Crawford Notch State Park RV & Campground Guide

New Hampshire

Located between Bretton Woods and Bartlett in northern New Hampshire, Crawford Notch State Park is home to some spectacular views. While you're visiting, you'll want to explore the hiking trails, view the local wildlife, and marvel at the mountain panoramas. This New Hampshire park also shares a rich history with the Willey House, a structure famous for surviving a major avalanche in 1826. Before you head out to Crawford Notch State Park, you will want to be prepared for the changing weather. Temperatures reach highs in the 50s during the summer and drop to single digits in the winter.

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Spring 16-29 F
Summer 43-55 F
Fall 24-36 F
Winter 2-21 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Crawford Notch State Park

Crawford Notch State Park is the perfect retreat for outdoor enthusiasts. To fully enjoy the rustic region, however, you may want to travel in an RV. There are several campgrounds in the area where you can kick back and relax on your vacation. You can hit the road in style with an RV rental from RVshare.

Crawford Notch Campground

When you're visiting Crawford Notch State Park, you might want to park your vehicle at Crawford Notch Campground. This family-owned park is nestled in the heart of the White Mountains. You can enjoy the majestic mountains, unspoiled wilderness, and miles of hiking trails at this secluded spot. The campground's cabin and camping sites are located near the banks of the Saco River. Crawford Notch Campground's full hookup RV sites will cost $40 per night.

  • Water hookup: Yes

  • Electrical hookup: Yes

  • Sewer hookup: Yes

  • Wi-Fi: No

  • Pet-friendly: Yes

  • Other amenities: close to local attractions

Twin Mountain Motor Court & RV Park

At Twin Mountain Motor Court & RV Park, you can choose to stay in a cabin or at a full hookup site. This campground is located in the nearby community of Twin Mountain, NH. If you want to explore, you can take a scenic drive or hike on one of the local trails. If you want to relax, there is plenty of space to disconnect from the outside world. At Twin Mountain Motor Court & RV Park, there are 18 RV sites with 30-amp electric hookups. If you are planning to spend the night, the cost is $40. However, there are discounts for longer visits.

  • Water hookup: Yes

  • Electrical hookup: Yes

  • Sewer hookup: Yes

  • Wi-Fi: Yes

  • Pet-friendly: Yes

  • Other amenities: Good Sam discounts

Twin Mountain KOA

For those who want to stay in the heart of the White Mountains, this award-winning KOA location is ideal. The Twin Mountain KOA offers pull-through RV sites with full hookups. If you want to "rough it," there are primitive campsites available in the park. You can also rent a cabin, cottage, or lodge for your stay. There are plenty of amenities to enjoy, such as a swimming pool, snack bar, and a dog park. The prices for a site will vary depending on the size of your vehicle.

  • Water hookup: Yes

  • Electrical hookup: Yes

  • Sewer hookup: Yes

  • Wi-Fi: Yes

  • Pet-friendly: Yes

  • Other amenities: camping store, fire pit, and picnic tables

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What to Do at
Crawford Notch State Park

Inside Crawford Notch State Park

If you're looking for a break from the hustle and bustle of city life, Crawford Notch State Park is the perfect place for you. You can take in the beautiful mountain views or try to spot the local wildlife. Of course, history buffs and curious visitors will want to check out the Willey House, which is now an interpretive center within Crawford Notch State Park. Be sure to stop in and learn about its tragic history.

Outside Crawford Notch State Park

Crawford Notch State Park is located right in the middle of the White Mountain region. If you want to grab some dinner or pick up some supplies, there are plenty of places to visit in the towns of Bretton Woods and Bartlett. Northern New Hampshire is also home to a lot of amazing scenic destinations. 


Cabin Fever Restaurant

The Cabin Fever Restaurant serves up plenty of delicious entrees, including fresh seafood and homemade burgers. The restaurant uses only the freshest ingredients for their menu items. If you are in the mood for seafood, you will want to try the sweet sea scallops or whole belly clams. In addition, you'll find chicken, pizza, burgers, and steak on the menu.

Type: American

Location: 1395 US-302, Bartlett, NH 03812

Tuckerman's Restaurant & Tavern

Tuckerman's Restaurant & Tavern is the spot to enjoy over 22 beers on tap. Throughout the year, the selections will change with the seasons. This restaurant is a great place to watch your favorite sports on television. Tuckerman's Restaurant also offers mouth-watering entrees, fresh salads, and delicious appetizers. They even have a kids' menu and gluten-free options.

