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#6 of 10 national parks in England

Best trails in New Forest National Park

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Looking for a great trail in New Forest National Park, Hampshire? AllTrails has 83 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 56 easy trails in New Forest National Park ranging from 0.7 to 11.5 miles and from 32 to 462 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

New Forest is located in Southern England and is the largest remaining tracts of unenclosed pasture land, heathland and forest. The ecology of the New Forest is enhanced by the relatively large areas of lowland habitats, lost elsewhere, which have survived. There are several kinds of important lowland habitat including valley bogs, alder carr, wet heaths, dry heaths and deciduous woodland. The area contains a profusion of rare wildlife, including the New Forest cicada Cicadetta montana. The wet heaths are important for rare plants, such as marsh gentian and marsh clubmoss and other important species include the wild gladiolus. Visitors can enjoy endless footpaths through expansive woodland.

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Map of trails in New Forest National Park
Park information
Acreage:
139,840 acres
Contact
+44 1590 646600
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Top trails (83)
#1 - Exbury Village and Lepe Walk
New Forest National Park
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 2 h 34 m
Exbury Village and Lepe Walk is a 6 mile loop trail located near Cowes, Isle of Wight, England and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and nature trips.Show more
#2 - Emery Down
New Forest National Park
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Length: 6.2 mi • Est. 2 h 57 m
Emery Down is a 6.2 mile loop trail located near Lyndhurst, Hampshire, England that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and running.Show more
#3 - Lyndhurst Hill and Swan Green
New Forest National Park
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Length: 6.5 mi • Est. 3 h 6 m
This walk in the New Forest National Park starts from Swan Green in Lyndhurst. This mostly flat scenic walk takes you through open land, dense forest, moorland, and heaths. There are many pubs on the Show more
#4 - Tall Trees Trail
New Forest National Park
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 4 m
This short stroll through the New Forest National Park takes you along the Tall Trees Trail. Starting at the Blackwater car park, this is an easy and flat trail that passes along a variety of toweringShow more
#5 - Acres Down and Canadian War Memorial
New Forest National Park
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Length: 5.8 mi • Est. 2 h 46 m
A circular walk in the New Forest in Hampshire passing through heathland on the outskirts of the forest to the Canadian War Memorial and back again. Walking in the New Forest comes with both rewards aShow more
#6 - Burley Village Walk
New Forest National Park
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 2 h 8 m
A walk from the Queen's Head in Burley down to the disused railway then across the plain and up the hill back to Burley. Show more
#7 - Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary Walk
New Forest National Park
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 49 m
Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary Walk is a 1.7 mile loop trail located near Lyndhurst, Hampshire, England that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used Show more
#8 - Ashurst and Deerleap Enclosure
New Forest National Park
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 1 h 36 m
This is a circular gentle walk from Ashurst in the New Forest, Hampshire, that is very popular with dog owners, joggers and cyclists. It follows paths and tracks around the Deerleap Enclosure within tShow more
#9 - Bramshaw Telegraph to Frogham
New Forest National Park
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Length: 11.5 mi • Est. 5 h 20 m
Bramshaw Telegraph to Frogham is a 11.5 mile loop trail located near Lyndhurst, Hampshire, England that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used foShow more
#10 - Cadman's Pool to Pinnick Wood to Broomy Circular
New Forest National Park
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Length: 14.9 mi • Est. 7 h
Cadman's Pool to Pinnick Wood to Broomy Circular is a 14.9 mile loop trail located near Lyndhurst, Hampshire, England that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarShow more
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