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ride guide: Bear Notch, Kanc, Franconia Notch, Crawford Notch loop
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Ride Type:  road bike
Distance:  78.00 miles
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Directions: 
Park in the dirt lot cross from the Attitash ski respot in Bartlett and head North on Rt 302.

Ride North on Rt 302 to the intersection of Bear Notch Road and 302 in Bartlett Village.

Turn left and continue over Bear Notch and down to its intersection with the Kancamagus Highway.

Turn right, climb the Kancamagus Pass and continue a beautiful downhill into Lincoln.

Before you get to the intersection with Rt 93 take a right and follow the road up along the Pemigewasset River to The Flume.

Continue up the well marked bike path that crosses and recrosses 93 as it goes through Franconia Notch past Canon Mountain.

Past Echo Lake take a right on Rt 3 and follow it to Twin Mountain.

At the intersection of Rt 3 and Rt 302 take a right. Continue past Zealand, Fabyan and Bretton Woods and on to Crawford Notch.

Ride the superb downhill past waterfall cascades on your left and Mt. Willard on your right.

Follow 302 with the Saco River on your left for a long and very gradual downhill through Bartlett Village to your car at Attitash.
Author:  Al Hospers
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