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Belknap Mountain State Forest

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Recommended Routes in Belknap Mountain State Forest - 1

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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

Belknap Mountain State Forest Hiking

  • 50 Miles 81 Kilometers of Trail
  • 1 Recommended Route
  • 2 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 17 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 4 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Belknap Mountain State Forest - 22

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5.5 mi 8.8 km #1Red Trail
Intermediate
Gilmanton, NH
Intermediate
Gilmanton, NH
0.6 mi 1.0 km #2Red Trail (Klem-Mack Loop)
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
1.1 mi 1.8 km #3White Trail
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
0.5 mi 0.8 km #4Old Piper Trail
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
1.2 mi 1.9 km #5Piper Mountain Trail
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
3.1 mi 4.9 km #6Dave Roberts Quarry Trail
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
1.7 mi 2.7 km #7East Gilford Trail (Yellow)
Difficult
Gilford, NH
Difficult
Gilford, NH
0.9 mi 1.4 km #8Red Trail
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
1.1 mi 1.7 km #9Blue Trail
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
Intermediate
Gilford, NH
12.4 mi 19.9 km #10Belknap Range Trail
Difficult
Gilford, NH
Difficult
Gilford, NH

Photos of Belknap Mountain State Forest - 18

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Sweeping lake and mountain views from ledges near the Belknap Mountain summit.
Sep 23, 2017 near Gilford, NH
Looking east from the end of the Old Piper Trail
Jun 3, 2018 near Gilford, NH
View from White Trail in spring
May 7, 2021 near Gilford, NH
The last great view along the Vista Trail before you move below the treeline
Jun 7, 2020 near Gilford, NH
Sunrise at Mt. Rowe
Sep 11, 2018 near Gilford, NH
Piper looking North
Apr 29, 2021 near Gilford, NH
Summit in early March
Mar 4, 2021 near Gilford, NH
One of the viewpoints along the Precipice Path.
Nov 21, 2020 near Gilford, NH