Reservation
Refund
Questions...
[x]
Find Sites





Find your spot

Find other facilities on map

For more information on passes click here

For more information on Forest
Safety click here

 

WHITE LEDGE CAMPGROUND, NH

part ofWhite Mountain National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Closed through Thu May 22 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

White Ledge Campground is conveniently located off State Route 16, 5 miles south of the town of Conway, New Hampshire. It is a relatively small facility and provides easy access to town amenities and activities as well as superb scenic driving, hiking, fishing and rock climbing.

The White Mountains boast pristine forests, clear mountain streams and rivers and the tallest peaks in the Northeast. The forest encompasses nearly 800,000 acres in New Hampshire and western Maine, and is one of the most popular in the country.

Natural Features:

The campground is tucked away in a mixed white pine and hardwood forest in the southern part of White Mountain National Forest. The forest is home to many species of northern wildlife, including moose, white-tailed deer and black bear. Almost 200 species of birds, including the rare Bicknell's Thrush, live in the forest.

Recreation:

Campers can access numerous hiking trails, rock climbing routes, scenic overlooks and wildlife viewing locations within a short drive. Local rivers and streams offer stocked or wild trout for anglers. Nearby Jigger Johnson Campground offers educational programs on Saturday nights.

The White Mountains region hosts four alpine and five nordic ski areas, which provide year-round recreation opportunities such as skiing, hiking, mountain biking, outdoor concerts, interpretive trails, special events and regional and national skiing and snowboarding races.

The area also contains 1,200 miles of hiking trails, including 160 miles of the famous Appalachian Trail.

Learn more about recreation in the national forest.

Facilities:

Campsites are organized into two loops. The facility is well shaded, and a grassy play area is available.

Accessible restrooms and a hand pump for drinking water are provided. There are no showers or dump station on-site. Noise from the road may be noticeable.

Nearby Attractions:

The nearby towns of Conway and North Conway offer tours, shopping, restaurants and many other amenities.

The Kancamagus Highway is a popular scenic byway perfect for a morning or afternoon drive on a clear day.

Within an hour drive, campers can access the Presidential Range, which consists of the tallest mountains in the forest, including the 6,288-ft. Mount Washington, the highest peak north of the Smoky Mountains and east of the Mississippi River.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Biking
  • Campfire Rings
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Picnic Tables
  • Vault Toilets
Know Before You Go
  • No switching sites upon arrival
  • Must bring confirmation to campground; post confirmation number and requested information on fee envelope
  • Maximum two vehicles per site
  • This campground has first-come, first-served sites
  • Campsite fee includes parking for one vehicle; second vehicle fee of $5 per night collected upon arrival
  • Be bear aware; keep all food out of site in approved containers or locked inside a hard-sided vehicle and remove all food from area after eating
  • White Mountain National Forest website

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
43.95444, -71.21389
43°57'16"N, 71°12'50"W

From Conway, New Hampshire, follow State Route 16 south for 5 miles. The campground is on the right.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

WHITE LEDGE CAMPGROUND
WHITE MOUNTAIN
NH

Phone Number:

Information: (603)447-5448
Phone the Saco Ranger District for More Information: (603) 447-5448
Recreation.gov helps you discover and book trips to all of America's public places.
Learn more about us, or about any of our agency partners below:
Bureau of Land Management Federal Highway Administration National Oceanic Atmosphere Administration Smithsonian Institution USDA Forest Service US Army Corps of Engineers US Fish and Wildlife Service National Park Service Bureau of Engraving and Printing Tennessee Valley Authority Bureau of Reclamation National Archives Records Administration

Agency Partners