Hike the North & South Peaks of Pack Monadnock

Miller State Park

Rewarding views for a fun and challenging hike!

This route will take you to both peaks and on most of the trails in this section of the park!

Take the Wapack Trail (1.4 miles, rocky, challenging) to the summit of South Pack (2290') and climb the fire tower for some incredible views! On a clear day, you can see the Boston skyline. Then continue out on the Wapack Trail for 2.3 miles until you get to the peak of North Pack (2278'). Take the Cliff Trail loop (1.2 miles) around the side of North Pack until you connect with the Wapack Trail again, and head back to South Pack. There, go down the other side of the auto road on the Marion Davis Trail (1.4 miles, intermediate).

Fun Fact: A monadnock is just an isolated hill/rock formation... had to google that when we were on South Pack staring at Mt. Monadnock, trying to figure out the difference! 

Pack List

  • Hiking Boots
  • Layers!!! (this hike is far less windy than Mt. Monadnock, but you definitely need to bundle up at times)
  • Snacks
  • Binoculars (NH Audubon has scopes out for eagles and owls at the top of South Pack)
  • Camera
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RT Distance 8.3 Miles
Elevation Gain 2290 Feet
Activities Photography, Hiking
Skill Level Intermediate
Season Spring, Summer, Autumn
Trail Type Loop
Features
Bathrooms
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Picnic Area
Scenic
Wildlife

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Summer Hike

Amazing hike!


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