Cannon Mountain, New Hampshire

The Living Legend

Cannon Mountain is set amid the natural beauty of Franconia Notch State Park in Franconia, N.H.

Choose from 81 trails plus the 98 acre Mittersill Area for a total of 282 skiable acres, and a vertical drop of 2,180. Cannon has 10 lifts, including an 70-passenger tram.

Cannon Mountain has a full-service PSIA ski and snowboard school and the Brookside Children's Center offers full & half day programs and childcare for kids 6 months and older.

Cannon's Tuckerbrook beginner area is not just for kids; 4 lifts, and 14 trails were designed and built just for families, learning, and for those who want a relaxed skiing or riding experience apart from the big mountain.

Also great for families - Family Fun Nights. Huckerbrook Mini-Park Open Under the Lights for only $5. Entertainment in the Cannonball Pub Open For Adults and age-appropriate Movies for Kids in the Brookside Lodge. FIREWORKS & TORCHLIGHT PARADES will be held on Saturday, December 27, 2014 & February 21, 2015.

Mountain facilities include ski & snowboard equipment and rentals, cafeteria, Cannonball Pub, and a fully stocked softgoods retail shop. The New England Ski Museum is located at the base of the Aerial Tramway.

To get to Cannon Mountain, take Route 93 to the Franconia Notch Parkway, halfway between North Woodstock and Littleton. Take Parkway Exit 34C.

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Mountain Statistics for Cannon Mountain
Base Elevation: 1,900 ft (579 meters)
Summit Elevation: 4,080 ft (1,244 m)
Vertical Drop: 2,180 ft (664 m)
Skiable Area: 282 acres (114 hectares)
Annual Snowfall: 160 in (406 cm)
Longest Run: 12,144 ft (3,701 m)
Snowmaking: 98 %
Number of Lifts: 10
Uphill Lift Capacity: 11,000 per hour
Types of Lifts: 1 Wonder Carpet
1 Rope Tow
1 Double Chair
3 Triple Chairs
2 Fixed Grip Quad Chairs
1 Detachable Quad Chair
1 70-passenger Aerial Tramway
Number of Trails: 81
Trail Ratings for Cannon Mountain
Easiest: Easiest 17%
More Difficult: More Difficult 53%
Most Difficult: Most Difficult 30%
Experts Only: Experts Only 0%
Trail ratings indicate the relative difficulty of the runs within a given ski area and are not meant to be used for comparison between ski areas.
Area Details for Cannon Mountain
Alpine Skiing: Yes
Snowboarding: Yes
Terrain Park: Yes