A couple on a hike near the mountain range at Eagle Mountain
The White Mountains National Forest near Eagle Mountain House

White Mountains National Forest

From easy strolls into the wooded environment to challenging climbs above the treeline, there are hiking opportunities for all. Over 1200 miles of non-motorized trails, you have a chance for an adventure. Most popular destinations include: Mt. Chocorua, Evans Notch, Mt. Hedgehog, Kancamangus, Lincoln Woods, Pine Mountain, Pinkham Notch and Welch Dickey.

 

2 bikers riding a bike trail on a mountain near Eagle Mountain

Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center

The maintained and well-marked carriage roads at Great Glen Trails are the perfect place to bring the entire family for a bike ride. Offering bike rentals for adults and kids, go at your own pace and even bring a picnic lunch! The perfect summer setting at the base of the Mount Washington for a relaxing trip for the whole family. GGT also offers kayak trips, walking trails and weekly events for friends, family and groups of all ages.

 

Landscape view of the mountain range near Eagle Mountain House

Redline Guide - Hiking Guide

They are an independent guiding agency located in North Conway, New Hampshire — which is in the heart of the White Mountain National Forest. Their purpose is to offer short-duration, low-key, to folks of all ages and abilities all the way up to winter summit attempts on Mt Washington. The offerings will be valuable to those new to mountain travel as well as to those already in-the-know and hoping to just improve their game or kick it up a notch.

 

Water stream flowing by the hotel near Eagle Mountain House

The Flume Gorge

The Flume is a natural gorge extending 800 feet at the base of Mount Liberty. The walls of Conway granite rise to a height of 70 to 90 feet and are 12 to 20 feet apart. A trip into the Flume begins and ends at the Flume Visitor's Center. Guests can choose to walk through just the Gorge or do a two-mile loop. The walk includes uphill walking and lots of stairs. Also, the boardwalk allows you to look closely at the growth of flowers, ferns and mosses found here.