Hikes with Views in the Upper Valley

4. Moose Mountain South Ridge

Hanover, New Hampshire

View towards Mt. Cardigan from Moose Mountain south ridge

Drive time from Hanover, NH: 20 minutes

Reward: Follow the Ridge Trail south for great views to the east and Mt. Cardigan at some ledges. On the return there are great views to the west and Killington Peak.

Length of hike: 1.8 miles, 225 feet

Ease of use: Markings and trail maintenance are only fair. Be sure to use map (link provided). Leaders should scout this hike, before bringing a group.

Websitehttps://www.hanoverconservancy.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/MillPondForest-trail-conservation-map.pdf

Directions to trailhead: East Wheelock to Etna Road, left then right on Ruddsboro Road to turn left on Dana Road, then right on Moose Mountain Lodge Rd to parking lot at 33 Moose Mountain Lodge Rd, Etna, NH 03750 (https://goo.gl/maps/5hh5bErWEzGNczTa9)

Suggested carpool meeting point: Trumbull Hall, 195 Etna Rd, Etna, NH 03750

Note: Overflow parking should be out of the traveled way.

Contact: Adair Mulligan, Hanover Conservancy, amulligan@hanoverconservancy.org

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