Hiking East Osceola – Waterville Valley


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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


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.


To Greeley Pond Trail (Route 112)

To Mount Osceola Trail (Tripoli Road)

Weather Forecast

Lincoln, NH

Additional Pictures

Mount Osceola Summit

Max DesMarais
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