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Moose Mountains Reservation



There are more than eight miles of trails to explore at the Moose Mountains Reservation. These trails are combination of foot paths, woodsroads, and snowmobile trails. The main trails have been signed and blazed however you may find some trails that are not shown on our property map.

Visitors will be greeted by amazing views from Beauty Ledge off the North Trail. It’s a 30-40 minute uphill hike, but well worth the effort.

Another interesting spot is the site of the Old Burrows Farm, just off the Moose Mountain Trail. Open fields and two old cemeteries always make me think about the mountain lifestyle of 200 years ago.

Another highlight is the heron rookery – vacated, but you never know when they’ll be back. Take the Piper Mountain Trail to the height of land, then look for a spur trail off the south side that leads to the top of Piper Mountain for views down to the marsh with the rookery.

Help us care for this property by following these guidelines during your visit:

  • This property is open dawn to dusk
  • Carry out all trash
  • Dogs must remain under control and owners must pack out all dog waste
  • No motorized wheeled vehicles
  • No camping
  • No campfires
  • Hunting and fishing are allowed
  • Leave natural and cultural features undisturbed
Allowed Activities
Dog Walking
Wildlife Watching
Good For
Seasons of Availability

Additional Information

Parking Details

A small parking area and kiosk at the end of New Portsmouth Road mark the main entrance access to the property. Trails are a combination of woods roads, snowmobile trails, and foot paths.

NOTE: Be advised that the town does not allow parking along New Portsmouth Road


Open dawn to dusk

Visitor Use Guidelines

Full list of use guidelines available HERE

Winter Access

Please note that this property may be difficult to access in winter due to winter roadside parking bans and/or unplowed parking areas.