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Recommended Routes in Merrimack Valley - 12

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Favorite Tower Hill Pond Loop Trail
Easy

Tower Hill Pond Loop Trail

4.0 mi 6.5 km 101' Up 30.72 m Up 101' Down 30.68 m Down

Auburn, NH
Favorite Bridge on Cascade Trail over Catamount Brook
Intermediate

Catamount Hill Loop

3.9 mi 6.3 km 642' Up 195.67 m Up 644' Down 196.42 m Down

Allenst…, NH
Favorite DRO_2887-1 Miller State Park, New Hampshire
Intermediate

Pack Monadnock Loop

2.7 mi 4.4 km 782' Up 238.33 m Up 783' Down 238.66 m Down

Temple, NH
Favorite Nice view of the water
Intermediate

Musquash Loop

6.5 mi 10.4 km 318' Up 96.84 m Up 318' Down 96.79 m Down

Londond…, NH
Favorite Descending the trails near North Mountain.
Intermediate/Difficult

Pawtuckaway North and South Mountain Linkup

7.5 mi 12.1 km 1,327' Up 404.53 m Up 1,267' Down 386.05 m Down

Nottingham, NH
Favorite Pack Monadnock Summit
Difficult

Wapack and Back

43.0 mi 69.1 km 7,536' Up 2296.92 m Up 7,536' Down 2296.83 m Down

Ashburnham, MA
Favorite Massive cairn at the summit.
Intermediate/Difficult

North Pack Monadnock Mountain via Wapack Trail

3.1 mi 5.0 km 921' Up 280.65 m Up 921' Down 280.6 m Down

Greenfield, NH
Favorite Viewpoint of the Penacook Lake from the Blue Loop trail.
Intermediate

Marjorie Swope 10k Challenge

6.7 mi 10.8 km 750' Up 228.62 m Up 748' Down 227.89 m Down

Concord, NH
Favorite Lower Purgatory Falls by Josh Graciano (https://www.flickr.com/photos/newmundane/) licensed under CC-BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/)
Intermediate

Purgatory Falls Out-and-Back

5.2 mi 8.4 km 504' Up 153.76 m Up 504' Down 153.7 m Down

Wilton, NH
Favorite Across the Merrimack River
Easy/Intermediate

Bedford Heritage Trail

1.8 mi 2.9 km 47' Up 14.31 m Up 47' Down 14.33 m Down

Bedford, NH
Favorite There are several boardwalks along the East side of short park loop
Easy

Livingstong Park Loop

1.1 mi 1.8 km 42' Up 12.79 m Up 42' Down 12.92 m Down

Manchester, NH
Favorite Beaver Pond on Long Loop
Intermediate

Loop Trail

4.3 mi 6.9 km 230' Up 70.01 m Up 229' Down 69.9 m Down

Litchfield, NH

Merrimack Valley Hiking

  • 448 Miles 721 Kilometers of Trail
  • 14 Recommended Routes
  • 90 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 93 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 15 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Merrimack Valley - 184

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2.0 mi 3.2 km #1Tower Trail
Intermediate
East Concord, NH
Intermediate
East Concord, NH
2.6 mi 4.1 km #2Teds Trail
Intermediate
Greenfield, NH
Intermediate
Greenfield, NH
1.7 mi 2.7 km #3Casalis State Forest
Intermediate
Peterborough, NH
Intermediate
Peterborough, NH
1.1 mi 1.8 km #4Overlook Trail
Difficult
East Merrimack, NH
Difficult
East Merrimack, NH
1.3 mi 2.1 km #5Marion Davis Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Temple, NH
Easy/Intermediate
Temple, NH
1.7 mi 2.8 km #6Castor Pond Loop Trail
Easy
Temple, NH
Easy
Temple, NH
1.1 mi 1.7 km #7Shoots & Ladders
Difficult
East Merrimack, NH
Difficult
East Merrimack, NH
0.3 mi 0.4 km #8Inchworm
Intermediate
Nashua, NH
Intermediate
Nashua, NH
0.8 mi 1.4 km #9Catamount Trail
Intermediate
Allenstown Elementary School, NH
Intermediate
Allenstown Elementary School, NH
1.2 mi 1.9 km #10Silverfish Trail
Intermediate
Merrimack, NH
Intermediate
Merrimack, NH

Photos of Merrimack Valley - 90

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Descending the trails near North Mountain.
Apr 15, 2019 near Nottingham, NH
Thick woods open up to some nice pine clearings on the Neville Peak Trail.
Jun 12, 2017 near Epsom, NH
Giant Rhododendron on the Rhododendron Loop.
Jan 23, 2021 near South H…, NH
Pack Monadnock Summit
Apr 20, 2015 near Peterbo…, NH
DRO_2887-1 Miller State Park, New Hampshire
Jan 15, 2020 near Peterbo…, NH
Lower Purgatory Falls by Josh Graciano (https://www.flickr.com/photos/newmundane/) licensed under CC-BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/)
Nov 25, 2019 near Wilton, NH
This is the eastern view on the summit of Neville Peak.
Jun 12, 2017 near Epsom, NH
Tower Hill Pond Loop Trail
Oct 20, 2019 near Auburn, NH