Appalachia Trailhead


Appalachia Trailhead is a major gateway into the rugged and scenic Northern Presidential Mountains. Travelling on one of the many trails that stem from this point can lead you to three stunning waterfalls in less than an hour, to the Randolph Mountain Club cabins and tent sites for overnight adventures, and to the high peaks of Mount Madison and Mount Adams for those wishing to climb into the rare Alpine Zone. A good trail map is recommended to navigate this concentrated area of trails and will help you to choose a hike to satisfy your sense of adventure.

At a Glance

Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


Trailhead is located on US Route 2, 5 miles west of the intersection of US 2 and NH Route 16.

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