Sunapee-Ragged-Kearsarge Greenway Coalition


All Trails Guide Summary


The SRKG trails are for day hiking only. Overnight camping is not permitted. Camping on landowners’ property may result in the SRKG Coalition losing permission to pass through that landowner’s property.

Total Distance: 75 miles

Trail Trail Name Distance (mi.) Time  (hrs.) Finding the Trailhead and Parking
1

Newbury Harbor to Old Province Road

5.4 4.0

Parking is at the Newbury Post Office. Walk west on NH 103, left at Newbury Heights at 0.1 mi., take second right at Lakeview Ave; after 80 yds. see the eastern trailhead where the Newbury Trail in Sunapee State Park goes right at 0.2 mi.

2

Old Province Road to Sunapee Town Office

7.3 4.0

The eastern trailhead is at the east end of Old Province Road, which is the first left turn off Brook Rd., 1.3 mi. from NH 103. Parking is on the road, at the end of Old Province Road. Brook Road runs from NH 103 to Goshen.

3

Sunapee Town Office to Deer Hill Road

7.3 3.0

The southern trailhead is at the Sunapee Town Office, on NH 103B just off NH 11 in the town of Sunapee. It is opposite the playing fields and the cemetery. There is a parking lot at the Town Office.

4

Deer Hill Road. to Springfield/NL Road (NH 114)

4.1 2.5

The western trailhead is at the intersection of Stoney Brook Road (Baptist Pond Road) and Deer Hill Road. Parking is at the trailhead. From Exit 12A off I-89 go south and take the first right onto Stoney Brook. Go 1.4 mi. to the intersection. The eastern trailhead is on the west side of NH 114, 1.5 mi. north of the road to Georges Mills.

5

Springfield/NL Road (NH 114) to Great Brook Bridge

8.4 6.0

The western trailhead is on the east side of the Springfield-New London Road (NH 114), 1.25 mi. north of the road to Georges Mills. Park 0.25 mi. to the north on the right, nearly opposite where the Protectworth Trail from Sunapee emerges.

6

Great Brook Bridge to NH 4A

3.2 2.0

The southern trailhead is on Pleasant Street, which leaves New London’s Main St. (NH 114) opposite the Tracy Memorial Library. Go northeast on Pleasant Street and park just after crossing Great Brook, 2.0 mi. from Main Street.

7

NH 4A to Wilmot Center

4.4 3.0

The western trailhead is just off NH 4A, 0.25 mi. east and across the road from where Trail 6 intersects NH 4A at School House Rd. (where you park), 2.4 mi. west of North Wilmot Rd. The eastern trailhead is 0.3 mi. up Pinnacle Road, just north of the Wilmot Public Library.

8

Wilmot Center to New Canada Road

4.1 2.5

The western trailhead parking is at the Wilmot Public Library. From NH 11 go 3 miles west on NH 4A, and turn right onto North Wilmot Road. The library is on the left. The trail starts on the east side of the road, about 200 yards up the North Wilmot Road.

9

New Canada Road to Proctor Academy

6.5 5.0

Limited parking is available at the northern trailhead on New Canada Road, which leaves US 4 two miles north of its junction with NH 11. The trailhead is 0.9 mi. from US 4. The southern trailhead is at Proctor Academy in Andover on NH 11 adjacent to the tennis courts. Parking is next to the Field House.

10

Proctor Academy to Winslow State Park

6.0 3.5

The northern trailhead is on the south side of NH 11 opposite Proctor Academy in Andover where a dirt road passes between the playing fields and the town cemetery. There is parking in front of or behind the Farrell Field House.

11

Winslow State Park to  Kearsarge Valley Road

5.8 4.0

The northern trailhead is at Winslow State Park off Kearsarge Valley Road. Parking is at the park; the trailhead is near the northeast corner. Kearsarge Valley Road runs from NH 11 in Wilmot Flat to North Road in Sutton near Exit 10 from I-89.

12

Kearsarge Valley Road. to Wadleigh State Park

3.9 2.5

The eastern trailhead is on Kearsarge Valley Road 3.6 mi. S of NH11 and 0.5 mi. north of North Road in Sutton near Exit 10 from I-89. Parking is in a sandy area on the east side of the road. The Kearsarge Valley Trail is on the west side of the road, 20 yards south of parking.

13

Wadleigh State Park to Chalk Pond Road

5.4 3.5

The eastern trailhead is in Wadleigh State Park, off NH 114 in North Sutton. Parking is in the park and the trailhead is about 100 feet west of the parking lot entrance on the south side of the road. From late spring to October, there is an entrance fee. The western trailhead is at the Stoney Brook Sanctuary on Chalk Pond Road, 1.8 mi. east of NH 103A.

14

Chalk Pond Road to Newbury Harbor

4.4 2.5

The eastern trailhead is at the Stoney Brook Sanctuary on Chalk Pond Rd., 1.8 mi. east of NH 103A. and 2.8 mi. north of Newbury Harbor and NH 103. The western trailhead is near the intersection of NH 103 and NH 103A. Parking is at the Newbury Post Office.


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