Mount Osceola is known for the beautiful clifftop views overlooking Waterville Valley. With approaches from Tripoli Road as well as the Kancamagus highway, gorgeous views, and easy double summit of East Osceola, this is a favorite among nearly all hikers.
Height: 4,340 feet (1,323 meters)
Distance: 6.4 miles
Elevation Gain: 2,050 feet
Duration: 3-5 hours
Mount Osceola Trail | 6.4 miles round trip | 2,050 feet elevation gain
This trail is the easiest route up Mount Osceola. It is frequently hiked though the summer and fall.
Greeley Pond Trail | 7.6 miles round trip | 3,116 feet elevation gain
This route will take you over East Osceola on the way to Osceola.
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 Mount Osceola Trail (Tripoli Road)
To Greeley Pond Trail (Route 112)
Isolated showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 4pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then isolated showers and thunderstorms between 11pm and midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunny, with a high near 62. Northwest wind around 15 mph.
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
A slight chance of rain showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 50%.