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Best trails in Alton

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Looking for a great trail near Alton, New Hampshire? AllTrails has 9 great hiking trails, views trails, forest 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 Pawtuckaway State Park or Vaughan Woods Memorial State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Mount Agamenticus Park or West Rattlesnake Natural Area. Ready for some activity? There are 8 moderate trails in Alton ranging from 1.6 to 10 miles and from 649 to 1,998 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 Alton
Top trails (9)
#1 - Main Trail (Blue) to Mount Major
Major Mountain State Forest
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 52 m
Main Trail (Blue) to Mount Major is a 2.8 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Alton, New Hampshire that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hShow more
#2 - Brook Trail
Major Mountain State Forest
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 2 h 19 m
Brook Trail is a 3.8 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Alton, New Hampshire that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, Show more
#3 - Straightback and Mount Major Loop
Belknap Mountain State Forest
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 55 m
A relatively easy trail to so me great views. Show more
#4 - Mount Major and Mount Straightback Loop
Major Mountain State Forest
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 3 h 8 m
Mount Major and Mount Straightback Loop is a 5.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Alton, New Hampshire that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for Show more
#5 - Pine Mountain via Avery Road
Belknap Mountain State Forest
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 58 m
Pine Mountain via Avery Road is a 1.9 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Alton, New Hampshire that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hikingShow more
#6 - Circuit of Eastern Belknap Range
Belknap Mountain State Forest
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Length: 10 mi • Est. 5 h 59 m
Circuit of Eastern Belknap Range is a 10 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Alton, New Hampshire that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a numShow more
#7 - Mount Major
Alton, New Hampshire
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 2 h 16 m
Mount Major is a 3.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Alton, New Hampshire that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature tripShow more
#8 - Brook Trail to Mount Major to Beaver Brook Loop
Major Mountain State Forest
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 3 h 56 m
Brook Trail to Mount Major to Beaver Brook Loop is a 7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Alton, New Hampshire that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily useShow more
#9 - Mount Molly Trail
Alton, New Hampshire
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 1 h
Mount Molly Trail is a 1.6 mile out and back trail located near Alton, New Hampshire that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, andShow more