Top Adventures in Jaffrey

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Summit Mt. Wachusett via the West Side Trail

    Set your GPS to Wachusett Mountain ski area. Coming from Rt. 2 turn onto Mile Hill Rd and look for your first right to take Bolton Rd. Take this road all the way until it intersects with West Princeton Rd. Turn left. and  drive down W Princeton Rd...

    1.2 miles 750 ft gain

  • 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

  • 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

  • Hike along the Nashua River and the Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge

    Park in the lot on Tank Road to access the Nashua River Trail. Keep your eyes peeled for turtles, chipmunks, birds, and other wildlife! This trail is open from April to October.  The trail can become flooded and muddy after a rain/ snow, so for a ...

    9.5 miles 0 ft gain

  • Watch a Sunset at Wachusett Reservoir

    Wachusett Reservoir is located in central Massachusetts, northeast of Worcester. Easy location and parking, you can go anytime of the day and you won't be disappointed. The Reservoir is the second largest body of water in the State of Massachusett...

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Peterborough, New Hampshire

      Edward Mac Dowell Lake Day Use Facilities

      Overview Edward MacDowell Lake is situated in a quiet corner of the Monadnock Region of New Hampshire. This day-use area lies just off State Route 101 on the shores of the picturesque lake named af...

    • Troy, New Hampshire

      Logan Way Camp Retreat

      Logan Way leads you to the space you've been waiting to escape to. A 60 acre forest with beautiful stands of trees envelope you into perfect peace, relaxing tranquility and mother nature. Take a sh...

      From $89/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

    • Bennington, New Hampshire

      Riverside Reflections. Peaceful Pines.

      Discover a Riverside Respite, nestled in a private wooded setting throughout 27 acres of water frontage, on lovely Powder Mill Pond and the Contoocook River in Bennington, New Hampshire, just 1.5 h...

      From $120/night

    • Keene, New Hampshire

      Otter Brook Lake Beach

      Overview Otter Brook Lake Beach is a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers day use facility offering many outdoor recreation opportunities everyone can enjoy. The park is located in Keene and Roxbury, New H...

    • Athol, Massachusetts

      Tully Lake Recreation Area (Ma)

      Overview The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites you to come relax at Tully Lake. There are a variety of outdoor recreation activities for you and you family. Although the dam was built primaril...

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