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Best trails in Bethlehem

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Looking for a great trail near Bethlehem, New Hampshire? AllTrails has 33 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views 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 White Mountain National Forest or Rocky Gorge Scenic Area. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 22 hard trails in Bethlehem ranging from 3.3 to 37.1 miles and from 1,325 to 5,249 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 Bethlehem
Top trails (33)
#1 - Mount Garfield Trail
White Mountain National Forest
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Length: 10.3 mi • Est. 6 h 12 m
Please note: Gale River Road may close for the winter, adding an extra 1.2 miles each way from the winter parking area off of Route 3.Show more
#2 - Zealand Summit via Zealand Trail and Appalachian Trail
Pemigewasset Wilderness
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Length: 10.6 mi • Est. 5 h 56 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%Show more
#3 - North and Middle Sugarloaf via Sugarloaf Trail
White Mountain National Forest
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 2 h 3 m
Please note that the parking is gated and the road to the trailhead is currently CLOSED, you must walk up Zealand Road for 1 mile. Show more
#4 - Mount Hale via Hale Brook Trail
White Mountain National Forest
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 3 h 8 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%Show more
#5 - North Twin Trail
White Mountain National Forest
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Length: 8.2 mi • Est. 5 h 16 m
As of May 2020, the road leading to the trailhead is closed. This adds approximately 5 miles to your hike. Note: The road leading to this trailhead generally closes in October or November. For more iShow more
#6 - North Twin, South Twin, and Galehead Mountain
White Mountain National Forest
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Length: 12.6 mi • Est. 8 h 5 m
North Twin, South Twin, and Galehead Mountain is a 12.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Bethlehem, New Hampshire that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as diffiShow more
#7 - Galehead and South Twin Via Gale River Trail
White Mountain National Forest
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Length: 10.9 mi • Est. 6 h 51 m
Galehead and South Twin Via Gale River Trail is a 10.9 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Bethlehem, New Hampshire that features a river. The trail is rated as difficult and primaShow more
#8 - Middle Sugarloaf Trail
White Mountain National Forest
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 39 m
Middle Sugarloaf Trail is a 2.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Bethlehem, New Hampshire that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarShow more
#9 - Mount Garfield Trail
White Mountain National Forest
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Length: 11.8 mi • Est. 6 h 50 m
Mount Garfield Trail is a 11.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Bethlehem, New Hampshire that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a nuShow more
#10 - North and South Twin, Guyot, Bond, West Bond, and Bondcliff Trails
White Mountain National Forest
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Length: 19.7 mi • Est. Multi-day
This very long day hike and you will climb 5 peaks in New Hampshire. You'll start off on the North Twin Trail to get both Twins (North 4,761' and South 4,902') then join the Bondcliff Trail over the Show more
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