Trip report

Purgatory Falls Hike

Half Day Hike DATE: 12/12/2021 - 12/12/2021

Trip/Event Location: Lyndeborough, NH

Trip Leader(s): benj58 , charlieg

Max # People: 12

Trip Guiding / Event Fee: No, I will not be asking participants for money

Difficulty Level: Moderate


Due to the likelihood of rain on Saturday, we're moving the hike to Sunday 12/12, same meeting time and place. Given the temperatures forecast between now and

Driving directions to the location and spot to meet at:

We’ll meet at the Purgatory Falls-Lower Falls parking lot, Purgatory Rd., Milford, NH ( From the Boston area take Rt. 3 into NH, where it becomes the Everett Turnpike. Take exit 8 from the turnpike onto Somerset Pky. In .8 mi, turn right onto Rt. 101A west/Amherst St. Follow 101A for about 6.5 miles to the junction with Rt. 101. Turn left toward Peterborough/Keene and follow 101 west for 5.1 miles. Here you’ll cross Rt. 101A again. **Continue straight onto North River Rd., and follow that .8 miles until it becomes Purgatory Rd. (You’ll see Fitch’s Corner Farmstand on your left.) Continue about another half mile to the parking lot on your left.

From points west in New Hampshire, follow Rt. 101 east to the junction with North River Rd. and 101A in Milford. Turn left onto North River Rd. and follow the directions from ** above.

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Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate

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United States

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous

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United States
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Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous

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United States

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous

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Outdoor Fitness Level: Easy

Harrisville, NH

United States

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate

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United States
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