Local Area Attractions
Mount Washington Cog Railroad / Auto Road
45 minutes and 1 hour from campground Take an exciting ride up the highest peak in the northeast in the coal powered steam train or take your own car on the auto road. See the vast Mountain View, on a clear day you can see up to a hundred miles away to Portland, Maine Harbor and the Sears tower in Boston
Cannon Mountain Tramway
15 minutes from campground Have a picturesque ride in the Gondola in Franconia Notch, the gateway to the White Mountains. See the view of Vermont's Green Mountains to the west and Mount Lafayette and Presidential Range to the east. You can also do some hiking through Franconia Notch on the 20 mile paved trail or on the multitude of mountain trails.
Old Man of the Mountain
15 minutes from campground See the mountainside location where the Great Stone face once was. In May of 2003, Mother Nature reclaimed the official symbol of New Hampshire, crashing it to the bottom of Franconia Notch. Check out the museums memorabilia and photos. You might try your hand fly fishing in Echo or Profile Lake for trout, too!
20 minutes from campground Called the Old Mans foot basin, this 25-foot hole, is bored into solid granite over the last 25,000 years. Only .1 mile from the parking lot, any level of hiker can take in this spectacular sight at the beginning of the Pemigewasset River. Picnic tables available. Great stop over.
20 minutes from the campground. The Flume Gorge is two-mile self-guided nature walk. The Flume is a natural gorge with spectacular waterfalls, vistas and covered bridges. The Gilman Visitor Center good for some souvenirs, restrooms, cafeteria, historical displays. A must see.
Local Area Activities
Littleton/Lisbon KOA is located on the Ammonoosuc River and you can fish, swim, or just sit along the banks and watch the river flow by. There are many local area activities listed and your hosts will provide you with information to direct you in the right direction for what you are looking for. The large selection of area restaurants will please even the most discerning palate.
Golfing in the White Mountains has been a favorite activity to visitors and with good reason. Some of the best views in the mountains can be seen from the links of the region's many golf courses. A golf game on each of these courses presents a new and unforgettable experience for every golfer. There are 18 golf courses with-in one or two hours of the campground. Some are with-in a few miles. We have discount coupons for some and you can choose from difficult or more leisurely courses.
Covered bridges in the White Mountains are an integral part of the landscape. This is a great place to wait out a summer shower, steal a kiss or watch raging river waters swollen by the melting winter snows. Take one of our self-guided tours or make up your own and see some of over 50 covered bridges in the White Mountains area.
You can walk into the river, over the banks from the campground and do some great fishing in the Ammonoosuc River to catch that trophy rainbow trout. Other rivers and streams in the area that are especially notable include the Swift River along the Kancamagus Highway, the East and West Branch of the Pemigewasset River, the Saco River, the Ellis and Wildcat River. Those who prefer lake fishing can cast a line at Moore Reservoir on the Connecticut River, Big and Little Squam, Stinson Lake, and Echo Lake; and Profile Lake (fly-fishing only). And you can get a 1, 3 or 7-day license at the local sport shop.
There are short hikes that, for minimal effort, can take you to a waterfall or a spectacular view, as well as longer hikes to scenic outlooks, lakes and ponds and mountain summits. Within minutes of the campground there are 48 / 4000 Mountain tops and hundreds of trails, for young and old. You'll find trails for the serious hiker or that family hike and picnic. Let us direct you in the right direction for your desires. We are only 15 minutes from Franconia Notch and less than an hour from MT. Washington and most of the White Mountain National Forest, with hundreds of miles of marked trails.
Canoe touring or canoeing during the medium or low water period in summer can be enjoyed by almost everyone. There are a number of canoe shops throughout the White Mountains offering rentals and guided trips - and they'll generally transport your canoe directly to put-ins, and arrange to pick you and the canoe up at trip's end. Some shops offer opportunity for canoe camping as well.