Mt Carrigan Observation Site


Mt. Carrigain Fire Tower, located on the edge of the Pemigewasset Wilderness, is a large open platform with railing with some of the best views on the Forest. It is a 5 mile hike up the Signal Ridge Trail to the tower, slightly longer if you approach through the Wilderness Area and up Desolation trail. There is a small dispersed camping area just below the fire tower, requiring leave no trace camping skills.

At a Glance

Closest Towns: Bartlett, NH
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: The Signal Ridge parking area is located on the Sawyer River Road 2 miles from its junction with Rt. 302 west of Bartlett, NH.

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Day Hiking

This is a scenic hiking destination, and one of the 4000 footers.

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Fire Danger Level: Low
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