Kilburn Crags Trail – A Local Secret

Kilburn Crags Trail – A Local Secret

Kilburn Crags Trail – Awesome One Hour Hiking Trail in Littleton New Hampshire

A great one hour hiking trail near Rabbit Hill Inn and downtown Littleton New Hampshire. The Kilburn Crags hiking trail is a well kept secret. Everyone knows that Littleton, NH is a charming, fun New England town for shopping, antiquing, and dining. But hiking – in Littleton?  Yes! There are a few really neat hiking / walking areas you should check out next time you are here. The best local hiking trail in Littleton New Hampshire is the Kilburn Crags Trail,  starting just a few miles from Rabbit Hill Inn, on Route 18.

The Kilburn Crags trail is a rocky outcropping on the northeastern shoulder of modest Walker Mountain. It is known mainly to Littleton locals. Be assured this is not an epic adventure. With easy footing and low mileage, it is a perfect hike if you are just getting your hiking legs, short on time but want a great view,  or if you simply want some quality time in the woods without straying far from Rabbit Hill Inn or Littleton’s Main Street area.  It’s 1.4 miles round trip, takes about an hour, and the top elevation is 1,300 feet.  At the top, you’ll capture views of Littleton, the Ammonoosuc River Valley, the Presidential Range,  as well as Lafayette and Cannon Mountains to the right. Next time you are here, head out to the Kilburn Crags trail. Enjoy the wildlife and vista!

Click here for a printable map of the Kilburn Crags Trail.

Stay tuned… more new hiking tips are coming up in future blog posts.