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Best trails in Amherst

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Looking for a great trail near Amherst, New Hampshire? AllTrails has 19 great hiking trails, trail 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 Monadnock State Park or Great Brook Farm State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Watatic Mountain State Wildlife Area or Middlesex Fells Reservation. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 12 easy trails in Amherst ranging from 0.8 to 3.9 miles and from 239 to 564 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 Amherst
Top trails (19)
#1 - Blodgett Hill and Rocky Trail Loop
Horse Hill Nature Preserve
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 30 m
#2 - Hammond Brook Trail
Amherst, New Hampshire
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 3 m
#3 - Horse Hill Trail
Horse Hill Nature Preserve
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 18 m
#4 - Grater Woods Loop
Grater Woods
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Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 2 h 16 m
#5 - Highland Trail
Joe English Reservation
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 44 m
#6 - Bicentennial Trail
Amherst, New Hampshire
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Length: 7.8 mi • Est. 3 h 45 m
#7 - Joe English Reservation Loop
Joe English Reservation
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 1 h 31 m
#8 - Patch Hill Loop
Patch HIll Conservation Area
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 1 h 2 m
#9 - Oak and Harding Trail Loop
Amherst, New Hampshire
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 2 m
#10 - Pine Trail and Bacon Trail Loop
Joe English Reservation
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 52 m
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