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Artist Bluff Trail

Franconia Notch State Park, New Hampshire
Distance1.1mi
Elevation Gain855ft
Trailhead Elevation2,019ft
Top2,327ft
Elevation Min/Max1955/2327ft
Elevation Start/End2019/2019ft

Artist Bluff Trail

Artist Bluff Trail is a hiking trail in Franconia, New Hampshire. It is within Franconia Notch State Park. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 2,019 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 855 feet. The Lot 4 parking is near the trailhead. The Lot 5 parking and the Artists Bluff (elevation 2,303 feet) cliff can be seen along the trail. This trail connects with the following: Bald Mt Trail.
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Cynthia Copeland, Thomas J. Lewis, & Emily Kerr
"Artist Bluff is not just another pretty face. Although it soars magnificently over NH-18 and I-93 and is dotted on most nice days with dozens of rock climbers, it does more than catch your eye from the highway. It offers you a chance to take in terrific views for very little effort and to escape the tourists that congregate at Profile Lake, The Flume, and The Basin. The trip to Artist Bluff via Bald Mountain will take less than 2 hours, making it a great hike to combine with other local activities." Read more

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