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Bilknell Ridge Trail

  Trail in good condition -- just some snow at the top.  (Hiked May 6, 2011)
Says James Shepard-Kegl

In the White Mountains there are many great hiking trails where you can truly take in all the beauty of these mountains. Hiking here in New Hampshire is a must. Pretty far from Berlin you find Bilknell Ridge Trail but it is a good trail.
Finally, hiking time is here again, and Bilknell Ridge Trail in Carroll County, New Hampshire is such a great
    place. Get your pulse rate up on the glorious whitewater of Saco River - East Branch. A spree to White Mountain National Forest when you're here at Bilknell Ridge Trail is never a bad idea, and there's whitewater on Wild River for
all you adrenaline junkies. Why not camp at Basin Campground and Picnic Area while you're here at Bilknell Ridge Trail, and Bilknell Ridge Trail is not far at all from Center Conway. If you came for an overnight stay Basin Pond Campground is a good site to camp. Summertime highs at Bilknell Ridge Trail usually tend to be in the 70's. When the night sets in temperatures dip down into the 50's. Throughout the winter the highs are commonly in the 20's with temperatures  
at Bilknell Ridge Trail dipping down into the 0's all through winter nights. A common amount of precipitation falls here at Bilknell Ridge Trail. During the month of August you get the most rain around here; January meanwhile is the driest month.



Campgrounds Nearby
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These outdoors activities are available near Bilknell Ridge Trail.
 Trails Near Bilknell Ridge Trail:
Eagle Link Trail, Coos County , 2 miles away
Basin Trail, Coos County , 2 miles away
Royce Trail, Oxford County , 4 miles away
Shelburne Trail, Coos County , 6 miles away
Carter Notch Trail, Carroll County , 9 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Bilknell Ridge Trail:
Baldface Shelter, Center Conway , 1 miles away
Blue Brook Shelter, Center Conway , 2 miles away
Basin Campground and Picnic Area, Carroll County , 3 miles away
Basin Pond Campground, Carroll County , 3 miles away
Wild River Campground, Coos County , 3 miles away
 Whitewater Near Bilknell Ridge Trail:
Wild River, Oxford County , 7 miles away, Class II-IV - 3 miles long (Hastings to Gilead)
Saco River - East Branch, Carroll County , 8 miles away, Class IV - 2.1 miles long (Route 302 at Lower Bartlett)
Peabody River, Coos County , 11 miles away, Class IV - 5 miles long (Route 16 to Gorham)
Ellis River, Carroll County , 12 miles away, Class III-IV - 6 miles long (Route 16 to Jackson Golf Course)
Rocky Branch, Carroll County , 15 miles away, Class IV-V - 4.2 miles long (Jericho Road and Route 302)
 Hotels Near Bilknell Ridge Trail:
Inn At Thorn Hill And Spa, Jackson , 10 miles away
Eagle Mountain House And Golf Club, Jackson , 10 miles away
Covered Bridge Riverview Lodge, Jackson , 10 miles away
Inn At Jackson, Jackson , 10 miles away
The Wentworth Hotel, Jackson , 10 miles away
 Lakes Near Bilknell Ridge Trail
Conway Lake, Carroll County , 13 miles away
Success Pond, Coos County , 16 miles away
Keewaydin Lake, Oxford County , 16 miles away
Head Pond, Coos County , 18 miles away

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