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About


Bald Knob
Groton, NH

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
Looking down the Bald Knob Trail
Looking down the Bald Knob Trail

Route: John F. Woodhouse Trail, Old North Groton Road, Eliza Remick Road, Bald Knob Trail, (Bald Knob), Bald Knob Trail, Eliza Remick Road, Old North Groton Road, John F. Woodhouse Trail

Trails basically had a dusting of snow on them. A few minor patches of ice easily avoided. No traction needed today.

Decent sunset, but had to listen to the Spanish Imposition (Groton Wind Farm).


Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Bald Knob
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Difficult
Navigation: Moderate
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Monday, November 25, 2013
Parking Elevation: 970'
Destination: Bald Knob
Time Elapsed: 00:30
Trailhead Elevation: 970'
Summit Elevation: 2,050'
Vertical Gain: 1,130'
Hike Time Elapsed: 01:18
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,180'


The John F. Woodhouse Trail trailhead off North Groton Road
The John F. Woodhouse Trail trailhead off North Groton Road

Looking Newfound Lake from near the summit of Bald Knob - Click to enlarge
Looking Newfound Lake from near the summit of Bald Knob

The sunset as seen from Bald Knob - Click to enlarge
The sunset as seen from Bald Knob

Topographic map of Bald Knob


Directions to trailhead: Take Route 3A south from Plymouth. Just prior to reaching Newfound Lake, taken a right onto North Shore Road. Continue straight through Hebron onto Groton Road. Once in Groton, bear right onto North Groton Road. The Cockermouth Forest - John F. Woodhouse Trail sign will eventually be on the right. Follow that dirt road to the gate - there is minimal room for parking adjacent to the gate. The John F. Woodhouse Trail is the logging road behind the gate.

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