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directions to Eagle Cliff


East of Squam Lake
South of the town of Center Sandwich, NH

Driving (one way from Nashua, NH):

Distance: 90 miles
Time: 1 hour 45 minutes
Parking: at roadside (well off the
    pavement, limited space available)
If you use a car GPS, here are the parking
    coordinates (in degrees and minutes):
    N 43 46.487
   W 71 28.737
Drive Route: Drive to Eagle Cliff
 - Everett Turnpike north
 - Route 93 north to Exit 23
 - Route 104 east (for 8.3 miles)
 - Route 3 north (for 0.9 miles)
 - Route 25 northeast (for 4.8 miles)
 - Bean Road north (for 4.5 miles)
 - Squam Lake Road north (for 0.4 miles)
    to trailhead sign on right

Hiking (round trip):

Distance: 1 mile
Time: 1 hour
Trail: Eagle Cliff Trail
Trail Guides:
AMC Southern New Hampshire Trail Guide
Squam Trail Guide (a map and guide
    to hiking trails in the Squam Lakes region
    published by Squam Lakes Association)
GPS Track: Eagle Cliff GPS Track

Hiking (one way, up to the summit):

Distance: 0.6 mile
Vertical: 700 feet
Time: 40 minutes


Ledge view overlooking Squam Lake
Height: 1270 feet

Winter Accessibility:

Available year round