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Great Hill
Bow, NH

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
Hamilton's Path
Hamilton's Path

Route: Hamilton's Path, Great Hill Loop

Nice network of trails in the Nottingcook Forest, not too far from Concord. Short loop (signs at each hiking trail junction, never steep) was dry and in good shape. Three viewpoints; northeast viewpoint has been recently improved.

Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Great Hill
Length: Easy
Steepness: Easy
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Monday, November 11, 2013
Parking Elevation: 965'
Destination: Great Hill
Time Elapsed: 00:13
Trailhead Elevation: 740'
Summit Elevation: 875'
Vertical Gain: 155'
Hike Time Elapsed: 00:52
Hike Vertical Gain: 180'


Hamilton's Path trailhead on South Bow Road
Hamilton's Path trailhead on South Bow Road

Looking northeast from one of the Great Hill vistas - Click to enlarge
Looking northeast from one of the Great Hill vistas

The sunset as seen from near the summit of Great Hill - Click to enlarge
The sunset as seen from near the summit of Great Hill

Topographic map of Great Hill


Directions to trailhead: From Exit 1 of I-89, take Logging Hill Road south through Bow (Logging Hill Road becomes Bow Center Road and then Woodhill Road). Take a left onto South Bow Road. Shortly after passing under high tension power lines, the Nottingcook Forest kiosk will be on the left, with room to park on the side of the road. Hamilton's Path is on the right side of the kiosk.

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