North Conway Area

Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center

A trail system of easy and rolling terrain allows skiers of all abilities to find the right level of activity, challenge, and fun. The trails are groomed with both double tracks and a skating lane and run through the forests at the base of Mt. Washington. A heated cabin and log cabin are great places to stop, rest, and take in the fabulous views.

Trailhead Lat,Long: 44.28939,-71.22478



Bretton Woods XC Ski

On the grounds of the historic Mount Washington Hotel and the White Mountain National Forest, the Bretton Woods Nordic Center is one of the largest cross country areas in the East. The 100-km trail network crosses open fields, meanders through woods of spruce and fir, passes beaver ponds and mountain streams, and traverses open hardwood stands. Enjoy classical and skate skiing or snowshoeing on trails painstakingly prepared with our state of the art groomers. And don’t forget to stop off at the warming yurt or the rustic, backcountry cabin on Mount Stickney.

Trailhead Lat,Long: 44.25449,-71.43797



Jackson XC

Dominated by views of Mount Washington and the famous Presidential Ridge, the 154+km trail system spans three river valleys and 60 square miles of the splendid highlands of the White Mountains. Starting from our base lodge, skiers choose a tour to sunny open vistas, serene woodland terrain, challenging mountain descents or our world class race course areas. Jackson’s trails are designed and cut to offer optimum skiing conditions during the long winter season.

Trailhead Lat,Long: 44.146828,-71.184822



Bear Notch XC Ski

Located in the heart of the White Mountains. With 65km of trails set in a hollow at the base of Crawford Notch, they get consistently more snow than just about any other XC ski area in NH. Bear Notch is a favorite of locals as well as Kick ‘n Gliders.

Trailhead Lat,Long: 44.07334,-71.30237



Whitaker Woods and the Intervale Trails

You’ll enjoy the easy rolling terrain offering of these trails with some of the most magnificent winter views of Mt. Washington, the highest peak in the East! Over 50% of the network is rated easy to provide interesting and exciting skiing for novice skiers as well as the entire family. Whitaker Woods connects to the Intervale Trails which wind up the valley for miles.

Trailhead Lat,Long: 44.05676,-71.13066


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Nanamocomuck Trail

The Nanamocomuck cross country skiing trail is a family friendly, easily accessible XC trail with plenty of parking and bathrooms at the trailhead. Trail parking is located at the Albany Covered Bridge Parking Lot on the Kancamagus Highway. Additional parking at trailheads farther up the mountain.

Albany Bridge Trailhead:,-71.24216

Rocky Gorge Scenic Area Trailhead Lat,Long: 44.00252,-71.27787

Bear Notch Road Trailhead Lat,Long: 44.00297,-71.32107


Zealand Road Backcountry

This cross-country ski trail, located off of Route 302, just east of Zealand Road, eventually connects up with Zealand Trail and takes you to the north end of Zealand Notch before reaching Zealand Pond and the AMC Hut a short distance beyond. The trip to the hut is six miles and takes about 3.5 hours. Views include Carrigan Notch, Mt. Anderson, Mt. Lowell, Whitewall, and Vose Spur.

Trailhead Lat,Long: 44.265353,-71.49927



Hayes-Copp: Dolly Copp Campground Trailhead

The ski trail winds through 8 miles of forest from the campground to the border of the Great Gulf Wilderness. There is a variety of terrain to explore, and several areas where the forest opens up to reveal beautiful views.

Trailhead Lat,Long: 44.33507,-71.2187

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