Great Gulf Trail

Nash Stream Forest, New Hampshire
Elevation Gain5,001ft
Trailhead Elevation1,362ft
Elevation Min/Max1330/5930ft
Elevation Start/End1362/1362ft

Great Gulf Trail

Great Gulf Trail is a hiking trail in Coös County, New Hampshire. It is within Nash Stream Forest and White Mountain National Forest. It is 6.6 miles long and begins at 1,362 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 13.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 5,001 feet. The Great Gulf Trailhead (elevation 1,378 feet) parking is near the trailhead. There are also restrooms. Along the trail there are camp sites. This trail connects with the following: Sphinx Trail, Wamsutta Trail, Chandler Brook Trail, Great Gulf Trail Link, Osgood Cutoff, Gulfside Trail, Six Husbands Trail, Osgood Trail, Appalachian Trail and Madison Gulf Trail.
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Detailed Trail Descriptions from Our Guidebooks

Best Backcountry Skiing in the Northeast (Appalachian Mountain Club Books)
David Goodman
"Airplane Gully and Pipeline Gully are steep, elegant couloirs that descend one of the most dramatic alpine ravines of the White Mountains. The Great Gulf Trail descends a broad headwall." Read more

Trail Information

Nash Stream Forest
Nearby City
Nash Stream Forest
Trail Guides

Best Backcountry Skiing in the Northeast

Androscoggin Ranger District
Local Contacts
USGS Carter Dome quad and Mount Washington 7.5 x 15
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