Views to the North from the Hancocks

Views to the North from the Hancocks

A friendly bird on the summit of Hancock

A friendly bird on the summit of Hancock

South Hancock (4319')

The Hancocks are a great set of peaks. Easily accessible just off the Kancamagus Highway just before the famous hairpin turn and very close to the Osceola Trailhead. A perfect day hike length, two peak, good views into the Pemi to the North.

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Hancock Trailhead

*Be very careful crossing the road*

The parking area is on the inside of the hairpin and the trailhead is on the outside.

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Park at the Hancock Trailhead Parking Area and cross the street to the Trailhead

Take the Hancock Notch Trail for 1.8 mi.

Take a Left (North) onto the Brooks Trail for 0.7 mi.

Take a Right (NorthEast) onto the Hancock Loop Trail for 1.1 mi.

Take a Right (South East) and you'll arrive at the summit after 0.5 mi.

 

*If doing both Hancocks I suggest starting with South Hancock and looping around to Hancock on the Loop Trail* 

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