Need some fresh air and exercise? Take a walk…or snow shoe in the woods! There are plenty of trails to check out in New Hampshire. Those listed below are all within about one and a half hours of the Seacoast.
Snowshoe trails if you own your own snowshoes:
- Adams Point in Durham
- Battery Point via the Massabesic Audubon Center in Auburn
- Lake Massabesic, in general, has some great trails to check out. We recommend the entrances via By-Pass 28 (parking areas near the Auburn traffic circle or the parking lot at the Audubon Center).
- Bear Brook State Park in Allenstown
- Beech Hill Road in Durham
- Doe Farm in Durham
- Heald Pond Trail in Wilton
- Hamlin Recreation and Conservation Area Trail in Meredith
- Odiorne State Park in Rye
- Mine Falls in Nashua
- Group walks and snowshoe meet each Wednesday and Friday at 9 a.m.
- Raymond Park in Pelham
- Wagon Hill in Durham
Snowshoe trails if you need to rent snowshoes or want to be on groomed trails:
- Gunstock Mountain Resort in Gilford
- Trail rates range from $16-$28
- Pats Peak Ski Resort in Henniker
- Rentals are $19
- Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center in Laconia
- Guided snowshoe adventures are between $15-$25 per person
- Windblown Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing in New Ipswich
- Trail rate is $10 for ages 8 and up; rentals range from $10-$15
- Dexter’s Inn in Sunapee
- Trails are open to inn guests and the public
- Trail rate is $12 (rate for inn guests is $8); rentals are $12
For more information on snowshoeing trails in NH click here.