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Belknap Mountain State Forest

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36 mi 58 km of trail 1 Recommended Route

Easy Trails 1 Trail Intermediate Trails 12 Trails Hard Trails 4 Trails

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Recommended Routes in Belknap Mountain State Forest - 1

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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

Trails in Belknap Mountain State Forest - 16

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0.5 mi 0.8 km #1Old Piper Trail
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
1.2 mi 1.9 km #2Piper Mountain Trail
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
5.5 mi 8.8 km #3Red Trail
Intermediate
Gilmanton, NH
Intermediate
Gilmanton, NH
0.6 mi 1.0 km #4Red Trail (Klem-Mack Loop)
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
1.7 mi 2.7 km #5East Gilford Trail (Yellow)
Difficult
Gilford, NH
Difficult
Gilford, NH
1.1 mi 1.8 km #6White Trail
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
3.1 mi 4.9 km #7Dave Roberts Quarry Trail
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
12.4 mi 19.9 km #8Belknap Range Trail
Difficult
Gilford, NH
Difficult
Gilford, NH
1.9 mi 3.0 km #9Mount Rowe Trail
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
0.8 mi 1.3 km #10Piper-Whiteface Link
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
1.3 mi 2.1 km #11Vista Trail (Swett Mountain)
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
0.9 mi 1.4 km #12Red Trail
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
0.5 mi 0.8 km #13Warden's Trail (Green)
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
0.5 mi 0.7 km #14GES Nature Trail
Easy
Gilford, NH
Easy
Gilford, NH
2.4 mi 3.9 km #15Piper - Round Pond Link Trail
Difficult
Gilford, NH
Difficult
Gilford, NH
1.8 mi 2.9 km #16Benjamin Weeks Trail
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
Intermediate
Gilford, NH

Photos of Belknap Mountain State Forest - 11

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Sweeping lake and mountain views from ledges near the Belknap Mountain summit.
Sep 23, 2017 near Gilford, NH
Looking east from the end of the Old Piper Trail
Jun 3, 2018 near Gilford, NH
The last great view along the Vista Trail before you move below the treeline
Jun 7, 2020 near Gilford, NH
View from near the top of Mount Rowe Trail
Apr 11, 2020 near Gilford, NH
Cross over small brook on Marsh Trail.
Oct 19, 2019 near Gilford, NH
Sunrise at Mt. Rowe
Sep 11, 2018 near Gilford, NH
The view from a small picnic/rest area partially up Mount Rowe Trail.
Apr 11, 2020 near Gilford, NH
Belknap Range Trail marker
Sep 11, 2018 near Gilford, NH
Vista Trail travels through some open areas and some wooded areas
Jun 7, 2020 near Gilford, NH
Fire tower at the top of Belknap Mountain
Jun 7, 2020 near Gilford, NH
One of the many bridge/boardwalks along GES Nature Trail
Apr 11, 2020 near Gilford, NH