Cascade Path

Waterville Valley, New Hampshire 03215

Distance1.6mi
Elevation Gain520ft
Trailhead Elevation1,548ft
Top1,871ft
Elevation Min/Max1548/1871ft
Elevation Start/End1548/1548ft

Cascade Path

Cascade Path is a hiking trail in Waterville Valley, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 1.6 miles long and begins at 1,548 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 520 feet. Near the trailhead there is parking. This trail connects with the following: Upper Snows Mountain Trail, Beanbender, Swazetown and Lower Snows Mountain Trail.

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Outdoors with Kids: Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont (Appalachian Mountain Club Books)
Ethan Hipple and Yemaya St. Clair
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"Perfect on a hot summer day, this pleasant walk cuts through the woods to a string of some of the state’s finest swimming holes. There are many brooks named Cascade Brook in New Hampshire, but on a hot summer day, this is the best one. This short hike leads to a string of swimming holes and rock waterslides. Plan for plenty of time to relax and swim—you won’t want to leave!" Read more
AMC's Best Day Hikes in the White Mountains (Appalachian Mountain Club Books)
Robert N. Buchsbaum
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"This is a pleasant, easy walk to a beautiful series of small waterfalls in Waterville Valley near the resort community. A number of connecting trails provide a potential longer hike if you do not mind wading across a stream." Read more

Cascade Path Reviews

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4/12/2009
we havetaken this hike 5 or 6 times as a loop there are many options and the trail is clearly marked and dog/kid friendly some nice pools and canyon vierws of the brook A favorite of mine
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Trail Information

Waterville Valley
Nearby City
Dog-friendly, Kid-friendly
Accessibility
Moderate
Skill Level
Swimming
Additional Use
Waterfalls
Features
Most of this hike is within the White Mountain National Forest; www.fs.usda. gov/whitemountain; 603-536-6100. There is no parking fee.
Local Contacts
USGS Topo: Waterville Valley
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Dec 2018