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Cannon Mountain, Franconia

(4.6/5 based on 340+ 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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  • The Aerial Tramway ride to the top of Cannon was great and very scenic. At the top of the mountain is a deck to restaurant and deck to relax and check out the beautiful scenery. There are nice walking...  more »
  • Skied Cannon Mountain on a Friday during a snowstorm in late March 2017. It was fantastic. First off...no one was on the hill so I practically had the mountain to myself. Cannon sits at the northern e...  more »
  • Cannon Mountain has a reputation as a skiers mountain, and it seems to attract a more serious skier. The mountain can also be windy and icy, but on a powder day, or a nice sunny day with no wind it is...  more »