Top Adventures in Bedford

  • Hike Pulpit Rock Conservation Area

    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 ...

    2.4 miles 0 ft gain

  • Hiking Pack Monadnock at Miller State Park

    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 ...

    2.8 miles

  • Hike the North & South Peaks of Pack Monadnock

    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 ...

    8.3 miles 2290 ft gain

  • Hike to the Oak Hill Fire Tower

    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 ascen...

    3 miles 500 ft gain

  • Catch a Sunset at Gilbert Hill

    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,...

    1 miles

  • Summit Mount Watatic via the Wapack Trail

    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 coo...

    3 miles 800 ft gain

  • Hike the Weir Hill Reservation Trail

    Park at the American Legion Beach parking area. You will then cross the eastern corner of Stevens Pond to get to the trail. Either turn right on Alewife trail and keep right, or turn left on Stevens trail. These merge into Cochichewick trail--this...

    2.5 miles 183 ft gain

  • Hike the Ward Trail

    From I-93 Exit 41, take Rt. 125 North 5 mi. Turn right onto Prospect Rd. and follow for 0.3 mi. to entrance and parking (15 cars) on right. -Or-From Rt. I-495 Exit 42, take Rt. 114 East 1.7 mi. Turn right onto Rt. 125 South and follow for 1.6 mi. ...

    3.6 miles 321 ft gain

  • Hike the White Dot-White Cross Loop at Mount Monadnock

    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, ...

    4.2 miles 1771 ft gain

  • Hike to the Summit of Mount Monadnock

    Monadnock State Park is located in and around the 3,165-ft. Mount Monadnock. Mount Monadnock is criss-crossed by many miles of well-maintained hiking trails. The popular White Dot Trail (2.2 miles) is the shortest but steepest ascent to summit, ac...

    4.5 miles 1876 ft gain

  • Summit Mt. Monadnock via Marlboro Trail

    Start at the Marlboro Trailhead (you can enter this in Google maps) off Shaker Road. There's parking and porta-potty bathrooms. The trail is well-marked with white dashes/M marks all the way up. Once on trail, the initial 800 ft climb is through f...

    4 miles 2300 ft gain

  • Hike MT Monadnock via White Arrow Trail

    Arriving at the Old Toll Road/Halfway House Trail head you will have $5 entrance fee. Starting on the Old Toll road you'll find yourself walking on a gradual incline into the beautiful New Hampshire wilderness. Everything you see and smell is fres...

    4.3 miles 1485 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Merrimack, New Hampshire

      Souhegan Serenade

      Souhegan Serenade is an auto accessible secluded campsite situated in a small clearing surrounded by mixed pine and hardwood alongside a beautiful river. The only things you will see from your site...

      From $135/night

    • Litchfield, New Hampshire

      Normanton Farms

      This campsite is situated on a ridge that overlooks the Merrimack River, and is covered by bending silver maple trees. A perfect getaway for campers looking to explore the outdoors. Just a stone's ...

      From $100/night

    • Lyndeborough, New Hampshire

      Wally Meadows At Purgatory Falls

      Come relax and recharge at Wally Meadows at Purgatory Falls campsite. The site is nestled in amongst the woods to give you a nice sense of privacy away from the everyday. Our site includes a bunkbe...

      From $100/night

    • Wilton, New Hampshire

      Snug Life Camping

      The Snug Life is located on a 52-acre Certified Family Forest, right on the Souhegan River. Campkeepers, Jody & Keith, look forward to sharing the Snug Life experience with you. Please note, it...

      From $125/night

    • Weare, New Hampshire

      The Lost Boys Hideout Rock'n Summer

      The best way to practice social distancing is to come camping in the woods, commune with nature and turn isolated time into quality time! Special pricing packages are available. Extra thoroug...

      From $199/night

    • Hopkinton, New Hampshire

      Elm Brook Park Rec Area

      Overview Elm Brook Park is a day-use area located on Elm Brook Pool just off State Route 127 near Concord, New Hampshire. Elm Brook Pool is part of Hopkinton-Everett Lakes, where visitors enjoy...

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