Hike the Franconia Brook Trail

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Distance

16 Miles

Elevation Gain

1374 Feet

Activities

Snowshoeing, Hiking, Fitness

Skill

Advanced

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Forest
River
Scenic
Swimming Hole

The Franconia Brook Trail is a 16 mile out and back trail in White Mountain National Forest. The trail features a river, and is primarily used for hiking. This trail is also great for cross country skiing or snowshoeing in the winter.

The trailhead is approximately eight miles from Thirteen Falls campsite. Dogs are allowed on this trail if kept on leash. Be aware of river crossings - either bring water shoes, or prepare to take your boots on and off several times.

Photos: Allison RichardsTerry Straehley, and C.C. Chapman

Community Photos

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

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Distance

16 Miles

Elevation Gain

1374 Feet

Activities

Snowshoeing, Hiking, Fitness

Skill

Advanced

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

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