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Important Notice About the Ossipee Mountains   Important Notice About the Ossipee Mountains and Trail Access (Updated May 10, 2015)

Bayle Mountain
Ossipee, NH

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
Looking up the trail to Bayle Mountain
Looking up the trail to Bayle Mountain

Route: Unknown snowmobile trail, red blazed trail, (Bayle Mountain), red blazed trail, unknown snowmobile trail

Trails were dry and generally in good shape. Bayle Mountain Trail is still getting good use, despite the best efforts of the logging company to keep people out (despite the agreement they signed with the government to maintain the hiking trail in exchange for over a million dollars a few years ago). Despite being short, the trail packs a lot of variety and the summit ledges are quite nice. Blueberries are mostly green still, but a few ripe ones could be found.

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


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Monday, June 30, 2014
Parking Elevation: 1,040'
Destination: Bayle Mountain
Time Elapsed: 00:23
Trailhead Elevation: 1,100'
Summit Elevation: 1,853'
Vertical Gain: 763'
Hike Vertical Gain: 873'


The trailhead to the trail to the Bayle Mountain summit
The trailhead to the trail to the Bayle Mountain summit

Looking at Ossipee Lake and Green Mountain from Bayle Mountain - Click to enlarge
Looking at Ossipee Lake and Green Mountain from Bayle Mountain

Topographic map of Bayle Mountain


Directions to trailhead: From Route 16 South in West Ossipee, take a right onto Pine Hill Road. At the end of Pine Hill Road, take a right onto Ossipee Mountain Road. 2015 update: There is now a parking area off Marble Road, past Connor Pond.

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