Top Adventures in New Hampshire

  • Hike to the Summit of Mount Monadnock

    Monadnock State Park is located in and around the 3,165-ft. Mount Monadnock. Mount Monadnock is criss-crossed by many miles of well-maintained hiking trails. The popular White Dot Trail (2.2 miles) is the shortest but steepest ascent to summit, ac...

    4.5 miles 1876 ft gain

  • Hike Tuckerman's Ravine Trail on Mt. Washington

    While this trail is open year round with winter hiking/skiing down the ravine walls, this entry will focus on hiking in the warmer months.Your hike starts behind the Pinkham Notch AMC Center in Jackson, NH at an elevation of approximately 2050 ft....

    9 miles

  • Hike Lonesome Lake

    The Franconia Notch area of New Hampshire has many roadside adventures to go on, bringing in thousands of visitors every year, but my favorite place in the notch is Lonesome Lake.At 1.6 miles, the hike is easy enough for the whole family, but most...

    3.2 miles

  • Hike the Franconia Ridge Loop

    Starting from the parking lot, the two trails initially begin together. Less than a mile in the trails split into Old Bridle Path to the left, and Falling Waters Trail to the right. Most people choose to go up and down on the same trail. To those ...

    8.9 miles 3600 ft gain

  • Hike the Flume Gorge

    The Flume Gorge in Franconia State Park is beautiful year round and every season has it's unique benefits. During the summer, the Flume is a highly frequented tourist destination and is usually crowded with groups of kids and families. Technically...

    2 miles 300 ft gain

  • Backpack the Franconia Ridge Loop

    This is a multi-day backpacking loop in Franconia Notch State Park, New Hampshire (located in the the White Mountains).Leave the car at the Lafayette Place Campground, (about 1700' elevation), then head up 1.4mi to Lonesome Lake. If you start hiki...

    14.5 miles 3000 ft gain

  • Hike Mt. Crawford

    Don't let the relatively short 2.5 mile hike up Mt. Crawford fool you, you certainly work for the amazing views from the summit. Located in Crawford Notch, park in the Davis Path lot almost directly across from the Notchland Inn on Rt. 302. The tr...

    5 miles

  • Explore Sabbaday Falls

    This awesome waterfall is located right off of the Kancamagus Highway (rt 112) that runs from Lincoln to North Conway, NH. The highway itself is a very scenic drive through the White Mountains that has pull off spots every couple of miles.From I93...

    0.6 miles

  • Drive the Kancamagus Highway

    The Kancamagus Highway is designated an American Scenic Byway. It cuts through the White Mountains of New Hampshire. The highest point along the drive is 3000 feet. It is known as one of the best fall viewing areas in the country. If your inte...

    34.5 miles

  • Hike Pulpit Rock Conservation Area

    We began our hike at Kennard Trailhead, which is easy to miss if you aren’t looking for it.  The approximate GPS address is 596 New Boston Road, Bedford, NH, though in reality the parking area is about 0.2 miles west of the junction of New Boston ...

    2.4 miles 0 ft gain

  • Hike to Mount Willard

    This hike begins at the trailhead behind Crawford Depot. The first 1/4 mile of the trail is relatively level. You will cross two small streams before the trail begins to steepen. For much of the trek up to the top of the mountain you will be fo...

    3.2 miles 950 ft gain

  • Hike to Bondcliff

    Park at the Lincoln Woods Visitors Center off the Kancamagus Highway where the Lincoln Woods Trailhead begins. Because of such a long hike, it's best to start at daybreak, or as early as possible to make it back before dark. The trail starts at th...

    18 miles 3110 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Strafford, New Hampshire

      Strafford / Lake Winnipesaukee South KOA

    • Conway, New Hampshire

      Radeke Cabin

      Overview Radeke Cabin once served as a summer camp for School of Forestry students at the University of New Hampshire until the mid 1960s. It was purchased by the Forest Service in 1969. The cabin...

    • Jackson, New Hampshire

      Doublehead Cabin

      Overview Doublehead Backcountry Cabin is accessible only by hiking, snowshoeing or skiing the 1.8-mile Doublehead Ski Trail. Guests should be prepared to transport all their gear and supplies on fo...

    • Chatham, New Hampshire

      Basin Campground

      Overview Basin Campground is located in a rustic, remote part of White Mountain National Forest in New Hampshire, about 15 miles north of Fryeburg, Maine. It is a small facility with access to hiki...

    • Lisbon, New Hampshire

      Littleton / Franconia Notch KOA

    • Thornton, New Hampshire

      Lincoln / Woodstock KOA

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