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Welcome to New Hampshire!
We hope you will enjoy your White Mountains camping trip.


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SITE FEATURES
RV's are allowed
Sorry no hook ups

Handicapped facilities include:
Tables & grills

Hancock Campground

HANCOCK CAMPGROUND -
Site with 1 vehicle $22 / Extra vehicle $5
NO RESERVATIONS- FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE BASIS
For Up to date information Call THE GATEWAY at 603-745-3816

OPEN: The area is open year round with camp sites available on a first-come, first serve basis.
Camping fees are full-price during winter and summer months. Snowplowing is provided in the winter.

LOCATION:
Hancock campground is located on the Kancamagus Highway 5 miles east of I-93, exit 32, and 7 miles respectvely.

Hancock Campground NH

NARRATIVE:
Hancock campground is a developed recreation areas administered by the USDA Forest Service. A fee is charged for use of this area and is collected through a self-service pay system. The campgrounds are conveniently located near Interstate 93 in the heart of the White Mountain National Forest on the scenic Kancamagus Highway. A variety of recreational opportunities exsist nearby which include; swimming, fishing, hiking, picnicking, sigh-seeing and pleasure driving.

Hancock Campground is adjacent to the East branch of the Pemigewasset River and has 56 wooded sites, each with a picnic table, fireplace and tent pad. A common parking area is shared by 21 sites while the other 35 sites have individual turnouts for parking which will accomodate most trailers and motorhomes. The campground also features solar powered water spigots and 2 flush toilet buildings.

A unique swimming hole, known as Upper Lady’s Bath, is located downstream from the campground and can be reached by a five minute walk. The swimming area consists of a relatively calm pool of water with rocky ledge bottom.

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS:
1. East Branch Pemigewasset River
2. Upper Lady’s Bath
3. Kancamagus Highway
4. Otter Rocks
5. Greely Ponds Scenic Area
6. Franconia Falls
7. Black Pond
8. The Flume
9. Indian Head
10. The Basin
11. Franconia Notch
12. Cannon Mountain Tram
13. Lost River Road
14. Kinsman Notch

The Pemigewasset Ranger District
71 White Mountain Drive
Campton, NH 03223
603-536-6100