Type: American

Location: 336 Rt. 16A, Intervale, NH 03845

Sunrise Shack

Sunrise Shack has been serving visitors and residents since the 1950s. This classic diner offers hearty breakfast and lunch items. The menu consists of old favorites with a twist, and they use locally sourced ingredients. While you are there, make sure to build your own omelet or try a homemade sandwich.

Type: American

Location: 644 White Mountain Hwy, Glen, NH 03838


North Conway Hannaford

If your RV's cupboards are looking a little bare, you may want to stop at the North Conway Hannaford. At this shop, there is a large selection of fresh meat, seafood, and produce. If you want a special treat, you can even get some lobster tails at the fish counter.

Location: 32 Mountain Valley Blvd, North Conway, NH 03860

The Local Grocer

For those who want some organic and natural products, you will want to visit The Local Grocer. This organic store is located in North Conway. You will find plenty of locally sourced cheeses, meats, produce, and grocery items. The Local Grocer even carries specialty products and natural supplements.

Location: 3358 White Mountain Hwy, North Conway, NH 03860


When in the White Mountains, you may need to pick up some household goods. The local Walmart is located in Gorham. Like most Walmarts, this location has a wide selection of grocery items and household products. You can even choose some grab-and-go items from the bakery or deli.

Location: 561 Main St, Gorham, NH 03581


White Mountain National Forest

If you want to spend some time in a national forest, make sure to visit this location. White Mountain National Forest was established in 1918. Since it contains over 100 miles of the Appalachian Trail, it is the perfect place to explore. There are other activities throughout the year. In the summer, you will want to pitch your tent for some backcountry camping. Skiing and snowshoeing are popular activities in the wintertime.

Location: 71 White Mountain Drive, Campton, NH 03223

Mount Washington Cog Railway

The Mount Washington Cog Railway is the first mountain-climbing railway in the world. Today, you can travel up the mountains on this modern marvel. The Mount Washington Cog Railway is often called the second-steepest railway in the world.

Location: 3168 Base Station Rd, Bretton Woods, NH 03589

Conway Scenic Railroad

If you're a fan of trains and locomotives, you will want to take a ride on the Conway Scenic Railroad. This adventure takes about five hours, but you can experience all the beauty of the Mount Washington Valley. They offer rides in the 1950s-era streamline trains. Those who want a luxurious experience can book a ride in the premier class cars.

Location: 38 Norcross Circle, PO Box 1947, North Conway, NH 03860

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How to Get to
Crawford Notch State Park

Crawford Notch State Park is located on US 302 between Bretton Woods and Bartlett. You can reach the park from I-91, I-93, I-95, or US 3. These highways will take you through the mountains and woods as you travel to the entrance of the park.

Entering Crawford Notch State Park

This state park is open year-round. During the winter, the road conditions may cause parts of the park to close.

Crawford Notch State Park Per vehicle (1-4 adults) : $0.0

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Frequently Asked Questions About Crawford Notch State Park

What is the best time of year to visit Crawford Notch State Park?

The park is an attractive place to visit any time of year. Winter is perfect for skiing and other snow sports, while summer is ideal for hiking and camping. Visitors can enjoy seeing the leaves changing color in the fall.

What is the climate of Crawford Notch State Park?

The park receives an average of 200 inches of snow yearly, and the temperature rarely rises above freezing during the winter months. In contrast, the summers are relatively cool, with temperatures typically only reaching into the low 70s.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Crawford Notch State Park?

Crawford Notch State Park is home to an abundance of wildlife. Hikers can expect to see white-tailed deer, moose, bears, foxes, and coyotes. The park is also home to various bird species, including warblers, woodpeckers, and crows.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Crawford Notch State Park?

Crawford Notch State Park is a beautiful spot for RV camping, with plenty of sites. The campground offers a picnic table, a fire ring, water, electrical hookups, showers and restrooms, and a dump station.

Are pets allowed at Crawford Notch State Park?

Crawford Notch State Park is a pet-friendly destination, so you can bring your furry friend along on your next hike. You should clean up after your pets and always keep them on a leash.