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Address: Exeter, NH
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Activities: Biking
Description: A 30-mile loop beginning (and ending) at the posh prep school, Exeter...
A 30-mile loop beginning (and ending) at the posh prep school, Exeter, passing through several small towns along the way.
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Great Hiking, XC Skiing, Bicycling, trail running, snowshoeing.....

Love PEA Woods!! Best place to get away, in without going away. Lots of wildlife and great scenery. I am spoiled to have this gem in my back yard. You can do a quick walk or... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
Jason K
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Exeter, New Hampshire
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Exeter, New Hampshire
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148 reviews 148 reviews
50 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Love PEA Woods!! Best place to get away, in without going away. Lots of wildlife and great scenery. I am spoiled to have this gem in my back yard. You can do a quick walk or a 3 hour hike, and still not walk the same trail twice!

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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148 reviews 148 reviews
30 attraction reviews
483 helpful votes 483 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Nice spot to walk your dog and get a breath of fresh air. Some interesting buildings and shops nearby. Phillips Exeter Academy does a great job keeping everything up. Their Security department is frequently out and about. Easy to find parking.

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Exeter, NH
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This is a nice trail in the heart of Exeter, and maintained by Phillips Exeter Academy. If you are looking for some respite from your travels, take a little walk and enjoy the woods of Southern New Hampshire!

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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71 reviews 71 reviews
24 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Leafy and cool, with dappled sunlight, enjoy a walk or bring your bicycles. Well- posted trails, but stay on them, or rik getting very lost ! cool down with a rope swing splash ino the meandering river.

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

Nice wooded area trails on PEA property. Often come here because (1) its close to home and (2) they allow dogs. NH is notoriously unfriendly to dogs in most of the parks. These trails are owned by PEA and allow dogs.

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Georgetown South Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

good walking trail in close to town and also gives you a view of Exeter Acadamy academic buildings while being close into town

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Portsmouth, NH
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

Great local area to explore, visit and exercise in. Close and quiet, very safe and natural. Good for walks , hikes, bike rides, snow shoening in season. Kayak the Exeter River which winds along side of the trails.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

You can park behind the gymnasium and access a great network of trails, supposedly groomed for cross-country skiing as of this year. We've also seen lots of people with snow shoes out and about. Dogs are welcome, too! Great place to go for a walk in the summer, as well.

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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50 reviews 50 reviews
34 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2011

Trails are great for snowshoeing and x-country skiing. The red trail is not very well marked and easy to get lost in if no tracks have been made. Dogs are welcome; just clean up afterwards. Park at Phillips Exeter track and follow road out towards football stadium. Map posted near trails further in.

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