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1,137 mi 1,829 km of trail 15 Featured Hikes

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 75 Trails Intermediate Trails 189 Trails Hard Trails 118 Trails
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gem Favorite View from the peak at the Kearsarge fire tower

Kearsarge Fire Tower

(5) North C…, NH

Featured Hikes in White Mountain National Forest - 15

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Favorite Franconia Ridge
Intermediate/Difficult

Franconia Ridge Loop

8.3 mi 13.4 km • Loop • 3,566 ft Ascent 1086.87 m Ascent

(130) Lincoln, NH
Favorite Franconia Ridge
Difficult

Pemi Loop

29.9 mi 48.2 km • Loop • 7,442 ft Ascent 2268.44 m Ascent

(22) Lincoln, NH
Favorite Mount Washington Peak, Gorham, NH
Difficult

The Presidential Traverse

18.9 mi 30.5 km • Point to Point • 7,702 ft Ascent 2347.63 m Ascent

(31) Gorham, NH
Favorite Now, this is different. Almost like a sidewalk.
Intermediate/Difficult

Welch-Dickey Mountain Loop

4.2 mi 6.8 km • Loop • 1,709 ft Ascent 520.84 m Ascent

(30) Thornton, NH
Favorite Mt. Chocorua summit!
Intermediate/Difficult

Mt. Chocorua - Champney Falls Route

7.2 mi 11.5 km • Out and Back • 2,162 ft Ascent 659.05 m Ascent

(18) Ferncroft, NH
Favorite View of the Moosilauke summit from along the trail.
Difficult

Beaver Brook Out and Back

6.9 mi 11.1 km • Loop • 3,082 ft Ascent 939.27 m Ascent

(11) Lincoln, NH
Favorite Beecher cascade. with permission from Dean Goss All Rights Reserved
Difficult

Four Summits Loop (Tom, Field, Willey, Avalon)

9.3 mi 14.9 km • Loop • 3,325 ft Ascent 1013.38 m Ascent

(3) Pinkham…, NH
Favorite Mt. Chocorua summit!
Intermediate/Difficult

Mt. Chocorua - Piper Trail

8.0 mi 12.9 km • Out and Back • 2,614 ft Ascent 796.79 m Ascent

(9) Madison, NH

Trails in White Mountain National Forest - 367

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3.8 mi 6.2 km #1Tuckerman Ravine
Difficult
Pinkham Notch, NH
Difficult
3.8 mi 6.2 km Pinkham Notch, NH 23 
2.8 mi 4.6 km #2Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Pinkham Notch, NH
Intermediate/Difficult
2.8 mi 4.6 km Pinkham Notch, NH 16 
1.5 mi 2.4 km #3Mt. Willard Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Pinkham Notch, NH
Easy/Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.4 km Pinkham Notch, NH 12 
2.4 mi 3.9 km #4King Ravine Trail
Extremely Difficult
Pinkham Notch, NH
Extremely Difficult
2.4 mi 3.9 km Pinkham Notch, NH
9.2 mi 14.8 km #5Moat Mountain Trail
Difficult
North Conway, NH
Difficult
9.2 mi 14.8 km North Conway, NH
1.9 mi 3.1 km #6Huntington Ravine Trail
Extremely Difficult
Pinkham Notch, NH
Extremely Difficult
1.9 mi 3.1 km Pinkham Notch, NH
6.0 mi 9.7 km #7Webster Cliff Trail
Difficult
Livermore, NH
Difficult
6.0 mi 9.7 km Livermore, NH
8.6 mi 13.9 km #8Baldface Circle Trail
Difficult
Pinkham Notch, NH
Difficult
8.6 mi 13.9 km Pinkham Notch, NH
5.4 mi 8.7 km #9Gulfside
Difficult
Pinkham Notch, NH
Difficult
5.4 mi 8.7 km Pinkham Notch, NH
8.0 mi 12.9 km #10Crawford Path
Intermediate/Difficult
Pinkham Notch, NH
Intermediate/Difficult
8.0 mi 12.9 km Pinkham Notch, NH
4.6 mi 7.4 km #11Franconia Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Deerfield, NH
Intermediate
4.6 mi 7.4 km Deerfield, NH
1.2 mi 1.9 km #12Basin Cascades
Intermediate/Difficult
Lincoln, NH
Intermediate/Difficult
1.2 mi 1.9 km Lincoln, NH
2.2 mi 3.5 km #13Caps Ridge Trail
Difficult
Pinkham Notch, NH
Difficult
2.2 mi 3.5 km Pinkham Notch, NH
0.5 mi 0.8 km #14Lion's Head (Winter)
Extremely Difficult
Pinkham Notch, NH
Extremely Difficult
0.5 mi 0.8 km Pinkham Notch, NH
1.5 mi 2.5 km #15Cascade Path
Intermediate
Waterville Valley, NH
Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.5 km Waterville Valley, NH
4.8 mi 7.7 km #16Sabbaday Brook Trail
Intermediate
Livermore, NH
Intermediate
4.8 mi 7.7 km Livermore, NH
0.4 mi 0.6 km #17Sugarloaf Spur a
Intermediate
Deerfield, NH
Intermediate
0.4 mi 0.6 km Deerfield, NH
114.1 mi 183.7 km #18AT: Appalachian Mountain Club (ME/NH)
Intermediate
Lincoln, NH
Intermediate
114.1 mi 183.7 km Lincoln, NH
6.0 mi 9.6 km #19Cedar Brook Trail
Intermediate
Livermore, NH
Intermediate
6.0 mi 9.6 km Livermore, NH
19.7 mi 31.7 km #20Kilkenny Ridge Trail
Difficult
Groveton, NH
Difficult
19.7 mi 31.7 km Groveton, NH

Photos of White Mountain National Forest - 312

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Franconia Ridge
May 25, 2016 near Deerfield, NH
East Osceola Mountain sunrise
Feb 14, 2018 near Watervi…, NH
Summit view of Mount Hale via Drone
Feb 14, 2018 near Deerfield, NH
View midway between Osceola and East Osceola
Feb 14, 2018 near Watervi…, NH
Osceola Mountain view
Feb 14, 2018 near Watervi…, NH
Playing around Diana's Bath.
Jun 28, 2017 near Bartlett, NH
Viewpoint at the Waterville Valley Ski Trails
Aug 19, 2016 near Watervi…, NH
View coming down from East Osceola
Feb 14, 2018 near Watervi…, NH

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