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Best trails in Pawtuckaway State Park, New Hampshire

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Looking for a great trail in Pawtuckaway State Park, 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 Pawtuckaway State Park ranging from 1.5 to 11.8 miles and from 255 to 987 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

Pawtuckaway State Park, like the name suggests, is located on the shore of the Pawtuckaway Lake and surrounded by forests and marshes. It is thus a great place to hike, swim, or have a picnic on the lake beach with your friends and family. One of the most popular hikes will take you the a mountaintop fire tower, while others will give you the possibility to encounter wildlife. Admission is $5 for adults; $2 for children ages 6-11; children ages 5 and under, NH residents ages 65 and older with a valid ID are admitted for free

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Map of trails in Pawtuckaway State Park, New Hampshire
Park information
Acreage:
5,000 acres
Park hours
Monday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sunday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Contact
603-895-3031
Helpful links
Top trails (23)
#1 - South Mountain Lookout Tower Trail
Pawtuckaway State Park
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Length: 5.0 mi • Est. 2 h 33 m
#2 - North Mountain Loop Trail
Pawtuckaway State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(290)
Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 2 h 43 m
#3 - North Mountain and Boulder Trail Loop
Pawtuckaway State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(185)
Length: 9.6 mi • Est. 4 h 52 m
#4 - Mountain Trail to South Ridge Trail Loop
Pawtuckaway State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(175)
Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 53 m
Great trail and well marked with white blazes and map signs. Show more
#5 - North Mountain and South Mountain
Pawtuckaway State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(112)
Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 3 h 20 m
#6 - Boulder Trail
Pawtuckaway State Park
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 21 m
#7 - South Mountain via Mountain and Woronoco Loop
Pawtuckaway State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(108)
Length: 7.6 mi • Est. 3 h 45 m
#8 - Fundy and Shaw Loop Trail
Pawtuckaway State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(54)
Length: 6.2 mi • Est. 2 h 30 m
#9 - Round Pond Trail To South Ridge Trail
Pawtuckaway State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(63)
Length: 4.0 mi • Est. 2 h 6 m
#10 - Boulder Trail to North Mountain Trail Loop
Pawtuckaway State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(59)
Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 3 h
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