Easy Hikes

Hiking East and West Rattlesnake

View of Squam Lake from the East Rattlkesnake Ledges

East and West Rattlesnake are two scenic peaks that overlook Squam Lake in New Hampshire’s Lake District on the southern border of the White Mountain National Forest. Moderate in height, they provide excellent views of the lake and surrounding mountains with relatively little climbing effort compared to the higher peaks …

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Caribou Mountain Loop

Caribou Mountain Loop

Caribou Mountain (2840′) is the second highest peak in the Caribou-Speckled Mountain Wilderness, in the portion of the White Mountain National Forest in the state of Maine. It has a bare summit with open ledges and excellent views. The best way to hike Caribou Mountain is up the Mud Brook Trail …

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