Gale River Loop Road

White Mountain National Forest

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Gale River Trail
Bethlehem, NH 03574
603-536-6100
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GPS: 44.2398, -71.6201

Last Price Paid: $0
Pad Type: dirt
Open Seasonally: Yes
Elevation: 1454 ft
Max Stay: 14
Tent Camping: Yes

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
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3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Location
Cleanliness
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Cell Phone Coverage

2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
1bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
Weboost
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glasgows_onthego

28 Ford Four Winds Five Thousand
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe
102 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 1

glasgows_onthego would stay here again

“Pretty camping area in the forest with lots to do close by”

Reviewed Oct 01, 2018

Overall Rating

This was a pretty spot in the trees down a easily accessible gravel road. The marked camping areas were well spread out so you have plenty of privacy. Some of the spots were for tents only, but half of them are accessible by most RV's with a little clearance. Really large rigs might only fit in site #3, which is the prime site with goo... more

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Location
Cleanliness
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Noise
0bars
AT&T
2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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The Nerdy Nomads

26 Gulfstream Conquest
2016 Dodge RAM 2500 Power Wagon
15 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 12
Site Number: 3

The Nerdy Nomads would stay here again

“Excellent camping and hiking! Beware of bears!!”

Reviewed Sep 26, 2018

Overall Rating

First we tried Haystack Rd. We rolled into camp via US 2 (a beautiful drive BTW) around 4:00 PM to find that all but one site was occupied. The only remaining spot was under a canopy of trees (no solar power), had almost no cell coverage (can't get any work done) and had a large ditch in the driveway so we couldn't maneuver the camper... more

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Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
2bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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TigerNomad
Sun Valley, ID
Provan Astro Tiger XL
96 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Site Number: 4

TigerNomad would stay here again

“Free Camping in the East Does Exist!”

Reviewed Jul 13, 2017

Overall Rating

Gale River Loop Road is a free camping area maintained by the White Mountain National Forest. Camping is allowed only in designated sites, which are easy to identify. Each designated site has a number and a rule board. Entrance on Gale River Trail is on a well graded dirt road, passable to any vehicle. Most of the sites are designed... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
0bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
0bars
AT&T 3G
0bars
AT&T Voice Only
0bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
0bars
Verizon 3G
0bars
Verizon Voice Only

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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Hookups:
  • dry camping
  • Dispersed Camping
Site Amenities:
  • fire ring
Pets:
  • pets

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