Incline Trail

MODERATE 15 reviews

Incline Trail is a 0.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Goffstown, New Hampshire. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking.

DISTANCE
0.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
547 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

hiking

rocky

4 months ago

Rough but great cardio work out!

hiking
5 months ago

This is a very poor trail for hiking. It is a steady vertical incline with an over abundance of loose rocks/gravel.

My wife and I did a hike forming a loop of Bickford Trail to Summit Trail, side trip to Views Trail, back to Summit Trail, then took Incline Trail to get out.

Long story short, it was a gorgeous and challenging hike, but the Incline Trail portion was just awful. Tight trees/brush on both sides, so no views, and by the time one figures out it is nothing but a straight shot down a steep incline of loose rocks, it's better to just finish it out. Lots of worry about falling and/or spraining an ankle, and no views to compensate for the risk.

My advice is to do the Summit Trail to completion, take the 0.1 leg of Incline Trail, but then take Walker Trail back over to Summit Trail and get out the same way you came in via Bickford Trail.

(for what it's worth, I felt strongly enough about the awfulness of this trail that it caused me to sign up for an account to denounce it. As with most things, YMMV.)

hiking
6 months ago

Steady vertical incline. Nice short workout! Will be going back.

8 months ago

Great trail great views

hiking
9 months ago

Sick trail quick up and down good view spot near the old hotel

Monday, October 17, 2016

Pretty much straight up, but short. Two or three great viewing points along the way. Dog and family friendly. We had 6 year olds to adult with us. It is rocky too.

hiking
Monday, August 29, 2016

A much better workout than a treadmill and slightly more interesting. The trail is pretty straight with a steady incline but loose rocks keep it interesting on the descent. I slipped a few times but with only one hand touch-down. For me it was about 30 minutes up and 20 minutes down. To get to any kind of view, branch onto Summit Trail (straight ahead) for a few minutes.

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