Hike East Osceola Mountain
New Hampshire › Greeley Pond Trailhead
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Fresh mountain air and rich forest wilderness make for a thrilling yet calming hike up into the heights of the White Mountains.
Start out at the Greeley Pond trailhead off of the Kancamagus Highway. After 1.3 miles the trail splits--bear right to get onto the Mt. Osceola Trail. Continue 1.5 miles to the summit. This summit hike offers a different kind of reward. Views are limited from the peak of Mt. Osceoloa, which allows you to focus on your immediate surroundings. Enjoy the fresh mountain air and the gorgeous trees rising up around you. Bring a snack and kick back under the trees, immersing in the natural beauty of Mt. Osceola.
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- Sturdy shoes
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Views are limited
The hike up East Osceola is no joke. I have done many 4000 footers in the Whites, but East Osceola has some of the steepest elevation. The views at the top are good, but only from the lookout. The summit is tree covered, so that is a little disappointing after working so hard!
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