Cannon Mountain, Franconia

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#3 of 20 in Winter Sports in New Hampshire
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.
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  • August 9, 2017
    We booked this for our family of 6 as a combination ticket for the Flume Gorge. It's wonderful that both activities do not have to be completed in the same day. Tram up was smooth sailing - a little b...  more »
  • July 31, 2017
    Besides great views from the top of the mountains, nice trip up and down the mountain on the tram (in summer time) - you can also get tasty chips in the restaurant on top of the mountain!  more »
  • July 27, 2017
    This mountain is beautiful. It has a nice trail to hike and beautiful spots for pictures. There is concessions and bathrooms.  more »

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