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Mount Lafayette

Franconia Notch State Park, Franconia, NH 03580
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Franconia Notch State Park, Franconia, NH 03580
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hiked up Mount Lafayette via the Old Bridle Path to the Greenleaf Hut (3.1 miles in 1hr 40min) then the Greenleaf Trail to Lafayette summit (1.1 miles). Both trails are in good conditions. All snowpack has melted. Terrific view from the top and above tree...More

Thank JNFII
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We made the hike during peak season in October on a warm Saturday morning. Needless to say it was packed. The parking lot was full at 8:15 and we had to park on the side of the highway. This is a real hike! You will...More

Thank Nateandpolly
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Plan a full day. Keep an eye on the weather. This hike offers fantastic views and a challenge. Bring water, food, and extra layers. You get warm climbing up but then the top can be chilly. Very exposed on top. Will do again.

Thank S A
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The most amazing thing I've ever done. We had a group of ladies, ages 30 to 50, going at a leisurely pace with frequent stops, and averaged about 7 hours round trip. The trail along the ridge is unbelievable. You really feel like your walking...More

1  Thank Mandy S
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Great day with boyfriend and dog. This hike is strenuous. Bring lots of water and some food for you and your pooch. Some great waterfalls and brookes in the first mile, but after...up you go! Be prepared to climb. This trail is really popular because...More

Thank JuetSeph
Reviewed 14 August 2016

I have hiked the loop that includes Little Haystack, Lincoln, and Lafayette three times. It is absolutely gorgeous along the Franconia Ridge. You can also just hike directly up to Lafayette and back. Be sure to stop at the AMC Greenleaf Hut to get a...More

Thank Elaine12846
Reviewed 1 August 2016

If you are in the area and have a whole day to spare, you cannot miss this trail. You have the option of doing the entire loop or go to Mount Lafayette only. For the entire loop, as stated before, a fit hiker can do...More

4  Thank comphollic
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Amazing views! The trail is rocky and is a scramble at times but nothing too technical. There is a visittors cabin with bunks and soup over half way up. Weather csn change VERY quickly so be prepared. On top you see one of the nicest...More

Thank SzappySteve
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Was foggy, but so worth the brief moments when the clouds would open up! Can't wait to go back and do it again. So any friendly people and very nice trail. Do the whole loop if you go!

Thank Allie H
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

What a hike! We did the Falling Waters Trail, Haystack, Lafayette, Lincoln, old Bridal loop. The views are spectacular! That can't be said enough. There's an A.T. hut about 3/4 of the way around with free water. They also sere meals, coffee, brownies, etc for...More

Thank Mws101
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