Best trails in New Hampshire

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Trying to find the best New Hampshire trails? AllTrails has 1,312 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Gorham, Lincoln or Bartlett, we've got you covered. If you're looking for great New Hampshire state park trails, check out Crawford Notch State Park. Or for some great local park options, check out Mine Falls Park near Nashua or West Rattlesnake Natural Area. Ready for some activity? There are 527 moderate trails in New Hampshire ranging from 0.6 to 52.2 miles and from 3 to 5,780 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in New Hampshire
Top trails (1312)
#1 - Mount Lafayette and Franconia Ridge Trail Loop
White Mountain National Forest
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Length: 8.6 mi • Est. 6 h 3 m
This is a very popular full day hike for good reasons. On a clear day, you are unlikely to find better views in New England. It has been reported that the hut is currently closed (05/28/2020). As a bShow more
#2 - Welch and Dickey Loop Trail
White Mountain National Forest
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 2 h 48 m
Although this trail is currently open for recreational use, there are restrictions of Group Gatherings for COVID-19 Protection in place. Please see the park's website for up to date information.Show more
#3 - Mount Willard Trail
Crawford Notch State Park
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 54 m
The perfect hike—short, simple, beautiful, and right to an epic vista.Show more
#4 - Mount Monadnock via White Dot and White Cross Trails
Monadnock State Park
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 2 h 41 m
Note: There is a $5 fee to park and hike in the state park. A very popular, steep scramble up a nice peak in Southern New Hampshire with great views from its bald summit. Monadnock Mountain is reputShow more
#5 - Tuckerman Ravine Trail to Mount Washington
White Mountain National Forest
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Length: 7.9 mi • Est. 6 h
Mount Washington is the highest point in New England and the highest peak in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Often called the most dangerous small mountain in the world, Mount Washington is recoShow more
#6 - Mount Major and Brook Trail Loop
Major Mountain State Forest
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 2 h 16 m
Mount Major and Brook Trail Loop is a 3.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Alton Bay, New Hampshire that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a numShow more
#7 - Lonesome Lake Trail
Franconia Notch State Park
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 57 m
This trail gets steep and rocky, but it is worth it to see the beautiful Lonesome Lake. Along the lake the trail is grassy and easy going. Be sure to check out the nearby Lonesome Lake Hut where you cShow more
#8 - The Flume Gorge Trail
Franconia Notch State Park
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 1 h 5 m
The gorge is open from May 12 - October 21 5/5-6/30 8:30am-5pm 7/1-9/4 8:30am-5:30pm 9/5-10/22 8:30am-5pm Adults: $16 Children (6-12): $14 Ages 5 and under: Free The Flume Gorge trail is New HampShow more
#9 - Mount Moosilauke and South Peak Loop
White Mountain National Forest
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 4 h 36 m
Please note that the lodge has been reported closed as of May 20th, 2020. A fun loop hike with an optional epic backcountry ski descent if you choose the right time of year. This hike takes you up tShow more
#10 - Champney Falls Trail
White Mountain National Forest
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 43 m
Champney Falls is a series of cascades about 70 feet long. While spectacular during high water, the falls are quite meager during dry periods. Walking time to the falls and back is about 2.5 hours. ThShow more
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