New Hampshire's Lakes Region is not only home to some of the most beautiful properties in the state, but it also boasts an abundance of hiking trails that offer breathtaking views and peaceful retreats into nature. Whether you're a seasoned hiker or a beginner looking for a leisurely stroll, the Lakes Region has so much to offer. Here are some of the best hiking trails you should explore:
Mount Major: Located near Alton, Mount Major offers a 3.4-mile loop trail that provides stunning panoramic views of Lake Winnipesaukee. A rewarding climb with moderate difficulty, this trail is a favorite among locals and visitors alike.
Red Hill: Situated in Moultonborough, Red Hill offers a 3.3-mile loop trail that is perfect for all skill levels. The trail takes you through a beautiful forest setting and offers fantastic views of Squam Lake.
West Rattlesnake Mountain: This easy 2.5-mile out-and-back trail located near Holderness offers one of the best views of Squam Lake. It's a popular spot for families and dog walkers.
Belknap Mountain: Located in Gilford, this trail offers a moderate 3.8-mile loop with great views of Lake Winnipesaukee from the summit.
Lockes Hill: This 1.8-mile loop trail located in the town of Gilford provides a great woodland hiking experience with views of Lake Winnipesaukee. The trail is perfect for all skill levels and is primarily used for hiking and nature trips.
The Lakes Region of New Hampshire provides an exceptional blend of outdoor adventure and serene living. And if you're a hiking enthusiast looking to make this beautiful region your home, Maxfield Real Estate showcases a variety of stunning properties to choose from whether you’re looking for a cozy cottage or lakefront estate. View all listings for sale in the Lakes Region or explore our recommended search categories. Don't hesitate to reach out to an agent if you have any questions.