From North Slide of Tripyramid
East Osceola - 4156'
East Osceola is connected to Osceola along a
rocky ridge. The trail is rough and difficult with some sections of
The summit is completely wooded, with
no views nearby.
The Mount Osceola trail rises from Tripoli Road, goes over Osceola, then descends
and climbs to the summit of East. It is an 8.4 mile round trip. Another approach is from
the Kanc on the Greeley Ponds trail which hits the eastern end of the Mount Osceola
trail at Greeley Ponds. This route is 5.6 miles but doesn't include
Mt Osceola. You can also access the other end of the Greeley Ponds trail from the
Waterville Valley side via the Livermore Road.
The Osceolas were named for the Seminole chief some time in the 1800's.
- Tripoli Road - The parking lot is at the height of land, 7.0 miles east of I-93 exit 31.
This parking lot serves the Mt Osceola trail. A WMNF parking pass is needed.
- Greeley Ponds trailhead - This parking area is off the south side of the Kanc (NH Rt 112)
about a mile before the hairpin turn. A WMNF parking pass is needed.
- Livermore Road - Drive towards the ski area, branching right towards
Tripoli Road below the parking areas. Take this for .8 miles and turn right on
Tripoli Road, the parking lot is on your left. A WMNF parking
pass is needed.
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