Davis Path

Nash Stream Forest, New Hampshire

Distance12.7mi
Elevation Gain5,808ft
Trailhead Elevation1,010ft
Top3,979ft
Elevation Min/Max985/3979ft
Elevation Start/End1010/1010ft

Davis Path

Davis Path is a hiking trail in Carroll County and Coös County, New Hampshire. It is within Nash Stream Forest and White Mountain National Forest. It is 12.7 miles long and begins at 1,010 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 16.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 5,808 feet. The trail ends near Mount Isolation (elevation 4,003 feet). This trail connects with the following: Crawford Path, Boott Spur Trail, Stairs Col Trail, Southside Trail, Tuckerman Crossover, Camel Trail, Glen Boulder Trail, Isolation Trail and Lawn Cutoff.

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100 Classic Hikes in New England (The Mountaineers Books)
Jeffrey Romano
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"Constructed by Nathaniel Davis in 1845 as a 15-mile bridle path to Mount Washington, the Davis Path soon became too difficult to maintain. Fortunately, the route was resurrected in 1910 for hiking and for the past century has led many an adventurer on an enjoyable excursion. Passing just beneath the summit of five scenic peaks, the trail combines pleasant ridgeline hiking with some of the White Mountains’ most alluring vistas. This recommended daylong trek ventures along the path’s first 3.7 miles and visits two incredibly picturesque mountaintops. In the process, you’ll discover a trail that demands future exploration." Read more

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Trail Information

Nash Stream Forest
Nearby City
Nash Stream Forest
Parks
USGS: Bartlett, NH; Stairs Mountain, NH
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Dec 2018