Hike the Franconia Brook Trail

Franconia Brook Trailhead - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

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


16 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

1374 ft Gain




Fitness, Snowshoeing, Hiking

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Swimming Hole

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!


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