Half Day In WV - Local Hike
Aug
24
8:00 AM08:00

Half Day In WV - Local Hike

Enjoy a half day in Waterville Valley by taking a short hike to one of our many peaks or natural features in the Valley. These hikes are great for the entire family! These guided hikes will leave from the Waterville Valley Recreation Dept. at 8am every Saturday morning between June 29th - August 31st. Please arrive 15mins before the scheduled departing time. Cost: $10 for members and $15 for guests. Register online at www.wvrd.recdesk.com.

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Nature Walk - Local Hike
Aug
24
2:00 PM14:00

Nature Walk - Local Hike

Take a short hike around Waterville Valley and learn about the local wildlife and flora & fauna. These FREE hour and a half long hikes are fun for all ages and will take place every Saturday between June 29th - August 31st at 2pm. Meet in Town Square 15mins before the scheduled departing time.

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WV Redliner 125 Patch - Day Hike
Aug
25
9:00 AM09:00

WV Redliner 125 Patch - Day Hike

Hike the entirety of Waterville Valley’s 125 miles of trails and earn an exclusive patch! The Waterville Valley Recreation Dept. will be offering guided hikes every Sunday between June 30th - August 25th to help you reach your goal. Hikes depart from the Recreation Dept. at 9am (please arrive 15mins before scheduled departure time). Cost: $15 for members, $25 for non-members. Ages 12+. Space is limited so we encourage you to register online here.

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4K Friday Day Hike
Aug
30
8:00 AM08:00

4K Friday Day Hike

Grab your hiking boots and head to the mountains! The Waterville Valley Recreation Dept. will lead guided hikes every Friday from June 28th-August 30th up Mt. Tecumseh, Mount Osceola, Sandwich Mountain, and the Tripyramids (rotating schedule). The hike will begin at 8:00am. Meet at the Rec Dept. 15 minutes before the start time. Cost: $15 members and $25 for guests. Register online at www.wvrd.recdesk.com. All ages 12+ are welcome.

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Black Bear Half Marathon
Aug
31
7:00 AM07:00

Black Bear Half Marathon

The Black Bear Half Marathon is returning to Waterville Valley! Proceeds will go to the Waterville Valley Elementary School PTA.

The Black Bear Half Marathon and 5K is taking place on Saturday, August 31st, 2019.
The schedule of events is as follows:
7:00 AM Check-in/Day of Registration Opens
8:00 AM Half Marathon Start
10:30 AM 5K All Ages Start
11:30 AM Fun Run Start
12:00 PM Awards and After Race Festivities

We'll also be having a pre-race reception on Friday, August 30th at the school. If interested in volunteering or running they sign up here or contact myself or our race director Andrew Hostetler.

Need a place to stay? Visit our lodging page to browse your options.

Course Map:

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Half Day In WV - Local Hike
Aug
31
8:00 AM08:00

Half Day In WV - Local Hike

Enjoy a half day in Waterville Valley by taking a short hike to one of our many peaks or natural features in the Valley. These hikes are great for the entire family! These guided hikes will leave from the Waterville Valley Recreation Dept. at 8am every Saturday morning between June 29th - August 31st. Please arrive 15mins before the scheduled departing time. Cost: $10 for members and $15 for guests. Register online at www.wvrd.recdesk.com.

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Nature Walk - Local Hike
Aug
31
2:00 PM14:00

Nature Walk - Local Hike

Take a short hike around Waterville Valley and learn about the local wildlife and flora & fauna. These FREE hour and a half long hikes are fun for all ages and will take place every Saturday between June 29th - August 31st at 2pm. Meet in Town Square 15mins before the scheduled departing time.

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Waterville Valley Mountain Race
Sep
29
8:00 AM08:00

Waterville Valley Mountain Race

September 29, 2019

Host of The 2019 US Mountain Running Championships- Registration info

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The course will work to mimic the course that will be designed for the World Mountain Running Championships that will take place on November 15th in the Patagonia region of Argentina.

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PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT

Every acidotic RACING (aR) event benefits a non-profit in part or in total. We’re very proud that this event benefits the Waterville Valley Adaptive Sports.

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Fall Foliage Fest
Oct
12
to Oct 14

Fall Foliage Fest

To complement the brilliant fall foliage, join us for a weekend of family fun, including free outdoor concerts, merchant tent sales, ski swap, 5K road race, 1.6 K fun run, 10-mile trail race and more activities such as kid’s games, pumpkin painting and more!

