Best Snowshoeing in New Hampshire

This list represents the most popular snowshoeing in New Hampshire. Use this list to plan your next New Hampshire snowshoeing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 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 ...

  • #2 Mount Willard Trail

    4 Reviews

    Bretton Woods, NH

    On a winter’s day the views through Crawford Notch from the ledges of Mount Willard are unsurpassed. The eagle’s eye panorama takes up the whole sky. In the distance Mount Chocorua’s cone rises. ...
    •  Day trip
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    On a winter’s day the views through Crawford Notch from the ledges of Mount Willard are unsurpassed. The eagle’s eye panorama ...

  • #3 Around-Lonesome-Lake Trail

    2 Reviews

    Franconia, NH

    One of the finest snowshoe trips in the White Mountains is a trek to the serene shores of Lonesome Lake in Franconia Notch State Park. The lake sits in a basin under the twin peaks of 4,293-foot ...
    •  Day trip
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    One of the finest snowshoe trips in the White Mountains is a trek to the serene shores of Lonesome Lake in Franconia Notch ...

  • #4 Hamlin Recreation and Conservation Area Trail

    3 Reviews

    Meredith, NH

    Looking for the perfect day hike? The Hamlin Recreation and Conservation Area, a little-known gem tucked in the Hampshire Lakes Region, offers three diverse trails, meandering through hemlock ...
    •  5 hours
    •  5.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Looking for the perfect day hike? The Hamlin Recreation and Conservation Area, a little-known gem tucked in the Hampshire ...

  • #5 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 ...

  • #6 Peaked Mountain Trail

    1 Reviews

    North Conway, NH

    If you’re looking for a great family- friendly day hike and a chance to see lofty mountain views, check out the Peaked Mountain Trail. As day hikes go, this one is near perfect. It’s close, off ...
    •  4 hours
    •  4.2 miles
    •  Guide

    If you’re looking for a great family- friendly day hike and a chance to see lofty mountain views, check out the Peaked Mountain ...

  • #7 Heald Pond Trail

    2 Reviews

    Wilton, NH

    Heald Pond is a delight to explore in winter. It is an easy snowshoe or ski through red maple, white pine, and hemlock. The pond itself offers fine views of Fisk Hill. Its twenty-five numbered ...
    •  Day trip
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    Heald Pond is a delight to explore in winter. It is an easy snowshoe or ski through red maple, white pine, and hemlock. The ...

  • #8 Lonesome Lake Trail

    5 Reviews

    Franconia Notch State Park, NH

    Lonesome Lake Trail is a hiking trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest and Franconia Notch State Park. It is 2.1 miles long and begins at 1,755 feet altitude. ...
    •  2.1 miles

    Lonesome Lake Trail is a hiking trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest and Franconia ...

  • #9 Mount Willard Trail

    1 Reviews

    Bretton Woods, NH

    This popular hike in Crawford Notch State Park offers top-of-the-ridge views of the notch and surrounding mountain ranges for minimal effort. Some consider it the “best little hike in the Whites." ...
    •  2-3 hours
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This popular hike in Crawford Notch State Park offers top-of-the-ridge views of the notch and surrounding mountain ranges ...

  • #10 Holts Ledge

    1 Reviews

    Lyme, NH

    The ferns and wildflowers are long gone during a New Hampshire winter. Depending on the amount of snow, ancient stone walls peek out from winter’s snowy blanket. Through the maple and birch forests ...
    •  Day trip
    •  2.2 miles
    •  Guide

    The ferns and wildflowers are long gone during a New Hampshire winter. Depending on the amount of snow, ancient stone walls ...

  • #11 Low’s Bald Spot via Old Jackson Road

    1 Reviews

    Gorham, NH

    Low’s Bald Spot provides a terrific view of the Great Gulf and Mounts Adams and Madison. Along the way you will cross over streams and are likely to see some unusual mushrooms, coral fungi, and ...
    •  3.0–4.0 hours
    •  4.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Low’s Bald Spot provides a terrific view of the Great Gulf and Mounts Adams and Madison. Along the way you will cross over ...

