Mount Cabot is one of the northern most 4,000 foot mountains in NH. It is far less frequented than other peaks, and still offers hikers a unique experience in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. It is mainly a mountain for peak baggers looking to tackle the NH 48. Though it may bot have the most stunning summit views, the trails through the isolated woods are beautiful.

Height: 4,170 feet

Distance: 9.6 miles

Elevation Gain: 2,900 feet

Duration: 3-5 hours

Difficulty: Intermediate

Trail Map

Mount Cabot Trail Map

Map Courtesy of 4000footers.com

Trails

Bunnel Notch Trail

This trail begins at the end of York Pond Road, and ascends to Mount Cabot in 4.7 miles, making a 9.4 mile round trip hike. The trailhead is located a little past the Berlin Fish Hatchery.

Unknown Pond Trail South

This trail begins at the end of York Pond Road as well. You will head north on the Unknown Pond Trail before turning left towards Mount Cabot at Unknown Pond. This is 11.8 miles round trip.

Unknown Pond Trail North

This trail begins at the end of Mill Brook Road. This is the lesser traveled route up Mount Cabot. This is a 10.6 mile round trip with 3,250 feet of elevation gain.

Mount Cabot

Directions

To Bunnel Notch / York Pond Trailhead / Unknown Pond (South End)

To Unknown Pond Trailhead (North End)

Weather Forecast

Berlin, NH

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Tonight
Rain after 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 39. East wind 15 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Thursday
Rain. Cloudy. High near 43, with temperatures falling to around 37 in the afternoon. Northeast wind 25 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

Thursday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. North wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Friday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Friday Night
A slight chance of rain showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday
A slight chance of rain before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.

More Pictures

Kilkenny Ridge Trail

Hiking Mount Cabot