Summit Spotlight: Cotton Mountain, Holderness, NH
Elevation: 1200 feet
Vertical Gain: 600 feet
View: Nice views of Squam Lake
Town: Holderness, NH
Cotton Mountain is a 1.4 mile round trip hike in Holderness, NH that offers views of Squam lake. The trail is well marked and easy to follow. The first 0.3 miles are relatively moderate in terms of pitch. You gain most of the approximately 600 feet of elevation in the final 0.4 miles.
This hike is perfect for a morning work-out, avoiding the crowds, and as a quick hike on a trip to Holderness or the Lakes Region.
Before or after your hike, check out the Squam Lake Marketplace for coffee, sandwiches, and ice cream.