Cannon Mountain, Franconia

4.7
#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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  • Once we were out of the aerial tramway, we took the trail. Everywhere we went we had some beautiful views to see. Amazing! There were a couple of options, but they all ended at a structure where we co...  more »
  • People there are awesome. Good pub. Exciting challenging trails. It can be very windy at times and iy too.  more »
  • Went to Cannon Mountain when we were in the Franconia Notch State Park. A great natural geological wonder.  more »

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