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The Best Backpacking in Middlesex

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Top backpacking spots in and near Middlesex

  • Duxbury, Vermont

    Camel's Hump Summit via Monroe Trail

    4.8
    6.22 mi / 2572 ft gain
    You'll begin your Monroe Trail hike at approximately 1500', parking in one of three designated gravel lots along Camel's Hump Road in Duxbury. This trail is 6.8 miles round trip, and gains approximately 2583' in elevation. It is located on the east side of the mountain. Much of your hike will ...
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  • 2221-2573 Stevensville Road, Vermont

    Hike to Butler Lodge

    3.6 mi / 1630 ft gain
    This is a gorgeous, 3.6 mile hike that is doable year round (but may require snowshoes in the winter). Butler Lodge is a historical paradise - originally built in 1933, the cabin was rebuilt in 2000 by some Green Mountain Club Volunteers. Butler Lodge is now a year-round shelter for hikers. There...
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  • Lincoln, Vermont

    The Long Trail / Monroe Skyline (Gap to Gap)

    10.43 mi / 2283 ft gain
    The Long Trail / Monroe Skyline (Gap to Gap) is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Waitsfield, Vermont.
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  • Killington, Vermont

    Appalachian Trail: Kent Pond to Green Gate Road

    13.45 mi / 3701 ft gain
    Appalachian Trail: Kent Pond to Green Gate Road is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Killington, Vermont.
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  • Norwich, Vermont

    Appalachian Trail: Elm Street to Happy Hill Shelter

    3.49 mi / 801 ft gain
    Appalachian Trail: Elm Street to Happy Hill Shelter is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Norwich, Vermont.
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  • Warren, New Hampshire

    Appalachian Trail: White Mountains National Forest

    89.6 mi / 29370 ft gain
    Appalachian Trail: White Mountains National Forest is a point-to-point trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Warren, New Hampshire.
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  • Benton, New Hampshire

    Mount Moosilauke Loop

    12.43 mi / 4058 ft gain
    Mount Moosilauke Loop is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Woodsville, New Hampshire.
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  • Benton, New Hampshire

    Mount Moosilauke via Glencliff Trail and Appalachian Trail

    7.34 mi / 3314 ft gain
    Mount Moosilauke via Glencliff Trail and Appalachian Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Woodsville, New Hampshire.
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  • Lyme, New Hampshire

    Smarts Mountain via Appalachian Trail

    6.94 mi / 2260 ft gain
    Smarts Mountain via Appalachian Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Lyme, New Hampshire.
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  • Hanover, New Hampshire

    Velvet Rocks via Appalachian Trail

    3.67 mi / 807 ft gain
    Velvet Rocks via Appalachian Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Hanover, New Hampshire.
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  • Hanover, New Hampshire

    Appalachian Trail: Hanover to Gorham

    137.61 mi / 43320 ft gain
    Appalachian Trail: Hanover to Gorham is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Hanover, New Hampshire.
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  • Franconia, New Hampshire

    Kinsman Ridge West

    10.16 mi / 3327 ft gain
    Kinsman Ridge West is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Franconia, New Hampshire.
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  • Franconia, New Hampshire

    Eliza Brook Shelter via Reel Brook Trail

    7.55 mi / 1568 ft gain
    Eliza Brook Shelter via Reel Brook Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Franconia, New Hampshire.
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  • Franconia, New Hampshire

    North Kinsman Via Kinsman Ridge Trail

    7.61 mi / 3150 ft gain
    North Kinsman Via Kinsman Ridge Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Woodsville, New Hampshire.
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  • Franconia, New Hampshire

    Bridal Veil Falls Trail

    4.64 mi / 1099 ft gain
    Bridal Veil Falls Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Franconia, New Hampshire.
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  • Benton, New Hampshire

    Harrington Pond Via Appalachian Trail

    15.66 mi / 4659 ft gain
    Harrington Pond Via Appalachian Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near North Woodstock, New Hampshire.
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