Gorham, New Hampshire

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  • Jackson, New Hampshire

    Jackson Falls

    Jackson Falls is located In the village of Jackson, New Hampshire. This waterfall is easily accessible from the nearby parking area. The parking area has a 2-hour time limit, so make sure you check your watch before heading to the falls.  The falls drop 100' over a series of smaller cascasdes wi...
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  • Carroll, New Hampshire

    Mount Willard

    5.0
    3.07 mi / 958 ft gain
    This hike begins at the trailhead behind Crawford Depot. The first 1/4 mile of the trail is relatively level. You will cross two small streams before the trail begins to steepen. For much of the trek up to the top of the mountain you will be following an abandoned carriage road. Along the sid...
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  • Crawford Notch Road, New Hampshire

    Hike to the Summits of Mt. Jackson and Mt. Pierce

    8 mi / 5000 ft gain
    From I93 take exit 35 onto rt 3. Follow that until you get to a four way intersection. Take a right onto rt 302 and follow that until you see an AMC information building on the right. Drive past the parking lot about 500 feet and park on the left right after the lake.From there take the Webster ...
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  • Crawford Notch Road, New Hampshire

    Snowshoe Mount Pierce

    6.4 mi / 2500 ft gain
    The hike begins right across from the AMC Highland Center, which is great because you can utilize their spacious parking lot! Once you locate the trailhead, the elevation begins almost immediately. Begin on the Crawford Connector Trail for 0.4 miles.You will come to a foot bridge over Gibbs Brook...
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  • Crawford Notch Road, New Hampshire

    Hike the Tom, Field, Willey and Avalon Traverse

    10.2 mi / 3300 ft gain
    For hikers en route to climbing the 67 4,000 footers of Northern New England, or for those looking for a day-long mini-adventure, this four-peaks-in-one traverse is a spectacular must. Mount Tom, Mount Field, and Mount Willey are all above 4,000 feet, and Mount Avalon caps at 3,442 feet. The tota...
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  • Crawford Notch Road, New Hampshire

    Snowshoe Mount Jackson

    5.2 mi / 2300 ft gain
    The hike starts across the street from the AMC Highland Center on route 302, which means there is plenty of parking and when you finish there is a fireplace and snacks to warm up with! It starts at the Webster Jackson trailhead and after 1.4 miles breaks off onto the Jackson trail. At that point ...
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  • Maine 26, Maine

    Hike Eyebrow Trail to Old Speck Mountain Loop

    7.8 mi / 3000 ft gain
    The first time I attempted this trail was in mid April, and the slush and mud I encountered was absolutely unbelievable. Snowshoes were useless. Crampons were useless. Boots alone meant dirty, wet, muddy feet. So, I had to bail. But I came back in October and I’m so glad I did because the views o...
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  • Newry, Maine

    Table Rock Trail

    4.5
    1.91 mi / 761 ft gain
    Table Rock Trail is a loop trail that takes you past a cave located near Newry, Maine.
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  • Newry, Maine

    Photograph Screw Auger Falls

    4.0
    0.2 mi / 6 ft gain
    After parking in the allotted parking area at screw auger, make your way down to the falls to explore! There are several "smaller waterfalls" that the river flows over before making its way to the 27 foot main attraction. Going in April, the falls were at their most powerful. It made taking pictu...
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  • Jefferson, New Hampshire

    Ski Touring the Pemigewasset Wilderness Traverse

    23 mi / 4500 ft gain
    The Pemigewasset Wilderness is a 45,000-acre treasure embedded within the spectacular “Whites” of New Hampshire. It’s a remote, less often travelled wilderness than the nearby Presidential Range but no less spectacular. The winter “Pemi Traverse”, a 23 mile tour from Bretton Woods to Lincoln, jum...
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  • Jefferson, New Hampshire

    Hiking at Pondicherry Wildlife Refuge

    4.5
    As hiking in the White Mountain area goes, this is a pretty easy one. This is a family friendly hike along a rail trail and well maintained forest trails. The main attraction here isn't the difficultly. The main attraction here is the spectacular views and the abundant wildlife.This trail begi...
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  • Jefferson, New Hampshire

    Hike the Sugarloaf Trail

    3.3 mi / 1099 ft gain
    The Sugarloaf Trail begins at the Sugarloaf trailhead on Zealand Road off of US 302. There are two trails that begin at this trailhead--be sure to cross the bridge over the Ammonoosuc and look for the "Sugarloaf Trail" sign. The trail begins following the Ammonoosuc River for a short while before...
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  • Hart's Location, New Hampshire

    Rappelling at Ripley Falls

    1.5 mi / 0 ft gain
    This is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure to rappel down a 100+ waterfall surrounded by beautiful scenes in the midst of the White Mountains. This adventure is organized and facilitated by Northeast Mountaineering who provide gear, guidance, and safety instruction.  You will begin your day at the Bu...
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  • Arethusa Falls Road, New Hampshire

    Snowshoe to Arethusa Falls via Bemis Brook Trail

    2.8 mi / 853 ft gain
    Arethusa Falls is a popular hike in the White Mountains, and come winter it is a popular spot for ice climbing. The falls are located in Crawford Notch State Park and is the tallest waterfall in New Hampshire (between 140-200 feet). Following the Bemis Brook Trail to Arethusa Falls will add a few...
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  • Hart's Location, New Hampshire

    Hike to Frankenstein Cliffs

    4.3
    5 mi / 1400 ft gain
    The Frankenstein Cliff trailhead is located in Crawford Notch State Park directly off of Route 302. If you're traveling from the south (Bartlett/North Conway) the parking lot for the trailhead is on your left hand side about 12 miles from Bartlett. There are signs for Arethusa Falls/Frankenstein ...
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  • Hart's Location, New Hampshire

    Hike Mt. Crawford

    5.0
    5 mi
    Don't let the relatively short 2.5 mile hike up Mt. Crawford fool you, you certainly work for the amazing views from the summit. Located in Crawford Notch, park in the Davis Path lot almost directly across from the Notchland Inn on Rt. 302. The trail starts by going over a footbridge crossing the...
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