Best trails in Belknap Mountain State Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Belknap Mountain State Forest, New Hampshire? AllTrails has 23 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views 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. Ready for some activity? There are 17 moderate trails in Belknap Mountain State Forest ranging from 2.9 to 16.1 km and from 199 to 727 meters above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Piper Mountain Trail
Belknap Mountain State Forest
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Length: 4.8 km • Est. 1 h 53 m
Piper Mountain Trail is a 4.8 kilometer heavily trafficked loop trail located near Gilford, New Hampshire that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of acShow more
#2 - Mount Klem and Mount Mack via Gilford Fire Road and Round Pond Trail
Belknap Mountain State Forest
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Length: 10.3 km • Est. 3 h 24 m
Mount Klem and Mount Mack via Gilford Fire Road and Round Pond Trail is a 10.3 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Gilford, New Hampshire that features beautiful wild flowers and iShow more
#3 - Belknap Fire Tower (Red/Green Loop) Trail
Belknap Mountain State Forest
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Length: 3.2 km • Est. 1 h 17 m
NOTE: users have reported that the gate leading to the upper parking lot where the trail head starts is currently closed. Adding ~2.4 miles to the hike of paved and then dirt road. Belknap Fire TowerShow more
#4 - Gunstock Mountain Trail (Orange)
Belknap Mountain State Forest
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Length: 2.9 km • Est. 1 h 31 m
Gunstock Mountain Trail (Orange) is a 2.9 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Gilford, New Hampshire that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primariShow more
#5 - Belknap Gunstock Loop Trail
Belknap Mountain State Forest
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Length: 6.8 km • Est. 2 h 46 m
Belknap Gunstock Loop Trail is a 6.8 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Gilford, New Hampshire that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activiShow more
#6 - Mt. Rowe
Belknap Mountain State Forest
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Length: 6.0 km • Est. 2 h 6 m
Mt. Rowe is a 6.0 kilometer heavily trafficked loop trail located near Gilford, New Hampshire that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, runShow more
#7 - Straightback and Mount Major Loop
Belknap Mountain State Forest
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Length: 7.9 km • Est. 2 h 55 m
A relatively easy trail to so me great views. Show more
#8 - Piper and Whiteface Mountains Trail
Belknap Mountain State Forest
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Length: 7.9 km • Est. 2 h 52 m
This trail segment begins from the parking lot on upper carriage road on Belknap Mountain. Please note that Carriage Road occasionally closes when muddy. Walk back down the carriage road approx. 0.15 Show more
#9 - Piper, Belknap and Gunstock Loop
Belknap Mountain State Forest
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Length: 8.2 km • Est. 3 h 17 m
Three mountain loop hike in Belknap Mountain State Forest. This route includes Piper, Belknap, and Gunstock peaks.Show more
#10 - Whiteface Mountain
Belknap Mountain State Forest
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Length: 4.7 km • Est. 1 h 41 m
Whiteface Mountain is a 4.7 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Gilford, New Hampshire that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a numShow more
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