This small parking lot is located on the Kancamagus Highway (NH Rte. 112)
This trailhead accesses the northern end of the East Pond trail. Gaining the quiet ridge between Mt. Osceola and Scar Ridge at 2.9 miles, the trail descends to scenic East Pond at 3.7, passing a side loop to Little East Pond before the terminus on Tripoli Road at 5.1 miles.