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directions to Oak Hill

Location:

Just north of Concord, NH
In the town of Loudon, NH
This is one of the Hikes to Towers

Driving (one way from Nashua, NH):

Distance: 40 miles
Time: 50 minutes
Parking: in trailhead parking lot
If you use a car GPS, here are the parking
    coordinates (in degrees and minutes):
    N 43 16.467
   W 71 31.728
Drive Route: Drive to Oak Hill (Tower Trail)
Roads:
 - Everett Turnpike north
 - Route 93 north to Exit 16
 - Shawmut Street northeast (for 0.2 miles)
 - Mountain Road north (for 0.3 miles)
 - Shaker Road north (for 2.5 miles)

Hiking (round trip):

Distance: 4 miles
Time: 3 hours
Trail: Tower Trail
Trail Guide: AMC Southern New Hampshire Trail Guide
Trail Map: Oak Hill Trails, Map 12
GPS Track: Oak Hill GPS Tracks  (red)
If you use a hiking GPS, here is the GPS eXchange file:
    gpsoaktowertrail.gpx (right click and select "save as")

Hiking (one way, up to the summit):

Distance: 1.9 miles
Vertical: 700 feet
Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Summit:

Panoramic view from summit tower
Height: 990 feet

Winter Accessibility:

Available year round
 
 
 

Alternate (Summit Road) approach:

Driving (one way from Nashua, NH):

Distance: 40 miles
Time: 50 minutes
Parking: at roadside
If you use a car GPS, here are the parking
    coordinates (in degrees and minutes):
    N 43 16.376
   W 71 29.219
Drive Route: Drive to Oak Hill (Summit Road)
Roads:
 - Everett Turnpike north
 - Route 93 north to Exit 16
 - Shawmut Street northeast (for 0.7 miles)
 - Oak Hill Road north (for 3.3 miles)

Hiking (round trip):

Distance: 3 miles
Time: 2 hours
Trail: Summit Road (closed to automobiles)
Trail Guide: AMC Southern New Hampshire Trail Guide
Trail Map: DeLorme New Hampshire Atlas & Gazetteer
  (minimal inclusion of Oak Hill Summit Road)
GPS Track: Oak Hill GPS Tracks  (blue)
If you use a hiking GPS, here is the GPS eXchange file:
    gpsoaksummitroad.gpx (right click and select "save as")

Hiking (one way, up to the summit):

Distance: 1.3 miles
Vertical: 400 feet
Time: 50 minutes

Winter Accessibility:

Roadside parking may not be possible in winter