Trip report

Franconia Ridge Trail

4000 Footer DATE: 09/08/2022 - 09/08/2022

Trip/Event Location: Lincoln, NH

Trip Leader(s): MO

Max # People: 8

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

Difficulty Level: Strenuous

The Franconia Ridge Trail provides outstanding views of the surrounding area.

On Our hike we will climb the Falling Waters Trail.   Once on the ridge we hike over Little Haystack Mtn, Mt

Driving directions to the location and spot to meet at:

Meet at the trailhead for the Franconia ridge trails.

From the south - Take I-93 - once in the notch the highway becomes one lane - trailhead parking exit is marked and is shortly after “The Basin” exit.  

From the north - Take I-93 and park at the Lafayette Campground.  There is a pedestrian tunnel to cross the highway and access the trailhead.

WARNING -  these two parking areas fill up fast.  See the link below for alternatives.

NOTE:  there is parking north of Lafayette Campground - it is accessed via  I-93 south bound and has a sign for tailhead parking.  Using this lot you can walk approximately 2 miles (along the Pemi Trail) to the campground and access the trailhead from there.  If parking here please plan ahead so you are at the trailhead at 8:30.





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Members That Participated


Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous

Lancaster, NH

United States

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous

Lancaster, NH

United States
Helvetic Hiker

Outdoor Fitness Level: Very Strenuous

Barre Town, VT

United States
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