East Osceola is often summited by peak-baggers, or those passing by to summit Mount Osceola. It only features a couple viewpoints near the summit. Even without the best views in the Whites, it is still a great hike.

Height: 4,156 feet (1,267 meters)

Distance: 5.6 miles

Elevation Gain: 2,216 feet

Duration: 3-5 hours

Difficulty: Intermediate

Trails

Greeley Pond Trail | 5.6 miles round trip | 2,216 feet elevation gain

This route begins along the Kancamagus Highway (Route 112) and ascends steeply to the summit.

Mount Osceola Trail | 8.4 miles round trip | 2,950 feet elevation gain

This trail is the easiest route up Mount Osceola and begins along Tripoli Road. It is frequently hiked though the summer and fall.

Trail Map

East Osceola Trail Map

Hiking Mount Osceola and East Osceola

There are two options for summiting both Mount Osceola and East Osceola. Starting from either Tripoli Road, or from Route 112 (The Kanc). Starting from tripoli road is an 8.4 mile round trip with 2,950 feet of elevation gain. Greeley Pond Trail is slightly shorter with a 7.6 mile round trip and 3,116 feet of elevation gain.

Directions

To Greeley Pond Trail (Route 112)

To Mount Osceola Trail (Tripoli Road)

Weather Forecast

Lincoln, NH

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind 20 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. West wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Thursday
A slight chance of rain showers before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. East wind 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday Night
A slight chance of rain showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind around 10 mph.

Friday
A slight chance of rain showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Additional Pictures

Mount Osceola Summit