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 Mount Washington Auto Road - traverse to above the clouds

Things to Do in Gorham NH in July 2022 (With Photos)

January 12,2022 - By: D. Chandler - Gorham Activities

 

July is one of the best months to visit the Gorham Village area with lots to see and do.  From hiking your favorite trail in the White Mountains to exploring New Hampshire on a UTV or ATV, Gorham is a great place relax and unwind.

Our list of 16 things to do in July around Gorham:

  • Mount Washington Auto Road
  • Glen Ellis Falls
  • Moose Brook State Park
  • Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center
  • Story Land
  • Living Shores Aquarium
  • Gorham Moose Tours
  • Santa’s Village
  • White Mt ATV Rentals
  • Northeast ATV Rentals
  • Alpine Cascades
  • Gorham Historical Society & Railroad Museum
  • Scenic Drive Thirteen Mile Woods
  • Scenic Drive Evan’s Notch
  • Douglas A. Philbrook Red Barn Museum
  • E-Bike Rentals
  • Whitewater Rafting

 

Find the Perfect Camping Spot

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 Glen Ellis Waterfalls - Pinkham Notch

Mount Washington Auto Road

Take a ride to the top of Mount Washington on the Mount Washington Auto Road.  See the expansive view of the valley and the Presidential Mountains Range.  This is an epic trip to the top of the tallest mountain in the Northeast.  Experience the unique summit landscape and visit the summit information center to learn more about the Mount Washington Observatory and much more...

Mount Washington Auto Road
1 Mount Washington Auto Road
Gorham, New Hampshire   03581
https://mt-washington.com/
Directions

 

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 Glen Ellis Waterfalls Trail - Pinkham Notch

Glen Ellis Falls

Take a short hike to Glen Ellis Falls and have a picnic.  Located in the White Mountain National Forest, this waterfall is a dramatic 64-foot full drop falls which is very popular with locals and visitors.

Glen Ellis Falls
Pinkham Notch
Jackson, New Hampshire   03581
Directions

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 ATV Riding in New Hampshire

Moose Brook State Park

Experience the wonderful natural area of Moose Brook State Park with majestic trees, cold mountain streams and a maze of hiking trails.  Moose Brook State Park also host Coos Cycling Club and many mountain bike trails within the state park.  There are hiking trails, walking paths and biking trails in various lengths and level of difficulty.

Moose Brook State Park
30 Jimtown Road
Gorham, NH 03581
https://www.nhstateparks.org/visit/state-parks/moose-brook-state-park
Directions

 

Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center

Located at the base of Mount Washington, the Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center is a beautiful place your outdoor activities.  They are located between the Great Gulf Wilderness and the popular Presidential Mountain Range.  The area includes stunning views natural meadows, crystal clear streams and multiple trails throughout.  You can mountain bike ride through their trail system or kayak on the Androscoggin River.

Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center
1 Mt Washington Auto Rd 1st floor
Gorham, NH 03581
(603) 466-3988
https://greatglentrails.com/
Directions

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 Story Land - Glen New Hampshire

Story Land

Story Land is the perfect place to go in July especially for kids and families.  This children’s theme park is a major attraction in the White Mountains with its fantastic rides and shows.

Story Land
850 NH-16
Gorham, New Hampshire   03581
https://www.storylandnh.com
Directions

Living Shores Aquarium

The Living Shores Aquarium is the White Mountains newest attraction.  It’s a great place to enjoy the marine creations both freshwater and saltwater.  They also have an aviary with tropical birds as well as interactive exhibits for children.
 

Living Shores Aquarium
850 Pinkham Notch Road, NH-16
Glen, New Hampshire   03838
https://www.livingshores.com/
Directions


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 Story Land - Glen New Hampshire

Gorham Moose Tours

During the evening you can take a moose safari in Northern NH and see New Hampshire Moose in their natural habitat.  A thrilling experience for sure for folks of all ages.

Gorham Moose Tours
69 Main Street
Gorham, New Hampshire   03581
https://www.gorhamnh.org/moose-tours
Directions

 

Santa’s Village

Santa's Village is an extraordinary must-see attraction for kids.  Located in the White Mountains, Santa's Village is open year-round with shows, fun rides, reindeer, gingerbread cookies and of course Santa Claus.

