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Nice hike

Nice hike that offer some good views from the top. I've heard that it's easier to do it... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2018
Belfast, United Kingdom
Wonderful fall day

Great hike, but it is seriously like climbing a flight of stairs. The knees did not like it! Great... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
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off the Kancamagus Highway, near the Covered Bridge Campground, Conway, NH
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

Nice hike that offer some good views from the top. I've heard that it's easier to do it counterclockwise but we did it clockwise and didn't find it too bad.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank shatiel
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Great hike, but it is seriously like climbing a flight of stairs. The knees did not like it! Great view for the amount of time it takes to get there though. We did it late afternoon and had a great time.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Snowchickens
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Approx 3 miles loop trail, parking at the base, $5 per car. My suggestion is take the left trail up, it spaces out the elevation inclines. This is approx 2100 feet gain in elevation throughout the hike, so bring snacks! Probably take about 2-3 hours,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 984kevinq
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped into this site so we could go over the covered bridge in our convertible. We also discovered that there was some trails that lead down to the Swift River. We stayed a little while and put our feet in to the water which...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CMC_2012
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We had intended to hike up Tuckerman's to the cascades or even further but it was very snowy up high still so we went with plan B. Loved seeing the covered bridge, and no bugs out yet.

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank mountlombard
Reviewed 10 April 2018

We enjoyed the walk w/ friends and family (kids as well). Covered bridge was a sight to see on it's own. We located the boulder which we think the loop is named after.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank S B
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Beautiful trail, lots of hills, some wet areas and well named , as there are lots of boulders too ! We did this not really prepared, but were very pleased to have finished. The Albany covered bridge is a great photo op as well. There...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

This is a great hike for a family that is accustomed to hiking. The view at the top is great and very satisfying. Adults and kids will feel well accomplished and excited to have completed this trail. You don't have to be seasoned, but this...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Brian C
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Wow, beautiful but the guides rate it as easy. Maybe for some but not for us & we are in pretty good shape. 3 miles with the last 1/2 mile pretty much straight up. BUT once you get to the top the views are amazing!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Lavonda S
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This hike has a great starting point at the Albany covered bridge. The counterclockwise route is steeper but still quite easy. Views are nice but not as good as some other nearby hikes of similar difficulty.

Date of experience: March 2017
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