Echo Lake, Cannon Mountain Ski Area

Franconia Notch State Park - Cannon Mountain with Echo Lake in the foreground during the spring months in the White Mountains, New Hampshire USA. One of the coolest locations to photograph in Franconia Notch State Park is Cannon Mountain from Echo Lake. On calm mornings, the reflection of Cannon Mountain is breathtaking! It is one of my favorite spots to photograph in the state park. One of the many places in the White Mountains I return to over and over.
Cannon Mountain from Echo Lake – White Mountains, New Hampshire
 

Echo Lake, Cannon Mountain Ski Area – A great location to photograph in Franconia Notch State Park in the New Hampshire White Mountains is Cannon Mountain Ski Area from Echo Lake. It is one of my favorite locations to visit in Franconia Notch State Park. And its one of the many places in the White Mountains I return to over and over.

Reflection of Cannon Mountain Ski Trails in Echo Lake during the summer months in Franconia Notch State Park  of the New Hampshire White Mountains.
Cannon Mountain from Echo Lake – White Mountains, New Hampshire
 

During the three seasons, when Echo Lake is not frozen over, the reflection of the ski trails on Cannon Mountain is excellent. The best viewpoints (above) can be found along the Franconia Bike Path.

Franconia Notch State Park - Cannon Mountain with Echo Lake in the foreground during the spring months in the White Mountains, New Hampshire.
Cannon Mountain from Echo Lake – White Mountains, New Hampshire
 

Hard to think Cannon Mountain may not be part of the state park system if New Hampshire Senate Bill 217 is passed. It truly is the centerpiece of Franconia Notch State Park. In short, this bill wants to remove Cannon Mountain from the New Hampshire state park system.

AUGUST 2013 UPDATE: Cannon Mountain survived the New Hampshire Senate Bill 217. The ending result of the bill was the development of a hiking corridor on Mittersill being approved. Read more here.

All of the above images can be licensed for publications by clicking on the image you are interested in. And you can view more images of Cannon Mountain here.

Happy image making..


 

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Erin Paul is a professional photographer who specializes in environmental conservation and historic preservation photography in the New Hampshire White Mountains. His work is published worldwide, and credits include; Backpacker Magazine, Appalachian Trail Conservancy, the Appalachian Mountain Club, and The Wilderness Society.

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