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Fabulous "wilderness" in the middle of town

My friends and I often walk this wide and welcoming trail, especially in the fall. It's a perfect... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
Exeter, New Hampshire
Classic Ski at PEA

What a pleasant surprise! Miles of groomed track for cross country classic skiing. LOVE IT... read more

Reviewed January 20, 2018
Heidi T
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A 30-mile loop beginning (and ending) at the posh prep school, Exeter, passing through several small towns along the way.
Exeter, NH
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

Leafy and cool, with dappled sunlight, enjoy a walk or bring your bicycles. Well- posted trails, but stay on them, or rik getting very lost ! cool down with a rope swing splash ino the meandering river.

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

My friends and I often walk this wide and welcoming trail, especially in the fall. It's a perfect circuit for young families... easy and level. Well-trained dogs are sometimes off-leash... just so you know.

1  Thank sometimessophia
Reviewed January 20, 2018

What a pleasant surprise! Miles of groomed track for cross country classic skiing. LOVE IT. Spent two hours enjoying the trails today. Many other outdoor enthusiasts were there as well. As soon as the walkers become more aware of the Nordic tracks, hopefully they will...More

1  Thank Heidi T
Reviewed December 21, 2017

We use these trails almost every day in the summer. Easy to walk trails and a pond for the dogs to take a swim.

Thank muttmom11
Reviewed November 11, 2017

This is a quiet escape off the beaten path of Exeter NH. Great if you want to introduce the youngsters to nature and hiking ,but don't want to drive the little ones hours up into the mountains. This walk provides freedom, shade , wildlife and...More

Thank campingQueen43
Reviewed September 18, 2017

Only saw this on trip advisor as i was leaving but imagine it would be great given the local natural beauty of the area. sad times

Thank mcdikrb
Reviewed September 7, 2017

For an outing on a humid summer's day on the NH seacoast and not at the crowded beaches I suggest the Phillips Exeter Academy walking trails. Clearly marked and maintained beautifully, they (there are more than one) are a sun dappled and quiet retreat from...More

Thank Jose50
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Great trails to clear you mind by walking or riding a bike. A great place to go solo or with friends.

Thank Stanford C
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

Phillips Exeter Academy created and maintains a great number of trails in the woods behind the athletic fields. The trails are clearly marked. Great for running, walking, and cross-country skiing.

Thank sapoypato
Reviewed February 21, 2017

This is a fun trail to walk or bike and then grab an ice cream or great lunch downtown after! Exeter is a great place to visit for sure!

Thank ZZNH
Reviewed February 14, 2017

It was a bit tricky figuring out how to park because of the construction at the academy on their new dance theater, which is located next to the gym where the tennis courts used to be. I heard to park behind the gym but never...More

Thank Rachel W
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