Hike the Hellcat Dunes Trail

Hellcat Dunes Parking Area

Distance

0.7 Miles

Elevation Gain

16 Feet

Activities

Chillin, Photography, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Type

Loop

Added by

Gustavo Quiros

Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Scenic
Wildlife

Get to know the barrier island dunes and the wildlife that live there via a boardwalk trail with a viewing deck.

Park in the parking area off of Refuge Rd. Take the Dunes Trail, a boardwalk path for the 0.7-mile loop. Enjoy the views from an observation deck on three-story-high dunes. This trail is accessible from April-October.

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

Nearby Lodging

From $110/night

Red Oak Hill Farm

Epping, New Hampshire

From $100/night

Hundred Acre Woods

Deerfield, New Hampshire

From $100/night

Normanton Farms

Litchfield, New Hampshire

Reviews

Leave a Review

Overall rating: 

Great For Bird Sightings

The whole wildlife refuge in Plum Island is great for walking and bird watching. Nice beaches as well.

Distance

0.7 Miles

Elevation Gain

16 Feet

Activities

Chillin, Photography, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Type

Loop

Added by

Gustavo Quiros

Nearby Adventures

Adventure

Explore the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge

Adventure

Photograph Castle Hill

Adventure

Hike the Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary Trail

Adventure

Hike the Weir Hill Reservation Trail

More Nearby Adventures

Related Stories

how-to

Experience Van Life Without Cashing In Your 401k!

Hit the road and sleep in comfort on your next adventure without breaking the bank!

travel

10 Reasons Why Guides Make Adventures Better

Let the experts lead the way.

skiing

An Introduction To Ski Touring

Enjoy the peace and quiet of the backcountry and untracked powder.

More Stories