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Trail Information

New Hampshire has some great trails for mountain bikers. Our Division of Parks and Recreation welcomes mountain bikers to utilize the following parklands and trails. Trails closed to "biking" will be signed with the "NO BIKES" symbol. Also, most of our trails close for "mud season" in the spring.

Bear Brook State Park (Allenstown, off Route 28)...
A multitude of trails criss-cross the 10,000 acre park. Bear Brook offers a varied level of challenges for the mountain biker.

Franconia Notch State Park Recreational Trail; aka Franconia Notch Bike Path (Franconia, I93 Parkway)...
This paved trail parallels the Parkway. The 20-mile round-trip brings riders within easy reach of park attractions, including Flume Gorge, The Old Main of the Mountain Profile, Profile Lake, Boise Rock, The Basin, Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway, and Echo Lake. There's no fee for the use of the bike path. However, fees are charged at some attractions.

Hopkinton-Everett Reservoir (Dunbarton, off Route 13)...
The "Hop-Ev" recreation area is over 8,000 acres and offers advanced intermediate to expert terrain with nearly 20 miles of trails. As a reminder, be prepared for other trail users, this is a multi-use system and is open to ATV's, trailbikes, hikers, and equestrians, too.

Weeks State Park (Lancaster, off Route 3)...
The grounds provide a 360-degree panorama of mountain splendor, including the Presidential Range of the White Mountains, the Green Mountains of Vermont, the Kilkenny Range, the Percy Peaks, and the upper Connecticut River Valley.

Moose Brook State Park (Gorham, off Route 2 of Jimtown Road)...
Moose Brook is one of the oldest parks in the system. The trails were originally laid out and constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930's. The four-mile loop within the park has advanced terrain.

Northwood Meadows State Park (Northwood, Route 4)...
This park is really excellent for the beginner and for family riding. There are trails around Meadow Lake and farther afield.

Odiorne Point State Park (Rye, Route 1A)...
A paved recreational path is available, and an extensive network of trails wind through the dense vegetation and traverse the park.

Pawtuckaway State Park (Nottingham, off Route 156)...
This park has over 5,600 acres to explore and all levels of riding terrain are offered.

Pillsbury State Park (Washington, off Route 31)...
Crossed by a network of hiking and mountain bike trails, the park is an important link in the Monadnock-Sunapee Greenway, a 51-mile trail that connects Mount Monadnock with Mt. Sunapee to the north.

Pisgah State Park (Winchester/Chesterfield/Hinsdale, Route 119, Route 63)...
This largest state park in New Hampshire offers specific trails for mountain biking. Intermediate and advanced terrain are encountered within the park.