Kancamagus Scenic Byway

National Scenic BywayNew Hampshire

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  • Storm Clouds over Mount Washington in New Hampshire

    The highest point east of the Mississippi, Mt. Washington, in the Presidential Range, towers over the surrounding landscape.

  • Falls Pond at Rocky Gorge

    Take advantage of short hikes in the pine needle forest surrounding Falls Pond.

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  • Fall Foliage Along the Kancamagus Highway

    Foliage still retains color in the late fall on the Kancamagus Highway.

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  • Leaf-peepers on the Kancamagus Highway

    A line of leaf-peepers snakes down the Kangamagus Highway enjoying the burgundy and gold leaves before the beginning of winter.

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  • Pemigewasset River

    The Pemigewasset River runs over boulders and through forests.

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  • Rocky Gorge on the Kancamagus Highway

    The Swift River has cut through massive rocks, giving the area its name.

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  • Pemigewasset Overlook on the Kancamagus Highway

    Travelers stop on the Pemigewasset Overlook to check out the view.

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  • Sugar Hill Overlook on the Kancamagus Highway

    Sugar Hill Overlook offers plenty of parking and room for visitors to stretch their legs and their eyes with a wide view of the White Mountains.

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  • Sugar Hills Overlook on the Kancamagus Highway

    Plenty of people take advantage of the opportunity to stop at the Sugar Hills Overlook.

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  • Covered Pavillion at the Sugar Hills Overlook

    A covered pavillion provides shade and seating for travelers.

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  • Open Viewing on the Kancamagus Highway

    A vista clearing helps to open the wayside view at the Pemigewasset Overlook

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  • Bus on the Sugar Hill Overlook

    The Sugar Hill Overlook has plenty of room for cars and buses alike.

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  • Driving the Kancamagus Highway

    Leaf-peepers take to the roads in the fall.

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  • The Pemigewasset River

    A visitor watches the Pemigewasset River flow below a bridge near the Lincoln Woods Visitor Center.

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  • Rocky Gorge Trail

    The paved Rocky Gorge Trail is perfect for bikes, roller-blades, skateboards, or plain old feet!

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  • Clear Cherry Pond

    Located in the Pondicherry Wildlife Refuge in Whitefield, Cherry Pond lucidly reflects the White Mountains in its waters.

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  • Cathedral Ledge

    Cathedral Ledge, located in North Conway, looks over the thick, lush White Mountain National Forest.

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  • Basin Brook

    The smooth waters of Basin Brook tumble softly through rolling basin ridges as they pass through Franconia Notch.

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  • Surrounded by Hardwood Forests

    Forests surround the Kancamagus Scenic Byway.

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  • Historic Covered Bridge

    This historic covered bridge sits along the Kancamagus Scenic Byway.

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  • Autumn Leaves

    During autumn, New Hampshire's forests are filled with crisp orange and yellow leaves.

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  • Falls Pond at Rocky Gorge

    Gentle ripples cross Falls Pond on a sunny autumn day on the Kancamagus Highway.

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  • Winding Through the White Mountains

    The Kanc winds through the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

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  • The Swift River

    The area surrounding the Swift River is especially breathtaking.

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  • Experience the Byway through Bicycling

    A lone bicyclist travels the Kancamagus Scenic Byway.

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  • The Kancamagus Scenic Byway

    With sections like this, it's easy to see why people enjoy driving the Kancamagus Scenic Byway.

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  • Perpetual Scenes of Loveliness

    This view from the road looks east from Lost River.

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  • Cape Cod Style House Near Passaconway

    The Cape Cod style originated in New England and is perpetuated along the Kancamagus Scenic Byway.

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  • Lost River

    The road leads to the entrance of Lost River area from the Kanc.

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  • Foggy Morning on the Kancamagus Highway

    Clouds and fog cling to the mountaintops along the Kancamagus Highway in New Hampshire.

  • Cherry Pond

    Cherry Pond, located in Whitefield, sits still under a clear sky.

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  • Icy Stream

    During winter, shallow streams sparkle with pebble-shaped ice created by frigid water.

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  • Fall Reflection

    An orange, yellow, and green autumn forest is reflected in clear lake waters in White Mountain National Forest.

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  • Elephant Head

    A rock formation resembling an elephant's head protrudes from the thick trees along in Crawford Notch State Park on Route 302.

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  • Cog Railway

    The Cog Railway on Mt. Washington Road descends a rocky slope.

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  • Cross-Country Ski Trail in the White Mountains

    Snow cakes the road and frosts the trees in New Hampshire's White Mountain National Forest.

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  • Winter Landscapes Worthy of Exploration

    White birches burst forth from thick blankets of snow in the White Mountain National Forest.

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  • Scarlet Maple on Baker River

    A deep scarlet maple pops against the gently flowing waters of the Baker River.

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  • Vivid Color Displays on Kancamagus Highway

    Vivid scarlet and orange trees line the winding Kancamagus Highway on an overcast day.

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  • View of Flume Gorge

    Crimson and gold trees cover the mountains and frame a winding road under a pure blue sky.

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  • Reflections of Fall in Campton Pond

    A still Campton Pond mirrors the vivid fiery reds and oranges of the trees in the surrounding forest.

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  • A Row of Red-Gold Trees Near Country Village

    Red caramel-colored trees frame a grassy meadow near Country Village.

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  • A View of Flume Covered Bridge

    Early fall foliage frames rustic Flume Covered Bridge, near Albany.

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