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Appalachian Trail: Pinkham Notch Visitor Center to Hogan Road

Best done in three days, this 19.6-mile leg traces ridgelines, drops into deep-cut notches, and offers breathtaking views of nearby mountains.

Rating

Carter Notch Hut; sleeps 30. Rattle River Shelter; sleeps 8.

To Trailhead

Start: From Jackson, NH, take NH 16 north 9 miles to Pinkham Notch Visitor Center. End: From Gorham, NH, take US 2 east 3.5 miles to parking just after N Rd.

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