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Mount Major Trail

Alton Bay, NH

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Mount Major Trail is a 3.4 mile loop trail located near Alton Bay, New Hampshire and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible from March until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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Thorne Pond Conservation Area
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1 Completed 0 Reviews

Nice walk for the kids two and five to play at the Saco river for an hour.

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Mt. Washington- Ammonoosuc Ravine
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

really good view in the winter but dont forget to bring your spike

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Mount Hale
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

The trail has streams that cross at about the halfway point and when you 3/4 of the way there. You can kind've see the mountain views through the tree line when you're about to the summit. When you do get to the top of Mt. Hale, it's just like an open field with no views of the mountains. I went in the summer though. Nice hike though, a bit more of a rocky trail towards the top.

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Gonic Trails
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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.

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Mount Pemigewasset Trail (Indian Head)
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Great hike,Amazing view,nice drop stood on the Indians forehead.

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Falling Water Trail
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6 Completed 6 Reviews

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Mt. Washington- Ammonoosuc Ravine
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6 Completed 6 Reviews

I hiked this trail this past weekend and it was great. The trail wasn't too difficult, near the top it gets pretty steep but it is manageable. Once you reach Lakes in the clouds, I recommend following the path left up to Mount Washington's summit. There is an observatory where you can buy food before you head down and it is for a surprisingly great price. I recommend taking the Jewell trail down. There are a lot of switchbacks on this trail and it was something I am glad I went down on, instead of up. It has a steady incline for the most part which would be strenuous if you hike it upward.

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Beaver Brook Nature Center, Trails & Gardens
by Tracy Darabaris

2 Completed 1 Reviews

One of my favorite places to hike and take pictures. Maple Hill Garden has beautiful flowers. There are so many different types of trails, too. Some go over a meandering streams. Some trails go up hills and by ponds. I've seen lots of beavers and deer and a few porcupines. It's such a peaceful place. Not too crowded too.

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Mount Monadnock
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Funny to hear it called difficult and then find 150 people including kids and grandfolks at the summit. This is definitely a nearby family mountain. Which trail is labeled 2.9 miles? Base to summit is only about 1700 feet.

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Wapack Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

It was very fun and a good hike. I ran a lot of it and it was a good work. Plus the view at the top especially on the
watch tower is a great reword.

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