Looking for a great trail near Bartlett, New Hampshire? AllTrails has 47 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 Crawford Notch State Park or Franconia Notch State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Sunset Park or Kermits Corner Park. Ready for some activity? There are 23 moderate trails in Bartlett ranging from 1.1 to 51 miles and from 485 to 5,180 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!

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muddy
rocky
scramble
1 day ago

This hike was a heck of a workout, however it was not as bad as the people on all trails make it out to be. It's easy to follow and well marked with yellow marks on the trees on the Frankenstein cliff trail and blue marks for the Arethusa falls and Beemis brook trails. It's a real good hike.

We decided to hike this trail because of poor weather conditions that would have made hikes above the tree line not much fun. Based on previous reviews we hiked this loop counterclockwise and we also added the Bemis trail. In all we hiked approximately 5-miles and even with lot of stops for photos completed the loop in 3 1/2 hours. For athletic or seasoned hikers I would rank this as a moderate trail with a couple of kickers. Adding Bemis trail you will see 3 waterfalls (Arethusa, Bemis and Colosseum) .The section from the rail line to the Cliffs overlook is the most strenuous part of the hike and will get you most of the elevation again. Most of the trail is in the trees and was perfect for a day with mist and light rain.

I couldn’t have imagined a more beautiful place to be proposed to at! Lovely hike up (not very well marked, def wanna stay focused on where you’re going, easy to go off trail on accident). And a beautiful view from the top! This trail will always hold a special place in my heart now!!

Per New Hampshire State Parks Bryce Path with be closed from Bryce Link to the top of Cathedral Ledge beginning on Tuesday, September 17th through Friday, September 27th for trail repairs and upgrades. In addition there will no access downhill from Cathedral Ledge.

Per New Hampshire Stated Parks Bryce Path with be closed from Bryce Link to the top of Cathedral Ledge beginning on Tuesday, September 17th through Friday, September 27th for trail repairs and upgrades. In addition there will no access downhill from Cathedral Ledge.

Great hike. Beautiful waterfall. Lots of roots and rocks. Definitely recommended.

First, don't be stupid like me and do this hike with a friend. It is a difficult climb. Not for the beginner. Starts off with inclines that level off for the first mile. I swear the last 2.5 miles to 3 miles is just straight up climbing. You are climbing over rocks, tree roots and many areas there are loose stones. There is a spot before the ladders where steps were built to help with this climb but they are now covered in stones. The ladders are nice but they are showing their age and I'm guessing sooner rather than later they will need to be replaced with something. This mountain is very steep. You need to take your time coming down. It will take you just as long coming down as going up. If you don't pay attention you will twist an ankle. It's a great hike but as one reviewer put it is a mini beast. I have no idea how people are ending up off the trail. It's pretty well defined.

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muddy
6 days ago

First, don't be stupid like me and do this hike with a friend. I have no idea why in the description it says that this is a fairly easy climb. It is a difficult climb. Not for the beginner. Starts off with inclines that level off for the first mile. I swear the last 2.5 miles to 3 miles is just straight up climbing. You are climbing over rocks, tree roots and many areas there are loose stones. There is a spot before the ladders where steps were built to help with this climb but they are now covered in stones. The ladders are nice but they are showing their age and I'm guessing sooner rather than later they will need to be replaced with something. This mountain is very steep. You need to take your time coming down. It will take you just as long coming down as going up. If you don't pay attention you will twist an ankle. It's a great hike but as one reviewer put it is a mini beast.

Nice little hike , great views with moderate effort!

7 days ago

The Kearsarge North trail is accurately described as a difficult hike, and is just over 6 miles according to my recording. The view from the fire tower is excellent.

A simple pleasant walk, with some loose gravel areas near the summit. A good warmup.

hiking
blowdown
8 days ago

GREAT HALF DAY HIKE . GOOD VIEWS WITHOUT TO MUCH WORK TO DO TO SEE IT. SOME LEDGE AND ROCK AT TOP. BECAREFUL WHEN WET. THE BROOK HAS SOME NICE LITTLE WATER FALLS ALONG THE WAY. WELL MARKED. HAD IT ALL TO MYSELF .

Huge waterfall 3mi in. 75ft high. First pond at the top is beautiful, but difficult to get to the edge. Some rock scramble towards the top. Overall really nice trail to start out on the the Whites.

Love this hike.

hiking
10 days ago

great trail with good views at the top of you go all the way to the top the view is 360 steep after first mile. Would most likely be really difficult in wet conditions. Trail was quiet only passed four groups of hikers.

First part up to Willard totally kicked my butt but after that it was fun. 3 more 4Ks in the bag.

This was an awesome hike! We did the entire loop from Frankenstein cliff trail to Arethusa Falls trail. There are some very steep portions on Frankenstein, we are intermediate hikers and managed fine taking breaks to catch our breath every so often. After Frankenstein cliff there is also Falcon cliff, it only adds about a mile to your hike and gives you a different view. if you're getting tired, just skip it. I recommend taking the Bemis Brook Trail on your way down from Arethusa as you will see two more waterfalls and a little pond that are all beautiful. Would not recommend going up Bemis Brook Trail to Arethusa as there are some extremely steep portions. I disagree with the reviews that say the trail is well marked, rather it is heavily trafficked so you can tell where the trail goes but there are not always markers indicating if that's the correct direction. The entire hike took us about 4.5 hours and that was with a couple of breaks and picture taking opportunities at the cliffs and waterfalls. If you still have any energy left in you when you're done I would recommend hopping in the car and driving a few minutes down the road to Ripley Falls, only a half hour or so mile long hike if you park at the top of the hill (we parked at the bottom not knowing and it took us about an hour and was about 2 miles).

Wonderful hike to the falls! Was able to watch a group repel down the waterfall with a guide.

Exceptionally great hike. pretty easy for the most part except for two spots where it's a very steep climb with some loose gravel and shale. Took Bryce's Path to Cathedral ledge and the views do not disappoint!

Nice views. None to the north though.

hiking
13 days ago

Trail was surprisingly dry, one day after we got 2 inches of rain. Not a soul to be seen. Minimal bugs, good trail conditions, but prepare to get your cardio on for the middle 4/5 of the climb. False peak was great, but the real peak was impressive, with a 360 view as described by others. We would do it again.

My wife and daughter loved every step up the mountain. cant wait to do it again.

hiking
15 days ago

Get ready to climb. This is a shorter hike and it’s all uphill. Huge payoff at the top and a great workout. Bring your poles (especially for the hike back down). This was a lot less crowded than its closest neighbor, Willard. No bugs and a chilly summit in late August. Just over 4 hours including breaks.

We had some challenge with our 2 kids was really fun and the view pays for it!!!

Fantastic views, well maintained trails. very rocky and rooty, but manageable. I saw a lot of people heading up unprepared without water or snacks, definitely requires water and good shoes. The end of Bemis is very steep, but the views are worth it!

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