Hiking is the best way to experience the beauty and power of the White Mountains. White Mountain trails provide fantastic views and great opportunities for fun, fitness and adventure. For the experienced hiker the White Mountains offer a variety of challenging trails including multi-day treks and of course the famous Appalachian Trail. For most of us casual adventurers taking on a White Mountain summit is a wonderful challenge and will be a memorable part of your New England vacation.
The following 4000-foot White Mountain day hikes are moderate to strenuous hikes with BIG payoffs. If you are not sure about your hiking level you might want to start with some these Easy White Mountain Hikes which also offer great views and beautiful mountain scenery.