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Wildcat Mountain

Route 16, Pinkham Notch, Jackson, NH 03486
603-466-3326
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Ranked #6 of 12 Attractions in Jackson
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Mountains
Activities: Viewing foliage, Skiing
Description: Popular ski area in the northernmost reaches of New Hampshire.
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Freedom, New Hampshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Great way to spend some time in the mountains Went for the zip ride , then the gondola ride and a walk around the trail from the base area Weather cooperated and views of Mt.Washington were great.

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Oakdale, Connecticut, United States
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191 reviews 191 reviews
114 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We had a four pack of tickets for the gondola ride to the summit. We arrived at exactly 4:30, and was on the gondola by 4:40. We were told that the last trip down was at 5. It takes about 12 minutes to make the trip, so we arrived to the summit at 4:50. The attendant was clearly annoyed when... More

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vermont
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We had a prearranged family outing to celebrate a birthday in the family, ages ranged from 83 down to 2 yrs. old. We all took the zip line with the exception of the 2 yr. old including the 83 yr. old! The trip up the mtn. on the chair lift was leisurely and helped me to work on my fear... More

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New Haven, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

On a clear Summer day, head to this gondola ride ASAP. The views across to the ravines of Mt. Washington are spectacular. The views are much better than from the Loon gondola or the Bretton Woods summer chairlift.

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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Decent Food. Hostess was quite personable and friendly. Very Rustic appeal . Would eat there again with friends and family

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North East, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Will never forget the climb up the rock mountain, after the gondola ride, we climbed a rock mountain incline to get to,the observation tower, which had great views of Mt. Washington. Well worth it, but there is a trail also that you can take but wasn't mentioned to us.

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Good value and you can not beat the view once at the top of the mountain - was a thrill for my 7 year old, her first Gondola ride and loved hiking once we got to the top....

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Dublin, Ireland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Wow! We visited wildcat as a 'last minute' idea on a break to New Hampshire. Turned out to be so much fun, doing things we never expected as a family. We noticed this place on a return journey from a theme park and decided to return the following morning. We were a group of four adults and three children ages... More

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Merrimack, New Hampshire
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Some of my favorite trails to ski. Awesome views of Mount Washington from the summit, any time of the year. Getting an early start skiing, there is a good spot on Catnap to take a break on the way down, so quiet and peaceful! While the zipline may not be as long as some in the area, no hiking or... More

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New Hamphire
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Wildcat is a classic New England ski area with a view that is among the best I've seen in the world. The Mount Washington Valley is a great place to visit too - good restaurants and inns.

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