Summer Activities

Cranmore Aerial Adventure Rope Bridge

Be sure to "know before you go". While many guidelines related to covid-19 have been relaxed as cases continue to decline and the rates of vaccination continue to rise, it’s important for guests and visitors to be aware that many businesses will continue to have safety procedures in place as well as have modified operations for the summer. We recommend that you learn about these changes as part of your planning process, and invite you to visit Ski NH’s COVID-19 Consumer Resource Page to learn more. By being educated and working together, we can keep each other safe and provide more opportunities for all to get out and enjoy all that New Hampshire has to offer.

If you're looking for some high adventure and your next adrenaline rush just look to the mountains for your next adventure. Play in the tree tops, zip down zip lines and ride a mountain coaster, where you control the speed of your ride. 

Many of the Ski Areas offer:

Guided Fly Fishing at Bretton Woods

Experience fly fishing in one of New Hampshire's most scenic and pristine fly fishing destinations. Try your hand at angling the Ammonoosuc River or any of a number of local rivers and streams, take a casting lesson, indulge in a four-hour guided river adventure, or try your hand at Tenkara - the Japanese method of fly fishing.

Our custom Guided Fly Fishing River Adventures will allow you to test your skills on a classic New England trout stream located on the Omni Mount Washington Resort property. In the shadow of Mount Washington and the Presidential Range, you and your guide will explore the local streams and ponds in search of the famed rainbow trout and native brook trout.

Reservations are required 48-hours before activity, for more information or reservations please contact the Stone Pillar Lodge at 603-278-3320.


  • Tuesday through Saturday: May 28 - October 9
    • Plus May 29–30, July 31, August 21, August 28, October 9-10
    • Start time will vary depending on destination and schedule and will generally be between 7:00am and 8:00am.
    • Your guide will specify and location and time to meet.
  • Not offered Sundays & Mondays
    • Not available July 24-30 & August 22-27
  • Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance online at or by calling 603-278-3320.
    *Based on availability; schedule is subject to change without notice.
  • 2-Hour Trip
    • $175 for 1 Guest
    • $275 for 2 Guests
    • $375 for 3 Guests
  • 4-Hour Trip
    • $250 for 1 Guest
    • $375 for 2 Guests
    • $500 for 3 Guests

*Please note, guests must present a valid printed fishing license from the State of New Hampshire prior to departure. If not already purchased, you may purchase a license online. The guide and the guest(s) will then get outfitted with a vest, an assortment of flies, and fly rod. Then it is off to the stream!

Join us for fun summer activities at Bretton Woods!
Canopy Tours | Golf | Fly Fishing | Mountain Biking | Disc Golf

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Scenic Ride on Bretton Woods Skyway Gondola

Enjoy a scenic ride on the Bretton Woods Skyway Gondola for breathtaking views of Mt. Washington and Presidential Range. The 12-minute ride up takes you to our new Rosebrook Lodge and on-mountain dining at the Switchback Grille, Crystal Hills or Peaks Café.

  • Open Daily, Saturday, June 18 - Monday, October 10
    • 10:00am - 4:00pm*

    *Advance online purchase required. Last ride up at 3:30pm on all days.

Reserve your Gondola Ride HERE

  • Public
    • Ages 13 & Up: $25
    • Ages 5 -12: $19
    • Under 4: Free with accompanying paying adult.
    • Over 80: Free
    • Family Rate: $79 (2 adults / 2 children)
  • Resort Guests
    • Ages 13 & Up: $22
    • Ages 5 -12: $17
    • Under 4: Free with accompanying paying adult.
    • Over 80: Free
    • Family Rate: $69 (2 adults / 2 children)
  • One Way - Up OR Down
    • All Guests: $19
Join us for fun summer activities at Bretton Woods!
Canopy Tours | Golf | Fly Fishing | Mountain Biking | Disc Golf

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Bretton Woods Stables Horseback Riding


Take the reins and go for a ride in New Hampshire’s beautiful White Mountains. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Presidential Mountain Range on one of our beautiful (or handsome) trail horses.

Reservations are required for Bretton Woods Stables carriage, sleigh and trail rides. For the latest information or to make your reservations, please contact the Stables at 603-278-3388.


Open Daily; May 21st - October 30th, 2022*
*As conditions allow
Trail Rides: 9:30am - 4:00pm
Pony Rides: 10:00am - 2:00pm


    Public/Resort Guest
    1-Hour Group Tour*$70/$60 per person
    1-Hour Private Tour* (up to 2 guests)$95/$85 per person
    Pony Rides (per child)$18/$15 per person
    * Riders must be 8 years or older unless given special permission by Stable Manager

    Join us for fun summer activities at Bretton Woods!
    Canopy Tours | Golf | Fly Fishing | Mountain Biking | Disc Golf

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    Whaleback Mountain Nature and Arts Day Camp

    Our Mission

    Whaleback Mountain Summer Day Camp inspires kids to explore their passions and build confidence in an exciting and unique day camp that emphasizes independence, friendship, discovery and fun.

    Whaleback Mountain, established in 1968, has always provided a fun and safe environment for kids to grow and learn life skills! This year, we are expanding our programs into summer with an awesome day camp open to kids ages 5 to 12! Your child is going to love this fun nature and arts camp. Our professional and caring staff will guide your kids through daily nature exploration walks, wilderness education, daily arts & crafts, sports including beach volleyball, kick ball, strider bikes, cooling off with sprinklers, water balloons, daily surprises and much much more!

    Monday - Friday 8am-4:30pm 

    Two Sessions:

    July 11th-15th

    July 18th-22nd

    We keep a consistent staff to child ratio of 1 staff to 8 kids. All staff are professionally trained, super fun and will help your child gain confidence and life skills through outdoor recreation

    Drop off begins at 8am and your child must be picked up by 4:30pm 

    Costs: $275 per week which includes lunch and daily snacks. You have the option to pay in full during registration or provide a $100 non-refundable deposit per week to reserve your space and the remainder due by the 1st day of camp.

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    Beach Volleyball

    Thar she blows! Beach Volleyball has landed at The Whale!

    Whaleback Mountain is thrilled to announce our Summer 2022 Beach Volleyball League! Every Thursday night at 6pm starting June 16th. Join us for our kick off party May 27th at 6:00p to start off the season!

    Two sessions:

    June 16th-July 21st and July 28th- September 1st

    Each team of 4 will play at least 1 game per night on one of our two brand new beach volleyball courts. USA Volleyball rules: First team to 21, win by 2, wins! Complete rule list can be found here:

    This league is open to all ages, skills and abilities from the beginner to the expert player! 21 and under must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. The bar and grill will be going the whole time!


    $180 per team per session which includes custom Whaleback Beach Volleyball visors for your whole team.

    So grab your mates and come on down to The Whale for some beach volleyball and brews!

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