Distance: 3.2 miles
Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
Map: Best Hikes with Dogs, New Hampshire & Vermont
Parking: Large dirt parking lot, plenty of parking, Route 11, about 4 miles north of Alton Bay
Post hike dinner: n/a
Directions: Trailhead at back left side of the parking lot (orange blazes) - Boulder Loop trail to summit & back down.
Year to date miles: 212.6
This is a very popular trail. We kept the dogs on leash due to the large number of people & dogs.
There is only water at the beginning of the trail.
|We took the Boulder Loop trail, which is suppposed to be less steep.|
|Trail head - orange blazes|
|The Boulder trail did have boulders, though fewer than the Mt Major trail according to our guide book.|
|We snacked on wild blueberries on the way up|
|Taking a break in the shade|
|The summit was windy, which helped us cool off.|
|Moxie on summit|
|The only water on this trail is right at the start/end.|