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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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Benson Park Hiking Trail
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19 Completed 17 Reviews

lots of tall grass at one point. . not recomended on a really hot muggy day. the animal cages are cool, but creepy.

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Kendall Pond Conservation Area Trail
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19 Completed 17 Reviews

Really cute little trail. I used to live a 2 min walk to it. At one of the openings is a bee charmer.. He sells honey on a little stand by the road. Theres a couple of benches that sit nicely on a breezeway on a hot day. Really buggy. I took my dog there daily. (5lb dog)

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Goffstown Rail Trail
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19 Completed 17 Reviews

Boring, but a good escape

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Flume Slide Trail
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19 Completed 17 Reviews

Carefule during mud season. Swallow you whole like quick sand haha! Its fun to swing frombranch to branch like monkeys on the way down, quick and light on your feet.

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Bondcliff Trail
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19 Completed 17 Reviews

immaculate views. great natural staircase. fun times!

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Kinsman Pond Trail
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19 Completed 17 Reviews

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Lion's Head Winter Route (Winter Only)
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74 Completed 27 Reviews

Some friends and I took this trail looking for an adventure. We ended up just short of the Lion's Head, and maybe just over 2/3 up Mt. Washington. On this day, we got our adventure but abandoned our summit bid. The winds were blowing at about 60mph with a temp of -11F or -50F with wind chill. Super fun, can't wiat for next year's attempt!

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Cathedral Ledge
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74 Completed 27 Reviews

Some friends and I took a mountaineering course from EMS, and they took us to this nice spot to get us started. Great area with light grade and not to tall for beginers in the Ice Climbing Sport.

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Mount Major Trail
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9 Completed 2 Reviews

I love this hike. It's really quick. Only about 2 hrs round trip, but the views are awesome. I do this a few times a year.

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Chocorua Piper - Weetamoo rock loop
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9 Completed 2 Reviews

Great views. Well worth the trip. Took me about 6.5 hours round trip. The last mile is a bit tough but the views are amazing.

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