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52 With A View - Day Hike
Aug
19
8:00 AM08:00

52 With A View - Day Hike

Grab your hiking boots and bring a camera! The Waterville Valley Recreation Dept. will lead guided hikes every Monday from July 1 - August 19th to one of the 52 mountains with a view in NH. The hike will begin at 8:00am. Meet at the Rec Dept. 15 minutes before the start time. Cost: $15 members and $25 for guests. Ages 12+. Space is limited so we encourage you to sign up online here.

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WV Redliner 125 Patch - Day Hike
Aug
18
9:00 AM09:00

WV Redliner 125 Patch - Day Hike

Hike the entirety of Waterville Valley’s 125 miles of trails and earn an exclusive patch! The Waterville Valley Recreation Dept. will be offering guided hikes every Sunday between June 30th - August 25th to help you reach your goal. Hikes depart from the Recreation Dept. at 9am (please arrive 15mins before scheduled departure time). Cost: $15 for members, $25 for non-members. Ages 12+. Space is limited so we encourage you to register online here.

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Nature Walk - Local Hike
Aug
17
2:00 PM14:00

Nature Walk - Local Hike

Take a short hike around Waterville Valley and learn about the local wildlife and flora & fauna. These FREE hour and a half long hikes are fun for all ages and will take place every Saturday between June 29th - August 31st at 2pm. Meet in Town Square 15mins before the scheduled departing time.

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Half Day In WV - Local Hike
Aug
17
8:00 AM08:00

Half Day In WV - Local Hike

Enjoy a half day in Waterville Valley by taking a short hike to one of our many peaks or natural features in the Valley. These hikes are great for the entire family! These guided hikes will leave from the Waterville Valley Recreation Dept. at 8am every Saturday morning between June 29th - August 31st. Please arrive 15mins before the scheduled departing time. Cost: $10 for members and $15 for guests. Register online at www.wvrd.recdesk.com.

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4K Friday Day Hike
Aug
16
8:00 AM08:00

4K Friday Day Hike

Grab your hiking boots and head to the mountains! The Waterville Valley Recreation Dept. will lead guided hikes every Friday from June 28th-August 30th up Mt. Tecumseh, Mount Osceola, Sandwich Mountain, and the Tripyramids (rotating schedule). The hike will begin at 8:00am. Meet at the Rec Dept. 15 minutes before the start time. Cost: $15 members and $25 for guests. Register online at www.wvrd.recdesk.com. All ages 12+ are welcome.

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52 With A View - Day Hike
Aug
12
8:00 AM08:00

52 With A View - Day Hike

Grab your hiking boots and bring a camera! The Waterville Valley Recreation Dept. will lead guided hikes every Monday from July 1 - August 19th to one of the 52 mountains with a view in NH. The hike will begin at 8:00am. Meet at the Rec Dept. 15 minutes before the start time. Cost: $15 members and $25 for guests. Ages 12+. Space is limited so we encourage you to sign up online here.

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WV Redliner 125 Patch - Day Hike
Aug
11
9:00 AM09:00

WV Redliner 125 Patch - Day Hike

Hike the entirety of Waterville Valley’s 125 miles of trails and earn an exclusive patch! The Waterville Valley Recreation Dept. will be offering guided hikes every Sunday between June 30th - August 25th to help you reach your goal. Hikes depart from the Recreation Dept. at 9am (please arrive 15mins before scheduled departure time). Cost: $15 for members, $25 for non-members. Ages 12+. Space is limited so we encourage you to register online here.

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Nature Walk - Local Hike
Aug
10
2:00 PM14:00

Nature Walk - Local Hike

Take a short hike around Waterville Valley and learn about the local wildlife and flora & fauna. These FREE hour and a half long hikes are fun for all ages and will take place every Saturday between June 29th - August 31st at 2pm. Meet in Town Square 15mins before the scheduled departing time.

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Half Day In WV - Local Hike
Aug
10
8:00 AM08:00

Half Day In WV - Local Hike

Enjoy a half day in Waterville Valley by taking a short hike to one of our many peaks or natural features in the Valley. These hikes are great for the entire family! These guided hikes will leave from the Waterville Valley Recreation Dept. at 8am every Saturday morning between June 29th - August 31st. Please arrive 15mins before the scheduled departing time. Cost: $10 for members and $15 for guests. Register online at www.wvrd.recdesk.com.

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Denali Challenge
Aug
9
to Aug 11

Denali Challenge

Within the mountains that surround Waterville Valley exist a number of New England's highest peaks. The Denali Challenge is to hike five of these peaks in one weekend. The ultimate challenge is to hike the five peaks equaling 20,000 feet (Denali is at 20,328') claiming the title "Alive after five". This year, hikers will be able to choose from a number of different peaks for the five mountains they will climb. Participation in the weekend is free and everyone is welcome. Whether you're an experienced hiker looking to master all five peaks, or just looking to join the fun, there is something to fit all abilities and ages. Pre-registration is recommended but not required. Please e-mail jcobbett@waterville.com to pre-register. 