Santa’s Village
528 Presidential Hwy
Jefferson, NH 03583
https://www.santasvillage.com
Directions

 

White Mt ATV Rentals

Ride an ATV in the mountains with White Mt ATV Rentals.  Explore over 1000 miles of trail where you can see local wildlife, waterfalls, mountain stream and tons of fresh air.

White Mt ATV Rentals
299 Main St
Gorham, New Hampshire   03581
https://whitemtatvrental.com/
Directions

Northeast  ATV Rentals

Northeast ATV Rentals has many UTV machines where you can explore the mountains including Jericho Mountain State Park and a labyrinth of ATV trails throughout the White Mountains region.

Northeast Snowmobile & ATV Rentals

177 Main St
Gorham, New Hampshire   03581
https://northeastsnowmobile.com/atv-side-by-side-rentals/
Directions

 

Alpine Cascades

Take a short hike to Alpine Cascades located off the Rail Trail begin Gorham and Berlin on the East side of the Androscoggin River.  This is a great place for a picnic or to admire the waterfalls.
This waterfall peaks out of the mountain and drops into a sizable pool.  It can be quite impressive after a strong rain.

Alpine Cascades
CRX9+G5
Gorham, New Hampshire   03581
Directions

 

Gorham Historical Society & Railroad Museum

Explore the past with the Gorham Historical Society & Railroad Museum.  Examine relics from earlier days when Gorham was a major hub between Portland, Maine and Montreal, Quebec.  The historical past of Gorham includes hosting tourists from Boston and Atlantic Ports since 1851 when the railroad industry made Gorham a rail hub.

Gorham Historical Society & Railroad Museum
25 Railroad Street
Gorham, NH 03581
(603) 466-5338
https://gorhamnewhampshire.com/railroad_museum.html
Directions

 

Scenic Drive Thirteen Mile Woods

Take a scenic drive up Route 16 from Gorham traveling North towards Errol, New Hampshire.  This scenic byway parallels the Bear Brook and is an example way to see raw wilderness in its natural state.  See mountain views, a roughed river along the road and a vast forest of mature growth trees.  This is called 13 mile woods and is a great place to pull off the road and have a picnic or explore the river banks.

Directions

 

Scenic Drive Evan’s Notch

Head East on Route 2 just into Maine and you will find Route 113 South.  This is a less travelled but beautiful part of the White Mountains.  This forest road winds through the White Mountain National Park and ends near North Conway.  There are multiple places to pull off the road and see the Wild River, Mountain Views and old growth forests.

Directions

 

Douglas A. Philbrook Red Barn Museum

This museum is dedicated to the Mount Washington Auto Road history.  Of the many building and barn since the beginning of the auto road, this is the only original remaining building.  Visitors can learn about the history of the auto road and see various examples of equipment used throughout the years.

Douglas A. Philbrook Red Barn Museum
1 Mt Washington Auto Rd
Gorham, NH     03581
(603)466-3988
https://mt-washington.com/amenities/red-barn-museum
Directions

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 Moose Tours - Gorham New Hampshire

Douglas A. Philbrook Red Barn Museum

1 Mt Washington Auto Rd

Gorham, NH     03581

(603)466-3988

https://mt-washington.com/amenities/red-barn-museum

https://goo.gl/maps/E7o6JZPDuxmPobsr9

 

E-Bike Rentals

Rent an e-bike and explore around Gorham and the Presidential Rail Trail.

 

Northeast Snowmobile & ATV Rentals
177 Main St
Gorham, New Hampshire   03581
https://northeastsnowmobile.com/atv-side-by-side-rentals/
https://goo.gl/maps/rG6jnB7jCNyeqjDCA


 

Raft NH

Go whitewater rafting in Northern NH with Raft NH.  They offer daily trips to the North Country where you can have some fun on the river. 

Raft NH
196 Main Strett
Gorham, NH 03581
(603) 545-4533
http://raftnh.com/
Directions

 

Explore the many things to do in the Gorham area with the White Mountain National Forest at your doorstep.  There are many outdoor activities for everyone to enjoy.

Local Hiking Trails in the Area include:

  • Mt. Moriah
  • Rattle River Trail (a part of the Appalachian Trail)
  • Pine Mountain
  • Appalachia Trailhead (to Mt. Madison)
  • Pinkham Notch (Great Gulf Wilderness)
  • Pinkham Notch (Mount Washington & Tuckerman’s Ravine)



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