The White Mountains

Things to do in The White Mountains

Hikers love the 1,000-plus network of trails that crisscross this 800,000-acre forest. Its 100-plus waterfalls are stunning any time of year.

Hike to the top of 6,288-foot Mount Washington. The treck takes about nine hours round-trip from Pinkham Notch.

With a professional falconer, conduct a one-on-one half-day Field Hunt, in which you follow a hawk as it stalks pheasants, quail, and partridges, at one of America’s only schools of falconry.

Stroll the gardens this historic estate of stone walls, a Colonial Revival mansion, and rushing brooks on Lake Sunapee that adjoins 675 acres of protected forest.

This once-fading New Hampshire family ski mountain has linked with Eastern Mountain Sports to create an extraordinary outdoor adventure playground.

Hike this national monument.

Take the kids up the Northeast’s highest mountain, an excitingly steep ride on 1869 steam trains

Whirl on the Crazy Barn and other rides.

Hike the boardwalks at The Flume gorge inside the park

Visit the “World’s Longest Candy Counter”.

Take ski lessons at this family-friendly mountain resort.