The White Mountains

The Mt Washington Area

The White Mountains National Forest is 750,852 acres (1,225 sq mi) of striking outdoor beauty.

The White Mountains

New Hampshire’s Playground

Top Destination for Autumn Foliage

The White Mountains was recently named a top destination (#2) for Fall Foliage by USA Today – 10 Best Reader’s Choice award. 

The annual display of fall color typically takes place each September and October. It attracts millions of visitors from around the globe. One of the best places to take it all in is along the 34-mile Kancamagus Highway as it cuts through White Mountain National Forest.

The White Mountains

A beautiful area at any time of the year!

48 4K Peaks!

A 4,000 footer (4K Footer) is a mountain that has an elevation of at least 4,000 feet and a minimum of 200 feet prominence as determined by the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC).

You can earn a hiking patch for hiking all 48 of the New Hampshire 4,000 Footers, also known as the NH48.

Crawford Notch

Mt Washington Area & The White Mountains

Mt Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce

The Mt Washington Area Chamber of Commerce is fine resource for things to do and places to go.

Photo Galleries

A collection of White Mountains Area photos.

Mt Washington

Mt Washington is spectacular. Here are some fun facts about Mt Washington.

The Flume Gorge

Franconia Notch

Visit The White Mountains Area

Major Attractions

  • Hike
  • Waterfalls
  • Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Kancamagus Highway
  • Camping
  • Train Rides
  • Nature Activities
  • Snowmobiling
  • Galleries
  • Historic Sites
  • Breweries

Major Communities

  • Littleton
  • Whitefield
  • Bethlehem
  • Berlin
  • Gorham
  • North Conway
  • Plymouth
  • Conway
  • Lincoln
  • Campton

State Parks

  • Bedell Bridge Historic Site
  • Crawford Notch State Park
  • Echo Lake State Park
  • Eisenhower Memorial Wayside Park
  • Forest Lake State Park
  • Franconia Notch State Park
  • Lake Tarleton State Park
  • Milan Hill State Park
  • Moose Brook State Park
  • Mount Washington State Park
  • Weeks State Park
  • White Lake State Park

Winter Skiing

  • Attitash Mountain
  • Black Mountain
  • Bretton Woods
  • Cannon Mountain
  • Cranmore Mountain
  • King Pine Ski Area
  • Waterville Valley
  • Wildcat Mountain



The Beauty of the White Mountains

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