Magalloway Mountain, Pittsburg

About this Location

Magalloway Mountain has views of the Connecticut Lakes Region and beyond. The mountain is named after the Abenaki word "Malecite", meaning "dwelling place of moose". The fire tower at the summit provides a 360-degree panorama of the Great North Woods, including Lake Francis, Azicoos Lake, Diamond Ridge, Stub Hill, and the northern peaks of the White Mountains.

About Connecticut Lakes Headwaters Working Forest

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The Connecticut Lakes Headwaters Working Forest Recreation Program, managed by the State of New Hampshire in cooperation with The Forestland Group, provides high-quality recreational opportunities that are consistent with a Forest Legacy Easement held by the State of New Hampshire. The property, owned by The Forestland Group, is a working forest and care should be taken on the roads and in the forest.

Notable Trails

To reach the summit, hikers can choose between two trails: the Bobcat Trail, which is a steep and narrow single-track trail, or the Coot Trail, which follows a grassy jeep road. Both trails converge near the top, where a fire tower and two cabins are located.

Hiking (round trip): 2 miles
Time: 2 hours
Trails: Coot Trail up; Bobcat Trail down
Trail Guide: AMC White Mountain Guide and: Cohos Trail Map #8
Topo Map: Magalloway Mountain NH 24k USGS quadrangle

Hiking (one way, up to the summit): 0.8 miles
Vertical: 800 feet
Time: 50 minutes


  • Restrooms on site

  • Wheelchair accessible trail

  • Entrance fee

Content from Official Website and Connecticut Lakes Headwaters Working Forest Official Website

Last updated November 20, 2023