AMC Highland Center at Night (Megan Begley)
In the White Mountains’ awe-inspiring Crawford Notch, you’ll lose all sense of time. With magnificent waterfalls, soaring cliffs, and surrounding forest, the natural world will draw you in. Hike to nearby peaks or take a quiet stroll around a mountain lake. Either way, the choice is yours.
The Highland Center is our premier White Mountain lodge and an ideal base for your White Mountain escape. With our full buffet breakfast, fuel up for a hike to the southern Presidential peaks, rock climb nearby Frankenstein Cliffs, or play in Arethusa or Ripley Falls with your family. Then, come back to a hearty, home-cooked dinner and settle into your private room, complete with private bathroom. Bunk space and shared bath options also available in the lodge as well as at Shapleigh Bunkhouse, located on the premises.
 
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With an extensive trail network at its front door, waterfalls, lakes, and more, the Highland Center is the perfect base for your outdoor adventures.

Staff Top 5 Things To Do...

Hike to big views without the big effort Hike to big views without the big effort
Follow historic footsteps as you climb to the summit of nearby Mount Willard for one of the most legendary views in the White Mountains. Learn more >>
Play in a waterfall Play in a waterfall
Arethusa, Ripley and others. Hikers big and small are drawn to the beauty of Crawford Notch’s waterfalls in all seasons.
Travel the Trail Travel the trail
Hike the Crawford Path, the oldest, continually maintained hiking trail in the nation, on your trek to summit a 4,000-foot peak or two. Or join one of our guided Lodge-to-Hut Adventures and hike this and other trails with a trusted AMC guide.
Ski a groomed trail network Ski a groomed trail network
The 100 kilometers of Bretton Woods’ cross-country ski trails extend to our back door. Ski over, enjoy a glorious day on the trails, and ski back for dinner. Your car won’t miss you. Learn more >>
Hang out on our lawn Hang out on our lawn
Take in the wildflowers in late June as you sip your beer on the patio. Or play with your kids on the new, Big Mountain Playscape, with all the features of a mountain setting on kid-friendly scale.

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