Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center is New Hampshire’s most family friendly summer fun headquarters! Enjoy true quality time with your family while biking, running or walking on our beautiful trail system, all in the most magnificent setting you can imagine at the base of Mt. Washington, surrounded by the Presidential Range. Experience nature and wildlife at its very best with help from a dedicated and friendly staff who live in and love this environment. Join us for one of our many events or just enjoy a picnic by the pond in a field of wildflowers. For something completely different and exciting, try a kayaking experience suited just to your taste and ability…and the Glen View Café offers hearty and delicious food choices with the best views in the state!

Events

  • Tuesday August 19, 2014

    Multi-Day Active Outdoor Camp for Kids

    9:30 am - 11:30 am

    Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center is offering a three-day outdoor activities camp in mid-August to kids entering sixth through eighth grades this fall.

    The camp will take advantage of Great Glen’s scenic trail system, mountain bike rentals and paddling program, and be led by longtime Great Glen ski, kayak and outdoor program instructor, Sue Wemyss.

    The camp will meet for activities at Great Glen on:

    • Tuesday, August 19 and Wednesday, August 20, 9:00 to 11:30 am. Activities will include mountain biking, trail running, games, obstacle courses and some outdoor fitness training.
    • Thursday, August 21, 1 pm. Meet at Great Glen at 1 pm, then depart by van to a boat launching site on the Androscoggin River, for the afternoon’s point-to-point kayaking trip.

    The camp is limited to ten participants and pre-registration is required.  

    For more info or to register, please contact Sue at Great Glen Trails: 603-466-2333; ext. 146 or email, sue@greatglentrails.com.

     

     

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  • Tuesday August 26, 2014

    M & M Assurance Summer Mountain Bike Series

    3:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    A weekly mountain bike race series for all abilities and ages. Every Tuesday for eight weeks racers can bike the long, short or mini courses between 3:30 and 7:00 p.m. Awards for top three in each category. Prizes for competitors who complete 5 out of 8 weeks are based on a raffle at the end of series awards party. Trails close at 3:30 and bike rentals will be available until 2:00pm.

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  • Friday August 29, 2014

    Plein Air Watercolor Workshop

    3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Join watercolor artist Libby Davidson for this unique chance to paint Mt Washington and the surrounding vistas from the Base Lodge at the Mt Washington Auto Road. More details and to register….

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  • Thursday September 4, 2014

    Salomon Fall Trail Running/Walking Series

    3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    A weekly trail running race series for all abilities and ages. Every Thursday for six weeks racers can run/walk the long, short or mini courses between 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. Awards for top three in each category. Prizes for competitors who complete four out of six weeks are based on a raffle at the end of series awards party.

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  • Thursday September 11, 2014

    Salomon Fall Trail Running/Walking Series

    3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    A weekly trail running race series for all abilities and ages. Every Thursday for six weeks racers can run/walk the long, short or mini courses between 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. Awards for top three in each category. Prizes for competitors who complete four out of six weeks are based on a raffle at the end of series awards party.

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