Trip Planner USA  /  New Hampshire  /  White Mountains  /  Franconia  /  Scenic Drive  /  Cannon Mountain

Cannon Mountain, Franconia

Categories: Scenic Drives, Mountains, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots, Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
4.6/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web
Nestled within the White Mountains, Cannon Mountain boasts towering cliff faces, forested slopes, and extensive ski areas open to the public. Stop by the mountain, located within the bounds of a state park, and marvel at its 1,240 m (4,080 ft) facade of sheer rock. Try your hand at climbing on one of the mountain's several routes, popular among visiting enthusiasts. In the ski season visitors flock here thanks to the variety of runs and slopes serviced by a system of ski lifts. Alternatively, just pop on some comfortable hiking shoes and make use of the area's crisscrossing network of trails offering sweeping views over the surrounding terrain. Use our Franconia travel itinerary maker to visit Cannon Mountain on your trip to Franconia, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Create a full itinerary - for free!
going to
read all reviews »
  • Take the Arial tramway anytime of year and be amazed at nature's beauty. Skiing is excellent for intermediate and better. Come for foliage too. 
  • As we decided not to go up mount Washington due to time, we went for this trip up in cable car. Glad we did, and we booked this with the flume gorge walk. The car drops of and a nice little walk to ob...  read more »
  • A great experience travelling by cable-car to the top then walking the trails. My wife, even though unable to stand heights, managed to stay on her feet in an eighty passenger cable-car. 
Nearby Attractions