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Hiking & Trekking
Franconia Notch State Park
To see this natural wonder, take the 2-mile self-guided nature walk that includes the 800ft boardwalk through the Flume , a natural cleft (12ft to 20ft wide) in the granite bedrock...
For an enjoyable 20-minute stroll, stop at the Basin pull-off, between exits 34A and 34B, where a half-mile trail runs along a pretty stream to a glacier-carved granite pool.
This trail begins at the Flume Visitor Center and climbs for 1.4 miles to the 2557ft summit of Mt Pemigewasset (Indian Head), offering excellent views...
Despite its proximity to the highway, this little lake at the foot of Cannon Mountain is a pleasant place to pass an afternoon swimming, kayaking or canoeing (rentals from $11 per hour) in the crystal-clear waters...
Departing from Lafayette Place and its campground, this trail climbs 1000ft in 1½ miles to Lonesome Lake...
Just north of Echo Lake, off NH 18, this 1.5-mile loop skirts the summit of Bald Mountain (2320ft) and Artists Bluff (2368ft), with short spur trails to the summits.
On the Cascade Brook, these falls are a short half-mile hike from the Basin via the Basin Cascade Trail.
For a casual walk or bike ride, you can't do better than head out to this 8-mile paved trail that wends its way along the Pemigewasset River and through the notch...
The slopes at Cannon Mountain enjoy a prime geographic position to receive and retain the 150in of snow that falls annually...
Nature & Wildlife
North Woodstock & Around
Trips include a 'twilight tour,' which tracks moose and other wildlife (with a 95% success rate) in a 33-passenger bus from June to October.
The Hobo is a scenic 1½-hour train ride from Lincoln south to Woodstock...
Provides kayak and snowmobile rental and tour packages. Kayak rental without a guide costs $29.
Travel in the 1st-class dining car of the 1924 Pullman-Standard Victorian Coach while enjoying a five-course meal...
Theme Parks & Attractions
Alpine Adventures offers two types of zip-line fun: Thrillsville is an aerial park where you can clamber and fly (you're attached by a harness) over a hodgepodge of specially-constructed bridges, cargo nets, rope lad...
White Mountain Region
Crawford Notch & Bretton Woods
Mt Washington Resort at Bretton Woods includes a ski station with a vertical drop of 1500ft. Seven chair lifts serve 88 trails, most of which are intermediate...
The region's largest ski area, Bretton Woods ski station offers both downhill and cross-country winter skiing.
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