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Goose Pond Loop is a 2.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Keene, New Hampshire that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and mountain biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 2.1 mi Elevation gain 121 ft Route type Loop

Dogs on leash

Kid friendly

Hiking

Mountain biking

Lake

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Note: There is construction on a part of the trail. Please check with the city page for information/updates.

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Reviews (106)
Photos (150)
Recordings (78)
Completed (196)
Brenna Ranagan
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HikingBugs

Dog friendly and nice spots to go off and swim as well!

cindy kobus
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Walking

loved this loop around the pond. some great spots to stop and picnic. great for kids and leashed dogs.

Phillip Allen
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Easy to moderate trail. Lots of roots and rock as well as elevation changes. Not marked as well as it could be. Was still a good loop, some nice views of the pond and friendly people.

Courtney Nicastro
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HikingBugs
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Heather Upchurch
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Hiking

Beautiful views, can ride bike most of the way

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Shaun Hill
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HikingMuddy
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Jake Ingram
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HikingOver grown

Good for a quick little hike with some pretty views. Completed the entire loop in a little over an hour. Be prepared to duck under some tree limbs and cross water. No real tough terrain, but I would recommend hiking boots or something sturdier than tennis shoes. Will have to come back in the summertime!

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Laurie B.
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Icy

Enjoyable hike. Great for dog. Somewhat confusing trail markers, but if you always stay close to the lake, it works out. There were a few places with some very shallow streams to cross, but there were rocks hop on to keep my feet dry. Mark the place you enter the loop to make it easier to find the path to your car. Plenty of parking.

Denise Hunt
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HikingMuddyOver grownRockyWashed out

Recently moved to Keene and Goose Pond was suggested. My dogs were almost immediately assaulted by 2 Bernese Mt. Dogs, off lead, no collars. I asked owner to leash them and was told they were "fine". I tried trail again and lo and behold, same two dogs as well as 2 more off lead. Not the dogs fault. Haven't been back.

Pat Coody
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Hiking

Great nice wooded trail

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Jennie Farm
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Hiking

Great hike with no bugs. Trails are well marked and mostly dry, plus wide trails. No ticks either as the trails are clean and no grass. Several bridges over small brooks. They are working on the pump station so some trails are closed due to construction going on, so water is low.

Rebecca Webb
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HikingBugs

A beautiful trail, just make sure to bring bug spray and maybe a second pair of socks! :) Detour paths from the construction had us lost for an extra mile, but once we retraced our steps and got back to the pond, travelling along the side of it for us back safe and sound!

Kate Wilcox
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Hiking

hiked this trail with my dog and had a great time. it’s a nice simple loop around the pond, and has a few cool places beside the trail to venture out and sit on a big rock and look at the pond. i’ve been having some bad back pain, and i did this hike with ease. a nice easy path. but the construction almost led us to get lost a handful of times! there was a part where the trail wasn’t visible but a sign indicated that you should follow this bright orange fence? it was confusing, but apparently correct. the good thing is that if you ever are too lost, you can just stay beside the shore of the pond. also be sure you keep track of where you entered the loop around the pond, because the path that leads you back to the parking lot isn’t marked and we almost walked right past it.

Deric Dymerski
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Hiking

Relatively easy and always beautiful.

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Martha Rivers
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Hiking

Amazing trail although there is construction in one area and the trail was not clearly marked to go around. I’ll definitely do this again! The dogs had a great time as well.

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john truesdell
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HikingBridge out

dog's welcome.

Melissa Collins
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HikingMuddyOff trailSnow

It's a good trail to bring kids out on except it's poorly marked stay on the edge of the pond.

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Tyler Conlan
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Olivia Jones
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Got lost both times...but it’s a beautiful pond. Wanna go back with a bike

Gordon Benett
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Hiking

We do this easy, level 2.1-mile walk a couple of times a week to relax and stay in shape. Beautiful forest path with several stream crossings. Not challenging, but soothing!

Danielle Adams Jacques
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Hiking

Great little hike! Awesome views of the pond all the way around. Lots of BIG frogs. The damn is fun for littles to play on when the water isn’t high. No more than a couple inches when we went. To get up to the pond is a short/steep hill, otherwise pretty flat walking. Trails were marked, but not that great. Found a handful of short dead end spots. Will be back again! Looking forward to doing this one in the fall.

James Catalfamo
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Hiking

REAL EASY TRAIL TO FOLLOW. CAN'T GET LOST EVEN IF YOU TRY. GREAT FOR FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF ALL AGES. PLENTY OF PLACES TO SIT AND ENJOY THE VIEWS OF THE POND. MY SON AND I BOTH AGREE THAT IT WAS A NICE STROLL EVEN ON A CLOUDY DAY.

Alex Demers
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This was a great trail to hike, beautiful views and not to to overly busy. The trail was not marked the greatest and found my self at a dead end a couple times but was easy to find my way back on track. All in all, was pretty great!

Melissa Page
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Beautiful scenery...very flat and well shaded for a hot day..Lots of turtles and pond life...

Jeromy Languerand
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A little confusing to navigate but a nice walk and beautiful pond.

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