Hikes with Views in the Upper Valley

8. Quinttown Road

Lyme, New Hampshire

View of Mount Moosilauke from Quinttown picnic area

Drive time from Hanover, NH: 35 minutes

Reward: Wild, secluded ponds with wildlife; beautiful view of Mt. Moosilauke; wildflowers in May, lupines in the third week of June; Jacobs Brook waterfalls along the way. Picnic tables.

Length of hike: 4.4 miles, 780 feet

Ease of use: A maintained gravel woods road (continuation of Quinttown Road) after the gate with the parking area.

Websitehttps://www.vnews.com/Seeing-the-Forest-for-the-Lupines-2958766

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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