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Recommended Routes in Lakes Region - 9

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Favorite View from the summit.
Intermediate/Difficult

Mount Major Loop

4.0 mi 6.4 km 1,163' Up 354.4 m Up 1,160' Down 353.52 m Down

Wolfeboro, NH
Favorite Sunrise on West Rattlesnake
Intermediate

Rattlesnake

1.8 mi 2.8 km 344' Up 104.84 m Up 346' Down 105.33 m Down

Holderness, NH
Favorite Sweeping lake and mountain views from ledges near the Belknap Mountain summit.
Difficult

Mt. Belknap via East Gilford Trail (Yellow)

4.3 mi 6.9 km 1,285' Up 391.57 m Up 1,285' Down 391.57 m Down

Gilford, NH
Favorite View from the ledge below the summit of Mt. Prospect.
Easy/Intermediate

Mt. Prospect

3.3 mi 5.4 km 972' Up 296.22 m Up 970' Down 295.76 m Down

Plymouth, NH
Favorite At the intersection of Copple Crown Trail and Copple Crown East Peak.
Intermediate

Copple Crown

5.1 mi 8.2 km 1,014' Up 309.03 m Up 1,014' Down 308.99 m Down

Sanborn…, NH
Favorite The view from Pine Mountain.
Easy/Intermediate

Pine Mountain Loop

1.8 mi 2.9 km 269' Up 82 m Up 269' Down 81.88 m Down

New Durham, NH
Favorite Just starting off.
Intermediate

Devil's Den Mountain

4.1 mi 6.6 km 461' Up 140.43 m Up 460' Down 140.22 m Down

New Durham, NH
Favorite View of cliffs over Stonehouse Pond.
Intermediate

Overlook-Locke Loop

2.7 mi 4.4 km 225' Up 68.66 m Up 222' Down 67.8 m Down

Northwood, NH
Favorite Rainbow Falls in the Walter - Newton Natural Area.
Easy/Intermediate

Walter - Newton Loop

1.5 mi 2.5 km 158' Up 48.3 m Up 156' Down 47.69 m Down

Plymouth, NH

Lakes Region Hiking

  • 398 Miles 641 Kilometers of Trail
  • 9 Recommended Routes
  • 78 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 169 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 14 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Lakes Region - 252

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1.5 mi 2.4 km #1Mt. Major Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Gilford, NH
Intermediate/Difficult
Gilford, NH 21 
0.1 mi 0.2 km #2Caves Trail
Difficult
Holderness, NH
Difficult
Holderness, NH
2.0 mi 3.2 km #3Five Finger Point Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Holderness, NH
Easy/Intermediate
Holderness, NH
2.5 mi 4.0 km #4Eagle Cliff Trail
Difficult
Sandwich, NH
Difficult
Sandwich, NH
0.8 mi 1.3 km #5Brook Walk
Difficult
Moultonborough, NH
Difficult
Moultonborough, NH
1.0 mi 1.7 km #6Mary's Mountain Trail
Intermediate
Freedom, NH
Intermediate
Freedom, NH
0.6 mi 1.0 km #7Bald Ledge Trail
Difficult
Madison, NH
Difficult
Madison, NH
1.1 mi 1.8 km #8Lake Trail
Easy
Northwood, NH
Easy
Northwood, NH
0.7 mi 1.2 km #9Bald Knob Trail
Intermediate
Moultonborough, NH
Intermediate
Moultonborough, NH
5.2 mi 8.4 km #10Turtleback Mountain Trail
Difficult
Moultonborough, NH
Difficult
Moultonborough, NH

Photos of Lakes Region - 115

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View from the summit.
Jul 11, 2019 near Gilford, NH
Sweeping lake and mountain views from ledges near the Belknap Mountain summit.
Sep 23, 2017 near Gilford, NH
Summit in late Feb looking towards Squam, Winni is further out, Belknap Range in upper right
Mar 4, 2021 near Holderness, NH
Beautiful views from the top of the mountain.
Oct 10, 2020 near Holderness, NH
Copple Crown East Peak Viewpoint
Oct 19, 2019 near Sanborn…, NH
Hiking to the summit of Mount Major in New Hampshire
Aug 31, 2019 near Gilford, NH
Sunrise on West Rattlesnake
Jun 30, 2021 near Holderness, NH
Looking east from the end of the Old Piper Trail
Jun 3, 2018 near Gilford, NH