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Picnicking in the White Mountains

Springtime and summertime in the White Mountains of New Hampshire are perfect for getting outdoors – even during meal times. Everything just seems to taste better when you eat outdoors and picnicking can be as easy as packing a few sandwiches, a blanket, and heading out into the wilderness for a truly unforgettable picnic in the White Mountains.

In the Lincoln Area

  • At Loon Mountain on Route 112 (the Kancamagus Highway)
  • Along the Pemigewasset River
  • Fay Wayside on Route 3N in North Woodstock
  • Wildwood Picnic Area in Kinsman Notch, 9 miles west of Lincoln on Route 112
  • Various locations in Franconia Notch State Park

Along The Kancamagus Highway

  • Lower Falls
  • Sabbaday Falls
  • Rocky Gorge
  • C.L. Graham Wangan Ground

Scenic Overlooks

  • In the Mount Washington Valley
  • West Side Road
  • Conway at the Swift River Covered Bridge
  • Route 16 at the Intervale Scenic Vista
  • Cathedral Ledge and Echo Lake State Park
  • Glen Ellis Falls on Route 16 in Pinkham Notch
  • Jackson Falls in Jackson Village
  • Diana’s Baths, West Side Road, Bartlett

Along Route 302

  • Crawford Notch State Park at the Willey House, near the famous Willey Slide
  • Sawyer Rock, 2 miles west of the railroad crossing in Bartlett
  • Beaver Brook Wayside Area, Route 3, 4 miles south of Twin Mountain.
  • Saco Ranger Station
  • Moose Brook State Park in Gorham