Crawfords Path

photo: View of Mount Eisenhower taken from Crawford Path. Photo by Canderson7/wiki.

Type: Backcountry
Length: 2.90 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Camping
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Snow - Snowshoeing
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Directions

Location:
State(s): New Hampshire
Counties: Coos
Latitude: 44.21981
Longitude
: -71.41011

8.5 miles east on Route 302 from its intersection with Route 3 in Twin Mountain; 50 car parking lot located just off Mt. Clinton Road.

Description

This trail is considered to be the oldest continuously maintained footpath in America. Parts of this trail are dangerous in bad weather.; use proper precautions.

Additional Details

Width: 30 inches.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 15%
Maximum Grade: 26%
Elevation Low Point: 1,892
Elevation High Point: 4,231
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
1994

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
Roger Collins
White Mountain National Forest
660 Trudeau Rd.
Bethlehem , NH 3574
(603) 869-2626
rdcollins@fs.fed.us

 

Photos

Sign describing the summit of Mount Washington and the Crawford Path in Sargent's Purchase Township, Coos County, NH. Photo by Famartin/wiki.

Sign describing the summit of Mount Washington and the Crawford Path in Sargent's Purchase Township, Coos County, NH. Photo by Famartin/wiki.

View of Mount Eisenhower taken from Crawford Path. Photo by Canderson7/wiki.

View of Mount Eisenhower taken from Crawford Path. Photo by Canderson7/wiki.

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