Januimg_2387ary – Hudson Farm & the AT

A hike on two historic trails. HANOVER HIKE OF THE MONTH – 1-2018 Hudson Farm


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Moose track on Tunis BkROWFebruary – Tunis Brook Mill Lot

An easy hike to a hidden historic site. FULL DIRECTIONS


Vermont views from Moose Mountain's Dana PastureFebruary – Mill Pond Forest and Dana Pastures

 A gentle walk through fine high-elevation wildlife habitat, offering extraordinary views. FULL DIRECTIONS

March – Trescott Trails: Knapp Road & Ascutney View

interior signageAn easy and invigorating 1 ½ hour walk on historic roads, offering extraordinary views.  FULL DIRECTIONS – Welcome to your water source! Special rules apply. Dogs must be leashed at all times; please pick up after your pet. More about the Trescott Water Company Lands, including a downloadable trail map.

 April – Mink Brook Nature Preserve

An easy, nearly flat 45-minute walk along Hanover’s largest stream to a special spot. The perfect lunch-hour restorative if you work downtown.  FULL DIRECTIONS

May – Waterfalls of Slade BrookSLADE-FALLS

An easy, mostly flat one-mile walk along a lovely stream. This is a good spring hike, when the falls are often at their best. FULL DIRECTIONS

June – The Velvety Ledges of Greensboro RidgeSilentBrook2

A quick but invigorating 1.5 mile loop hike close to town. FULL DIRECTIONS

JohnWentworth June – The Historic Wolfeboro Road, West

An invigorating 2 hour hike on Hanover’s most historic road, visiting three cellar holes and an unusual viewpoint. FULL DIRECTIONS

IMG_0369July – The White Ledges of Moose Mountain

A quick but invigorating 1.1 mile mountain hike to a dramatic rock formation. FULL DIRECTIONS

August – The South EskerIMG_1688

A gentle 1-mile loop hike down by the river, close to town. FULL DIRECTIONS

beaverKayShumwayAugust – Shumway Forest and Moose Mountain Ridge Trail

An invigorating 3 hour hike on our newest conserved property, with a visit to special spots on Moose Mountain.  FULL DIRECTIONS

fisher_SFLSeptember – Slade Brook Watershed Trails

A good leg-stretcher close to town that you can do in under an hourFULL DIRECTIONS

September – Paine Road in the Trescott LandsPaine-Rd

A gentle 2-mile hike through history. FULL DIRECTIONS

October – Girl Brook & Pine Parkimg_2185

A trail between two worlds. FULL DIRECTIONS

benchOctober – New Trails & Old Names at Balch Hill

A pleasant ramble all around the hillFULL DIRECTIONS

rinker-pond-2November – Rinker-Steele Natural Area

A hike to the bottom of Lake Hitchcock. FULL DIRECTIONS

IMG_7580smNovember – Kendal Riverfront Park & Rinker-Steele Natural Area

An invigorating loop from the river to the new Steele TrailFULL DIRECTIONS

December – Behemoths of Balch HillMarch 8

The perfect quick and easy hike for holiday guests. FULL DIRECTIONS


Common_Merganser_c22-36-109_l_1December – River Path & Old Highway 34

Do one or both – a gentle path along the river and a quick hike up an historic roadFULL DIRECTIONS