• Activities:

    Photography, Running, Skiing, Snowshoeing, Hiking, Fitness

  • Skill Level:


  • Season:

    Year Round

  • Trail Type:


  • RT Distance:

    6.8 Miles

  • Elevation Gain:

    534 Feet

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Cliff Jumping
Swimming Hole

Franconia Falls Trail features natural waterslides, a swimming hole, and fun for all ages. The Franconia Falls Trail is located in White Mountain National Forest, allows dogs, and is a perfect day trip year round!

This trail is also frequently used in the winter for cross country skiing, snow shoeing, and hiking.

Photos: Rene Rivers and Ashok Boghani

Pack List

  • Water
  • Sun protection
  • Warm layers (if using trail in the winter) 
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