Smooth carriage roads with rolling hills make for the perfect getaway. Or step up the adventure and head out on our well-marked backcountry single track.
Located at the base of the Mt. Washington Auto Road in scenic Pinkham Notch, New Hampshire, Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center offers summer activities and events for families, friends and groups of all ages.
From biking, trail running and walking, to guided kayaking wildlife tours and white water clinics, the family-owned Great Glen Trails has become a true White Mountain classic.
We have over 20 kilometers of carriage roads and an additional 25 kilometers of single track. We rent high quality bikes and helmets, and when you book a kayak tour or clinics, everything is included. Our top-notch guides offer the best instruction for beginners to advanced kayakers. Visit the Outfitters shop to get the best advice and gear for your summer adventures.
WHAT SETS US APART?
- Carriage Roads—28k of rolling, smooth and well drained terrain
- Base Lodge—Hang out in our base lodge with showers, lockers, and a cozy fireplace in the dining room (bring your own lunch and beverages!)
- Views—Unique location in Pinkham Notch provides spectacular views into to the Great Gulf Wilderness and the White Mountains
- Staff—Chat with our friendly and knowledgeable staff about trail conditions, the latest gear and bike technology. Always feel free to ask about our incredible Nordic Ski Shop!
Our amenities are among the top reasons to visit Great Glen Trails:
- Rental Equipment—We rent top-notch Kona, Schwinn, and Reid bikes!
- Outfitters Shop—Top-notch brands, selection, and knowledge. We are known throughout the region as one of the best Nordic ski shops around.
- Trailside Cabins—Pack a lunch and visit the Great Angel or Cadiddlehopper Cabin for a respite while out on the trails.
- Glen House Hotel—Energy efficient trailside lodging built in 2018 is the perfect local for a mountain retreat
- EV Charging Stations—Charge your electric vehicle while you ski! Standard EV and Tesla charging ports available.