Mount Major Summit Trails, Mount Major, Alton, NH

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Views of Lake Winnipesaukee abound atop 1,786-foot Mount Major. Follow the 1.5-mile Mount Major Trail—marked by blue blazes—along steep ledges.

Level: Moderate | Distance from Boston: 99 miles
Alton, NH, website.

Photo by Jen Penningroth

Photo by Jen Penningroth

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