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Skiing White Mountains NH

Bethlehem, NH is conveniently located near many ski resorts in the White Mountains with XC trails close by. Downhill skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing.…Just be a snow shredder!

Make Bethlehem a stop on your winter ski journey or book a room in our town to unwind after a long day on the powder.


Under 20 Minutes

Cannon Mountain – 15 minutes, 9 miles

Bretton Woods – 19 minutes, 13 miles

Under an Hour

Attitash Mountain – 43 minutes, 33 miles

Loon Mountain – 45 minutes, 26 miles

Waterville Valley – 49 minutes, 45 miles

Wildcat Mountain – 53 minutes, 43 miles

Cross Country Skiing

There’s nothing like the workout of cross-country skiing! From groomed trails to backcountry treks, northern New Hampshire is a dream for Nordic skiing enthusiasts. Many of our community trails convert to Cross Country Skiing trails during the winter months, where visitors are free to spend the day exploring our winter wonderland before heading into town to warm up with a cup of tea, coffee, or hot cocoa.

Bretzfelder Park

There are several trail loops through the park allowing for quiet exploration. See The Rocks website ( for trail information. Additional info about the park can also be found on our hiking page

Franconia Village X-C Ski & Outdoor Recreation Center 

The Franconia Inn maintains over 65 km of cross-country skiing trails. Most trails are single track width. Trails wind through various terrain including forests, meadows and over brooks. See their website pricing and rental information.

Under 20 Minutes

Ammonoosuc Rail Trail – 12 minutes, 7 miles

Bretton Woods – 19 minutes, 13 miles

Check out our Biking page for a list of rail trails.