Cannon Mountain Ski Area & Aerial Tramway
Franconia Notch State Park
260 Tramway Drive
Franconia, NH 03580
I- 93 to Exit 34B & 34C
FRANCONIA NOTCH STATE PARK SUMMER HOURS:
General Office Hours are 8am - 4pm daily.
Find specific Park Attraction hours & info HERE
2023/2024 WINTER LIFT HOURS:
(Subject to Change)
Aerial Tramway: Saturdays & Sundays and select Holiday days TBD check report.
Peabody Express, Zoomer, Tuckerbrook, Cannonball: Monday - Friday 9:00am, Weekends/Holidays 8:30am
Eagle Cliff: Weekends/Holidays ONLY at 9:00am.
Brookside, Huckerbrook Handle Tow: TBD
Mittersill Double Lift: Monday - Friday 9:00am, 8:30am weekend/holiday
Valar T-Bar: TBD
Opening Day: Friday, November 24, 2023 (subject to change).
Holiday Periods: 12/26/23-1/2/24, 1/13/24-1/15/24, 2/17/24-2/25/24
Cannon is closed Thanksgiving & Christmas Day
Trails & Glades: 97
Total: 1 70-passenger Aerial Tramway; 1 Detachable Quad Chair; 2 Fixed
Grip Quad Chair, 3 Triple Chairs; 1 Fixed Grip Double Chair, 1 T-Bar, 1
Summit Elevation (Ski Area) Cannon: 4,080' - The Highest Ski Area Summit in NH!
Base Elevation Cannon: 1,900' Mittersill: 1850'
Vertical Drop 2,180 Feet - The Longest Vertical Drop in NH!
Total Trail Mileage: 25 miles
Longest Run: 2.3 miles
Ski Area Acreage: 285 Skiable Acres (Cannon: 185, Mittersill: 100)
Trail Difficulty: 15% Beginner, 52% Intermediate, 33 % Expert
Snowmaking: 192 Acres
Annual Snowfall: 160 inches
Exposure: Cannon Faces North - Northeast
Ski Season Length: Late November - Early / Mid-April
Lift Capacity: 11,000 skiers per hour
Snowsports School: PSIA Ski and Snowboard School in the Brookside Learning Center. We offer ski and snowboard lessons for anyone over the age of 3 years.
Retail/Rentals: Retail shops are located in the Notchview Lodge and at the Tramway Base when the Tram is in operation. Ski/snowboard rentals and the service shop is located slope-side at the Peabody Lodge. All rental skis are "shaped" skis; all rental snowboards feature "step in" bindings.
Places to Eat
Features full table service with a pub fare a full bar. Table time limit to 45 minutes.
Lafayette Cafeteria (upstairs Peabody)
Full cafeteria located in the Peabody Base Lodge - open daily Monday-Friday 8:30am-3:00pm. Saturday, Sunday and Holidays 8:00am-4:00pm. Brown bag lunches are not allowed in this quick-turn area.
POWDER MAKERS at THE NOTCHVIEW CAFE
Waffles, Grab & Go Items, Chili, Soups, Hot Beverages. Beer, Wine and Hot Toddies available. Located in the Notchview Lodge. Open Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 8:30am-2pm Saturday, Sunday 8:30am-3:30. Closed Monday and Tuesday.
Cafe 4080' - Highest Beer Taps in New Hampshire
Light fare, beverages & full bar located in the Tram Summit Lodge. Food service available between 8:30am - 2pm.
Uphill Traffic / Skinning Policy: Uphill traffic/skinning is for skiers & snowboarders only and is restricted to a certain route with daily lift ticket or season pass. Access to trails before or after posted lift hours is prohibited. Details here.
DRONE Policy The use of Drones for photography or other use at Cannon Mountain and within Franconia Notch State Park is prohibited. Authorization in the form of a Special Use Permit must be obtained prior to operating a drone over/around Cannon Mountain or within the boundaries of Franconia Notch State Park (Exit 34A - Exit 34C). Permits are subject to approval based on intended use. For more information, please contact email@example.com.