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Scenic Chairlift Rides & Summit Restaurant

New Hampshire's Summit Adventure

Take a relaxing ride to the summit of Cranmore by chairlift.  At the top, take in the spectacular views of the Valley and the prestigious Mount Washington and enjoy a snack or cold beverage at the Summit Meister Hut.   After enjoying the views and exploring the top, board the Skimobile Express for a descent back to the base area. 

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Scenic Chairlift Hours of Operation

Cranmore’s Scenic Chairlift and historic Meister Hut restaurant is now open weekends through mid- June – see hours of operation page for details. 

The chairlift opens at 10:00am with the last chair to the summit at 4:30pm.  Last ride down from the summit to the base area is at 4:45pm.

The Meister Hut is open from 10:30am – 4pm, when the scenic chair is in operation. 


Scenic Chairlift Tickets

Chairlift Only:

42” and up $15

Under 42”– free with a paying adult

The Scenic Chairlift is also included with the purchase of each Mountain Adventure Park ticket – click here for more information.

Closed toe shoes are required.

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Scenic Chairlift
Chairlift Ride Restrictions
  • CLOSED TOE SHOES are required.
  • Only groups arriving together will ride together – individuals will ride solo.
  • Hand sanitizer stations are located at the top and bottom of the scenic chairlift, please use prior to loading the lift.
  • Must be age 8+ to ride alone.
  • Last chair to the summit is at 4:30pm.  Last ride down from the summit to the base area is at 4:45pm.
Summit Meister Hut
Summit Meister Hut

Serving from 10:30am – 4:30pm (last call at 4pm) alongside summer operations.

Swing into the historic Meister Hut for a snack, cold treat, or icy cold beverage.  The Meister Hut offers a selection of local craft beers, hot dogs, Bavarian pretzels, pre-packaged snacks, and Gifford's ice cream.  

Summit Hiking
Summit Hiking

Starting at the Meister Hut is a 1/2 mile loop around the summit.  Suitable for all ages, the trail displays scenic views of the Valley including downtown North Conway, the Conway Scenic Railroad, the Saco River, the Moat Mountains Range, Presidential Mountains including Mount Washington and more. 

Looking for a longer trek?  Check out the Black Cap Connector Trail.  A longer 2 mile traverse to neighboring Black Cap Mountain.  Still relatively easy and family friendly, the hike offers stunning 360 degree views of the area once reaching the summit. 

Please hike at your own risk, stay on designated path, carry in – carry out, and don’t feed the animals – enjoy!

Click here for a summit hiking map.