Scenic Road Trip on the Kancamagus Highway, New Hampshire

Drive through the heart of the White Mountains on the Kancamagus Highway, featuring breathtaking views, waterfalls, and rich history.

Last updated: May 2024

    Free to drive; some attractions may charge fees


    More than 500 Miles from you


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  1. Start in Lincoln: Visit the White Mountains Visitor Center for maps and information.
  2. Lower Falls: Stop for a swim and picnic.
  3. Rocky Gorge: Take a short walk to the bridge and enjoy the views.
  4. Sabbaday Falls: Hike the 0.6-mile trail to the waterfall.
  5. Bear Notch Road: If open, detour for more scenic views.
  6. End in Conway: Explore the town and visit the Saco Ranger Station.



Kancamagus Highway, New Hampshire

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  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Water bottle
  • Sunscreen and hat
  • Camera
  • Swimsuit (for swimming spots like Lower Falls)
  • Snacks or picnic lunch