Overview Gonic Trails is a 2.3 mile loop trail located near Rochester, New Hampshire that features a waterfall. The trail is good for all skill levels offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. Reviews Photos Tracks Sonya Heikkinen (104) 1 day ago N/A: 2 Completed 1 Reviews An easy walk/hike for any age, just as the overview states. I would say the usage is much more than 'light' though as I ran into more than a handful of other people along side their canine companions. Unfortunately, the mosquitoes are quite strong and I would highly suggest bug spray. The view is beautiful though, and doesn't take very long to get there at all. An easy escape from the 'city' life next door. Even though it's part of WM, I couldn't smell the garbage or hear any of the noise from the company/road. Conley Pendergraft (187) 13 days ago N/A: 2 Completed 1 Reviews Enjoyed hiking the Gonic Ponds Trail,an easy hike.I'm 66 not in the best of condition but I still finished with plenty of energy to spare. Recommend you carry lots of water,a good camera.....a snack would also be nice.... I took the Red trail to the water,joined-up with the yellow...walked up-stream to the falls.Just had a big rain storm(a hurricane) so the Falls was really flowing....seen several people along the trail...well used by families,The boys were running well ahead of Mom and Gramma. Recommend the yellow trail for families,by far the easiest. Wish I'd known that before I started.Dont delay get hiking,your doctor will love you for it !! Jennifer Merrifield (102) 3 months ago N/A: 1 Completed 1 Reviews Love this , great for families and scouts. William Spinney (130) about 1 year ago N/A: 1 Completed 2 Reviews Nice family Hike. Yes it is by the Waste Management site, but we didn't notice the smell or noise on a Saturday afternoon. Followed the red trail to the river and picked up the yellow trail, it ended up being a 3.4 mile hike with the last mile on a road in the sun, a little hot. Bring plenty of water. Jesse Carlson (390) about 1 year ago N/A: 5 Completed 6 Reviews If you're looking to do this trail, it can be located on Rochester Neck Road (the map on this site is ambiguous about it's location, so I figured this information might help). Quick little trail in the middle of Gonic/Rochester. Though it is visually removed from both of those places, it still has the feel of being in a suburban setting, as the Waste Management treatment plant is this trail's neighbor. The beautiful sounds and smells of garbage trucks and their loads can be smelled and heard throughout this little walk. While this is not the best trail in New Hampshire, it is well suited for taking your dog for a walk, or easing your city bound friend into "nature". Linda Brockelbank (274) about 1 year ago N/A: 8 Completed 7 Reviews Great place to spend some time at the rivers edge. Angie Lilley (186) almost 2 years ago N/A: 4 Completed 1 Reviews Love this place hike it often great for all skill William Glover (2980) almost 2 years ago N/A: 43 Completed 25 Reviews This is an easy hike with nice views of the river. The three trails are well marked, well maintained and family and pet friendly.