Best waterfall trails in Bethlehem, New Hampshire

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Explore the most popular waterfall trails near Bethlehem with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of waterfall trails in Bethlehem, New Hampshire
Top trails (5)
#1 - Zealand Summit via Zealand Trail and Appalachian Trail
Pemigewasset Wilderness
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Length: 11.5 mi • Est. 5 h 56 m
Note: The road leading to this trailhead may close for the winter, adding an extra 3.7 miles each way. For more information, please see https://trailsnh.com/reports/Forest-Roads-Gates.php Zealand Falls and the views that come with this ascent make the wooded summit of this mountain easy to swallow for Northeast Peakbaggers. Zealand mountain is located on the edge of the Pemigewasset Wilderness. You will pass by a beautiful AMC hut and Zealand Falls on the way to the wooded summit. The falls are definitely worth a stop at on the way up. You will have some views of the Bond Range near the top through the trees.Show more
#2 - Thoreau Falls Trail
White Mountain National Forest
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Length: 18.6 mi • Est. 8 h 42 m
Note: Zealand Road is closed 1 mile from 302 after Sugarloaf Trailhead due to storm damage. For more information, please see https://trailsnh.com/reports/Forest-Roads-Gates.php#:~:text=Zealand%20Road%20is%20closed%201,Trailhead%20due%20to%20storm%20damage.&text=NHDOT%20posted%20today%20that%20Bear%20Notch%20road%20is%20open%20for%20the%20season.&text=In%20accordance%2C%20the%20USDA%20Forest,least%20through%20June%201%2C%202020.Show more
#3 - 3 Day Hale, S Twin, N Twin, Galehead and Owl's Head Loop
Pemigewasset Wilderness
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Length: 37.1 mi • Est. Multi-day
Note: Zealand Road is closed 1 mile from 302 after Sugarloaf Trailhead due to storm damage. For more information, please see https://trailsnh.com/reports/Forest-Roads-Gates.php#:~:text=Zealand%20Road%20is%20closed%201,Trailhead%20due%20to%20storm%20damage.&text=NHDOT%20posted%20today%20that%20Bear%20Notch%20road%20is%20open%20for%20the%20season.&text=In%20accordance%2C%20the%20USDA%20Forest,least%20through%20June%201%2C%202020.Show more
#4 - Galehead Hut via Mount Garfield
White Mountain National Forest
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Length: 14 mi • Est. 8 h 43 m
#5 - Garfield to Bondcliff Traverse
White Mountain National Forest
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Length: 23.9 mi • Est. Multi-day