Speckled Mountain sits in the Maine portion of the White Mountain National Forest. It provides a good hike with rewarding views of the surrounding peaks, including a glimpse of Mt. Washington.
The trails is 3.1 miles each direction.
Destination Distance From Downtown
To tag Speckled Mountain, you will need to hike at least 6 miles total while gaining over 2,000 feet in elevation. The hiking trail itself is well-maintained making for a pleasant experience.
Time To Complete
If you are making frequent stops it will take a little over two hours to reach the top. Most people should be able to make it up a little faster. You may to spend some time soaking in the view. The way back down should take about an hour.
Summer and Fall
The best seasons are summer and fall. Before mid-May you can expect to run into snow or heavy amounts of mud.