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Nancy Brook Trail

HARD 21 reviews

Nancy Brook Trail is a 9.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Bartlett, New Hampshire that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, and backpacking. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 9.4 miles Elevation Gain: 3,064 feet Route Type: Out & Back

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22 days ago

This was Day#1 for us, the goal: Mt. Carrigain on Day#2. We set off down the Nancy Pond Trail taking a break at the cascade. Continued on to Nancy Pond then had lunch at Norcross Pond. Love that slab of granite on the far side, wonderful! Too tired to climb Nancy (sorry Nancy, we still love you) so set off to camp. Took the Carrigain Notch Trail down into the brook area and found a few groovy sites to set up shop. No moose this time but lots of moose poop. This camp, BTW, is just about in the geometric center of the White Mtn NP, perhaps Carrigain peak is the center. A great trek!

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1 month ago

My husband and I did this hike with our Japanese Chin on a near perfect summer day. Great waterfall about halfway up. Amazing lake was the perfect stopping point for lunch. We were happy to get away from the bugs and into our air conditioned car by the end. The dog was better off than we were at the end! But spray is a must have!

Monday, July 16, 2018

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Monday, June 11, 2018

Used Nancy Pond Trail to return from camp at bottom of Desolation Trail. Summited Carrigain on Day#1 then descended via Desolation to camp in Stilwater area. Hiked out on Day#2 up notch trail to Norcross Pond (epic beauty!). Continued on Nancy Pond Trail to the cascades (epic again!) checking out the upper portion and lower section. This trail is wonderful and just keeps on giving! This option is a much better way to take in Carrigain, in my opinion, then just peak bagging (just watch out for Brutus the bear!).

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

I had a great morning on this trail. It was wide and open most of the way to the cascades. The cascades were lovely, despite our very dry fall. I went along to the pond and loved the steep scramble and then the gradual walk to the pond. Great trail when you are in the mood for something different then peak bagging. I dreamed of seeing a moose by the pond (saw lots of moose prints)! We will be back. Great trail.

Sunday, October 01, 2017

This trail had a washout a while back and the new trail is not yet completely broken in, making it very "goaty" and slow going, there are few places where you can stretch your legs and pick up the tempo past the first stretch. However, the vista into the wilderness is very rewarding and the pond is beautiful. There is also a pool with a waterfall which is a perfect rest spot, or swimming hole for the brave.

Friday, September 05, 2014

Awesome views from the ponds. The herd path up mt nancy is very easy to follow. Great view from the top

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