Best Hikes near Jackson, NH

As you plan your trip to Jackson, New Hampshire, you may be interested in finding the best hiking trails in the area as well. The picturesque region around Jackson makes it the ideal place for hiking, and visitors from around the country and the world comes to explore the paths and trails.

At The Wentworth Inn, we want you to get the most out of our beautiful area while you stay with us! For this reason, we’ve compiled our favorite hikes near Jackson, NH for your perusal. Check them out and start planning your trip to Jackson and The Wentworth Inn today!

Square Ledge and Lost Pond Short Hike

This short hike of just 30 minute each way (1 mile each way) is perfect for a quick jaunt into nature. You’ll see gorgeous vistas of Mt. Washington from a space above Pinkham Notch. To go to Lost Pond is also approximately 1 mile.

To start with, you’ll go along the river a short while. Then, the hike will move up to the pond, and you’ll get great views of Huntington Ravine and the Gulf of Slides.

Challenging Mt. Washington Climb

For much more of a challenge, you can also climb Mt. Washington! This journey takes you on the Tuckerman Ravine Trail. Over the span of the trail, you’ll gain over 4,200 feet! Plan ahead for this difficult trip, and only go if you feel confident about your hiking skill level as it will likely take you about 8 hours in total.

Carter Notch Area Hike

You’ll find several hiking trails from the end of Carter Notch Road. One of these is Hall’s Ledge, which takes about two to three hours and is five miles roundtrip. This is actually on a cross-country skilling trail that is wide enough to hike in the off-season. Moreover, you can see moose on this trail if you’re lucky — watch for them as the sun sets.


The Wentworth Inn — Your Home Away From Home in Jackson

These are just some of the numerous hikes and trails that abound in the Jackson area. The views and wildlife are so varied and engaging that you’ll be sure to see something you can’t see at home while out in nature. And when you come back home again, you’ll have a restful and relaxing place to stay at The Wentworth Inn.

Here, you arrive driving through a covered bridge, and it’s truly like you’ve stepped back in time (with all the amenities of now, of course!). We want to show you what luxury is truly about. Come to relax, enjoy nature, and get away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

So start planning your hiking experience! And don’t forget to book your stay at the Wentworth Inn!