Hiking The Pillsbury State Park
The 13th most popular hiking trail in New Hampshire.
Monday 4 July 2016 04:03 GMT
West of Concord and northeast of Washington, the 8,200 acre Pillsbury State Park has miles of hiking trails.
To reach the trailhead from US89, use Exit 5. head west on SR9 through Hillsborough to SR31. Turn right heading north on SR31 for 4 miles past Washington Center. Park at the Mad Road Trailhead.
The Monadnock-Sunapee Greenway is a 51 mile trail blazed in white extending along the eastern edge of the park. It connects the summits of Mount Monadnock and Mount Sunapee.
The Five Summers Trail is a 4 mile (one-way) trail blazed in blue. It begins at the orange gate west of Mill Pond. It runs northeast to Lucias Lookout.
Overall, Pillsbury State Park is the 13th most popular hiking trail of all 17 hikes in New Hampshire. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Pillsbury State Park including Bear Brook State Park, Fox State Forest and Hillsborough Trail.