5 miles
Distance
405 ft
Climb
-444 ft
Descent
01:02:42
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Franconia Notch Bike Path (North of Lafayette) Trail

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowmobile
  • Riding Area
    Franconia Notch State Park
    Franconia, New Hampshire
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Paved Path
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, RD, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
    • 5 in Snowmobiling
  • Land Manager

This paved trail parallels the Parkway. The 14-mile round-trip brings riders within easy reach of park attractions, including Flume Gorge, Cannon Cliff, Profile Lake, The Basin, The Aerial Tramway, and Echo Lake.

Disclaimer

For detailed description, see AMC's White Mountain Guide, P167

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Franconia Notch Bike Path (North of Lafayette) bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -39 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,717 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,993 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,756 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,716 ft
  • Grade
    -0.1%
  • Grade max
    -17.6%
  • Grade min
    34%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,832 ft
  • Avg time
    01:02:42
  • Avg reverse time
    01:02:25
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Status:
on Oct 18, 2020
Variable
Avg: 5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • less popular
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ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
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Radar Time
LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Franconia Notch... Trail Reports

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      Oct 18, 2020 @ 9:15am
      Oct 18, 2020
      Snow covered at the Canon Mountain area. Not impassible, however. Could still ride over the snow. Lots of leafs on the trail, otherwise; and some...
      Jul 8, 2020 @ 5:21am
      Jul 8, 2020
      A very nice ride on our e-bike. Round trip takes about an hour.
      Jul 8, 2020 @ 5:19am
      Jul 8, 2020
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 40 rides
      • 34 miles avg distance
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      • 91 rides
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      Oct 15, 2020 @ 5:52am
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      Aug 12, 2020 @ 3:06pm
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      Aug 12, 2020 @ 3:04pm
      Aug 12, 2020
      40 |
      Oct 19, 2019 @ 9:13am
      Oct 19, 2019

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