Hiking Guides for The White Mountain National Forest

Mt Washington, Tarns, and Lake of the Clouds Hut

While the White Mountains have a reputation for being very hardcore, they are in fact very accessible for hikers and adventurers of all levels of ability. If this is a region you’d like to learn about more for family adventures and recreational day hiking, I’d recommend the following resources, which I’ve broken out by activity:

Hiking and Backpacking Guides

Hiking Maps



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About the author

Philip Werner has hiked and backpacked over 7500 miles in the United States and the UK and written over 2500 articles as the founder of SectionHiker.com, noted for its detailed gear reviews and educational content. A devotee of New Hampshire and Maine hiking and backpacking, Philip is the author of Backpacking the White Mountain 4000 Footers, a free online guidebook of the best backpacking trips in the White Mountains in New Hampshire and Maine. He also volunteers as a 4 season backpacking leader for the Appalachian Mountain Club, a Long Trail Mentor for Vermont's Green Mountain Club, and a Leave No Trace Master Educator. He lives in New Hampshire.

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One comment

  1. They look great and so close to home as well. Lucky man.

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