Franconia Notch State Park RV & Campground Guide

New Hampshire

If you're looking for one of the most beautiful spots in New Hampshire to relax, Franconia Notch State Park is the place to go. The area has been a favorite of local explorers since New Hampshire's days as a colony. Located near the towns of Lincoln and North Conway in northern New Hampshire, Franconia Notch allows you to see beautiful landscapes ranging from rugged mountain peaks to a lake teeming with fish. You can also take in experiences ranging from hiking to rock-climbing. If you're here during the fall, you'll be able to see some of the foliage that exemplifies the experience of autumn in New England.

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Spring 30-75 F
Summer 44-78 F
Fall 26-68 F
Winter 6-30 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Franconia Notch State Park

An RV is a perfect way to have a place to stay warm at night after a day of exploring what this park has to offer. If you don't have an RV of your own, an RV rental from RVshare is one of the best ways to savor Franconia Notch and take advantage of the freedom that comes with an RV trip. 

Littleton/Lisbon KOA Holiday

Littleton/Lisbon KOA Holiday boasts 70 sites starting from $40 a day, with access to fun social activities. Amenities include full hookups with 30 or 50 amps, free Wi-Fi, showers, a swimming pool, hot tub, and sauna. Pets are welcome, and social activities include art events, pancake breakfasts, and ice cream socials. Enjoy fun in the game room, and take advantage of activities like fishing, bicycling, or hiking.

Twin Mountain / Mt. Washington KOA Holiday

The Twin Mountain / Mt. Washington KOA Holiday campground borders the White Mountain National Forest area, offering some of the easiest access to Franconia Notch State Park. There are 85 sites that you can pick from that start at $45 a night. Full hookups have 30 or 50 amps, with sites being either back-in or pull-through. A heated swimming pool and hot tub are available for you to use. Showers are available for guest use. The park is pet-friendly, allowing you to bring your furry friend along on your outdoor adventures. Wi-Fi will enable you to stay in touch during your stay.

Fransted Family Campground

Fransted Family Campground has a beautiful location spread over 45 acres. There are plenty of activities to appeal to all ages and interests, including wagon rides, scavenger hunts, and costume parades. Wi-Fi is available, and your pets are welcome. The 91 sites have full hookups, and there are showers for guests. Back-in and pull-through sites are available.

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What to Do at
Franconia Notch State Park

Inside Franconia Notch State Park

Start off at the Flume Gorge Visitor Center to discover more about the park. Take a walk through the Flume Gorge or take a ride of the aerial tramway that leaves from Cannon Mountain to fully experience the stunning landscapes. Other things to do include seeing the New England Ski Museum to learn more about one of the area's most popular activities. You can also go swimming at Echo Lake, try fishing at Profile Lake, or take advantage of the hiking and bicycling trails.

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How to Get to
Franconia Notch State Park

Franconia Notch State Park is off Interstate 93 near Lincoln, NH. Take Exit 34A and go north toward Lincoln to reach the park. The park entrance is on Daniel Webster Highway.

Entering Franconia Notch State Park

The park's operating hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Franconia Notch State Park Per adult (12 and older) : $4.0

Franconia Notch State Park Per child (6-11 years old) : $2.0

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Frequently Asked Questions About Franconia Notch State Park

What is the climate of Franconia Notch State Park?

The climate of Franconia Notch State Park is generally warm in late spring through early fall and quite cold in the winter. Since the park is located in northern New Hampshire, it sees significant snowfall every year.

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

Many people visit this park in late September or October when foliage is at its brightest. Because temperatures tend to remain cool due to the park's high elevation, summer is also a great time to tackle your favorite hiking trails.

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

An abundance of wildlife can be found on Franconia Notch State Park's scenic hiking trails. The most common sightings include white-tailed deer, falcons, and hawks. Visitors may also be able to spot beavers, minks, porcupines, and more.

Are pets allowed at Franconia Notch State Park?

There are designated dog walks near the Tramway and Flume parking lots in Franconia Notch State Park. Due to the hiking challenges presented by steep slopes and large rocks, pets are not permitted on the trails or in the campground.

Is Franconia Notch State Park accessible for disabled visitors?

Most of the park's hiking trails have fairly rugged terrain, but there are a number of nice views disabled visitors can enjoy from parking turnoffs. Towns like Jackson, Bartlett, and Randolph offer terrific views of the White Mountains' Presidential Range.