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Address: Franconia Notch State Park, Franconia, NH 03580
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+1 603-823-8800
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Named for its gun-like appearance.

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US$129.00*
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Full Day White Mountain Tour with Cannon Mountain Aerial Tram
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US$149.00*
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White Mountain Foliage Day Trip with Cannon Mountain Aerial Tram

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Ski Majesty

Absolutely beautiful mountain. The peak has nice vertical with Profile, and the sides of the mountain dropping into Echo lake are wonderful. I look forward to returning with the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GSilverman
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Head of the Harbor, New York, United States
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Head of the Harbor, New York, United States
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32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful mountain. The peak has nice vertical with Profile, and the sides of the mountain dropping into Echo lake are wonderful. I look forward to returning with the family next winter...

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Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second time to Cannon. This time was a three day trip. It allowed for more exploration. The new Bode Miller training facility was outstanding for racers. The terrain varies a lot, and offers something for every ability.

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Thank JDBuild1
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Aerial Tramway ride to the top of Cannon was great and very scenic. At the top of the mountain is a deck to restaurant and deck to relax and check out the beautiful scenery. There are nice walking trails around the top of the mtn.too.

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Stamford, Connecticut
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103 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Skied Cannon Mountain on a Friday during a snowstorm in late March 2017. It was fantastic. First off...no one was on the hill so I practically had the mountain to myself. Cannon sits at the northern edge of Franconia Notch (trails face north to northeast) making it a prime target for storms to dump a ton of snow there. It... More 

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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135 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Cannon Mountain has a reputation as a skiers mountain, and it seems to attract a more serious skier. The mountain can also be windy and icy, but on a powder day, or a nice sunny day with no wind it is great skiing. And if one stops the views are great. There are many challenging trails on the upper mountain,... More 

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Rye, New Hampshire
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922 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

It's not the Rockies, but it's part of the distinctive White Mountains and just as special. I have a history with this place as a New Hampshirite -- camping, hiking, swimming and fishing in Profile Lake, rescuing my Springer Spaniel after he fell in the nearby creek and nearly drowned -- but that's another story. The views are beautiful, and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Took our 2 teen sons skiing here. This is the place to be if you do not want the gaudyness of the popular mountains. People here come to ski and be with friends. Weather was poor so our kids skiied non stop with no lines. The pub was excellent. We sat at the bar d.and never felt that we overstayed... More 

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jerusalam
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Besides for the beautiful mountain and great condition of the ski rental equipment, the thing that I loved most about the place was the staff. From the way they match you with the gear to the ski instructors, their helpfulness and friendliness made it a truly amazing experience!

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Thank Daveklug123
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Great Mountain and a friendly staff. The shuttle bus service was great and a short ride from parking lot to the Tram. The clam chowder in the base lodge was homemade and delicious.

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Thank Greggartsu
Concord, New Hampshire
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120 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Cannon and the surrounding area are beautiful. Skiing is more iffy. On a great day, with the views, amazing. Other days, not so much.

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