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Phillips Exeter Trail

Exeter, NH
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Great trails to clear you mind by walking or riding a bike. A great place to go solo or with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stanford C
Exeter, New Hampshire
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Phillips Exeter Academy created and maintains a great number of trails in the woods behind the... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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A 30-mile loop beginning (and ending) at the posh prep school, Exeter, passing through several small towns along the way.
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  • Very good45%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“woods” (6 reviews)
Exeter, NH
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great trails to clear you mind by walking or riding a bike. A great place to go solo or with friends.

Thank Stanford C
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Phillips Exeter Academy created and maintains a great number of trails in the woods behind the athletic fields. The trails are clearly marked. Great for running, walking, and cross-country skiing.

Thank sapoypato
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This is a fun trail to walk or bike and then grab an ice cream or great lunch downtown after! Exeter is a great place to visit for sure!

Thank ZZNH
Reviewed 14 February 2017

It was a bit tricky figuring out how to park because of the construction at the academy on their new dance theater, which is located next to the gym where the tennis courts used to be. I heard to park behind the gym but never...More

Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Very nice in town loop trail around the lake. Winds through and around the Philips Exeter Campus. Light rain during the walk did NOT detract from the beauty. A small gem in a lovely NH town.

Thank perkio58
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Trails are well-used, but still beautiful. Doggie stations are at strategic points so that you can take pets. I find them enjoyable in any season - good in particular for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. doggie

1  Thank Bill8457
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Phillips Exeter Academy has created an urban forest surrounded by homes,businesses and roads. Exeter is a great town to visit and th trail could be a great diversion in a day of activities. However, there are no designated parking areas on any map or road...More

Thank slarson127
Reviewed 15 March 2016

You can get on this trail system from a few sides of Exeter and what a treat it is. So glad Phillips keeps it up and public. Lots of variety including the dog park. So great!

Thank anadamamanda
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Absolutely gorgeous part of the country! Summer or Fall is breathtaking and you'll enjoy every aspect of the hikes. Book a trip now!

Thank Troy S
Reviewed 26 October 2015

it is very dog friendly with the trails marked by color depending on the the length of trail you want to go on.....all four season walking enjoyment

Thank Pat D
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.08 km away
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