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Cannon Mountain

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Franconia Notch State Park, Franconia, NH 03580
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was a nice hike to the tower, beautiful view! The day I was there was crowded and snow were on the ground. The tower provided 360 degree views but it extremely dangerous due to the amount of the people up there and the snow...More

Thank MenglembuMag
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Summer or Fall is a nice time to go to the top of Cannon mountain by tram. If you're a skier, Winter is even better. Takes about 5 minutes to get up or down on the tram. Once at the top you can hike further...More

Thank Ed D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful area. What this part of NH is all about. The view from the top is fantastic. The day we were there was overcast so we could only see about 20 miles but it was still so worth it. The tram is a great ride...More

Thank TransplantedBuckeye
Reviewed September 8, 2018

The information/ticket booth was here and where we purchased our tickets for both the Cannon Mountain Aerial Tram and the Flume Gorge. The tram goes up the mountain every ten minutes so there's no long wait. It was the ski mountain with the very first...More

Thank EmEs
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Cannon Mountain area is very nice place to visit and enjoy the nature. Take tickets and enjoy tram ride towards mountain top to enjoy scenic area and enjoy photography. From top of the area you can see all over the area.

Thank Kausar W
Reviewed July 23, 2018

We found this by accident heading towards Vermont, and stopped to take the tram up the mountain. So glad we did, That was July 18th and it was in the 40's at the summit. Some of the most beautiful mountain views, nice hiking trails and...More

Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed July 23, 2018

If you have the opportunity to take the tram up the mountain do it. It is awesome. There is a nice path up to the tower where the view is even better. Loved it. Will do it again next year. Plus they have a snack...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

You can not believe how beautiful these mountains are until you visit this area. You drive right through them.

Thank Gjhgirl
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Cannon Mountain Tramway is the greatest way to get to he top o the mountain if you are not a lover of lifts. The views from the top are breathtaking and this is a great family event. The attendants give a small presentation on the...More

Thank shorejoanne93
Reviewed June 20, 2018

what a great ski resort wow was for sure amazed how friendly and helpful everyone is. I sign up my kids for a half day ski class and they sure love it. we hope to be back in the future. great stop and spot

1  Thank Ewa K
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Response from Greggartsu | Reviewed this property |
Kinsman Lodge We stayed there last weekend. Awesome
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Response from Car F | Reviewed this property |
I believe by law you can go with a service dog. Otherwise dogs are not allowed in the national Forest which Cannon is part of