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Great easy hike around White Lake. We saw a pair of beautiful Loons on our hike this morning.


Very nice trail. Markers near the beginning of trail are faint and sparse, but once you get going there are more and are more visible. All in woods, so shaded which was nice on this sunny day. Once you get a little ways up there are breezes through the trees, even though it wasn't a breezy day. Some pretty tough spots along the trail so make sure you have a walking stick or two and good hiking shoes. The view from the fire tower at top is very nice and we were able to catch a nice constant cool breeze even on an 88 degree day

Couldn’t find trailhead- ended up on blueberry ledge trail to Mount Whiteface.

Nice trail if you enjoy big trees. Some of the largest White Pine & Hemlocks in the area. Great views through the forest. Last 1/2 mi. is where you gain most of your elev. At the top is Great Hill fire tower with a super 360*.

5 months ago

Dog leashes might be a misnomer in the National Forest.. I think the requirement might be "under control".

8 months ago

nice and easy and absolutely georgous

9 months ago

Worth the trip to the caves.

Nice, easy hike.

10 months ago

Parked at Church on 113, walked to side road then took left at mailboxes on to Ferncourt. Keeping heading straight down Red Trail (do not take right on Red Path), follow blue blazes. Trail begins on left before last house on the lane. Blue blaze is on telephone pole, across from pole is a blank sign (aged and faded). From there trail is well marked. Easy as described, several options or add-ones about halfway up. (Blueberry trail & Tilson trail on separate trails). We headed to Mount Katherine, 3 miles total trip. View is great. Quiet area. Vegetation interesting, deadfall but not at the summit.

The trail was quite narrow in some spots and I'm not a fan of having to pay to get to the trail head

A nice walk around the lake. It's a great place to camp also.

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Very nice walk around the lake.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

We did the Mt Mexico Loop on a warm spring day. Big rock cave was cool. Whiting Brook was very high due to all the snow melt so the trail required 4 crossings. Made it pretty fun but you had to get wet. Would not have been so fun if the weather wasn't so nice.

Sunday, February 05, 2017

We tried to use this trail in February, but there was nowhere to park. Anyone have luck locating parking?

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Pleasant easy trail with nice ledge summit and view toward Chocorua. The trail that appears as coming out on the road appears to be private property though a wider logging road that goes down from the summit appears to be ok and unposted. The walk from the road back to the red trail start is about .8

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Fun moderate 4 mile challenge with cool rocks to climb

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Great hike with kids. Trail was well maintained ands as soon as you get tired of going up you get to go down. My 6 and 7 year old boys loved climbing and going inside the caves.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Great easy hike that's fun for kids. Great on a cloudy day when there wouldn't be any good views on any mountain top.

Saturday, November 21, 2015

A supposed two mile hike up and over a small mountain and half way down the other side. Felt like four miles, Was wondering why we couldn't have gone around instead of up and over, It was all well worth it when we arrived. Many caves between huge boulders. A huge play scape to clime and explore. A great place for a picnic. After a bit of play we trudged back up and over the mountain. Not much for views in summer but could see right thru the trees in the fall quite well and could make out a few mountains and lakes. Felt like six miles back.

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Nice walk around White Lake that I do often with and without grandchildren. There are herons, loons and other water birds to be seen.

Monday, August 31, 2015

Great to see the rock caves , neat little area. Great hike.

Saturday, August 08, 2015

Nice walk around the lake, well marked though very narrow in some areas. Good for kids which is the main reason for five stars.

Saturday, June 06, 2015

Easy for sure!

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