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Things to do in Benton

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Natural Feature
“On the AT and fantastic 360 degree views at the summit. Recommend for avid hikers.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Route
“Peaceful kayaking. One may spy a moose in one of the marshy coves. Wonderful birding:loon, kingfisher, great blue heron, and many others. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Mountain
“Trail head is a short walk or drive up the end of our street for a moderate hike up to a stunning view.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Lodging
  • 1 local recommends
Natural Feature
  • 1 local recommends
Natural Feature
“Pick up the trail off of Long Pond Road (in Glencliff), can also be accessed of off Lime Kiln Road (in East Haverhill). Lots of wild blueberries on the way up (in season), easy hike with moderate elevation. Out-and-back hike, 3.4 miles total. Not uncommon to see a bear mostly during dawn and dusk. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“Black Mountain. Views of sugarloaf mountain, moderate elevation, side trail to an old lime kiln on the left, otherwise turn right and head up the mountain. 3.6 miles total, out-and-back hike. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Campground
“Mount Moosilauke. 7.2 miles total. Strenuous, 4,000-footer (4800 at the summit). ”
  • 1 local recommends

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