Kancamagus Highway


The White Mountains await you.

The pristine Kancamagus Highway has many things to offer for all types of people. From families, avid hikers, to tourists there is something for everyone to learn and discover on the Kancamagus Highway. The Kancamagus is a wonderful place to visit any time of the year, from the amazing color it offers during foliage season to the cool water that allows you to escape the summer heat. Bear Notch Rd. is open but check with the Forest Service link on the Local Links page. The Kancamagus Highway is located in Northern New Hampshire and stretches 34 miles long from Lincoln to Conway. There is no gas for this length of road, so gas up before you leave either end. This site is not affiliated with the White Mountain National Forest.

Brake For Moose Warning!

It could save your life. There are hundreds of collisions every year. Moose are dark and their eyes do not reflect light; unlike deer and other nocturnal creatures. Be very cautious at dawn and dusk, moose are more active at this time. When you see a moose: slow down and proceed with caution !!

Moose in road at dusk

Highlights Include:

  • Covered Bridge
  • Hiking Trails
  • Waterfalls
  • Camping

2023 has proven to be very wet year. Several roads were washed out within New Hampshire. The rain effects the leaf color as well as stripping them from the trees. Check the link on the Links Page to the Yankee Magazine New England map on Tree Peak Color. This site offers helpful information for everyone who would like to take in the breathtaking beauty of the Kancamagus Highway. The purpose of this Web Site is to serve as a guide for your trip to The Kancamagus Highway in the New Hampshire White Mountains National Forest. This site is not affiliated with the White Mountains National Forest and is maintained as a reference to the road only. Thank You for visiting here.

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