Upper Greeley Ponds via Kancamagus Highway is a 2.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Lincoln, New Hampshire that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
cross country skiing
Directions from Waterville Valley, NH: Travel SR 49 to the northern tip of town and take Livermore Road (Forest Road 53) to a parking lot. Greeley Ponds Trail branches off the Livermore Trail about .3 mile up the path.
Easy hike to beautiful lake. Lots of birds.
Very easy hike compared to most around the area. There was only 666' of elevation gain from the parking lot to the 2nd pond. Great views and very lightly trafficked.
Beautiful woods, opening up to some incredible views in places. The section from Mount Osceola Trail to the Kangamangus has a lot of blow down. The trail is rocky so choose your footwear.