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Gems in White Mountain Region - 2

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gem Favorite View from the peak at the Kearsarge fire tower

Kearsarge Fire Tower

(7) North C…, NH
gem Favorite From the top of Cannon Mountain.

Cannon Mountain Tower

(3) Franconia, NH

Recommended Routes in White Mountain Region - 26

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Favorite Franconia Ridge
Difficult

Franconia Ridge Loop

8.3 mi 13.4 km 3,566' Up 1086.87 m Up 3,564' Down 1086.35 m Down

Lincoln, NH
Favorite Arethusa Falls, the highest waterfall in the White Mountains, awaits at the end of the Arethusa Falls Trail.
Intermediate

Arethusa Falls Out and Back

2.9 mi 4.7 km 868' Up 264.68 m Up 869' Down 264.78 m Down

Jackson, NH
Favorite From the top of Cannon Mountain.
Difficult

Cannon-Lonesome Loop

5.8 mi 9.3 km 2,398' Up 730.77 m Up 2,398' Down 730.82 m Down

Lincoln, NH
Favorite Echo Lake and Cathedral Ledge, North Conway
Easy

Echo Lake Trail

0.9 mi 1.5 km 94' Up 28.6 m Up 94' Down 28.78 m Down

North C…, NH
Favorite The trail leading to the Artists Bluff overlook.
Intermediate/Difficult

Bald Mountain/Artists Bluff Loop

1.5 mi 2.4 km 535' Up 163.11 m Up 532' Down 162.09 m Down

Franconia, NH
Favorite Arethusa Falls, the highest waterfall in the White Mountains, awaits at the end of the Arethusa Falls Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Arethusa Falls Frankenstein Cliff Loop

4.9 mi 7.9 km 1,521' Up 463.67 m Up 1,539' Down 469.21 m Down

Jackson, NH
Favorite Osceola Mountain view

Mount Osceola Out and Back

5.9 mi 9.4 km 1,952' Up 595.09 m Up 1,952' Down 595.07 m Down

Watervi…, NH
Favorite Chairlift and lookout over Waterville Valley.
Intermediate

Snow's Mountain Lower Loop

3.4 mi 5.4 km 807' Up 246.04 m Up 804' Down 244.94 m Down

Watervi…, NH
Favorite Cannon Mountain, Echo Lake, and Franconia Notch from the top of Bald Mountain.
Intermediate

Bald Mountain Out-and-Back

0.6 mi 1.0 km 243' Up 74.02 m Up 243' Down 73.94 m Down

Franconia, NH

White Mountain Region Hiking

  • 1,642 Miles 2,642 Kilometers of Trail
  • 26 Recommended Routes
  • 2 Gems Gems
  • 119 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 415 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 222 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in White Mountain Region - 730

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0.7 mi 1.1 km #1Boulder Path
Intermediate
Waterville Valley, NH
Intermediate
Waterville Valley, NH
1.5 mi 2.5 km #2Cascade Path
Intermediate
Waterville Valley, NH
Intermediate
Waterville Valley, NH
0.3 mi 0.4 km #3Elephant Rock
Difficult
Waterville Valley, NH
Difficult
Waterville Valley, NH
1.3 mi 2.1 km #4Flume Brook
Difficult
Waterville Valley, NH
Difficult
Waterville Valley, NH
0.7 mi 1.2 km #5Goodrich Rock
Intermediate/Difficult
Waterville Valley, NH
Intermediate/Difficult
Waterville Valley, NH
5.1 mi 8.2 km #6Greeley Ponds
Easy/Intermediate
Waterville Valley, NH
Easy/Intermediate
Waterville Valley, NH
0.8 mi 1.3 km #7Kettles Path
Intermediate/Difficult
Waterville Valley, NH
Intermediate/Difficult
Waterville Valley, NH
7.9 mi 12.6 km #8Livermore Trail
Intermediate
Waterville Valley, NH
Intermediate
Waterville Valley, NH
5.2 mi 8.4 km #9Mt Osceola
Difficult
Waterville Valley, NH
Difficult
Waterville Valley, NH 25 
5.2 mi 8.4 km #10Mt. Tecumseh Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Waterville Valley, NH
Intermediate/Difficult
Waterville Valley, NH 20 

Photos of White Mountain Region - 614

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Franconia Ridge
May 25, 2016 near Deerfield, NH
Looking at Black Cap from Cranmore Mountain (Backside)
Aug 22, 2017 near North C…, NH
Summit view of Mount Hale via Drone
Feb 14, 2018 near Deerfield, NH
East Osceola Mountain sunrise
Feb 14, 2018 near Watervi…, NH
Osceola Mountain view
Feb 14, 2018 near Watervi…, NH
View midway between Osceola and East Osceola
Feb 14, 2018 near Watervi…, NH
View west from the summit of Mt. Crag showing Mt. Madison, Adams, and Jefferson as well as the Androscoggin River.
Jun 6, 2019 near Gorham, NH
Fraconia Ridge
Sep 22, 2020 near Deerfield, NH