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Mt. Monadnock

A very popular steep scramble up a very nice peak in Southern New Hampshire with great views from its bald summit
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Rating: 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 4 miles
Duration: Half day
Family Friendly

Overview :  This is a great family hike in Southern New Hampshire to a rocky summit with views in all directions. It can easily be done in a half... more »

Tips:  Trailhead on Poole Memorial Road
Take exit 5 off of I-89 and follow Route 202/9 14.3 miles to the split onto just 202. After another ... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Poole Road Trailhead

Park here and start off on the White Dot Trail.

2. Getting Steep

The trail opens up with great views from this point onward. You'll be climbing over rocks and up massive slabs to get to the top from here. It's fun though!

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3. Summit of Monadnock

At 3,094 feet you are at the summit of Mt. Monadnock. You probably won't be alone if it is a sunny summer day. Take the time to relax i the sun and take lots of photos, then head back down the same way you came up.

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