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Loon Mountain hiking

New Hampshire, United States

By lydia.crawford

Loon Mountain Statistics

Difficulty

Easy

Elevation gain

934 meters

What are the activities at Loon Mountain ?

Hiking

Skiing

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Why choose a trail at Loon Mountain?

Loon Mountain Ski Resort is a ski resort in Lincoln, Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. It is in the White Mountain National Forest. Its vertical drop of 2,109 feet (643 m) is the tenth largest in New England. It is located on Loon Mountain. Loon Mountain hosts more skiers than any other resort in the state. The resort was founded in the 1960s. On September 19, 2007, Boyne Resorts, a Michigan-based resort company, announced it had acquired the lease to operate Loon from Booth Creek Ski Holdings. In 2011 the resort was expanded by four trails. It also increased the number of snow guns by 170 to a total of 600, at a total cost of $1.4 million. One notable activity available during the summer at the resort is the Guest Train Engineer Program, allowing guests to learn how to operate a live steam locomotive on the 2 ft (610 mm) narrow gauge J.E. Henry Railway.

Loon Mountain is a mountain located in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is part of the White Mountain National Forest. The mountain is known for its ski resort, which was founded in 1966. The resort features 72 trails, 3 terrain parks, and a half pipe. It also has a vertical drop of 2,100 feet and a summit elevation of 3,050 feet.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-71.62144
44.03597

What are the coordinates and address of Loon Mountain?

Loon Mountain
Loon Mountain, Livermore, NH 03251, USA

Hiker reviews

5 out of 5 stars

Based on 20 reviews

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Recent reviews

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Leo Thomas

5 out of 5 stars

Loon Mountain Resort is a great ski resort! I just love how dynamic the mountains level of difficulty varies throughout.

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Lizzie Ranallo

5 out of 5 stars

Loon Mountain Resort is a great ski resort! I just love how dynamic the mountains level of difficulty varies throughout.

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Ronald J. Johnson

5 out of 5 stars

Loon mountain was beautiful and the mountain provided photo opportunities. Their gift shop was cool. It was loaded with all sorts of cool Loon mountain gear from mugs to jackets to gloves.

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Windy Gadson

5 out of 5 stars

Loon mountain was beautiful and the mountain provided photo opportunities. Their gift shop was cool. It was loaded with all sorts of cool Loon mountain gear from mugs to jackets to gloves.

Starting Point

The start of the trails at Loon Mountain can be accessed from the main parking lot.

Why visit Loon Mountain

The Loon Mountain Resort is a great place to visit for winter sports enthusiasts of all levels of experience. The mountain has something for everyone, from beginner ski and snowboard trails to more challenging runs and terrain parks. There is also a tubing park and a half-pipe for those looking for a little more excitement. The resort offers lessons and clinics for beginners, as well as equipment rentals and repairs. And when you're ready to take a break from the slopes, the resort has a variety of restaurants and bars, as well as a spa and fitness center.

Is Loon Mountain in New Hampshire a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on what the family is looking for in a vacation spot. Loon Mountain is a great place for outdoor enthusiasts, with plenty of hiking and biking trails, as well as skiing and snowboarding in the winter. However, it may not be ideal for families with young children who are looking for more leisurely activities such as swimming or sunbathing.

Things not to be missed

Near Loon Mountain in New Hampshire, the best activities include skiing, snowboarding, and hiking. A bref description not to be missed would be the incredible views of the White Mountains from the top of the mountain.

1. Hiking - There are a number of hiking trails near Loon Mountain, including the White Mountain National Forest and the Franconia Notch State Park.

2. Skiing - Loon Mountain is a popular ski resort, offering downhill skiing and snowboarding.

3. Fishing - The Pemigewasset River is a popular spot for fishing, and offers trout, salmon, and bass fishing.

4. Camping - There are a number of campgrounds in the area, including the White Mountain National Forest and the Franconia Notch State Park.

5. Swimming - There are a number of swimming holes in the area, including the Echo Lake Beach and the Profile Lake Beach.

Where to eat?

1. The Alpine Club- This restaurant is located in the White Mountain National Forest and is only accessible by hiking or skiing. The food is excellent and the views are stunning.

2. The Lostbo Pub- This pub is located in an old train station that has been abandoned for years. It is only accessible by hiking or skiing. The food is excellent and the atmosphere is unique.

3. The Flume Gorge Cafe- This cafe is located in the Flume Gorge and offers stunning views of the gorge. The food is excellent and the prices are reasonable.

4. The Notchland Inn- This inn is located in the White Mountain National Forest and offers stunning views of the mountains. The food is excellent and the prices are reasonable.

5. The Conway Scenic Railroad- This railroad offers scenic train rides through the White Mountain National Forest. The food is excellent and the prices are reasonable.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What is the level of difficulty of Loon Mountain ?

Easy

What is the elevation of Loon Mountain?

934.00 M

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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