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Moody Park

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325-acre park with multi-purpose woodland trails for hiking, cross-country skiing, running, mountain biking, etc.
Trail Activity
Length
6.7 miles, Network
Difficulty
Moderate, Advanced
Town
Claremont (NH)
Surface
Packed Earth/Dirt, Road, Paved
Pets
Unknown
Fees
No

Description

Several recent additions to the Moody Park trail network are currently unnamed or unmarked. The trails shown here depict the current trail layout with the exception of a few connector routes. The Claremont Parks & Recreation Department is working with park visitors and trail users to make trail network improvements, including naming and signing of trail segments.  

Indian Trail: Combination of single* and double track.** Moderately difficult with significant elevation change. Gravity Cavity is difficult to bike or walk. Indian Trail Connector provides an alternate route. Approximately 4.25 miles.  

Indian Trail Connector: Short and easy Gravity Cavity detour. Approximately 0.5 miles.  

Tall Pines Trail: Wide open access road through impressive tall pine stand. Easy to negotiate. Predominately double track. Approximately 2.5 miles.  

Track Trail: Borders the railroad tracks on the backside of the park. Easy to negotiate. Predominately double track. Approximately 1.25 miles.  

Too Cool Trail: Predominately single track. Little elevation gain but some challenging topographic and man-made features. Moderate to difficult. Approximately 2.25 miles.

(*single track: narrow trail, 1 person width; **double track: wider trail, 2+ person width)

Other Information

Moody Park is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Memorial Day to Labor Day. From Labor Day to Columbus Day, the park is open on weekends only.

Note: "Foot traffic only" is allowed in the off seasons. Permits are required for large functions or gatherings.

Amenities: Picnic areas with tables and BBQ grills, park pavilion, childrens' playground, tennis courts and a skating rink.

Trail Manager

Visit City of Claremont online for more information or contact:

Claremont Parks & Recreation
130 Broad Street
Claremont, NH 03743
Phone: (603) 542-7019
parks&recinfo@claremontnh.com
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Trail Tips

Plan Ahead and Prepare
Avoid hypothermia, even in warm weather, by limiting your sweat and exposure to cold water. Bring warm and dry clothes in case the shivers set in.

Trailhead Information

From downtown Claremont, follow Pleasant Street (Routes 11/12) for 0.9 miles to Maple Avenue. Continue on Maple Avenue for 0.8 miles to reach Moody Park Road on your left.

Alternatively, from Route 12 east of the Connecticut River at the 12A intersection, head west for 1.0 mile to Plains Road. Turn right and continue for 1.7 miles to Maple Avenue. Turn left and continue for 0.8 miles to Moody Park Road, located on your right.

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