Open Space Committee

Town of Peterborough, New Hampshire


It is important to understand that not all open space in Peterborough is open to the public.  However, listed below are many public trails in town.  So that we all may enjoy these trails, it is essential that dog owners clean up after their pets.  

Peterborough Trail Guide (2015)

Wheeler Trail (0.6 mile)

Shieling Forest Trails (2.2 miles)

Casalis State Forest (3.3 miles)

Fremont Trail (1.1 miles)

The Common Pathway (6.6 miles)

Seccombe Trail (0.8 mile)

Raymond Trail (1.0 mile)

MacDowell Reservoir Trails (1.0 mile, 0.7 mile)

Cranberry Meadow Pond Trail (2.6 miles)

Evans Flats Trail (1.6 miles)

Hiroshi Hayashi Conservation Land Trails (1.6 miles)

Nature's Classroom at Sargent Center Trails (various)

Wapack Trail & Miller State Park (various)

Old Railroad Trail (2.7 miles)

Cunningham Pond Conservation Area Trails (various)

See  also

New Smart Phone and Computer Apps:

Journal Story Map of Peterborough Trails

(Scroll down in the panel on the right to see trail descriptions and maps,)

Tour Story Map of Peterborough Trails (Has Geolocation)

(Scroll and click on photos at the bottom to see trail descriptions and maps,)

Monadnock Region Bicycle Routes:

Reluctant Enthusiast Guide:

Hiking in the Monadnock Region -- Stellar Hikes in Southwest New Hampshire

Trails for People and Wildlife

(If you are planning to create or assess a trail, check out the guide at the link above.   Funded by the US Fish and Wildlife Service, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department has developed a statewide tool that can be used to assess existing trails and create new trails in the most wildlife-friendly way.)