Local Area Attractions
Board the four-passenger gondola at the base for unlimited rides to the summit. Take in extraordinary scenery, as the gondola carries you to the top of Loon Mountain. Loon's summit opens another world of activities for you and your family. Explore glacial caves, hike the self-guided interpretive nature trail, climb the observation tower, and visit with local artisans, as they produce unique crafts in this beautiful mountain setting. Stop by our Summit Cafe overlooking Loon Pond, and enjoy a light bite or meal as you savor the surrounding scenery. Throughout the summer the summit comes alive with area artisans, who choose this beautiful setting as a venue to inspire their craft. Enjoy a gondola sky ride to the summit and stroll through the Artisans' Village. A boardwalk offers easy access throughout the summit's nature trail, where you'll find these spectacular caves and other scenic settings. Kids enjoy climbing the mountaintop jungle gym.
The White Mountains of New Hampshire
With over 30 man-made and natural attractions, the White Mountains of New Hampshire are a great place to visit any time of the year. There are crystal clear lakes, rivers and ponds perfect for a day of fishing or boating; natural wonders, countless hiking trails with varying degrees of difficulty, mountain bike trails, rock climbing and all sorts of terrific family attractions. You can even hike a section of the famous Appalachian Trail. Plus, the beautiful symphony of Fall colors in late September are not to be missed! Golfers, tennis players, archery enthusiasts, horseback riders, rollerbladers and even stockcar racing fans will find ample opportunity to enjoy their favorite sports here. And, if you're looking for variety and value when you shop, come to the White Mountains. Not only is the shopping plentiful -- It's Tax Free! Twin Mountain KOA provides a great central base from which to enjoy hiking, biking, fishing, swimming, canoeing and the many attractions in the White Mountains. Here are a few of the attractions in the immediate area:
Mount Washington Cog Railway
Climb to the top of New England's highest peak on the world's first mountain-climbing Cog Railway, known as "The railway to the Moon". You will ascend thousands of feet from the Base Station to the summit of Mount Washington, 6288 ft elevation, which doesn't seem that impressive until you step out of the train. No trees, just glacial rock and the highest wind speed ever recorded by man. The views from Mt Washington are impressive and it is an amazing experience to be on its summit. It is located 20 minutes from the campground. Mount Washington Cog Railroad Base Road, Mount Washington, NH 1-800-922-8825. For the adventurous of spirit there are alternatives to the cog railroad and you can hike (Jewell or Tuckerman Trail) or drive via the Auto Road to the top of Mt. Washington.
Local Area Activities
Hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing and swimming
Located 15 Minutes from the Campground Enjoy all of these healthy, outdoor sports in the White Mountains National Forest and New Hampshire State Parks. You can even hike a significant portion of the famous Appalachian Trail that stretches from Georgia to Maine.
10 Minutes from the Campground Whether you enjoy river or lake fishing, fly or line fishing there is something to fit your fishing style in our New Hampshire area. New Hampshire Fish and Game stocks lakes and rivers where necessary. Visit Twin Mountain Fish and Wildlife Center right around the corner from us! Fly Fishing lessons and clinics are also available at the Mt. Washington Hotel and Resort.
- Some of the most scenic and challenging 9 and 18 hole courses in New England.
- Bethlehem Country Club, on Route 302.
- Mount Washington Hotel Golf Course, Route 302 800-258-0330
- Waumbek Golf Club, one of the most historic courses in America, on Route 2 in Jefferson. 603-586-7777
- Maplewood Country Club on Route 302 in Bethlehem 603-869-3335
- Panorama Golf Course at the Balsams. Route 26, Dixville 603-255-4961
Ask us about discounts made available by some of these golf courses to our guests
Enjoy tax-free shopping at outlets, specialty shops, big box stores and even antiquing! Great shopping located in Littleton, Bethlehem, Lincoln, Gorham and the famous North Conway.