Spending the Day at Crawford Notch State Park

Are you craving an escape into nature, where mountain peaks touch the sky and waterfalls cascade gracefully? Then check out Crawford Notch State Park in the heart of New Hampshire’s White Mountains. For vacationers seeking a perfect blend of lakeside tranquility and mountainous wonders, Laconia’s NASWA Resort stands as the ideal hub. Nestled on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee, The NASWA Resort is your gateway to the scenic beauty of Crawford Notch, just under 90 minutes away.

Crawford Notch State Park: A New Hampshire Wonder

Picture yourself surrounded by the majesty of the White Mountains. With its rugged terrain and pristine landscapes, Crawford Notch State Park offers a sanctuary for outdoor enthusiasts. Hiking trails, ranging from strolls to challenges, wind through dense forests, leading to panoramic vistas and captivating waterfalls.

Arethusa Falls

One of the park’s highlights is Arethusa Falls, a 200-foot waterfall that captivates visitors with its sheer beauty. Walk along Arethusa Falls Trail for an immersive hike as you traverse the enchanting forest and arrive at this majestic cascade. The journey is as rewarding as the destination, making it a must-visit to connect with nature.

Willey House Historic Site

Delve into the history of Crawford Notch at the Willey House Historic Site. Learn about the Willey family’s tragic tale from 1826, when they faced a devastating landslide while attempting to flee their home. The site serves as a poignant reminder of the area’s rich history, adding another layer of depth to your exploration.

New Hampshire Family Summer Vacations at The NASWA Resort

After a day of mountain exploration, return to your lakeside accommodations at The NASWA Resort in Laconia. Less than 90 minutes from Crawford Notch, The NASWA offers a perfect blend of comfort and relaxation on Lake Winnipesaukee. Choose from several lodging options, including rooms, suites, and cozy cottages, ensuring a restful night’s sleep after your mountain adventures.

Visit us online or call us at 888-55-NASWA to learn how we can be your ideal Lake Winnipesaukee vacation spot!

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