Best Trails Near Lincoln NH

Lincoln has 85 trails in the vicinity, including 53 hiking trails and 19 for mountain biking. These trails range from 0.4 to 58 miles in length. The longest trail in Lincoln is Kancamagus Highway Scenic Drive a well-known trail measuring 58 miles in total length.

The most popular trails are Lincoln Woods Trail, Franconia Falls Trail and Pemigewasset Wilderness Trail. Trails.com member Trailstest T. recently completed Lincoln Woods Trail.

More information on the best trails in Lincoln can be found below.
  • Lincoln Woods Trail

    18 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    Lincoln Woods Trail is a hiking trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 4.8 miles long and begins at 1,166 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...
    •  4.8 miles

    Lincoln Woods Trail is a hiking trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 4.8 miles ...

  • Forest Discovery Trail

    4 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    Interpretive signs along the Forest Discovery Trail describe different techniques used by the White Mountain National Forest to manage the forest for multiple uses. You can walk the easy 1.5-mile ...
    •  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 ...

  • Long Pond

    2 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    Long Pond personifies quietwater paddling: it is remote, filled with wildlife, completely undeveloped, and surrounded by mountains. Despite its relatively small size (124 acres), Long Pond has ...
    •  1 hour 30 minutes
    •  2.5 miles
    •  Guide

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

  • Franconia Falls Trail

    2 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    Franconia Falls Trail is a hiking trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 1,405 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...
    •  0.4 miles

    Franconia Falls Trail is a hiking trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 0.4 ...

  • Big Rock Campground

    2 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    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 being a namesake and a curiosity, this massive ...
    •  Guide

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

  • The Flume Trail

    2 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    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 of ice tumbling off the wall. Each worked a route ...
    •  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 ...

  • Pemigewasset Traverse

    1 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    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 towering summits to the north. In fact, there are ...
    •  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 ...

  • Lonesome Lake

    1 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    Lonesome Lake is one of those special places in the White Mountains, where families and friends build backcountry vacation memories that are never forgotten. Perhaps it is the rustic comfort ...
    •  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 ...

  • Thoreau Falls Trail

    1 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    Thoreau Falls Trail is a hiking trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 4.8 miles long and begins at 1,744 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...
    •  4.8 miles

    Thoreau Falls Trail is a hiking trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 4.8 miles ...

  • Hancock Campground

    1 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    If you start traveling along New Hampshire’s fabled Kancamagus Highway heading east or from the Lincoln side to the Conway side, Hancock Campground is the first of the six Kancamagus campgrounds ...
    •  Guide

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

  • Wildwood Campground

    1 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    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 as if you’ve traveled deep into the wilderness. ...
    •  Guide

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

  • Pemigewasset Wilderness Trail

    1 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    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 Pemigewasset Wilderness, the state’s largest ...
    •  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. ...

  • Kancamagus Scenic Byway

    1 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    A 34-mile paved road through the heart of the White Mountains. The Kancamagus Highway climbs from Lincoln, elevation 811 feet, to an altitude of 2,855 feet in its first 10 miles. Then it slowly ...
    •  34 miles
    •  Guide

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

  • The Kancamagus Highway

    1 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    Beginning at the East Branch of the Pemigewasset River in Lincoln, climbing 3,000 feet along the side of Mount Kancamagus and then following the banks of the Swift River as you head toward Conway, ...
    •  Guide

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

  • Kancamagus Highway Scenic Drive

    1 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    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, encompassing northern New Hampshire, form ...
    •  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. ...

  • Kancamagus Race Course

    1 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    This route is used as a mountain-bike race course and offers fast, fun, singletrack riding in a loop. There are three crossover trails that can be used to vary the length of the ride. Tread: ...
    •  1 to 2 hours
    •  8.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This route is used as a mountain-bike race course and offers fast, fun, singletrack riding in a loop. There are three crossover ...

  • North Woodstock Reservoir Loop

    1 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    A short, fairly easy loop in an area with many more trails to explore. Tread: 1.1 miles on ATV-width doubletrack; 1.1 miles on jeep trail; 0.2 mile on dirt road; 0.2 mile on paved road. Location: ...
    •  30 to 45 minutes
    •  2.6 miles
    •  Guide

    A short, fairly easy loop in an area with many more trails to explore. Tread: 1.1 miles on ATV-width doubletrack; 1.1 miles ...

  • Bog Brook Eddy

    0 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    This ride switches back and forth between smooth trail and technical rock pounding as you make a continuous ascent to Bog Brook Eddy (a widening in the brook that looks like a pond below the ...
    •  1 to 1.5 hours
    •  6.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride switches back and forth between smooth trail and technical rock pounding as you make a continuous ascent to Bog ...

  • To the View Trail

    0 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    A really nice ride along the river climbing steeply to "The View" of the mountains to the north and west of Lincoln. Tread: 0.6 mile on paved road; 2.7 miles on jeep trail; 1.5 miles on singletrack. ...
    •  1.5 to 2 hours
    •  4.8 miles
    •  Guide

    A really nice ride along the river climbing steeply to "The View" of the mountains to the north and west of Lincoln. Tread: ...

  • Desolation Trail

    0 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    Desolation Trail is a hiking trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 1.8 miles long and begins at 2,211 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is ...
    •  1.8 miles

    Desolation Trail is a hiking trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 1.8 miles ...

  • Bondcliff Trail

    0 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    Bondcliff Trail is a hiking trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 3.8 miles long and begins at 1,602 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is ...
    •  3.8 miles

    Bondcliff Trail is a hiking trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 3.8 miles ...

  • Pemi Eastside Trail

    0 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    Pemi Eastside Trail is a hiking trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 1,705 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...
    •  1.9 miles

    Pemi Eastside Trail is a hiking trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 1.9 miles ...

  • Wilderness Trail

    0 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    Wilderness Trail is a hiking trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 3.8 miles long and begins at 2,039 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is ...
    •  3.8 miles

    Wilderness Trail is a hiking trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 3.8 miles ...

  • Cedar Brook Trail

    0 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    Cedar Brook Trail is a hiking trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 5.3 miles long and begins at 1,705 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...
    •  5.3 miles

    Cedar Brook Trail is a hiking trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 5.3 miles ...

  • Lincoln Woods Trail (The Wilderness Trail)

    0 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    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 follows a section of the old East Branch and Lincoln ...
    •  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 ...