New Hampshire is a pretty spectacular state when it comes to outdoor recreation, especially when you consider there are over 4,000 miles of hiking trails to choose from! The Granite State provides opportunities for all ages and fitness levels, from family-friendly strolls to waterfalls to full-day climbs to the highest points around. It’s hard to beat the beauty and thrill of a day in the White Mountain National Forest or the scenery and serenity of the state parks and other preserves. If you’re looking for a New Hampshire hike you won’t soon forget, choose your experience level and check out these 20 must-do adventures! The easier hikes are family friendly and great for all ages and abilities, whereas the challenging hikes should only be attempted by those with proper experience, fitness, and gear.
Choose your hike, pack the essentials, and recreate responsibly!
For a truly authentic New England experience, come to New Hampshire. We are a four-season, year-round vacation destination ideal for every type of traveler, whether on vacation, on holiday or living right here. Visit our quaint shops and galleries, scenic state parks and historic sites, sparkling lakes and sandy beaches, the tallest mountains in the Northeast, three National Scenic Byways, and traditional festivals and open-air markets. There is so much to see in the Granite State, you'll want to visit again and again.