  • #12 Mount Monadnock Loop

    0 Reviews

    Jaffrey, NH

    Mount Monadnock is the crown jewel in southwestern New Hampshire’s treasure—Monadnock State Park. At 3,165 feet Monadnock’s rocky summit is arguably the most climbed mountain in the world. More ...
    •  Day trip
    •  4.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Mount Monadnock is the crown jewel in southwestern New Hampshire’s treasure—Monadnock State Park. At 3,165 feet Monadnock’s ...

  • #13 Lower Nanamocomuck Ski Trail

    0 Reviews

    Albany, NH

    The Lower Nanamocomuck Ski Trail parallels the boulder-strewn Swift River, affording skiers and snowshoers miles of opportunities for adventure. This is a gem of a trail because there are an ...
    •  Day trip
    •  6.9 miles
    •  Guide

    The Lower Nanamocomuck Ski Trail parallels the boulder-strewn Swift River, affording skiers and snowshoers miles of opportunities ...

  • #14 Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge Trail

    0 Reviews

    Newington, NH

    This is one of our favorite, easy-to-do walks in New Hampshire’s seacoast area. This local gem, one of more than 560 national wildlife refuges across the country protects more than 580 acres ...
    •  1 hour
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    This is one of our favorite, easy-to-do walks in New Hampshire’s seacoast area. This local gem, one of more than 560 national ...

  • #15 Adams Point Trail

    0 Reviews

    Newington, NH

    The lusty, briny smell of the sea, the sounds of honking geese, the sight of a soaring eagle, and stunning water views may greet you on this wintry walk along spectacular Great Bay. There are ...
    •  1 hour
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    The lusty, briny smell of the sea, the sounds of honking geese, the sight of a soaring eagle, and stunning water views may ...

  • #16 Battery Seaman Loop

    0 Reviews

    Rye, NH

    The crashing of waves against the rocky shore and the invigorating smell of the sea are not elements usually associated with snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. On a trip to Odiorne Point State ...
    •  Day trip
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    The crashing of waves against the rocky shore and the invigorating smell of the sea are not elements usually associated with ...

  • #17 Odiorne Point State Park Trail

    0 Reviews

    Portsmouth, NH

    Odiorne Point State Park in Rye, between Portsmouth and Rye Beach on New Hampshire’s sliver of coastline, is a perfect place to be after fresh snow falls on the southern seacoast. Get there ...
    •  2 hours
    •  3.25 miles
    •  Guide

    Odiorne Point State Park in Rye, between Portsmouth and Rye Beach on New Hampshire’s sliver of coastline, is a perfect place ...

  • #18 Fire Tower Trail

    1 Reviews

    Stark, NH

    NOTE: THIS TRAIL IS NOW CLOSED. Near the roof of New Hampshire is a place where the moose, deer, and fisher mingle with the logger, snowshoer, backcountry skier, and sled dog driver. It is called ...
    •  Day trip
    •  5.6 miles

    NOTE: THIS TRAIL IS NOW CLOSED. Near the roof of New Hampshire is a place where the moose, deer, and fisher mingle with the ...

  • #19 Cardigan Loop

    0 Reviews

    Alexandria, NH

    Mount Cardigan, or “Old Baldy,” is one of those mountains special to followers of various activities. For the hiker the relatively easy ascent to the rocky dome affords excellent views along ...
    •  Day trip
    •  3.7 miles
    •  Guide

    Mount Cardigan, or “Old Baldy,” is one of those mountains special to followers of various activities. For the hiker the relatively ...

  • #20 Nineteen-Mile Brook Trail

    1 Reviews

    Jackson, NH

    To be in Carter Notch in winter is to experience a feeling of being remote and wild. The impressive pass between the 4,422-foot Wildcat Mountain and the 4,832-foot Carter Dome is the result of ...
    •  Day trip
    •  7.6 miles
    •  Guide

    To be in Carter Notch in winter is to experience a feeling of being remote and wild. The impressive pass between the 4,422-foot ...