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Kancamagus Highway

The Northeastern US’s First National Scenic Byway For Its Stunning Scenic Views. The Fall Colors During Leaf Peeping Season, With Breathtaking Views. Only 10 mins away from Lumen.
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The Kancamagus Highway is a 34.5 mile scenic drive along NH's Rt. 112 in Northern New Hampshire that is well known as one of the best Fall Foliage viewing areas in the country. The Kancamagus Highway is now designated an American Scenic Byway for its rich history, aesthetic beauty and culture.


Connecting with Lincoln and Conway,  Kancamagus Highway in the fall is an absolute must for anyone seeking a breathtaking display of nature's beauty. We highly recommend you to start early in the morning leveraging the benefit of Lumen is only 10mins drive from the starting point of Kancamagus highway to avoid foliage traffic.

This scenic byway transforms into a vivid tapestry of fiery reds, oranges, and golden hues during the autumn months. The highway winds through pristine forests, alongside crystal-clear rivers, and past numerous hiking trails, providing endless opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts to immerse themselves in the splendor of the season. The Kancamagus Highway, also known as "The Kanc," offers panoramic vistas at every turn, showcasing the full glory of New England's fall foliage. Whether you're an avid photographer, a nature lover, or simply someone seeking tranquility and awe-inspiring landscapes, a fall visit to the Kancamagus Highway promises an unforgettable experience that captures the essence of autumn in all its resplendent glory.

Here are some highlights on the way that you can stop by;

  1. Lower Falls: An ideal spot for a refreshing dip or simply savoring the serene beauty of the falls. The clear waters and surrounding forest create a tranquil oasis.
  2. Sabbaday Falls: Experience the wonder of cascading water amidst the vibrant autumn foliage. The beauty of Sabbaday Falls is a true testament to the magic of the season.
  3. Rocky Gorge: Marvel at the stunning rock formations and the pristine river that winds through this captivating natural wonder. Rocky Gorge is a symphony of nature's artistry.
  4. Hancock Overlook: Take in sweeping vistas of the White Mountains as you marvel at the grandeur of Hancock Overlook.
  5. Pemigewasset Overlook: Capture breathtaking photos of the changing leaves from the vantage point of Pemigewasset Overlook.
  6. CL Graham Wangan Overlook: Find yourself surrounded by an endless sea of colorful trees at the CL Graham Wangan Overlook.
  7. Sugar Hill Overlook: Be enchanted by the rolling hills painted in fall colors at Sugar Hill Overlook.
  8. Albany Covered Bridge: Step back in time at the historic Albany Covered Bridge, a charming testament to New Hampshire's heritage.

These places offer distinct experiences, allowing you to choose the ones that resonate most with your sense of adventure and appreciation for the beauty of fall in the White Mountains.