NH §6: Kinsman Notch (NH-112) to Glencliff (NH-25)

New Hampshire §6 spans 9.5 miles. Parking is available for nine mileposts.

Mp 0.0/9.5: NH-112 [Lost River Road] at Kinsman Notch

Locate: {44.03997, -71.79203}

Orient: The AT crosses NH-112 4.9 mi southeast of NH-116 and 3.5 mi northwest of NH-118 [Sawyer Highway].

Park: Large lot (White Mountains National Forest) at road crossing, on west side of NH-112; signed for Beaver Brook Trail. (This is the WMNF lot south of Beaver Pond.) Self-service parking permit required; $3 in 2015. Paved, pit toilets.

Mp 1.9/7.6: via Asquam Ridge Trail from Ravine Lodge

Locate: {43.99336, -71.81604}

Orient: Ravine Lodge Road branches northwest from NH-118 [Sawyer Highway] 5.9 mi northeast of NH-25 [Mt Moosilauke Highway] and 7.1 mi southwest of NH-112 [Lost River Road]. Follow Ravine Lodge Road 1.6 mi to lodge.

Park: Multiple trails joining the AT start from Dartmouth College's Moosilauke Ravine Lodge. Drive to the end of Ravine Lodge Road and reverse direction through turn-around. Find parking on right side of road after turn-around. Do not park in the turn-around. Make sure there's room for buses to pass.

Connect: Follow Asquam Ridge Trail 3.9 mi to AT.

Mp 3.4/6.1: via Benton Trail from Tunnel Brook Road

Locate: {44.05662, -71.85196}

Orient: From the southeast intersection of NH-116 and NH-112 [Lost River Road], follow NH-112 southeast 0.3 mi to right onto Hummingbird Lane. Follow Hummingbird Lane becoming Tunnel Brook Road for 3.0 mi to trailhead.

Park: Small pull-off (presumably) on left; signed for Benton Trail.

Connect: Follow Benton Trail 3.1 mi to AT.

Mp 3.8/5.7: via Gorge Brook Trail from Ravine Lodge

Locate: {43.99336, -71.81604}

Park: See Mp 1.9/7.6 for trails from Ravine Lodge.

Connect: Follow Gorge Brook Trail 3.6 mi to AT.

Mp 4.8/4.7: via Carriage Road and Snapper Trail from Ravine Lodge

Locate: {43.99336, -71.81604}

Park: See Mp 1.9/7.6 for trails from Ravine Lodge.

Connect: Follow Carriage Road and Snapper Trail 2.3 mi to AT.

Mp 7.3/2.2: via Hurricane Trail from Ravine Lodge

Locate: {43.99336, -71.81604}

Park: See Mp 1.9/7.6 for trails from Ravine Lodge.

Connect: Follow Hurricane Trail 5.1 mi to AT.

Mp 7.7/1.8: High Street

Locate: {43.99861, -71.88143}

Orient: High Street branches east from NH-25 10 mi southeast of NH-10 [Dartmouth College Highway] and 3.7 mi north of NH-118 [Sawyer Highway]. Follow High Street 1.3 mi to right into lot, just beyond trail crossing.

Park: Medium lot a short hop uphill from the northeast junction of AT (Glencliff Trail) and High Street, on east side road.

Connect: On exiting lot, turn left and walk about 100 yards to trail crossing. AT northbound enters woods to left as Glencliff Trail. AT southbound continues down High Street to left on Long Pond Road for 100 yd and enters woods to left as Town Line Trail.

Mp 8.2/1.3: Long Pond Road/USFS-19

Locate: {43.99740, -71.88732}

Orient: High Street branches east from NH-25 10 mi southeast of NH-10 [Dartmouth College Highway] and 3.7 mi north of NH-118 [Sawyer Highway]. Follow High Street 1 mi to left onto Long Pond Road. Follow Long Pond Road 0.1 mi to left into lot

Park: Small parking area at junction of AT (Town Line Trail) and Long Pond Road, on west side of road, about 0.1 mi from High Street.

Mp 9.5/0.0: NH-25 [Mt Moosilauke Highway] at Glencliff

Locate: {43.98983, -71.89937}

Orient: The AT crosses NH-25 9.5 mi southeast of NH-10 [Dartmouth College Highway] in Haverhill and 4.3 miles north of NH-118 [Sawyer Highway] in Warren.

Park: Large pull-off on southwest side of road.

Connect: Section 7 meets the road at the south end of the lot. Section 6 meets the road at the north end of the lot and crosses road.