We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! You come to us for reviews — now you can book your hotel right here on TripAdvisor.
15% OFF THINGS TO DO when you spend $250+. Use code AUGUST15 on tours & activities
i
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Franconia Notch State Park, Franconia, NH 03580
Phone Number: 603 823 8800
Website
Today
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description:

Named for its gun-like appearance.

Book In Advance
More Info
$135*
and up
Full Day White Mountain Tour with Cannon Mountain Aerial Tram

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 299 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 182
    Excellent
  • 90
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Nice day trip

Took the aerial tramway. .visited the ski museum and echo lake..all right there at cannon mountain. .well worth the trip..nice in the spring, summer, fall and winter. .and you can... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Mark K
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

299 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 289: English reviews
Level Contributor
7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Took the aerial tramway. .visited the ski museum and echo lake..all right there at cannon mountain. .well worth the trip..nice in the spring, summer, fall and winter. .and you can get a discount if you get a pass for the tramway and gorge together

Helpful?
Thank Mark K
Beverly, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We've hiked them all and this one is always a nice 1/2 day trip. Easy climb for most, but gets a bit steep toward the top which can tucker you out. See hikers of all ages and health levels. The view is great and worth the hike and hanging out.

Helpful?
Thank NomNomShopShop
SOUTHERN MARYLAND
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This, to me, is one of the most spectacular places in NH. Once at the peak of the mountain you can feel the energy from all the granite that surrounds you. Such a magical place. I love taking people up to the mountain top and have them walk the ridge and walk thru one of the paths to see the... More 

Helpful?
Thank NURSE47
Coventry, Rhode Island
Level Contributor
52 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is amazing. The day we visited was so clear, that we got amazing views. Once at the top, we hiked the summit for a bit, visited the observation tower and had lunch at the café. The Cuban sandwich is soooo good!!! Highly recommended!

Helpful?
Thank ggfield
Montreal, Canada
Level Contributor
58 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We hiked up the mountain starting from the left side of all the buildings, accessible via the parking lot. I would qualify this climb as an overall very difficult climb due to the rocks and steep hill at the end. The views were amazing. There is a view point approximately 3/4 of the way up. You'll notice a well defined... More 

Helpful?
Thank Stephane H
Rodman, New York
Level Contributor
11 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

went during july. you can start out by riding the tram up the kill which will take about 15 min to climb, the view were wonderful once on the top they have a small restaurant to eat at. and a little bar area if you interest in that. the rim trail is worth the walk, walking around edge of the... More 

Helpful?
Thank mlhendrickson
Level Contributor
91 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We picked up the trail from the parking lot of the tramway. The entrance is to the left of the ski buildings down a maintenance road. It was far from being an "easy" hike. It is quite steep in a few places and very rocky towards the end. I would not recommend this trail if you do not have proper... More 

Helpful?
Thank Alina P
Providence, Rhode Island
Level Contributor
57 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and took our 8 year old Granddaughter on a trip to NH. We spent two days in the Franconia area and this was one of the attractions we visited. We enjoyed the views on the tram up the mountain as well as the hike around the summit. There were several overlooks along the hike. Be sure to stand... More 

Helpful?
Thank cat112clh
Nashua, New Hampshire
Level Contributor
69 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Forgot to mention on my review for Flume Gorge Discovery Pass is tge way to go! After visiting Flume Gorge we drove up to Cannon Mountain. About (5miles) by car. We took the ride up on the Aerial Tramway and wow was it cool up there!! There's a cafe and walking trails. Don't forget your cameras! I'd say its tge... More 

Helpful?
Thank PrzGrl123
east moriches
Level Contributor
149 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful ride up the mountain on the chair lift. Had a drink at the top of the mountain which is the highest pub at this elevation View was just gorgeous. There is a couple small trails at the top you can walk and get even more beautiful views

Helpful?
Thank canewbee

Travelers who viewed Cannon Mountain also viewed

Franconia, White Mountains
Franconia, White Mountains
 

Been to Cannon Mountain? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Cannon Mountain staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?