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Address: Franconia Notch State Park, Franconia, NH 03580
Phone Number: 603 823 8800
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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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If you like seeing for miles, you enjoy heights, and you don't mind walking a bit, then this is definitely for you. Hike up or take the aerial tramway, the views are unbelievably... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Rigaud, Canada
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Rigaud, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

If you like seeing for miles, you enjoy heights, and you don't mind walking a bit, then this is definitely for you. Hike up or take the aerial tramway, the views are unbelievably beautiful, there's a cafeteria at the top, and you can take the tramway back down. Go on a sunny day.

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Kastrup, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Wow... On the way up and down. Beautiful view. Just gets more breathtaking when you climb all the way up to the tower and to the top. Really no words for it. But if you don't like heights take it easy at the tower. The wind can make it feel like it is shaking a bit. We thought that it... More 

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Oxford, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We did the tram ride as prt of a package deal with tickets to Flume Gorge. Much cheaper as a package deal and very close together (one exit apart off 93). The tram ride itself was fun, especially for the kids, but the views at the top were spectacular. Restaurant and bar at summit with surprisingly good sandwiches...but bring your... More 

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New Jersey, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The top of Cannon Mountain in Franconia State Park has one of the best views of the White Mountains and the surrounding area. From the bottom, take the tramway to the top. At the top of the tramway, there is a short (and easy) path to an observation tower. There are plenty of photo opportunities.

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Atkinson, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The tram ride was shorter than I expected for the price, but the views on the ride and at the top made up for it. A very enjoyable excursion. Do pack a lunch instead of eating at the summit, the food was good but quite expensive!

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Sugar Hill, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I love this mountain it has some of the best skiing in New Hampshire. Its great in the summer too. Take a tram ride to the top. Spectacular views and amazing surroundings.

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New England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

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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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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Additional Information about Cannon Mountain

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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