Kancamagus Scenic Byway

Kancamagus Scenic Byway

Address:c/o White Mountains Attractions Visitors Bureau
200 Kancamagus Highway
North Woodstock, NH 03262

Phone:603-745-8720
Web: www.byways.org/browse/byways/2458/ Description:Recognized as one the most spectacular fall-foliage trips, "The Kanc," as locals call it, passes through the heart of the White Mountains in New Hampshire, climbing to nearly 3,000 feet as it traverses the flank of Mount Kancamagus. Areas of interest include: Clark Trading Post, Loon Mountain Ski Resort, Passaconaway Historic Site, and Falls Pond and Rocky Gorge Scenic Area.
Legth: 34.5 miles. Start/Endpoint: Byway follows SR 112 from its junction with I-93 in Lincoln (near the Pemigewasset River) east to the city of Conway at the junction of SR 112 and SR 16. While traveling the "Kanc," visitors can complete their loop by taking the White Mountains Trail National Scenic Byway (see separate entry for description). Time to Allow: 1 hour. Designation/Year: National Scenic Byway (1996).

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The Lower Falls Recreation site is one of the most popular along the Kancamagus Scenic Byway, a four-season destination that offers great swimming in the summer and brilliant foliage in the fall.
Grants also are going toward building a rest stop at the Mount Washington Scenic Overlook in Coos County, preserving the Stark Covered Bridge over the Upper Ammonoosuc River, preserving the Cresson Covered Bridge in Swanzey and Ashuelot River Covered Bridge in Winchester and helping Albany acquire more than 293 acres to protect the Mount Washington Valley and the Kancamagus Scenic Byway, among other projects.