There's an exciting variety of things to see and do, including man-made and natural attractions that make up this scenic and exciting part of New Hampshire. Visitors Center provides maps and brochures, literature about White Mountains attractions, videos, restrooms, gift shop, and a courtesy phone for reservations. Adjoining barn has information and displays for the White Mountains National Forest, including hiking maps and park passes.
Hours: Year-round, daily, opens at 8:30 a.m.. Closes between 5 and 6 p.m., depending on the season.
2473 White Mountain HighwayNorth Conway, NH, 03860Phone: Toll-Free: 877-948-6867
Inspired All-Season Adventure in the White Mountains
If you are planning a trip to nature’s playground, stop in to one of the Mt. Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce’s visitor’s booths, at 2617 Mountain Highway in North Conway You’ll find helpful advice on everything from the best ski resorts for beginners in the winter to the best places dine outside in the summer.
But before you head to the valley, why not sign up for the monthly Vacation Inspirations newsletter on our website? While you're there, feel free to scroll down the latest events, activities, specials, deals and coupons, or for our interest-specific emails (one for skiers, one for snowmobilers, one for golfers, one for shoppers...). E-postcards are also geared toward those with specific interests, from campers to pet owners. Just click our link above to the chamber’s website to sign up and begin planning your getaway.
Hours: Open Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday - 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Located on one of New Hampshire’s most famous scenic by-ways, the Kancamagus Highway, the Saco River Ranger Station provides information on the Forest Service, the White Mountain National Forest, safe hiking, Cabin & Campground Reservations and Forest Fire Info. They can also link you with other outlets for information on mountain weather, NH State Parks & NH Fish & Game. White Mountain National Forest parking passes are available for sale at this station as well, which is helpful if you’re planning on visiting many state parks on your vacation!
2473 White Mountain HighwayNorth Conway, NH, 03860Phone: 603-356-5947
You have made it to North Conway, a historic town in the Mt. Washington Valley buzzing with events, arts and culture, lodging, dining and attractions! Right as you enter the North Conway Village, you will see a quaint, yellow building. Before you make the next move on your vacation, stop in and say hello to this visitor booth’s friendly staff and make sure you’re “in the know” of everything there is to do on this vacation! Hours: Open Monday thru Friday, 9am - 5pm.
Waterville Valley Region Visitor Information Center
Off the ramp at Exit 28 of I-93Campton (Waterville Valley), NHPhone:
Knowledgeable staff has information on everything you need: attractions, moose locations, best hiking and trail maps, camping, lodging deals,dining. Rest rooms.
Hours: Daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Intervale Scenic Vista
3654 White Mountain HighwayIntervale, NH, 03845Phone: 603-356-2769
Hours: Daily, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
You will pull over for the iconic view of Mt. Washington at the Scenic Vista on Route 16 in Intervale, NH, but you will also find a visitor’s center stocked with information on all there is to do in the Mount Washington Valley. Make this a stopping point for a family photo or to enjoy a picnic at the picnic tables with Mount Washington as a backdrop. The facilities are clean and offer restrooms.
White Mountain National Forest Visitor Center
200 Kancamagus Hwy. (Exit 32 off of I-93)North Woodstock, NHPhone: 603-745-3816
Interpretive display tells the history and evolution of the White Mountain National Forest using hands-on displays and an audio-described tour. Staff are available to provide information and suggestions on short hikes, campgrounds, and other activities and programs. This Vistor Center has a cabin with visitor literature, rest rooms, parking area, trailhead for the Lincoln Woods Trail, a suspension bridge. Wheelchair accessible. The pedestrian walkway on the highway bridge on the Kancamagus Byway, which offers views up the East Branch of the Pemigewasset River, is accessible from the parking area.
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.