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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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Mount Major Trail
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6 Completed 0 Reviews

Great views at the top! It was a great family hike.

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Mount Major Trail
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60 Completed 25 Reviews

Tons of people on the trail. I'm going to try doing this as a winter hike in December. One of the hikes I grew up doing!

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Haystack
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60 Completed 25 Reviews

I couldn't find the trail and I put the exact coordinates in my GPS. I'm going to try again later and hunt harder for the trailhead.

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Belknap Fire Tower
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

We followed the directions to get to this trail, but did not make it. There may be an alternate route, because this way requires a 4 wheel drive vehicle. We will try again.

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Beaver Brook Trail
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8 Completed 0 Reviews

Incredibly tough but incredibly rewarding! Would not bring dogs or kids though :(

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Ruffin's Ridgeway Loop
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80 Completed 56 Reviews

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Mt. Chocorua Liberty Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

The Liberty Trail is not difficult, pretty and a pleasant way to reach the beautiful summit of Mt Chocorua.The Brook Trail, however, is not well-maintained and while not a strenuous hike is difficult to follow. Beware.

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Mount Major Trail
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3 Completed 1 Reviews

First time on the trail. We went up the back, down the same way. Started to rain jut as we hit the tree line. It was nice coming down in the drizzle, under cover of the leaves

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Tuckerman Ravine
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17 Completed 3 Reviews

Beautiful hike, great views. A great workout also as you boulder back up to the top of Mt Washington

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Haystack
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Hi, I too can't find the trail. I am dieing to see this hidden gem. Could you give us better directions?

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