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Address: Franconia Notch State Park, Franconia, NH 03580
Phone Number: 603 823 8800
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Activities: Skiing, Viewing foliage
Description: Named for its gun-like appearance.

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Fun tram ride up to the top of Mt. Cannon. If you're afraid of heights, I would skip it, but lots of fun otherwise. We took a short trail around the top of the mountain and got... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Fun tram ride up to the top of Mt. Cannon. If you're afraid of heights, I would skip it, but lots of fun otherwise. We took a short trail around the top of the mountain and got some great views of the mountains. The observation deck was a great vantage point. I would definitely recommend this!

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Mt Laurel, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

A great ride with gorgeous views. Tram operators friendly and well informed. View from the observation deck and walk to it were wonderful. On a clear day, you can see 4 states and Canada. Well worth the trip.

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Cape Cod, Mass
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We took the tram to the summit, the view at the top is stunning, there is a walking path at the top and the views are breathtaking, bring a camera ! There is a nice little Cafe' where you can grab a snack or a hot dog / burger and it also has a bar with alcohol beverages, you can... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Cannon Mountain Ski Area is a state-owned ski resort located on Cannon Mountain in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, United States. Cannon is located within Franconia Notch State Park and offers 10 lifts servicing 265 acres of skiing (168 with snowmaking). Cannon has 23 miles (37 km) of trails and a north-northeast exposure and has the only aerial tram... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This is a fee hike. You take a tram to the top and then hike up to an observation tower. 360 view is amazing and it is a great place to relax, take in the scenery! There are places along the way to stop and take in the ambiance!

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Norfolk, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Cannon Mountain is a skier's paradise if you like lots of long, steep, tough terrain. I love the old-school feel and the people who work there are wonderful. We experienced Bodefest for the first time this year and were so impressed by the generous nature of the staff and volunteers. I would highly recommend a visit and am excited to... More 

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New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We fell in love with Cannon this year. The snow making is decent and the natural snowfall at Cannon is unbelievable. Conditions in April were better than most other New Hampshire ski areas offered in February. We haven't tried the 70-Passenger Aerial Tramway as it's usually closed during the midweek (and was closed for the remainder of the season on... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We cannot say enough about the ski school. Our 4yo twins are relatively new skiers and are at different levels. The staff was great with making them comfortable and confident. They worked with them individually when they could and even diagnosed and rectified my son's issue with his ski boot. Miss Ellen unfortunately hit her head on the slope when... More 

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Warriors Mark, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Very pleasantly surprised with Cannon Mountain. Spent 2 days here in Mid-March and can't wait to go back. Spent 2 previous days at a nearby resort where the slopes were not nearly as challenging as Cannon. From top to bottom, Cannon has the pitch, turns, and terrain to make skiing fun. This is where Bode Miller got his start and... More 

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Fort Worth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

My family and I went skiing for the first time at Cannon over spring break. My son room a 3 hr one on one session with an instructor. My wife and I had a one and half hour school with 4 others and Ellen was very helpful. The older gentlemen was a little stern and didn't understand that not all... More 

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Additional Information about Cannon Mountain

Address: Address: Franconia Notch State Park, Franconia, NH 03580
Phone Number: 603 823 8800
Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Franconia
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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