Memorial Day Weekend in NH.

NH Recreation: Memorial Day Weekend Events in NH.


Memorial Day Weekend in NH

The weekend marks the beginning of activities at New Hampshire's mountain resorts.
Memorial Day may be the unofficial kickoff to summer, but it marks the official opening of many attractions at New Hampshire's mountain resorts, from aerial courses and biking to fishing and more.

On weekends beginning May 28, guests can take a canopy tour or trail ride, conquer the slopeside climbing wall and try their luck at fly-fishing at the Omni Mount Washington Resort at Bretton Woods. They are offering spring canopy tour specials through June 30 and fly fishing clinics beginning May 30 on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 9-11 a.m. The Adventure Center and additional attractions, including the Go Kart Park, Ranger® Mountain Tours and mountain biking, open with daily hours on June 18.

Cannon Mountain is set in the breathtaking Franconia State Park, and will be in full swing this Memorial day. Echo Lake Beach at the base of Cannon Mountain opens on May 20th, as does the Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway, offering sweeping views of Franconia Notch State Park. Cannon will also offer bike and boat rentals starting on Memorial Day weekend.

Cranmore Mountain Resort in North Conway opens their Aerial Adventure and Mountain Adventure Parks on weekends beginning May 28 through June 12 before opening seven days a week for the summer. They will also be open for Memorial Day on May 30. The Aerial Adventure Park has five elevated ropes courses, with an option for all ability levels. The Mountain Adventure Park offers attractions for kids and adults, including a mountain coaster, climbing wall, bouncy houses, The Soaring Eagle zip line, Mountain Coaster, Giant Swing and more.

Gunstock Mountain Resort in Gilford will debut their new Mountain Coaster this summer. But while they get ready for it to open, guests can take a trip down one of the longest zip line canopy tours in the continental United States on their zip line tour. The Aerial Treetop Adventures course is also available, offering eight different courses, including an Explorer Course just for kids. These attractions, along with scenic lift rides to the summit and off-road Segway tours, are open on weekends beginning May 28 and on Memorial Day, May 30. They open daily on June 25.

The Adventure Center and Aerial Adventure Park at Loon Mountain Resort in Lincoln open May 28 with weekend hours through June 18 and daily hours beginning on June 25. Guests have a variety of activities to choose from in both, including Gondola sky rides and activities at the summit, a climbing wall, maze, and the Aerial Forest, with a variety of elements from trapeze bridges to ladders and zip lines. There is also a series of mountaintop caves to explore - all set overlooking the White Mountains.

Mount Sunapee Resort opens their Adventure Park on May 28 with guided canopy zip line tours, aerial challenge course, climbing wall, disc golf, miniature golf and chairlift rides. New this year, guests of all abilities can also experience Mount Sunapee's trails via mountain bike through their Evolution Bike Park. On May 29, the resort is holding a Vibram Birdie Bash with a day of disc golf for beginner through tournament players, complete with prizes. Pre-registration is required.

The Adventure Center at Waterville Valley Resort opens on May 16 with mountain biking, hiking, and skateboarding. The golf course is set to open on May 21 and Snow's Mountain chairlift rides will be available on weekends from May 28 through June 24 Waterville Valley is celebrating Memorial Day Weekend with their annual Casting for Kirby Youth Fishing Derby on May 28 and their 27th annual Chowderfest & Brews on May 29. Science Center Show at 10 a.m. on May 30.

Posted 5/13/16


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