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Mount Lincoln
Mount Lincoln from Little Haystack.JPG
Mount Lincoln viewed from Little Haystack Mountain on the Franconia Ridge.
Highest point
Elevation 5,089 ft (1,551 m)
Prominence 169 ft (52 m)
Parent peak Mount Lafayette
Listing White Mountain 4000-Footers
Country United States
State New Hampshire
District Grafton County
Parent range Franconia Range
Subdivisions Franconia
Topo map USGS Franconia
Easiest route Hike

Mount Lincoln is a 5,089-foot-high (1,551 m) mountain within the Franconia Range of the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Lincoln is located between Little Haystack and Mount Lafayette. All three overlook Franconia Notch. The west side of Lincoln drains into the main stem of the Pemigewasset River. The east side drains into Lincoln Brook, thence into the Franconia Branch of the Pemigewasset.

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

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