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Recommended Routes in Mount Major State Forest - 1

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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

Mount Major State Forest Hiking

  • 43 Miles 69 Kilometers of Trail
  • 1 Recommended Route
  • 1 Easy Trail Easy Trails
  • 10 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 4 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Mount Major State Forest - 14

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1.5 mi 2.4 km #1Mt. Major Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Gilford, NH
Intermediate/Difficult
Gilford, NH 20 
5.5 mi 8.8 km #2Red Trail
Intermediate
Gilmanton, NH
Intermediate
Gilmanton, NH
1.5 mi 2.5 km #3Boulder Loop Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Wolfeboro, NH
Intermediate/Difficult
Wolfeboro, NH
3.1 mi 4.9 km #4Dave Roberts Quarry Trail
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
12.4 mi 19.9 km #5Belknap Range Trail
Difficult
Gilford, NH
Difficult
Gilford, NH
2.6 mi 4.3 km #6Jesus Valley - Beaver Pond Trail
Intermediate
Wolfeboro, NH
Intermediate
Wolfeboro, NH
1.3 mi 2.1 km #7Reed Road Trail
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
1.1 mi 1.8 km #8Major - Straightback Link
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
0.6 mi 0.9 km #9North Straightback Link (Green)
Difficult
Gilford, NH
Difficult
Gilford, NH
1.3 mi 2.0 km #10Brook Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Gilford, NH
Intermediate/Difficult
Gilford, NH
0.9 mi 1.5 km #11Straightback Mountain Trail
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
4.7 mi 7.5 km #12Old Stage Road
Easy/Intermediate
Wolfeboro, NH
Easy/Intermediate
Wolfeboro, NH
1.4 mi 2.3 km #13Precipice Path East
Difficult
Gilford, NH
Difficult
Gilford, NH
1.1 mi 1.8 km #14Precipice Path West
Difficult
Gilford, NH
Difficult
Gilford, NH

Photos of Mount Major State Forest - 10

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View from the summit.
Jul 11, 2019 near Gilford, NH
Hiking to the summit of Mount Major in New Hampshire
Aug 31, 2019 near Gilford, NH
Looking north from Mount Major out towards Lake Winnipesaukee
Jun 7, 2020 near Gilford, NH
View before the summit.  Wild fresh blueberries along the trail.
Aug 23, 2016 near Gilford, NH
View of Lake Winnipesaukee at the summit of Mt. Major.
Apr 23, 2015 near Gilford, NH
View from Mount Major
Aug 13, 2015 near Gilford, NH
Panorama of Alton Bay, NH
Aug 13, 2015 near Gilford, NH
Quarry Trail
Oct 19, 2019 near Gilford, NH
View from Mount Major
Aug 13, 2015 near Gilford, NH
The brook that you'll hike along as you travel down the eastern side of the Precipice Path
Nov 21, 2020 near Gilford, NH