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Kancamagus Highway

Route 112, North Conway, Conway, NH
+1 207-838-4733
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Highway 112, or the Kanc, runs from Center Conway to North Woodstock, just south of Franconia Notch. Passing through the White Mountain National Forest, it is considered one of the most scenic highways in the U.S. and offers a number of interesting stopping off points.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beautiful drive” (205 reviews)
“sabbaday falls” (121 reviews)
“rocky gorge” (86 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Route 112, North Conway, Conway, NH
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+1 207-838-4733
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"beautiful drive"
in 205 reviews
"sabbaday falls"
in 121 reviews
"rocky gorge"
in 86 reviews
"swift river"
in 74 reviews
"lower falls"
in 97 reviews
"covered bridge"
in 86 reviews
"scenic overlooks"
in 44 reviews
"white mountains"
in 212 reviews
"ranger station"
in 43 reviews
"great road"
in 27 reviews
"many places"
in 86 reviews
"new hampshire"
in 175 reviews
"hiking trails"
in 85 reviews
"pull over"
in 39 reviews
"fall foliage"
in 112 reviews
"take your time"
in 64 reviews
"scenic route"
in 39 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

We drove this highway more than I can count and each time, we found sights along the way that we missed the previous trip. This is definitely something you should do if you are in the area.

Thank Dan H
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Kancamagus Scenic Drive (and the White Mountain Trail) are well worth doing. The roads are two-lane, twisty and hilly, and you may meet folks walking or on bicycles, so it is not wise to try these in a larger motorhome. Take the time to...More

Thank Alan46-Maine
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great road, everything is on it. Great little local Shops, restaurants, gas, over looks. Newly redone.

Thank Angela F
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Not much to say except that it is the quickest path between Bartlett and Lincoln NH. There are several scenic areas that you can pull over and take a picture. The views are breathtaking on a clear day. Beware make sure you have at least...More

Thank deedz60
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Kanc offers beautiful scenery, wildlife and a fun drive! It's an absolute must do. Bring your bathing suit and go swimming along your route, stop for some amazing views, go hiking on the marked trails. Activities are never ending. Stop in at the Ranger...More

Thank Lee L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful views, winding highway! It’s especially beautiful in the fall! Beware of other drivers who aren’t paying attention to the road! Bring your camera & stop in designated areas for everyone’s safety!

1  Thank Celeste F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great way to spend a day in the summer or fall. Take a picnic lunch and stop along the way. No food places on the highway. So many interesting sights to see along the way. Take your time and enjoy all the...More

Thank itishlady75
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a MUST DO for anyone visiting the White Mountains! "The Kanc" is gorgeous in just about any season, best it's best in Summer and Fall, I think.

Thank angelamarit
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful and well maintained highway nestled in the white mountains with great views and hiking options. I love swimming in the crystal clear cool waters of Lower Falls and enjoying the short hikes to rock formations and waterfalls. Highway is free and only $5 for...More

1  Thank Bulldog207
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to drive our 1974 MG midget convertible up the Kangamangus Highway. What a beautiful ride it is with all the scenic vista’s to stop at. A must do if in the area!!

Thank CMC_2012
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Maow W
11 October 2017|
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Response from snorider600 | Reviewed this property |
route is open, enjoy the view. some overlooks have room to stop.
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samnsea
6 October 2017|
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Response from mainemountainbear | Reviewed this property |
There is no one perfect time for fall foliage in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. The timing of peak foliage changes year to year, it changes by elevation (peaking at higher elevations first), and it changes by latitude... More
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Anshul J
5 July 2017|
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Response from ACETT | Reviewed this property |
Sunset is 7:14pm on the so plenty of time before it is dark. You've pretty much highlighted most of the places to stop with a view. But also have a look at Pemigewasset Overlook
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