Hikes with Views in the Upper Valley

9. Eastman Ledges

Lyme, New Hampshire

Enjoying view of Smarts Mountain from Eastman Ledges

Drive time from Hanover, NH: 30 minutes

Reward: Beautiful views of Smarts Mountain; Jacobs Brook waterfalls along the way.

Length of hike: 2.5 miles, 710 feet

Ease of use: Excellent, follows gravel Quinntown Road after gate, then left on the Appalachian Trail. (Continues to Mt. Cube via Hexacube Shelter.)

Websitehttp://mountainwandering.blogspot.com/2010/04/kodak-trailmt.html

Directions to trailhead: North on Route 10 to turn right on Rte 25A in Orford, past Orford Center, to turn right on Quinttown Road to 487 Quinttown Rd Orford, NH 03777 (https://goo.gl/maps/STjU3Gb3Xq22jpQm8)

Suggested carpool meeting point: Rivendell Academy athletic field parking lot, opposite School Drive, Orford, NH 03777

Contact: Esther Dobbins-Marsh, Administrative Assistant, Town of Orford orfordselectmen@orfordnh.us

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