Renowned for its majestic peaks, natural beauty, and boundless recreation opportunities, the White Mountains Region is a year round campground destination in NH.
Avid hikers seek out this region for its 800,000-acre White Mountain National Forest, home to 48 peaks over 4,000 ft. as well as the northeast’s tallest peak, Mount Washington at 6,288 ft. But you need not hike to enjoy the area’s grandeur. Spectacular views are yours via the historic Mt. Washington Auto Road and the Mt. Washington Cog Railway, as well as gondolas, chairlifts, aerial tramways and even helicopter tours.
Outdoor recreation opportunities abound. Take a drive along the 30-mile Kancamangus Highway and National Scenic Byway (Rte. 112), or enjoy a ride aboard the Conway Scenic Railroad. Canoe, kayak, swim or fish in the Saco River. Zoom down a zip line at White Mountain-area resorts such as Bretton Woods, Cannon, Cranmore, Loon, and Wildcat. Bicycle or mountain-bike along meandering paths or challenging trails. Play tennis or golf at one of the region’s nine courses. Bring a picnic and relax at Arethusa or Franconia Falls or the spectacular Flume Gorge. Snowmobile or snowshoe in the winter wonderland of the White Mountains region, and visit the area’s 13 ski resorts for skiing and snowboarding opportunities for all, from novice to expert.
Family attractions range from Story Land, Santa’s Village, and Six Gun City, to the Polar Caves, Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves, Clark’s Trading Post, and the Mt. Washington Observatory and Weather Discovery Center. For year-round shopping and dining, the region offers factory outlets, specialty shops, microbreweries and diverse cuisine.
The White Mountains region has become a camping destination for generations of families!
For more info about the White Mountains Region
Lincoln-Woodstock Chamber of Commerce, 603-745-6621
Mt Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce, 1-800-367-3364
White Mountain Attractions, 1-800-FIND-MTS
Points of Interest
- Mount Washington Auto Road, Gorham
- Conway Scenic Railroad, North Conway
- Flume Gorge, Lincoln (walking, hiking)
- Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves, North Woodstock
- Mount Washington Cog Railway, Bretton Woods
- Polar Caves, Rumney
- Story Land, Glen
- Santa’s Village, Jefferson
- Clark’s Trading Post, Lincoln
- Kancamangus Highway, Lincoln to Conway (scenic drive)
- Six Gun City, Jefferson
- Cannon Mountain Arial Tramway (Franconia Notch)