Echo Lake State Park

White Mountains

Two miles west of North Conway via River Rd and West Side Rd, this placid mountain lake lies at the foot of White Horse Ledge, a sheer rock wall. A scenic 1-mile trail circles the lake. There is also a mile-long auto road and hiking trail leading to the 700ft-high Cathedral Ledge, with panoramic White Mountains views. Both Cathedral Ledge and nearby White Horse Ledge are excellent for rock climbing. This is also a fine spot for swimming and picnicking.

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