Location: 13.5 miles west of the Saco Ranger Station. Start at the UNH Downes Brook Trailhead across from Passaconaway Campground. This is a loop hike via the UNH Trail to Mt. Hedgehog. This trail offers a moderate hike to the summit of a 2500’ mountain with spectacular views of the Swift River Valley in many directions. Use extreme caution on open ledges.
1.5 - 2.5 hours
All trailheads on the Kancamagus Highway require a parking pass. Annual and weekly passes may be obtained at our offices or a local vendor. Daily passes are available at most trailheads.
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