EXPLORE MILES AND MILES OF MAINTAINED TRAILS
Try some or all of the 28 miles of hiking trails maintained by the Lakes Region Conservation Trust. Take a leisurely walk along cascading waterfalls, ending at the largest waterfall, Falls of Song. Or opt for a more experienced hike to take in amazing views of the Ossipee Mountains. With over 5,500 acres and trails of all variations, you can spend the day hiking with the entire family!
Trails heads are located at Shannon Pond or off Route 171, located just south/east of the front gate. Hiker parking is located atop Ossipee Park Road across from the entrance to the Bottling Plant, as well on Route 171 at the trail head. Guests can visit the Gift Shop to purchase trail maps.
Here is a small sample of the natural treasures you will find here at Castle in the Clouds.
FALLS OF SONG »
This 40 foot plunge waterfall is a just a short 0.1 mile hike from the auto road. One of the best waterfalls in the state of New Hampshire!
BRIDAL VEIL FALLS »
Explore the Brook Walk trail (0.8 miles) located near the Fall of Song. This stunning trail passes other waterfalls including Bridle Veil Falls, Twin Falls Roaring Falls, and Whittier Falls. If you are looking for a short scenic hike that includes multiple waterafalls, this is it!
THE PEBBLE »
A massive boulder that was pushed through the wilderness by glaciers centuries ago. Its final resting ground is along the bank of the Shannon Brook where you can walk around this enormous rock to find the perfect place to pose for a picture pretending to hold it up.