This list represents the most popular hiking in New Hampshire. Use this list to plan your next New Hampshire hiking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.
#1 Arethusa Falls Trails
North Conway, NH
Dropping more than 200 feet in a swath of lacy mist, the plunge of Bemis Rock creates New Hampshire's highest falls and a ...
#2 Mount Major
Locate a short hike to a beautiful view on one of the main tourist arteries in the Lakes Region and you’re sure to generate ...
#3 Mount Avalon
The narrow summit of Mount Avalon provides excellent views of Crawford Notch, the Willey Range, and the southern Presidentials, ...
#4 Lincoln Woods Trail
Lincoln Woods Trail is a hiking trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 4.8 miles ...
#5 Mount Lafayette / Mount Lincoln, Bridle Path Loop
Trailheads located within yards of an interstate highway seldom promise extraordinary mountain adventure. All the more special, ...
#6 Mount Washington, Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail
The Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail is the most direct western route to the alpine splendor that cloaks Mount Washington’s shoulders. ...
#7 Mount Monadnock, White Cross Trail
A solitary peak with centuries of tradition, Mount Monadnock is one of the world’s most frequently climbed summits, New Hampshire’s ...
#8 Mount Cardigan
A challenging hike to one of the best viewpoints in New Hampshire. The state of New Hampshire's website for Cardigan State ...
#9 Lake Massabesic Trail
Located minutes from Manchester, northern New England’s largest city, the Massabesic Audubon Sanctuary boasts 130 acres of ...
#10 Baldface Circle Trail
Good things come in small packages, and challenging alpine adventures can be found below 4,000 feet. Cherished by knowledgeable ...
#11 Mount Sunapee and Lake Solitude
A strenuous hike to excellent views and a remote mountain pond. Mount Sunapee is bet known for its downhill ski area, which ...
#12 Hut to Hut Presidential Traverse
Hiking the Presidential Range from end to end is one of the United States’ classic treks. Of course, numerous trails can ...
#13 Mount Major Trail
Alton Bay, NH
The origin of the name Mount Major is a mystery. It does not refer to the size of the mountain, but it might describe the ...
#14 Mount Chocorua, Champney Brook Trail
Originating from the magnificent Kancamagus Highway, the Champney Brook Trail ascends the gradual, northern facet of Mount ...
#15 Mount Pawtuckaway - North Peak
An interesting boulder field, good wildlife habitat, and excellent views on one of the best hikes in southeastern New Hampshire. ...
#16 Mount Sunapee, Andrew Brook Trail
I’ve always thought of the Andrew Brook Trail as being located on Mount Sunapee’s back side. No disrespect intended, but ...
#17 Belknap Mountain, Red Trail
Belknap Mountain rises 600 feet above the bald pate of Mount Major, yet thanks to the carriage road, the walk to its summit ...
#18 West Rattlesnake
The journey from Route 113 to the top of West Rattlesnake Mountain is pleasant enough and immensely popular. Hikers from ...
#19 Mount Kearsarge, Winslow Trail
The climb of Mount Kearsarge from the Wilmot side is a great family hike, but requires more effort than most people expect. ...
#20 Mount Monadnock, Pumpelly Trail
The Pumpelly Trail from Dublin Lake to the top of the region’s namesake peak is really two hikes in one. The first half is ...
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