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Foss Mountain Trail

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Trail

0.5 mile 0.8 kilometer point to point
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Elevation

Ascent: 225' 69 m
Descent: -2' 0 m
High: 1,641' 500 m
Low: 1,417' 432 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 23% (13°)

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Trail shared by Ben Croce

A short, beginner-friendly hike that leads to incredible 360 degree views of the Mt. Washington Valley.

Ben Croce

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Spring · Views · Wildlife

Family Friendly Due to its easy nature and awesome views, the entire family will enjoy this trail.

The access road is a Class 6 road and is closed during the winter season.

Description

This hike takes around 15 minutes to 30 minutes depending on your hiking speed. Although it's a very easy hiking trail, it has some of the best views around! Foss Mountain itself is covered with rolling hills of grass and rocks, giving you amazing 360 degree views of the surrounding White Mountains!

Flora & Fauna

This area has great blueberry picking in the Spring!

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Jul 18, 2019
lori Lenart
1mi — 11h 30m
Jun 22, 2018
Ken Dong
Beautiful for sunset and wild blueberries!
Jun 18, 2017
Ben Croce
0.5mi

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The views wrap provide a good 360º, so make sure to enjoy all directions.
Jun 9, 2017 near Freedom, NH
View from the top of the Foss Mountain Trail.
Jun 9, 2017 near Freedom, NH
The White Mountains as viewed from the top of the Foss Mountain Trail.
Jun 9, 2017 near Freedom, NH
Low plants surround the Foss Mountain Trail.
Jun 9, 2017 near Freedom, NH

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