Hike any five of the following peaks to achieve 20,000’ (or a sixth peak if elevation is needed).
Peaks (Elevation)
Tecumseh (4003)
Welch (2605)
Dickey (2734)
Snow’s (2800)
North Peak Tripyramid (4180)
Middle Peak Tripyramid (4140)
South Peak Tripyramid (4100)
Mt. Osceola (4340)
Mt. Osceola East (4156)
The Scaur (2200)
Goodrich Rock (2200)
Noon Peak (2976)
Jennings Peak (3460)

Weekend Schedule

Friday
Hikes can be done on Saturday and Sunday, but hikers can choose to get one of the mountains out of the way on Friday. We do encourage a warm up hike on Friday to one of the many scenic outlooks in Waterville Valley.

Friday Night
Registration is from 6-8PM in the Town Square next to the info booth. Hikers will receive a T-shirt and hiker card.

Saturday
10am Family Hike to Cascades-meet at the Info Booth in Town Square. Transportation is provided. Hikers bag 2 or 3 peaks.

Sunday
10am Family Hike to Goodrich Rock-meet at the Info Booth in Town Square. Transportation is provided.

Hikers finish 5 peaks and turn in finished cards at the Info Booth in Town Square.

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4K Friday Day Hike
Aug
9
8:00 AM08:00

4K Friday Day Hike

Grab your hiking boots and head to the mountains! The Waterville Valley Recreation Dept. will lead guided hikes every Friday from June 28th-August 30th up Mt. Tecumseh, Mount Osceola, Sandwich Mountain, and the Tripyramids (rotating schedule). The hike will begin at 8:00am. Meet at the Rec Dept. 15 minutes before the start time. Cost: $15 members and $25 for guests. Register online at www.wvrd.recdesk.com. All ages 12+ are welcome.

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52 With A View - Day Hike
Aug
5
8:00 AM08:00

52 With A View - Day Hike

Grab your hiking boots and bring a camera! The Waterville Valley Recreation Dept. will lead guided hikes every Monday from July 1 -August 19th to one of the 52 mountains with a view in NH. The hike will begin at 8:00am. Meet at the Rec Dept. 15 minutes before the start time. Cost: $15 members and $25 for guests. Ages 12+. Space is limited so we encourage you to sign up online here.

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WV Redliner 125 Patch - Day Hike
Aug
4
9:00 AM09:00

WV Redliner 125 Patch - Day Hike

Hike the entirety of Waterville Valley’s 125 miles of trails and earn an exclusive patch! The Waterville Valley Recreation Dept. will be offering guided hikes every Sunday between June 30th - August 25th to help you reach your goal. Hikes depart from the Recreation Dept. at 9am (please arrive 15mins before scheduled departure time). Cost: $15 for members, $25 for non-members. Ages 12+. Space is limited so we encourage you to register online here.

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Nature Walk - Local Hike
Aug
3
2:00 PM14:00

Nature Walk - Local Hike

Take a short hike around Waterville Valley and learn about the local wildlife and flora & fauna. These FREE hour and a half long hikes are fun for all ages and will take place every Saturday between June 29th - August 31st at 2pm. Meet in Town Square 15mins before the scheduled departing time.

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Ugotta Regatta and Live Music
Aug
3
9:30 AM09:30

Ugotta Regatta and Live Music


9:30-11:00a.m.
 Boat Building class with free supplies provided for the onsite boat-building workshop at the Corcoran Pond beach.  All boats must be made of tape and cardboard.

10:00a.m.-12:00p.m. Airbrush/Glitter Tattoos

11:00 a.m. Boat “Oughtta Float” contest

12:00-3:00 p.m. Craft Brew Sampling hosted by Amoskeag Beverages- Harpoon Rec. League, City Roots Cider, Great Rhythm Tropical Haze, Refresca Guava Lime.

12:00-3:00 p.m. Live Music

6:00-9:00 p.m. Live Music


 

 

 

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Half Day In WV - Local Hike
Aug
3
8:00 AM08:00

Half Day In WV - Local Hike

Enjoy a half day in Waterville Valley by taking a short hike to one of our many peaks or natural features in the Valley. These hikes are great for the entire family! These guided hikes will leave from the Waterville Valley Recreation Dept. at 8am every Saturday morning between June 29th - August 31st. Please arrive 15mins before the scheduled departing time. Cost: $10 for members and $15 for guests. Register online at www.wvrd.recdesk.com.

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