Hiking Mount Field – Crawford Notch, NH


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Mount Field is a 4,340 foot mountain in the Willey Range in Bethlehem, NH. It is most often hiked in combination with Mount Tom and Mount Avalon, and also frequently summited with Mount Willey. It is the tallest mountain in the Willey Range and features a wooded summit that has views towards Mount Washington.

Height: 4,340 feet (1,322.8 Meters)

Distance: 5.8 Miles Round Trip (9.33 Km)

Elevation Gain: 2,550 feet (777.4 meters)

Duration: 3-5 hours

Difficulty: Intermediate

Trail Map

Mount Field Trail Map


Avalon Trail, Willey Range Trail – 5.8 Miles Round Trip – 2,550 feet elevation gain

This trailhead is located in Crawford Notch at the train station directly across from Saco Lake. The trail begins with gradual elevation gain, crosses a couple rivers, and gets slightly more difficult once passing the junction of the Mount Avalon Trail.

Hiking Mount Tom and Field

Many people want to hike both Mount Tom and Field in a loop. Mount Avalon is also included in this loop, and is worth the 100 yard detour.

Total Mileage: 7.8 miles

Alternate Routes

Ethan Pond Trail, Willey Range Trail – 8.2 Miles – 3,500 feet elevation gain

This trail would summit Mount Willey as well, but would skip out on Mount Avalon.


To Parking at Crawford Notch Station:

Weather Forecast

Bartlett, NH

Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. East wind around 5 mph.

Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. South wind around 5 mph.

Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Southwest wind 0 to 5 mph.

Sunny, with a high near 62.

Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.


Mount Field Views Mount Avalon Mount Field Summit

Max DesMarais

Max DesMarais

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