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Mountain Info


Cannon Mountain Ski Area & Aerial Tramway
Franconia Notch State Park
260 Tramway Drive
Franconia, NH 03580
I- 93 to Exit 34B & 34C


Telephone: 603-823-8800
Fax: 603-823-8088
Snow Conditions: 603-823-7771


General Office Hours are 8am - 4pm daily.
Find specific Park Attraction hours & info HERE


(Subject to Change)

9am-3:45pm Fri & Mon
8:15am-3:45pm Sat, Sun & Holiday Periods.
*Last round-trip ride up is 3pm. Last ride down is 3:45pm.
Tram is closed Tues/Wed/Thurs during Non-Holiday periods.
(Tram runs late December through late March)
Tram building is open when the Tram operates.

Peabody Express, Zoomer, Tuckerbrook, Cannonball: Daily 9am, Weekends/Holidays 8:30am

Eagle Cliff, Weekends/Holidays ONLY at 9am.

Brookside, Huckerbrook Handle Tow, Magic Carpet, TBD

Mittersill Double Lift - 9am midweek, 8:30am weekend/holiday

Holiday Periods: 12/26/19-1/1/20, 1/18/20-1/20/20, 2/15/20-2/23/20
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
Handle Tow, 1 Wonder Carpet

Summit Elevation (Ski Area) Cannon: 4,080' - The Highest Ski Area Summit in NH!

Mittersill: 3650'

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 through Early / Mid April - typical

Lift Capacity 11,000 skiers per hour

2019/2020 AMENITIES:

Snowsports School: Full-service PSIA Ski and Snowboard School in the Brookside Learning Center.

Youth Programs & Childcare: Brookside Learning Center: offers all-day and part-day programs, plus childcare for ages 6 months to 5 years . Seasonal programs available.

Retail/Rentals: Retail Shops located in the Notchview Lodge and at the Tram Base; plus ski/snowboard rental & service shop in the Peabody Lodge. All rental skis are "shaped" skis; all rental snowboards feature "step in" bindings.

Places to Eat:

  • Lafayette Food Court: Full cafeteria located in the Peabody Base Lodge
  • Notchview Cafe: Sandwiches, soups, baked goods, snacks, etc. Bar with beer & wine located in the Notchview Lodge
  • Cafe 4080': Light fare, beverages & full bar located in the Tram Summit Lodge - open Saturdays, Sundays & daily during Holiday periods. Closes at 3pm.
  • Tramway Country Store: Light fare & beverages located in the Tram Base Lodge - Open when the Tram is operating.
  • Cannonball Pub: Located in the Peabody Base Lodge. Open daily 10am-6pm throughout the winter season. Full bar & pub menu with 21+ apres-ski parties and entertainment most Saturdays.


Uphill Traffic / Skinning Policy: Uphill traffic/skinning is for skiers & snowboarders only and is restricted to a certain route with the purchase of an uphill skinning ticket. 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. contact