Lincoln, NH Trails and Parks

Lincoln has 85 trails in the vicinity, including 53 hiking trails and 17 for mountain biking. These trails range from 0.4 to 58 miles in length. The most popular trails are Lincoln Woods, Pemigewasset Wilderness Trail and Cascade Brook and the Basin. Trails.com member Owolgamotpetra K. recently completed Forest Discovery Trail.
  • Lincoln WoodsView Trail Details

    14 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1 hour 30 minutes
    •  6.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This is an excellent choice for families and people just getting used to riding bikes over rocks and through mud. Experienced riders in the mood ...

  • Hancock Notch Trail, Hancock LoopView Trail Details

    8 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  Moderate
    •  9.8 miles
    •  Guide

    A number of trails run south from the Kancamagus Highway to access peaks more readily reached from the Lakes Region or Waterville Valley. The ...

  • Forest Discovery TrailView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  Easy
    •  1.0–2.0 hours
    •  1.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Interpretive signs along the Forest Discovery Trail describe different techniques used by the White Mountain National Forest to manage the forest ...

  • Cascade Brook and the BasinView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  Easy
    •  1.5 hours
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike in Franconia Notch is a great family hike, as it follows Cascade Brook for nearly 1.0 mile, visiting two waterfalls and numerous cascades ...

  • Flume and Liberty TrailView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  Difficult
    •  7 hours
    •  9.9 miles
    •  Guide

    Like most destinations in Franconia Notch, Mounts Flume and Liberty are very popular and very scenic. Some visitors surprisingly choose to scale ...

  • Franconia Brook and Lincoln Brook TrailsView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  Moderate
    •  20 miles
    •  Guide

    The size of the 160-car Lincoln Woods parking area is a clue to the immense popularity of this easily accessible trailhead. Attracted for decades ...

  • Franconia Ridge TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  Difficult
    •  8 hours
    •  8.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Probably the most popular high-elevation loop hike in the White Mountains, the Franconia Range is not a destination for solitude, especially ...

  • Cascade Brook and the BasinView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  Easy
    •  1.5 hours
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike in Franconia Notch is a great family hike, as it follows Cascade Brook for nearly 1.0 mile, visiting two waterfalls and numerous cascades ...

  • Long PondView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    • Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing  
    •  Easy
    •  1 hour 30 minutes
    •  2.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Long Pond personifies quietwater paddling: it is remote, filled with wildlife, completely undeveloped, and surrounded by mountains. Despite its ...

  • Lonesome LakeView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  Easy
    •  2 hours
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Lonesome Lake is one of those special places in the White Mountains, where families and friends build backcountry vacation memories that are ...

  • Big Rock CampgroundView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    • Campgrounds  
    •  Guide

    The moment you pull into Big Rock Campground, you’ll see the unique geological feature for which the campground was named: a huge rock. Besides ...

  • The Flume TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

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

    They looked like colorful spiders, arms and legs clinging to the ice, slowly crawling up a frozen waterfall. Swift chops of an axe sent pieces ...

  • Lincoln Woods Trail to Black Pond and/or Franconia FallsView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  Easy to Moderate
    •  3.0–5.0 hours, depending on route
    •  6.8 miles
    •  Guide

    The Lincoln Woods Trail provides easy access to the Pemigewassett Wilderness, a vast protected area in the heart of the White Mountains. It follows ...

  • Pemigewasset TraverseView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  Moderate
    •  18 miles
    •  Guide

    A number of trails bisect the vast Pemigewasset Wilderness by running from the Kancamagus Highway to U.S.Highways 3 and 302 on the far side of ...

  • Hancock CampgroundView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    • Campgrounds  
    •  Guide

    If you start traveling along New Hampshire’s fabled Kancamagus Highway heading east or from the Lincoln side to the Conway side, Hancock Campground ...

  • Wildwood CampgroundView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    • Campgrounds  
    •  Guide

    Wildwood Campground is relatively small—with only 26 sites—and it feels wildly remote. It’s not all that far from the interstate, but you feel ...

  • Kancamagus Scenic BywayView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    • Scenic Drives  
    •  34 miles
    •  Guide

    A 34-mile paved road through the heart of the White Mountains. The Kancamagus Highway climbs from Lincoln, elevation 811 feet, to an altitude ...

  • The Kancamagus HighwayView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    • Scenic Drives  
    •  Guide

    Beginning at the East Branch of the Pemigewasset River in Lincoln, climbing 3,000 feet along the side of Mount Kancamagus and then following ...

  • Pemigewasset Wilderness TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    •  Difficult
    •  2 to 3 days
    •  25.5 miles
    •  Guide

    With many roads dissecting the White Mountains, there are few areas where one can go and feel a strong sense of isolation. The heart of the 45,000-acre ...

  • Lonesome LakeView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  Easy
    •  2 hours
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Lonesome Lake is one of those special places in the White Mountains, where families and friends build backcountry vacation memories that are ...

  • Mount PemigewassetView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  Easy
    •  2 hours 45 minutes
    •  3.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Mount Pemigewasset, also known as Indian Head, is a small peak with a large treeless rock ledge that provides excellent views for a moderate ...

  • Lincoln Woods / Pemi East Side Road TrailsView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    • Cross-Country Skiing  
    •  Easy to Difficult
    •  Day trip
    •  11 miles
    •  Guide

    The Lincoln Woods Cross-Country Ski Trails are a mellow winter playground for cross-country skiers and snowshoers. This is one of the most popular ...

  • Lonesome Lake and HutView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  Moderate
    •  4.0 hours
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Lonesome Lake is a beautiful lake reached by a short but somewhat steep climb. You can swim in the lake while enjoying the spectacular view across ...

  • Lincoln Woods Trail (The Wilderness Trail)View Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  50 minutes to 1.5 hours
    •  6.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Riding through mixed forest, you get views of the East Branch of the Pemigewasset River and the White Mountains. The return side of this loop ...

  • Kancamagus Highway Scenic DriveView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    • Scenic Drives  
    •  58 miles
    •  Guide

    A 58-mile paved highway that traverses the scenic heart of the White Mountains between Bath and Conway in northern New Hampshire. The White Mountains, ...