
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    More than 25 miles of Fox State Forest trails lead to peat bogs, wandering brooks, oak-covered hilltops, cellar holes, and ...

  • Franklin Pierce Loop

    1 Reviews

    Hillsborough, NH

    The Pierce Homestead is our starting point for an 8 mile loop that mixes pavement and graded dirt roads with a rugged piece of Class VI road. You'll also see a stone arch bridge or two along ...
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    The Pierce Homestead is our starting point for an 8 mile loop that mixes pavement and graded dirt roads with a rugged piece ...

  • Fox State Park

    1 Reviews

    Hillsborough, NH

    Fox State Forest balances an open user policy with a history of conservation. While the park boasts a well developed and mapped trail network available to nearly all types of recreationalists, ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  5.7 miles
    •  Guide

    Fox State Forest balances an open user policy with a history of conservation. While the park boasts a well developed and ...

  • Fox State Forest, Mushroom Trail

    1 Reviews

    Hillsborough, NH

    An adventuresome mushroom-hunting trail through a forest of conifers. The Mushroom Trail meanders in a loop through part of the 20-acre Hemlock Ravine down to Gerry Brook and back up Valley Road. ...
    •  1 hour
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    An adventuresome mushroom-hunting trail through a forest of conifers. The Mushroom Trail meanders in a loop through part ...

  • Hillsborough and Antrim/Hancock, NH

    0 Reviews

    Hillsborough, NH

    Apart from the brief coastal plain, so much of New Hampshire is mountainous that small agricultural communities in the state tended to remain isolated and self-sufficient throughout the eighteenth ...
    •  One day to several days
    •  Guide

    Apart from the brief coastal plain, so much of New Hampshire is mountainous that small agricultural communities in the state ...

  • Fox State Forest, Mud Pond Trail

    0 Reviews

    Hillsborough, NH

    After winding through a virgin white pine forest, the trail leads to a kettle hole pond. The Mud Pond Trail winds through sky-high mixed woods, across an ever-running brook, alongside a marsh ...
    •  2 hours
    •  3.25 miles
    •  Guide

    After winding through a virgin white pine forest, the trail leads to a kettle hole pond. The Mud Pond Trail winds through ...

  • Fox State Forest, Tree Identification Trail

    0 Reviews

    Hillsborough, NH

    A short jaunt on a hillside with a variety of hardwoods and softwoods. Over the years, generous people who loved the New Hampshire woods have donated their land to the state for use by the general ...
    •  30 minutes
    •  0.5 miles
    •  Guide

    A short jaunt on a hillside with a variety of hardwoods and softwoods. Over the years, generous people who loved the New ...

  • Contoocook River: Hillsboro to Henniker

    0 Reviews

    Hillsborough, NH

    The Contoocook is one of New Hampshire’s largest rivers and offers some of the best heavy-water paddling in all of New England. Because it holds water much better than smaller streams, the Contoocook ...
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    The Contoocook is one of New Hampshire’s largest rivers and offers some of the best heavy-water paddling in all of New England. ...

  • Fox Forest Loop

    0 Reviews

    Hillsborough, NH

    This ride's general location is Hillsborough. It takes you on a wonderful woods trail through Fox Forest, some nice town roads (both paved and dirt), and a portion of the old Contoocook Valley ...
    •  13 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride's general location is Hillsborough. It takes you on a wonderful woods trail through Fox Forest, some nice town ...

  • Hillsborough River Walk

    0 Reviews

    Hillsborough, NH

    This ride's general location is the Village of Hillsborough. The River Walk, tucked between Grimes Field and the river at the edge of the village, is sort of like the "modern" spelling of the ...
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride's general location is the Village of Hillsborough. The River Walk, tucked between Grimes Field and the river at ...