Middle Mountain Trail is a 3.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Nottingham, New Hampshire that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from April until October.

Distance: 3.2 miles Elevation Gain: 449 feet Route Type: Out & Back

hiking

nature trips

walking

bird watching

forest

views

Note: Pets are allowed through the main gate for hiking before Memorial Day weekend in May and after Columbus Day weekend in October.

closed
1 month ago

don't bother trying this trail cuz its closed.

hiking
muddy
3 months ago

Cool little hike! Dogs had a blast! Great view! Sorry Madison for my pups bugging you! But great to meet you!

hiking
snow
5 months ago

good hike. snow packed

hiking
6 months ago

Views almost as good as South Mountain! Really easy trail, just a short steep section. Totally worth the effort for the view!! Next time we would drive further up Reservation Road to parking area with port-a-potty and access to South Mountain. Would hike both mountains in one trip.

blowdown
off trail
6 months ago

Nice easy hike

hiking
7 months ago

Great hike with the kids. Amazing view at the end of the trail. The first third of this trail so can be done in a car and there is some parking up in that area before you start at the base of the hill.

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bugs
7 months ago

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bugs
8 months ago

hiking
9 months ago

Nice way to spend an afternoon. the steep. rocky section on the middle can be challenging. but its very casual after that. not one of the more popular trails so a nice one if you want to be alone.

hiking
bugs
9 months ago

Great trail for casual hikers. Decent view at the top and a pretty gentle hike over all. My mom said it was the best hike she had ever done, though a cool breezy late summer day does help. Short bit of steeper climbing, but most of the trail is very gentle. Great for younger kids as well.

hiking
9 months ago

my recording of This trail is only half (for the way down) because for some reason when we got to the top of the trail this app removed my recording. so it's a bit over 3 miles. great views at the top end of the trail. bring bug spray. was great for our dog and good for when you don't want to hike all day.

hiking
11 months ago

At a brisk pace, it’s a good warmup hike. Most of the trail is easier than moderate except for a brief steeper section. Even beautiful on a fog filled and rainy day!

hiking
bugs
Sun May 26 2019

Delightful hike, excellent views, many bugs!

hiking
Wed May 08 2019

Buggy. But nice brisk walk. Just enough elevation in the middle to get your heart pumping. Nice view at the end.

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bugs
muddy
Wed May 01 2019

It was really really bad bug-wise and I went out on a fairly mild day. But as long as you kept moving the trail was very enjoyable, enough of an incline to feel like a workout even at a slow pace. Walking along tower road had more views and wildlife, though there was some good birding along middle mountain trail itself.

walking
Wed Jul 25 2018

Mosquitoes were terrible. Signage was lacking and we got a little lost. But all in all it was a beautiful location with well groomed trails.

Sat Jun 02 2018

Great for a short hike. I was pleasantly surprised to find a ledge outcropping with a view. Always thought the view was poor. Neat red cedar on top as well with grasses mixed in the woods. Less traveled than most of the other trails. Would be better if we could connect it to the lower pond trail to make a loop.

hiking
Fri Feb 16 2018

Nice short winter hike. Snowmobile tracks ran the entire trail. We used microspikes as there was still the need for traction. Saw two snowmobilers, but no other folks out that day.

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