7 Gorgeous Places to Day Hike The Appalachian Trail In New Hampshire

The Appalachian Trail is one of the longest hikes in the country, running from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Mount Katahdin in Maine. In New Hampshire, the trail begins in Hanover and runs northeast across the state, cutting through the heart of the White Mountain National Forest before crossing into Maine in Berlin. The New Hampshire section of the Appalachian Trail is great for day hikers because it provides a variety of different hikes, from easy, relatively flat hikes to some truly tough summit hikes. Here are the 7 best places to day hike the A.T. in New Hampshire, and get your own taste of one of America’s most well-known trails.

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