Thornton, NH Trails and Parks

Thornton has 16 trails in the vicinity, including 10 for mountain biking and 9 hiking trails. These trails range from 0.4 to 14.2 miles in length. The most popular trails are The Welch-Dickey Loop, Brown Ash Swamp and Dickey Notch Trail. Trails.com member Gretchen K. recently completed Welch Mountain and Dickey Mountain.
  • The Welch-Dickey LoopView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Thornton, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  3.5–5.0 hours
    •  4.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This was the most-suggested family hike in the White Mountains among the people I talked to. The summits of Welch and Dickey command excellent ...

  • Jeep Road LoopView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Thornton, NH

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  45 minutes to 1 hour
    •  4.5 miles
    •  Guide

    A great run on ATV width singletrack (actually an old jeep trail) and a great connector trail to lengthen the routes such as: Thornton Gore Road, ...

  • Brown Ash SwampView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Thornton, NH

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1.5 to 2 hours
    •  12.6 miles
    •  Guide

    A really fun ride with challenging singletrack. This is a great ride to combine with other fine rides in the area to make a full day. Tread: ...

  • Welch Mountain and Dickey MountainView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Thornton, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  4.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This perfect, ledgy loop hike up and over two small mountains leads to amazing views of Franconia Ridge, Waterville Valley, and the Pemigewasset ...

  • Welch and DickeyView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Thornton, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  4 hours
    •  4.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Ravaged by fires in the 1880s, today Welch and Dickey’s smooth granite domes provide some of the finest views in the White Mountain National ...

  • Thornton Gore RoadView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Thornton, NH

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1 to 1.75 hours
    •  8.3 miles
    •  Guide

    A fun loop to be incorporated with the other trails in the area to make a longer ride. Tread: 3.9 miles on paved road; 2.4 miles on dirt road; ...

  • Bagley BrookView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Thornton, NH

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  30 minutes to 1 hour
    •  5.6 miles
    •  Guide

    A nice downhill run on easy terrain and a great way to extend the Peaked Hill Pond Trail ride. Tread: 0.2 mile on ATV width singletrack; 2.1 ...

  • Peaked Hill Pond TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Thornton, NH

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  30 minutes to 1 hour
    •  3.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a very pleasant ride through the woods on good trail. Peaked Hill Pond is a beautiful body of clear water nestled into the hills, edged ...

  • Smarts Brook LoopView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Thornton, NH

    • Hiking  
    •  1.5–2.5 hours
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This loop passes an impressive gorge, a beaver meadow, cool evergreen forests, and a wading area by a cascade.

  • Jeep TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Thornton, NH

    •  1.8 miles

    Jeep Trail is a hiking trail in Thornton, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 1.8 miles long and begins at 1,069 ...

  • Jeep TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Thornton, NH

    •  1.0 miles

    Jeep Trail is a hiking trail in Thornton, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is a mile long and begins at 1,193 feet ...

  • Dickey Notch TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Thornton, NH

    •  1.7 miles

    Dickey Notch Trail is a hiking trail in Thornton, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 1.7 miles long and begins ...

  • Pappy's TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Thornton, NH

    •  0.4 miles

    Pappy's Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Thornton, New Hampshire. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 752 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • Peaked Hill Pond TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Thornton, NH

    •  1.6 miles

    Peaked Hill Pond Trail is a hiking trail in Thornton, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 1.6 miles long and begins ...

  • East Ponds LoopView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Thornton, NH

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1 to 2.5 hours
    •  4.8 miles
    •  Guide

    The trail begins as you follow the remains of the upper reaches of the old Woodstock and Thornton Gore logging railroad. There is great swimming ...

  • Dickey Notch TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Thornton, NH

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1.5 to 2 hours
    •  14.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This is fun singletrack and very beautiful riding on country roads. The section on New Hampshire 175 is the least desirable section. Tread: 0.8 ...