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Address: off the Kancamagus Highway, near the Covered Bridge Campground, Conway, NH
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Activities: Hiking

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GREAT HIKE ABOUT 3.5 MILES

It was a hot day but still great 2.5 hour hike. View from the top was beautiful. Trail well marked. Not too crowded.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

It was a hot day but still great 2.5 hour hike. View from the top was beautiful. Trail well marked. Not too crowded.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Am I glad I made this trek, yes! Should I have stopped more along the way to catch my breath, yes. I can walk for miles but steep climbs are tougher for me. I needed to take more time to sit on my way up and there were more than enough beautiful spots to stop at. While the climb was... More 

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Conway, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

From the covered bridge parking on either side of the swift river enjoy a 3 mile out and back hike, or a three mile loop! This is a perfect moderate hike for families. If you do it clock wise from the ledges 1.3 mile sign you will be rewarded with good ups and level terrain with great rewards before reaching... More 

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Jackson, NH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Boulders the size of houses. Able to follow folks that packed down the snow for us. About 3 hours total hike. Nice sunny day and worked up a good appetite. Not young kid friendly. Some views at the top.

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Cumberland, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

An absolutely fun hike of three miles. Views from the top were gorgeous. Very steep in places and snow was packed. Slippery at times so mini spikes are highly recommended. Parking at trail heads along the Kancamagus Highway cost a few dollars, but a little known fact is that if you have a National Parks Senior Pass, place it on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Went up this 3 mile loop trail Saturday of Columbus Day weekend. 1,000ft elevation was totally worth it for the great views. Peak color this weekend.

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Portland, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Our plan for Saturday was to hike to Nancy and Norcross ponds. Mother Nature, however, had other plans as rain was to begin some time after noon. Mother Nature always has the right of way and we chose a shorter, closer to home hike on the Boulder Loop Trail. This turned out to be a very beautiful trail. The person... More 

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Portsmouth, NH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I hiked this trail after having spent the afternoon lounging along the banks of the Swift River tucked just under the Albany Covered Bridge watching the kids swimming and playing in the river's current. This little slice of heaven is my favorite place along the Kancamagus. The Boulder Loop Trail begins just across the road from the parking lot. If... More 

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Conway, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

This particular hike on the Kank offers a great intro to the whites for those who haven't hiked here before,and a great work out for those that have. It has most of what anyone is looking for I a hike of its duration 3 miles round trip. Some parts are steep, but for a regular hiker not that long persistence... More 

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maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

My husband and I hiked this trail shortly after peak foliage season. Although it was steep (we went up on the right and back down on the left), the views at the top were very rewarding! Although the trail is marked with yellow blazes, in the fall, when the leaves are on the ground, it is difficult to see how... More 

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