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Cannon Mountain

Cannon Mountain is located in the heart of the Franconia Notch State Park, which is in the great White Mountain National Forest.  It offers some of the most exciting skiing/riding in the east. 

Carrying the justifiable reputation as challenging with some of the most exciting expert trails, Cannon also has a wonderful learning area, the Tuckerbrook Family Learning Area.  Newly expanded, it has 13 trails and glades, with 3 lifts, and a mini park.  Brookside Learning Center offers a variety of lessons for a few hours a day or all day.  Other popular features include 2 parks, and the New England Ski Museum.

Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway, the first one in Northern America, initially installed in1938, remains an attraction and main lift, holding 70 passengers in the winter.  Now 70 years later, Cannon is a major New England family ski area and a value experience with skiing and riding for all ages and abilities….Naturally!

Cannon received five Top 10 rankings in SKI Magazine including Value, Accessibility, Scenery, Challenge, and Variety in Terrain.  It was also ranked as “One of the 7 Great Mountains to Ski with your Kids.”   SNOWEAST Magazine readers ranked the mountain as #1 in the “Classic Mountain” category.

The only New Hampshire ski area located directly off I-93, making it incredibly easy to get to!

Cannon Mountain

Cannon Fact Sheet

95 Trails, 11 Lifts
282 Acres
33% Expert 52% Intermediate 15% Novice
Driving time from Boston: Just under 2 1/2 hours


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