New England's longest, most powerful river tells the story of clashing continental plates and glaciers, of Abenaki living on the land, and of colonial settlement among fields and forests. Experience traditions, vivid history, deeply rooted farming heritage, call of the railroads, natural beauty, and recreation along the Connecticut River Byway.
The Kancamagus Scenic Byway passes through the heart of the White Mountains while traversing the flank of Mt. Kancamagus, filled with scenic areas and overlooks. Visit the Russell Colbath Historic Site, which offers colonial history, and explore the Forest Discovery Trail, which provides forest ecology experiences in a living classroom.
The White Mountain Trail offers New England's most rugged mountain scenery as it travels easily through three historic "notches" or mountain passes. Views abound of villages and unspoiled National Forest. Stops include views of Mount Washington and the grand Mount Washington Hotel, mountain cascades, wildlife, and the Appalachian Trail.
Other Byways in New Hampshire
As a service, we strive to include information on all byways or backways in New Hampshire on this website. This list may be incomplete or contain byways that overlap.
- Amoskeag Millyard Scenic and Cultural Byway
- The Apple Way of Londonderry
- Branch River Valley Trail
- Canterbury Shaker Village Byway
- Coastal Byway
- Currier & Ives Trail
- General John Stark Scenic Byway
- Independence Byway
- Lakes Region Tour
- Lake Sunapee Scenic Byway
- Moose Path Trail
- Presidential Range Tour
- River Heritage Tour
- Woodland Heritage Trail