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Best trails in Gilford

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Looking for a great trail near Gilford, New Hampshire? AllTrails has 24 great hiking trails, trail running 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 Cardigan Mountain State Park or Winslow State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like White Mountain National Forest or West Rattlesnake Natural Area. Ready for some activity? There are 17 moderate trails in Gilford ranging from 1.5 to 7 miles and from 757 to 2,385 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 Gilford
Top trails (24)
#1 - Lockes Hill Trail
Gilford, New Hampshire
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 1 h
Lockes Hill Trail is a 1.8 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Gilford, New Hampshire that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used forShow more
#2 - Piper Mountain Trail
Belknap Mountain State Forest
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 53 m
Piper Mountain Trail is a 3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Gilford, New Hampshire that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity Show more
#3 - Mount Klem and Mount Mack via Gilford Fire Road and Round Pond Trail
Belknap Mountain State Forest
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Length: 6.4 mi • Est. 3 h 24 m
Mount Klem and Mount Mack via Gilford Fire Road and Round Pond Trail is a 6.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Gilford, New Hampshire that features beautiful wild flowers and is ratShow more
#4 - Belknap Fire Tower (Red/Green Loop) Trail
Belknap Mountain State Forest
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 1 h 17 m
NOTE: users have reported that the gate leading to the upper parking lot where the trail head starts is currently closed. Adding ~2.4 miles to the hike of paved and then dirt road. Belknap Fire TowerShow more
#5 - Gunstock Mountain Trail (Orange)
Belknap Mountain State Forest
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 1 h 31 m
Gunstock Mountain Trail (Orange) is a 1.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Gilford, New Hampshire that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily usShow more
#6 - Belknap Gunstock Loop Trail
Belknap Mountain State Forest
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h 46 m
Belknap Gunstock Loop Trail is a 4.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Gilford, New Hampshire that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity opShow more
#7 - Mt. Rowe
Belknap Mountain State Forest
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 2 h 6 m
Mt. Rowe is a 3.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Gilford, New Hampshire that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, runningShow more
#8 - Straightback Mountain and Mount Anna via Main Trail (Blue) and Old Stage Road
Ellacoya State Park
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Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 3 h 7 m
Straightback Mountain and Mount Anna via Main Trail (Blue) and Old Stage Road is a 5.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Gilford, New Hampshire that features a lake and is rated as diShow more
#9 - Piper, Belknap and Gunstock Loop
Belknap Mountain State Forest
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Length: 5.1 mi • Est. 3 h 17 m
Three mountain loop hike in Belknap Mountain State Forest. This route includes Piper, Belknap, and Gunstock peaks.Show more
#10 - Farm Vewe Hilltop Trail
Ramblin' Vewe Farm
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 23 m
Farm Vewe Hilltop Trail is a 3.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Gilford, New Hampshire that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a numShow more
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