Race Brook Falls to Mount Race on the Appalachian Trail

Mount Washington State Forest

Upper Falls at Race Brook Falls - Mount Washington State Forest - Photo credit: Daniela Wagstaff Upper Falls at Race Brook Falls - Mount Washington State Forest - Photo credit: Daniela Wagstaff

Ascend through the peaceful forests surrounding beautiful Race Brook Falls to arrive at the summit of Mount Race for a half-mile long ridge section with spectacular panoramic views.

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From the center of the parking area follow a path away from the road towards a kiosk.  Sign the trail register then turn around to find a post marking the trailhead of the Race Brook Falls Trail, which will be blazed with both blue rectangles and blue triangles.  Turns are often marked by a triangle on its side pointing in the direction of the turn.  Pay close attention to the placement of the...

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Trip Reports

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May 08, 2020
5
Race Brook Falls
I hiked this on a clear 78 degree day. Bring plenty of water and sunblock on this strenuous hike. The experience is worth the trek.
chiguy8692
February 28, 2013
0
Sages Ravine
Sorry about that.  I apparently got my north and south mixed up and you are correct.  Thanks for pointing that out, William.  I will make the correction.
Daniela Wagstaff
February 28, 2013
0
Sages Ravine
I'm confused. Daniela says "If a 14-mile hike is desired, keep heading NORTH descending from Mt. Race into the wild and beautiful Sages Ravine". My review of the map shows Sages Ravine SOUTH of Mt. Race.
william.walsh
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