Maps & Guides

2004 Lebanon Trails & Recreation Map

This map covers trails on eleven parcels of Lebanon City Conservation Lands. Pick up maps for a nominal fee at Lebanon Recreation & Parks Department. Online maps of Lebanon trails available at http://lebanonnh.gov/443/Conservation-Commission-Properties-Maps.

Best Hikes with Dogs: New Hampshire and Vermont

Local Upper Valley trail enthusiast Lisa Densmore hiked and explored more than 300 miles of New England trails mostly with her faithful canine trail companion, Bravo, as she worked to find the dog friendly outings chosen for her book. Check out this link for more detail or click on book cover.

Count Your Calories: Measure Your Success

Walk briskly and with purpose. The calories burned during walks depends on many things - your effort and fitness level, your body weight, the terrain, even the wind. By increasing your walking speed (number of steps taken per minute) and time walked per outing, you'll be typically increasing the number of calories burned. Measure your success. Estimate How Many Calories You Burn by using the charts and information located here.


Adapted with permission from "The Complete Guide to Walking for Health, Weight Loss, and Fitness," by Mark Fenton (Lyons Press, 2008). Click here for book details.

Cross Rivendell Trail Guidebook

Produced by the Rivendell Trails Association, the new Cross Rivendell Trail Guidebook offers hikers the opportunity to explore eleven day-hikes in four towns, from Vershire, Vermont to Orford, New Hampshire. Designed for a broad range of hiking ability from serious through-hikers to leisurely afternoon ramblers, the book includes a brief history of the trail, complete mile-by-mile descriptions, detailed maps, educational opportunities, leave no trace guidelines and more. The guide especially appeals to local hikers – designed as an educational and informative resource that allows hikers using this 38 mile footpath to respect both the local history and natural wonders of the area. This student maintained trail meanders through fields, hills, and towns of the Rivendell Interstate School District from which it takes its name.

The 56 page guide (Published 2007) is currently available at select Upper Valley stores including: Norwich Bookstore, the Vershire Shop, Farmway, and Hanover Outdoors. See www.crossrivendelltrail.org for additional trail details.

Enfield Trails Map

Interested in having your own personal map of Enfield Trails?

Enfield Trails mapJust $2.00 each
Now available in the Enfield Town Offices during regular office hours:
Monday-Friday
8 AM - 4 PM and Thursdays until 7 PM
Get yours today.
 
Nice work Kurt G. and Jim T.!

Go Walking! A Guide to Walking in the Heart of the Upper Valley

This booklet features two dozen trails listed on this website.The routes are aimed at beginning trail users and are generally easy and centrally located. In addition, Go Walking! contains tips and ideas on how to maximize your enjoyment of trails in the Upper Valley. Available in hard copy at the UVTA offices for a small fee or download our FREE 1.5 mb "Go Walking!" PDF file.

Moose Mountain Baum Conservation Area Trails

Access the Baum Conservation Area and surrounding trails via Moose Mountain Road in Hanover, or via Maple Street, Enfield, NH to the Goss Road parking area. Thanks to Jim and Carol Baum for making this map of their publicly accessible conserved property available.

Download Map (550 KB file) BaumTrails-2014-10-21.pdf

Plainfield Trails Map

Interested in exploring some great recreational trails in Plainfield, NH?

A new non-motorized trails map was completed on behalf of the Plainfield Conservation Commission in the spring of 2010 by Stonehouse Mtn Mapping (in collaboration with the Plainfield Trailblazers and UVTA). Fine work Emily! Copies now available at Plainfield's Meriden Town Hall (Main St., Meriden) during regular business hours.

This two sided tear resistant map with insets is available at $5/map. Map purchases help support local trail maintenance.

 

Sunapee-Ragged-Kearsarge Greenway

Hikers and nature lovers alike will find the updated Sunapee-Ragged Kearsarge Greenway Coalition’s new trail guide very appealing, detailing 75 miles of hiking trails and the environmental diversity surrounding Lake Sunapee. The new, 2nd edition, published March 2008, offers:

  • A redesigned cover with brighter, sharper imagery
  • Redesigned maps; trail routes are now based on new GPS observations
  • A new "About the Maps" page explaining the guide's cartography
  • Revised trail descriptions reflecting route changes and improvements
  • Better identification of flora and fauna found along the Greenway trails

The new trail guide, priced at $10, is for sale at the Morgan Hill Bookstore, New London; Main Street BookEnds, Warner; Dartmouth Bookstore, Hanover; Norwich Bookstore, Norwich, Vt.; Gibson’s Bookstore, Concord; and the Toadstool bookstores in Milford and Peterborough. Purchase directly from the SRKG through Iain Gilmour, 603-927-4053. Additionally, purchases can be made at participating local libraries and from SRKG directors and hike leaders.