Mount Cabot Trail Horseback Riding

The 6th most popular equestrian trail in New Hampshire.

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Near Gorham in the White Mountain National Forest, the Mount Cabot Trail is a 11 mile route open to horseback riding.

The White Mountain National Forest permits horseback riding on many trails and roads. However, the trails are not particularly condusive to horseback riding due to numerous roots and rocks which present hazards to horses. Also, the trails tend to be narrow, steep and sometimes brush covered.

There are many old timber and/or dirt roads offering pleasurable horseback riding. These include: Sawyer River Road, Rob Brook Road, East Branch/Slippery Brook Road, Evergreen Valley Road, Pinkham B, Peaked Hill, Sandwich Notch Road, Tripoli Road, Patte Brook, Wild River Road, Langdon Brook Road, and Zealand Road.

Overall, Mount Cabot Trail is the 6th most popular horse trail of all 17 horseback rides in New Hampshire.


Local Contact(s):  WMNF (603) 466-2713; NH Tourism (800 258-3608.

Best Season:  May - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Nestlenook Farm, Jackson

Luxury Loding:  Horse & Hound Inn, Franconia

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  1/3/2016

Date Updated:  8/14/2016

ID:  15766


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