Little Haystack Mountain (New Hampshire)

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Little Haystack Mountain
AT - Franconia Ridge.JPG
The Franconia Ridge as seen from Mount Lincoln looking south. Little Haystack is visible down the ridge; Mount Liberty and Mount Flume are visible behind the ridge line.
Highest point
Elevation 4760+ ft (1451+ m) [1]
Prominence less than 80 feet (24 m) [1]
Coordinates 44°08′26″N 71°38′41″W / 44.1406209°N 71.6448044°W / 44.1406209; -71.6448044Coordinates: 44°08′26″N 71°38′41″W / 44.1406209°N 71.6448044°W / 44.1406209; -71.6448044[2]
Location Grafton County, New Hampshire, U.S.
Parent range Franconia Range
Topo map USGS Franconia
Easiest route Trail hike

Little Haystack Mountain is a peak on the Franconia Range of the White Mountains located in Grafton County, New Hampshire. It is flanked to the north by Mount Lincoln and to the southwest by Mount Liberty.

The Appalachian Trail, a 2,170-mile (3,490 km) National Scenic Trail from Georgia to Maine, traverses Franconia Ridge, including Little Haystack.

Although well over 4,000 feet (1,200 m) in height, the Appalachian Mountain Club doesn't consider Little Haystack a "four-thousand footer" because it stands less than 200 ft (61 m) above the col on the ridge from Lincoln.

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