The Quaint Artists Bluff Trail Is A Short And Sweet Hike In New Hampshire

For those who love the outdoors, there’s no better place to be than New Hampshire. From the tallest peaks to the short and flat distances, there’s something for every skill level. But there’s a common misconception among those just getting started. Because there are so many mountains, it can be easy to assume that every ascent will be challenging. The good news? This isn’t true! This hike is just about 1.5 miles and it leads to some absolutely beautiful views.

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Artists Bluff Trail in Franconia Notch State Park is open year-round, but it best accessed when there is no snow. If you do choose to make the trip during the winter, you might want to consider crampons for traction. You can learn more about the route on AllTrails here. You can also learn more about the hike through the New Hampshire State Parks blog here.

As you create your list of simpler hikes, consider these 10 brief but beautiful hikes in New Hampshire that you can take in under an hour.

Address: Artists Bluff, Franconia, NH 03580, USA