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blue Cascade Path

Trail

1.5 mile 2.5 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 501' 153 m
Descent: -166' -51 m
High: 1,967' 599 m
Low: 1,631' 497 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 8% (5°)
Max Grade: 21% (12°)

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Trail shared by Jim Chicoski

This is an easy to moderate trail leading to lovely waterfalls.

Jim Chicoski

Features River/Creek · Waterfall

Family Friendly Not too long or strenuous. Kids like rivers and waterfalls.

Description

This trail is confusing at first. Do some research, bring a GPS, the Hiking Project mobile app, or a paper map so that you get onto the right trail: Cascade Path.

You'll work your way through a neighborhood and up what looks like an old ski trail to get to the beginning of the woodsy section of the path. This is a nice little one-mile section of classic New England hardwood forest with a lot of roots and rocks to negotiate. A descent indicates you are close to the river. Here you'll see a bridge but do not cross it! It will take you to the Norway rapids.

Turn right onto a small trail staying on the right side of the river. A bit further, you'll have a chance to cross to the other side. There are three or four impressive waterfalls or cascades. When you get to a gravel road and a bridge, you can go back the way you came, take a right to go back down the Snows Mountain ski slope, or turn left to go to Avalanche Brook and Norway Rapids.

Overall, this trail provides an enjoyable hike that is demanding but not too strenuous. The highlight is the section with the cascades.

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Oct 20, 2018
Erin Geyer
2 miles one way 2mi
Aug 5, 2018
Xueyan Fu
Very nice small fall. My kids love it!
Apr 20, 2018
Lydia W
3mi
Sep 23, 2017
Steve Smith
Sep 20, 2017
Alyza Wiener
Jul 17, 2017
Tim G
Jun 27, 2017
Jenny Powell
May 27, 2017
Sarah Lopolito
Really pretty, easy to follow trail. 3mi

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  4.8 from 4 votes

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#103

in New Hampshire

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