Tuckerman’s Ravine Waterfalls

Sargent’s Purchase, New Hampshire
Tuckerman’s Ravine Waterfalls are beautiful cascades found within the rugged landscapes of the White Mountain. They form seasonally.
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Nestled within the rugged landscapes of the White Mountain National Forest in New Hampshire, Tuckerman’s Ravine stands as a breathtaking alpine glacial cirque, renowned for its challenging terrain and stunning beauty. Throughout the winter months, the ravine transforms into a haven for backcountry skiers and snowboarders seeking the thrill of its steep and icy slopes. The annual Tuckerman Inferno, a spring skiing event, further elevates the ravine’s popularity, drawing enthusiasts from far and wide to test their skills on this iconic East Coast destination.

As winter gives way to spring and summer, Tuckerman’s Ravine undergoes a remarkable transformation. The once snow-covered expanse evolves into a lush landscape adorned with vibrant wildflowers, offering hikers an enchanting backdrop for exploration. Amid this seasonal shift, the Tuckerman’s Ravine Waterfalls come to life, as melting snow gives rise to cascading streams that form mesmerizing waterfalls. These natural wonders, set against the backdrop of the surrounding mountains, create a captivating spectacle that attracts both nature lovers and photographers alike.

For those seeking to witness the beauty of Tuckerman’s Ravine Waterfalls, various routes offer access to these cascading treasures. One of the most rewarding paths involves hiking Mount Washington via Tuckerman Ravine and Lion Head. While this trail spans over 3 miles one-way, with an elevation gain of approximately 3,000 feet, it promises an immersive experience in the heart of nature’s grandeur. The trailhead for this challenging yet rewarding hike is conveniently located at the AMC Pinkham Notch Visitor Center.

Whether you’re an avid winter sports enthusiast navigating the steep slopes or a summer hiker reveling in the vibrant blooms and waterfalls, Tuckerman’s Ravine beckons with its year-round allure. Embracing both the thrill of adventure and the tranquility of nature, Tuckerman’s Ravine stands as a must-see destination, inviting visitors to discover the magic woven into its slopes and waterfalls alike.

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Address: White Mountain Road, Pinkham’s Grant, New Hampshire
Place GPS Coordinates: 44.262861, -71.298889
Parking GPS Coordinates: 44.262861, -71.298889
Parking Notes: There is ample parking available at the trailhead the AMC Pinkham Notch Visitor Center located just off White Mountain Road in Pinkham’s Grant. Although there are hundreds of parking spaces, this is a very popular lot. For this reason, it is best to arrive early and visit on weekdays to avoid crowds.

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