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Nice easy family hike

Great hike during blueberry season. Views were not what I had hoped for but not bad considering there are taller mountains surrounding it. Peeks of the lake through the gaps.

I would call this Moderate to easy. Lovely even in the rain

Check out: http://belknaprangetrails.org/belknap-range-trail-map/ for all details. So much work has been done on all the trails. They are most all in great condition and so much fun to hike. Yes, it says accessible till October, but you can walk up the auto road and hike Belknap all year, or access them via Piper or Gunstock. Snowshoe or with crampons. Fun.

2 months ago

I hike this trail at least once per month, probably more! Close to home, great views, nice access to continue on it I have more time. Great in all seasons and at all times of the day!

This was an amazing hike but getting to the top and seeing it so commercialized took away from it's natural beauty.

on Lockes Hill Trail

3 months ago

3 months ago

Hiked the BRT from the Gunstock parking lot. Summited at Mt. Rowe and continued through to Belknap Mountain, where we turned around and took the Brook Trail back to the parking lot.

Trails are very well marked and maintained and clean and pristine. Only saw one other person during those three hours.

Looking forward to hiking the whole BRT soon.

Really beautiful views on the hike up the green trail. Once your to the top there's a few neat things to check out but you cannot see any views unless you climb the tower! If your afraid of heights you won't want to climb the tower so it's kind of a bummer but if you can conquer your fear for heights climbing the tower IS WORTH IT!! Breath taking views!!! We took the red trail down which seemed much harder than the green trail but still a ton of fun and there's one GORGEOUS view on this trail. Great short hike to fit into a busy day :) hope you'll enjoy!!

Great views

Amazingly beautiful views!

4 months ago

Great hike with the dogs, nice relaxing rest spot about midway with fantastic views