Piper Trailhead

Area Status: Open

The Piper Trail is a challenging trail that summits Mt. Chocorua (3,500 ft.) in 4.3 miles and 2,700 ft. of elevation gain. Camp Penacook Shelter can be reached by following the Piper Trail for 2.8 miles to a marked spur trail leading to the 3-sided lean-to and outhouse.

At a Glance

Closest Towns: Conway, NH
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: This large parking area is accessed by a dirt road off NH Rt 16 behind Davies Campground and General Store, 6.1 miles south of the juntion with the Kancamagus Hwy (Rt 112) in Conway.

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