Cannon Mountain, Franconia

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#3 of 19 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. Plan your visit to Cannon Mountain and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Franconia trip planner.
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  • Went to Cannon Mountain when we were in the Franconia Notch State Park. A great natural geological wonder.  more »
  • We took the tram to the top of the mountain then did the short hike to the observation tower. The views from the mountain and the observation tower both were breath taking.  more »
  • Stopped by early in the day and took the tram up to the top. It was so amazing! The views you can get from here along the trails at the top are beyond amazing. Sun, sky, clouds rolling in and the smel...  more »

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