Old Bridle Path

Location: Franconia Notch State Park
Distance: 8.8 miles
Elevation: 5260'
Time: 7.5 hours
Directions: I-93N, go past Exit 34A and exit at the "Trailhead Parking" sign after The Basin. I-93S, exit at Lafayette Place, and walk through the underpass to the other side of the highway

The most popular route to the summit of Mt. Lafayette, the OBP leaves Lafayette Place Campground at in Franconia Notch. The trip starts by climbing through forest until reaching a ledge about half way to the AMC Greenleaf Hut. From here, the trail climbs the three miseries and comes out to the hut at treeline.