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Recommended Routes in Lakes Region - 8

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Favorite View from the summit.
Intermediate/Difficult

Mount Major Loop

4.0 mi 6.4 km 1,163' Up 354.4 m Up 1,160' Down 353.52 m Down

Wolfeboro, NH
Favorite Squam from Rattlesnake.
Intermediate

Rattlesnake

1.8 mi 2.8 km 344' Up 104.84 m Up 346' Down 105.33 m Down

Holderness, NH
Favorite View from the ledge below the summit of Mt. Prospect.
Easy/Intermediate

Mt. Prospect

3.3 mi 5.4 km 972' Up 296.22 m Up 970' Down 295.76 m Down

Plymouth, NH
Favorite Sweeping lake and mountain views from ledges near the Belknap Mountain summit.
Difficult

Mt. Belknap via East Gilford Trail (Yellow)

4.3 mi 6.9 km 1,285' Up 391.57 m Up 1,285' Down 391.57 m Down

Gilford, NH
Favorite At the intersection of Copple Crown Trail and Copple Crown East Peak.
Intermediate

Copple Crown

5.1 mi 8.2 km 1,014' Up 309.03 m Up 1,014' Down 308.99 m Down

Sanborn…, NH
Favorite The view from Pine Mountain.
Easy/Intermediate

Pine Mountain Loop

1.8 mi 2.9 km 269' Up 82 m Up 269' Down 81.88 m Down

New Durham, NH
Favorite View of cliffs over Stonehouse Pond.
Intermediate

Overlook-Locke Loop

2.7 mi 4.4 km 225' Up 68.66 m Up 222' Down 67.8 m Down

Northwood, NH
Favorite Just starting off.
Intermediate

Devil's Den Mountain

4.1 mi 6.6 km 461' Up 140.43 m Up 460' Down 140.22 m Down

New Durham, NH

Lakes Region Hiking

  • 351 Miles 565 Kilometers of Trail
  • 8 Recommended Routes
  • 57 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 139 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 15 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Lakes Region - 203

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1.5 mi 2.4 km #1Mt. Major Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Gilford, NH
Intermediate/Difficult
Gilford, NH 20 
2.0 mi 3.2 km #2Five Finger Point Trail
Intermediate
Holderness, NH
Intermediate
Holderness, NH
0.8 mi 1.3 km #3Brook Walk
Difficult
Moultonborough, NH
Difficult
Moultonborough, NH
2.5 mi 4.0 km #4Eagle Cliff Trail
Difficult
Sandwich, NH
Difficult
Sandwich, NH
1.0 mi 1.7 km #5Mary's Mountain Trail
Intermediate
Freedom, NH
Intermediate
Freedom, NH
0.6 mi 1.0 km #6Bald Ledge Trail
Difficult
Madison, NH
Difficult
Madison, NH
1.9 mi 3.1 km #7Around the Lake Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Tamworth, NH
Easy/Intermediate
Tamworth, NH
0.7 mi 1.2 km #8Bald Knob Trail
Intermediate
Moultonborough, NH
Intermediate
Moultonborough, NH
1.1 mi 1.8 km #9Lake Trail
Easy
Northwood, NH
Easy
Northwood, NH
0.1 mi 0.2 km #10Caves Trail
Difficult
Holderness, NH
Difficult
Holderness, NH

Photos of Lakes Region - 77

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View from the summit.
Jul 11, 2019 near Gilford, NH
Sweeping lake and mountain views from ledges near the Belknap Mountain summit.
Sep 23, 2017 near Gilford, NH
Beautiful views from the top of the mountain.
Oct 10, 2020 near Holderness, NH
Copple Crown East Peak Viewpoint
Oct 19, 2019 near Sanborn…, NH
Hiking to the summit of Mount Major in New Hampshire
Aug 31, 2019 near Gilford, NH
Squam from Rattlesnake.
May 24, 2016 near Holderness, NH
Heading up the steps on the Old Bridle Path.
Dec 14, 2014 near Holderness, NH
Very difficult terrain but a lot of fun if you are up for a challenge.
Oct 10, 2020 near Holderness, NH