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Wildcat Mountain

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Address: Route 16, Pinkham Notch, Jackson, NH 03486
Phone Number: 603-466-3326
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Activities: Viewing foliage, Skiing
Description: Popular ski area in the northernmost reaches of New Hampshire.

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Great scenic gondola ride

For the best views of Mount Washington, this is a must do. We took the gondola to the top of Wildcat, which is basically across the street from Mount Washington. The gondola... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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Brick, New Jersey
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Brick, New Jersey
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96 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

For the best views of Mount Washington, this is a must do. We took the gondola to the top of Wildcat, which is basically across the street from Mount Washington. The gondola itself is a little smaller than I expected, but the ride went well. The views are amazing. My suggestion is to bring some binoculars and a camera.

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Oregon City, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

My husband, Luke, and I were married just this past weekend at Wildcat! We had the absolute pleasure of working with Iva and her team planning our big day. Not only was Iva accommodating of what we originally had planned, she was able to set up a wedding ceremony last minute! Luke and I were supposed to hike up to... More 

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Pine City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

I went for my first gondola sky ride with my adult daughter and 2 of my grandchildren. We enjoyed the ride to the top, but we were thrilled when we discovered that we were able to get out and spend as much time at the top as we wanted. There was a trail if we wanted to walk back down,... More 

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Concord, New Hampshire
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81 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Being a bit older, I wanted to try zip lining without having to worry about equipment, dangling in the air and braking. And I found the perfect ride at Wildcat. With the Zip Rider, you take the chairlift up to a launch point where you're strapped into a seat-like harness. Four people go down at the same time on separate... More 

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Carver, Massachusetts
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53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Never been on a zip ride before. I loved it! You take a ski lift up and the staff informs you it's about a 45 second ride. But it is awesome! The price was reasonable. 20.00 per person. The ride was quick but very pretty while in the air. I recommend it.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Great range of trails for any level of skier. Amazing view of Mount Washington from the top which was definitely awe-inspiring. Friendly staff and nice atmosphere.

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New Hampshire
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41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Wildcat looks ominous from the road and has a reputation for being cold and unforgiving. There are certainly some trails for the brave but there's great terrain that will please any level of skier. The views of Mount Washington from the top are unmatched and so overwhelming that first-timers can experience a bit of vertigo. We've had a few cold... More 

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Grafton, MA
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I love this mountain. The skiing is great with lots of trails for all ski levels including beginner access from the summit. Our 5 year old loved it. The views of Mt Washington are incredible. I have never been here when its been overly crowded. One of my favorite New England ski areas.

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Windsor, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Old school ski area which is what we like! Very clean in/outside. Trails properly marked - Many trails to choose from. Short lift lines.

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Wardsboro
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56 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I am stealing the previous posts review and saying this mountian had New England Charm. It reminded me of growing up skiing at the small ski areas. Mountian was great and had it been a better day i bet the view would of been amazing! The lodge was clean and people very friendly. In addition to friendly staff the customers... More 

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