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Province Mountain is a 1.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near East Wakefield, New Hampshire that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until September. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 1.8 mi Elevation gain 636 ft Route type Out & Back

Dogs on leash

Kid friendly

Hiking

Nature trips

Snowshoeing

Walking

Bird watching

Forest

Lake

Views

Wildlife

Snow

Private property

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Please note that a section of the trail is located on private property, though hikers are welcome on it.

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Reviews (115)
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Recordings (76)
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Kelsey McCubrey
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HikingPrivate propertyRocky

To get there you turn on Butler Field lane and drive through the camps(it’s a camp road). Just keep straight and you’ll end up at a gate blocking the road. Park to the left before the gate and then head up the road past the gate and the trail will be on your right. There’s white painted circles on trees so you know you’re going the right way plus you can tell by the trail. Great view up top of Province Lake and the mountains. There’s a stone bench to sit and chug some water and check out the view. While you’re sitting there you can relish the fact that it’s all downhill from there. Haha

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Preston Hill
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HikingPrivate property

Great trail. Well maintained and easy for the kids (6 - 10) to hike. Trail has a few forks so be sure to note which way you came up. We had cell service and GPS throughout the hike so this wasn’t an issue for us. The views at the top were breathtaking and well worth the climb. The start of the trail is at a gate to a private driveway after driving through a small summer cabin rental community. There is minimal parking on the shoulder next to the gate. Final thought: Great short hike to take kids and novice hikers on.

susan engle
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Hiking

We loved this hike and the view however it is easy to get off the main trail. From the top we took a left at the fork and ended up 2 miles from our car on Newfield Road. We need more signage or a Boy Scout to put trail markers on the different trails

Ayala Livny
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Hiking

Great hike! Dog and I loved it.

Julia St. Germain
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Quick hike up the mountain, beautiful views! Just go straight onto the road and the trailhead is marked with a sign

Tara F.
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HikingBugsPrivate property
Morgan Washburne
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HikingBugsPrivate property

Great view, small summit but not a very busy trail so that’s not really an issue. Pretty buggy, but bring bug spray you will be fine. Quick and easy hike!

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Jordyn Tommasi
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HikingBugs

Great short hike. Awesome view at the top. Bring bug spray!

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Sher Dreams
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HikingPrivate property
Joe Gauci
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This is a perfect hike! Unbeatable view for minimal effort.Planning on hiking this again for fall foliage and a winter snow shoe hike.

Lis M.
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Hiking

very nice hike! only one other family:)

Alyssa H.
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Debra Chase
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Hiking

3/11/2020 This was a great little 2hour hike. Directions and description were very accurate. There is a beautiful almost 360* view at the summit and a bonus bench to sit at to enjoy the view! The trail today spotted with ice, in places, a little muddy but so enjoyable. First time for me, but I’ll do this again, for sure.

Diane Stuart
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HikingOff trailPrivate propertySnow

2/1/2020 Excellent winter hike, great views. Park on Rte 153 just past Bulter Field Road. Bulter Field Road is not plowed and closed off with a cable. This is private property but welcomes hikers. The road up to the trail marker goes through a campground of cabins and is snow packed by snowmobiles. You will come to a gate and will continue up to the blue trail marker on the right. There was a blazed snowshoe trail on the right, just prior to the trail marker, but we did not go that way. The trail was lightly traveled and snow packed with about 3 inches of snow. Fairly easy traveling, micro spikes were beneficial. From the road up the first .70 mile the trail is a continuous uphill ascent. It levels off for a stretch then climbs to the summit. It took about 40 minutes to go the 1.1 miles to the summit. Was cloudy but still had views of the surrounding mountains and lake. Heading back we took the blazed snowshoe trail thru the woods. At one point it goes off to the right and reconnects with the main trail, then veers off again to the left and puts you back on the snowmobile trail. Overall, a great hike. Not sure how accessible it is in the summer with the campground operation. Reccomend.

Danielle Mooney
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Parking by road (little cut out) - summer camping ground!!! Only able to do winter hiking. Nice steep steady trail with various connecting trails. Maybe have another trailhead.

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Danielle Mooney
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HikingRockySnow

Beautiful little trail. Starts off through a camp ground. Call and ask Permission to access. Gentleman is very kind! Snowy day so I didn’t get to see the view but told it is a good one. Perfect hour or so hike :)

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Christopher Lemay
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Hiking

Easy and good view

Anna Wright
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Hiking

Lovely easy trail with great views at the summit. 25 minutes to the top making this a great after work hike. I’m glad people commented about parking at the gate. The app will day you are at the parking spot but not quite. Keep driving to the gate. There is a small sign that says private property but hikers welcome. Definitely plan to do this one more often! It’d be great for a sunset hike.

Abigail Treadwell
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Hiking

Straightforward trail, offering different forest types. Not much parking at the gate, maybe two spots tops, so it's better to park on 153 and walk up Butler Field Rd. Very nice view at the top!

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Deborah Leblanc
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Hiking

Very short hike with few stops due to hot day an hour and a half great summit to relax great views and plenty of shady rocks to hang out there are a few alternate paths to take and no markers so pay attention to which trail you came up on met a nice couple coming up and directed me to the correct way if I had continued would have had to walk a few miles to get back to the car!

Mark Tufts
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HikingRocky

weird camp road and parking

M K.
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Hiking

trail conditions were good. if you hike at a brisk pace it should only take you 30 mins to reach the summit.

Moie Aaskov
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Hiking

It’s a quick hike, but a great view from the top. I recommend parking down by the lake and walking up Butter Field to add a bit of distance. Go about 1/4 mile up past the gate to get to the trail. Bring bug spray and a bathing suit!

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Thomas Samples
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Hiking

This is a wonderful little hike. The trail is pretty with a lot of changing flora as you climb. The view from the top is beautiful. It is rated as moderate but it is very easy.

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