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Encyclopedia > Franconia Notch

Franconia Notch State Park is located in the White Mountains in northern New Hampshire and straddles 8 miles of Interstate 93 as it passes between the Kinsman Range and Franconia Range. Attractions include the Flume Gorge and visitor center, the Old Man of the Mountain historical site, fishing in Echo Lake and Profile Lake, and miles of hiking, biking and ski trails. This article is about the White Mountains of New Hampshire. ... State nickname: The Granite State Other U.S. States Capital Concord Largest city Manchester Governor John Lynch Official languages English Area 24,239 km² (46th)  - Land 23,249 km²  - Water 814 km² (3. ... Interstate 93 is an interstate highway in the New England section of the United States. ... The most general definition of mountain range is a group of mountains bordered by lowlands. ... This article is about the New Hampshire landmark. ...

See also List of New Hampshire state parks NH Parks and Recreation -- Franconia Notch (http://www.franconianotchstatepark.com/) List of New Hampshire state parks Ahern State Park Androscoggin Wayside Park Annett Wayside Park Bear Brook State Park Beaver Brook Falls Wayside Bedell Bridge State Park Cardigan State Park Chesterfield Gorge Natural Area Clough State Park Coleman State Park Crawford Notch State Park Daniel Webster Birthplace Deer Mountain Campground...

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Franconia Notch State Park - Lincoln, NH (1573 words)
Franconia Notch State Park is located in the heart of the popular White Mountain National Forest.
A notch is actually a gap in the mountains formed by river and glacial erosive forces.
No visit to Franconia Notch is complete without a ride to the summit of 4,180-foot Cannon Mountain on the aerial tramway, or a walk along the shore of Profile Lake to view the famous rock profile known as the Old Man of the Mountain.
Franconia Notch (148 words)
Franconia Notch State Park rivals the Mt Washington area as the favorite tourist and hiker destination in the White Mountains.
On the west side of the notch are North and South Kinsman, Lonesome Lake Hut, and Cannon Mountain.
On the east side of the notch is Franconia Ridge, consisting of Lafayette with Greenleaf Hut, Lincoln, Liberty, and Flume.
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