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 Gorham, New Hampshire - Nestled in the White Mountains

How Long Does it Take to Get to the White Mountains Gorham NH

February 11,2022 - By: D. Chandler -

The White Mountains Is one of the most visited and prettiest places in New England.  Encompassing over 800,000 acres, the White Mountains is full of outdoor adventure.

Gorham NH is located only 5 minutes to the White Mountains.  It only takes a few minutes to get to many attractions in the White Mountains including Mount Washington, dozens of hiking trails, waterfalls, Santa’s Village, Story Land, covered bridges and more.

Also see Things to Do in Gorham NH in July


Distance and time from Gorham NH to major White Mountains attractions.

Attraction Name Miles from Gorham Mins from Gorham

White Mountain National Forest  

2.8 miles 4 mins

Mount Washington Auto Road

7.8 miles

10 mins

AMC Pinkham Notch Visitor Center 

10.6 miles 13 mins

Appalachia Trailhead   

6.7 miles 10 mins

Santa’s Village

18.9 miles 25 mins

ATV Rentals & Trailhead  

1 mile 1 min

Story Land

22 miles 28 mins

Whitewater Rafting

1 mile 1 min

Cog Railway

36.1 miles 46 mins

Glen Ellis Falls

11.5 miles 14 mins

Cold Brook Falls

7.3 miles 10 mins
Gordon Falls 6.6 miles 10 mins

Alpine Cascades Falls

8.1 miles 16 mins

13 Mile Woods

24.8 miles

36 mins

Jericho Lake State Park 

11.6 miles 22 mins

Moose Brook State Park 

3.1 miles 6 mins

Appalachian Trail (Rattle River Trailhead) 

3.5 miles 4 mins

Honeymoon Covered Bridge

20.1 miles 25 mins

Stark Covered Bridge 

24.5 miles 33 mins

Mechanic Street Covered Bridge

24.6 miles 32 mins

Mount Orne Covered Bridge

29.6 miles 39 mins


As you can see, Gorham NH is centrally located from many attractions in the White Mountains.  It is the closest town to the White Mountain National Forest and many other things to do in the area.  Exploring covered bridges, waterfalls, the Appalachian Trail, scenic drives, amusement parks and train rides, Gorham is the base place to make it your base of operations.

See Places to Stay in Gorham New Hampshire White Mountains


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