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Cannon Mountain, Franconia
(4.6/5 based on 320+ 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.
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  • We visited on a very cold day. At ground level it was cool. When we reached the summit the green, red and yellow of the trees had turned to white on account of the frost. There is a lovely walk at the...  more »
  • This mountain is quite short however very apic and rocky not really easy way and we can't eat at the top to admire the landscape to eat down to enjoy the superb view
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  • Don't be put off by the slight swaying of the car as you ascend to the top of the mountain, it is well worth the experience. If you fell like it, and are fit enough, take a wak down from the top