MOOSE PATH 

 Trail 

total distance

128 MILES 

WALKING & HIKING
 

CARTER-MORIAH TRAIL

beaver brook falls wayside

An easy, handicapped accessible walk to a beautiful waterfall with a sitting area. There are additional hiking trails on site, as well as restrooms and a picnic shelter. 

lake francis state park

A tranquil park offering various types of hiking and walking trails as well as picnic and bathroom facilities. 

diXVILLE nOTCH state park

Easy walking and hiking trails that afford spectacular views of the unique landscape. Includes picnic area and bathrooms.

JERICHO MOUNTAIN

STATE PARK

Easy walks, hikes, cross country ski trails, OHRV recreation, picnicking, and much more. 

washburn family forest

Home to over 2,000 acres of trails allowing for walking, hiking, trail running, and more. 

cOLEMAN stATE park

Offers beautiful hikes around Little Diamond Pond with restroom and picnic facilities. 

 

MILAN HILL STATE PARK

Picnic and bathroom facilities with many multi-use trails from cross-country skiing to walking. 

fishing & boating
 

UMBAGOG LAKE STATE PARK

A pristine lake offering excellent fishing and boating while also offering access to numerous hidden treasures scattered around the premises. Visit spots such as Harper's Meadow, also known as the "Floating Island National Natural Landmark" or Moll's Rock (See more here.) Fishing stock includes Rainbow Trout, Salmon, Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Pickerel, and Horned Pout (Bullhead). 

androscoggin river

Beginning at Lake Umbagog and then travelling south along the Moose Path Trail route through Berlin and Gorham, this river offers ample opportunity to catch Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Landlocked Salmon, and Smallmouth Bass. 

mollidgewock state park

Features picnic​ area, bathroom facilities, boating, and fishing for Brook Trout, Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Pickerel, Horned Pout (Bullhead), Northern Pike, and Rock Bass

lake francis state park

Features fantastic spots for prime fishing in Northern New Hampshire such as areas below Murphy's Dam. Fishing stock includes Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Salmon, Lake Trout, Pickerel, and Burbot (Cusk). 

jericho MOUNTAIN

 state park

A lovely lake offering over 125 acres of space for visitors to explore, boat, and fish. The fish stock includes Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Horned Pout (Bullhead), Northern Pike, and Black Crappie. 

LITTLE & BIG DIAMOND PONDS

 Coleman State Park provides access to two tranquil bodies of water, both are open for boating and are home to excellent trout fishing. Little Diamond offers visitors ample chance at both Rainbow and Brown Trout, while Big Diamond Pond holds Brown Trout, Lake Trout, and Largemouth Bass. 

washburn family forest

Along with other outdoor recreation opportunities, this park offers more than six miles of frontage to the Connecticut River which is prime for fishing. Fish in the Connecticut River include Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Pickerel, Horned Pout (Bullhead), Black Crappie, and Rock Bass

CULTURAL & historic sites
 

RAILROAD & TOWN HISTORY MUSEUM

GORHAM

A fascinating museum, made possible by the Gorham Historical Society, packed with historical artifacts of local and regional significance. The museum even includes a model railroad and an exhibit where visitors may look into a caboose. 

sERVICE CREDIT UNION HERITAGE PARK

BERLIN

An interactive museum housed within the historic Brown Company House from 1853 which detail Berlin's past. The property allows visitors to walk-through replica logging houses while being afforded waterfront views of the Androscoggin River. 

Philbrook

farm inn

SHELBURNE

Family-owned and operated since opening, experience this gorgeous 1834 farmhouse. 

st. anne church

BERLIN

The first Roman Catholic congregation in Berlin, founded in 1867, is a key example of local Romanesque Architecture and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. 

indian stream schoolhouse

PITTSBURG

A relic of an era gone-by; this school house is an interesting piece of Pittsburg history. 

MEADOW BRIDGE

SHELBURNE

A fascinating bridge built in 1897 which spans the Androscoggin River and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. At one time, this bridge was one of the longest in New England. 

MOFFETt HOUSE MUSEUM

BERLIN

Experience the expanse Victorian home belonging to the late Dr. Irving Moffet and his professional offices from 1949 to 1993. This favorite also offers photographs, manuscripts, and other antique artifacts.  This museum  also offers a special archive of significant local and regional artifacts such as autographed books by Berlin area authors. 

Mt. Jasper lithic source

BERLIN

A prehistoric archaeological site in Berlin, located on the north-side slope of Mt. Jasper, which includes one of the only known evidences of mining by pre-contact Native Americans in the eastern United States. 

THE BALSAMS

DIXVILLE NOTCH

A historic hotel surrounded by an iconic landscape which is currently CLOSED but may be viewed roadside via pull-offs. There are also nearby hiking and walking paths that afford fantastic, sweeping views of the notch. 

MEDALLION OPERA HOUSE

GORHAM

An early 1900s Opera House which once hosted Vaudeville acts ​is now reopened for events such as Gorham Players Theater and Androscoggin Valley Hospital's Health Lectures. This opera house is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places. 

holy resurrection orthodox church

BERLIN

A church styled with Russian architecture-influence and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  

benjamin aldrich homestead

COLEBROOK

A fascinating relic of a time gone by, this homestead is the oldest surviving home in the Town of Colebrook and is on the National Register of Historic Places. 

covered bridges
 

pittsburg-clarksville covered bridge

PITTSBURG/CLARKSVILLE

Pedestrian traffic only

river road covered bridge

PITTSBURG

Pedestrian traffic only

happy corner covered bridge

PITTSBURG

Pedestrian traffic only

historical markers
 

the city that trees built

BERLIN

This historical marker discusses the city's booming period due to the paper manufacturing industry. 

nansen ski jump

MILAN

This historical marker reminds visitors of this iconic location's history hosting Olympic trials and US Ski Jumping National Championships.

45th parallel

STEWARTSTOWN & COLUMBIA

(2 LOCATIONS)

These historic markers are a classic stop in the North Country for a quick picture in prime moose viewing territory. 

republic of indian stream

PITTSBURG

This historic marker sits in the most northern town of Pittsburg and recounts the history of how the town got its shape. 

dixville notch "first in the nation"

DIXVILLE

This historic marker boasts a gorgeous backdrop for visitors to learn about New Hampshire’s first in the nation primary and take a picture. 

boom piers

BERLIN

This historical marker informs visitors about the log drives that utilized the boom piers until 1963.

Maynesborough's first residence

BERLIN

This historic marker sits between the two Browns Company Barns and discusses the early history of Berlin, New Hampshire. 

metallak

PITTSBURG

This historic marker sits in northern New Hampshire and describes a renowned native american of the Abanki who interacted with the settlers. 

"the avenues" neighborhood

BERLIN

This historical marker recounts the building of Berlin and its early inhabitants.

communities &
chambers of commerce
 

Milan

Dixville

Clarksville

Shelburne

Dummer

Millsfield

Cambridge

Gorham

Errol

Colebrook

Androscoggin Valley Chamber of Commerce

Berlin

Wentworth's

Location

Stewartstown

Northern Gateway Chamber of Commerce

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