directions to Red Hill


East of Squam Lake
South of the town of Center Sandwich, NH
This is one of the Hikes to Towers

Driving (one way from Nashua, NH):

Distance: 85 miles
Time: 1 hour 35 minutes
Parking: at trailhead parking lot
If you use a car GPS, here are the trailhead parking lot coordinates (in degrees and minutes):
    N 43 44.330
   W 71 27.800
Drive Route: Drive to Red Hill
 - 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 (immediately after the traffic light for Route 25A, for 1.5 miles)
 - Sibley Road east (for 1.1 miles, to its "T" with Red Hill Road)
 - Red Hill Road north (for 0.2 miles)

Hiking (round trip):

Distance: 3 1/2 miles
Time: 2 1/2 hours
Trail: Red Hill Trail
Trail Guide: Squam Trail Guide (a map and guide to hiking trails in the Squam Lakes region published by Squam Lakes Association)
GPS Track: Red Hill GPS Track
If you use a hiking GPS, here is the GPS eXchange file (supplied by John E.):
      gpsredhill.gpx (right click and select "save as")

Hiking (one way, up to the summit):

Distance: 1.7 miles
Vertical: 1400 feet
Time: 1 hour 30 minutes


Panoramic view from summit tower
Height: 2030 feet

Winter Accessibility:

Available year round

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