Mount Tom, Avalon, and Field Loop

MODERATE 27 reviews

Mount Tom, Avalon, and Field Loop is a 6.4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Bretton Woods, New Hampshire that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and snowshoeing and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

6.4 miles 2798 feet Loop

dogs on leash

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snowshoeing

forest

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This is a nice loop trail with good views towards the southern presidentials. You'll have really good views from Avalon to Webster Cliffs. Mt. Tom and Field are wooded but Tom has a few views through the trees.

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2 months ago

Did this hike today, 10/20/16....hiked up to Avalon then to Field then Tom. Great hike....plenty if snow and some icy spots. Didn't get to enjoy the views from Avalon due to weather conditions but awesome hike anyway!

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6 months ago

Did lower part to A Z trail not bad in the rain

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6 months ago

Superb view of white mountains and mount washington

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7 months ago

A little tougher than I expected but super fun! We had the summit to ourselves which was really nice!

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8 months ago

Good hike! Lots of steep sections and plenty of snow/ice.

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1 year ago

Nice hike in the white

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Completed this hike in mid-July 2014. The Avalon trail is moderately steep for most of the way up and the terrain is really rocky and slippery if wet. The last 0.5 miles to the summit are the most steep, however, with sections where I had to heave myself up boulders and scramble higher and higher until the summit ledges were reached. The view from the top of Avalon is magnificent, with a view into the U-shaped valley of Crawford Notch to the right, and a view to Mounts Adams, Washington and Jefferson to the left. Saco Lake is directly below. Take care while coming down; trekking poles come in handy. The side path to Pearl and Beecher Cascades is well worth the short trip on the way back to the parking area.