Allenstown, New Hampshire

Top Spots in and near Allenstown

  • Concord, New Hampshire

    Hike to the Oak Hill Fire Tower

    4.0
    3 mi / 500 ft gain
    Climbing to the Fire Tower on Oak Hill is a great urban adventure, short enough for a lunch break trail run or a morning hike with the family. The trail is primarily wooded, with a panoramic view from the Fire Tower for those brave enough to ascend it's wooden steps.Park at the well signed dirt l...
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  • Bedford, New Hampshire

    Pulpit Rock Conservation Area Loop

    4.8
    2.4 mi / 0 ft gain
    We began our hike at Kennard Trailhead, which is easy to miss if you aren’t looking for it.  The approximate GPS address is 596 New Boston Road, Bedford, NH, though in reality the parking area is about 0.2 miles west of the junction of New Boston Rd and Esther Drive.These trails are very well mai...
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  • Londonderry, New Hampshire

    Kendall Pond Yellow and Blue Trails

    1.18 mi / 223 ft gain
    Kendall Pond Yellow and Blue Trails is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Londonderry, New Hampshire.
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  • Milford, New Hampshire

    Granite Town Rail Trail

    13.24 mi / 761 ft gain
    Granite Town Rail Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Milford, New Hampshire.
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  • Temple, New Hampshire

    Hiking Pack Monadnock at Miller State Park

    4.0
    2.8 mi
    Miller State Park is the oldest State park in New Hampshire and offers the perfect spring, summer or fall hike. From the parking area, visitors can choose from one of three trails: The Marion Davis Trail (1.4 miles to peak), The Wapack Trail (1.4 miles to peak) or the Auto-road (~ 1.0 miles to pe...
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  • Temple, New Hampshire

    Hike the North & South Peaks of Pack Monadnock

    5.0
    8.3 mi / 2290 ft gain
    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...
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  • Gilford, New Hampshire

    Hike the Lockes Hill Trail

    4.0
    1.8 mi / 419 ft gain
    This trail, beginning at a parking lot adjacent to the lake, leads to one of the best views of Lake Winnipesaukee. Although not very high in elevation, it is one of the tallest crests in the area, providing some of the best views, and the actual hike is not challenging in most conditions. Due to ...
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  • Andover, Massachusetts

    Deer Jump Reservation Loop

    5.0
    2.09 mi / 171 ft gain
    Deer Jump Reservation Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Andover, Massachusetts.
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  • Newbury, New Hampshire

    Hike to Lake Solitude, NH

    4.0
    4.8 mi / 2510 ft gain
    The two most popular routes to Lake Solitude are the Newbury Trail and Andrew Brook Trail.  The round-trip distance of the hikes are 4.8 miles and 3.8 miles. Both could be described as moderate in terms of difficulty. The Newbury trail is accessed from Lakeview Ave and Andrew Brook Trail can be a...
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  • Rollinsford, New Hampshire

    Scoutland Road Trail

    4.0
    3.88 mi / 108 ft gain
    Scoutland Road Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Rollinsford, New Hampshire.
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  • Andover, Massachusetts

    Haggetts Rail Trail to Haggetts Pond

    5.0
    2.08 mi / 16 ft gain
    Haggetts Rail Trail to Haggetts Pond is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Lawrence, Massachusetts.
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  • Portsmouth, New Hampshire

    Relax at Prescott Park

    5.0
    Prescott Park is a waterfront park in Portsmouth, New Hampshire that is famous for its extensive flower gardens.  During the warmer months, visitors can enjoy the blooms of the annual and perennial beds, sit in the shade of the Japanese crabapple trees, and relax on the white benches along the pe...
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  • Groton, Massachusetts

    Catch a Sunset at Gilbert Hill

    5.0
    1 mi
    From Rt. I-495 Exit 31, Gibbert Hill has one of the greatest sunsets around Groton, MA area. You will see a lot of cows and even a castle. This is a very easy hike and a not so easy place to park, you have to leave you car on the side of the road, which is totally fine, I guess, it is easy.The wa...
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  • Ashburnham, Massachusetts

    Summit Mount Watatic via the Wapack Trail

    5.0
    3 mi / 800 ft gain
    Entering Mount Watatic in your GPS will take you to Rindge State Road (119), continue about two minutes down the road past where the GPS tells you. on the Right hand side you will will see a sign for Mount Watatic Parking area or just enter in coordinates: 42.696796, -71.904521 You will begin the...
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  • Jaffrey, New Hampshire

    Mount Monadnock via White Dot & White Cross Loop

    4.5
    3.7 mi / 1686 ft gain
    The White Dot Trail is the shortest, steepest ascent to the summit, while White Cross has a slightly easier grade down with very little difference in distance.  Therefore, per the park's rangers, the best way to conquer this loop is White Dot up, White Cross down.The White Dot Trail begins at Mon...
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  • Jaffrey, New Hampshire

    Mount Monadnock via White Dot Trail

    4.4
    3.46 mi / 1699 ft gain
    Monadnock State Park is located in and around the 3,165-ft. Mount Monadnock. Mount Monadnock is crisscrossed by many miles of well-maintained hiking trails. The popular White Dot Trail (2.2 miles) is the shortest but steepest ascent to the summit, accessible from the Monadnock State Park headquar...
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Camping and Lodging in Allenstown

Getaway Blake Brook
Epsom, New Hampshire

Getaway Blake Brook

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Elm Brook Park Rec Area
Hopkinton, New Hampshire

Elm Brook Park Rec Area

Strafford / Lake Winnipesaukee South KOA Holiday
Strafford, New Hampshire

Strafford / Lake Winnipesaukee South KOA Holiday

Lebanon KOA Holiday on Salmon Falls River
Lebanon, Maine

Lebanon KOA Holiday on Salmon Falls River

Edward Mac Dowell Lake Day Use Facilities
Peterborough, New Hampshire

Edward Mac Dowell Lake Day Use Facilities

Otter Brook Lake Beach
Keene, New Hampshire

Otter Brook Lake Beach

Guides, Insights and Stories from Allenstown

Our Favorite New Hampshire Adventures

Our Favorite New Hampshire Adventures

The Outbound Collective

10 Family-Friendly Hikes in New Hampshire

10 Family-Friendly Hikes in New Hampshire

The Outbound Collective

The Perfect Fall Highway -  Kancamagus Hwy, New Hampshire

The Perfect Fall Highway - Kancamagus Hwy, New Hampshire

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