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Explore New Hampshire's Beautiful Lakes Region

Hike, paddle, swim, and ski from this cozy lodge that's perfect for groups and families. Cardigan Lodge offers an extensive trail network for hiking and cross-country skiing, a nature trail and swimming pond, and family-friendly programs. Take a nature walk or challenge yourself on a longer trek to Mt. Cardigan. In winter, snowshoe or backcountry ski from your door. Choose from private or shared rooms, with full-service - including dinner and breakfast - and self-service seasons.


Cardigan Lodge is surrounded by 5,000-acre Mount Cardigan State Forest. This beautiful and mountainous region is the perfect place to hike, ski or snowshoe. It also makes a wonderful backdrop for amazing pictures any time of the year!


Explore more than 50 miles of trails on foot, snowshoes or cross-country skis. Make the challenging trip to Mount Cardigan and Firescrew. Go downhill skiing at Ragged Mountain just nearby! Your cabin affords all the beauty of New Hampshire Lakes!

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

For over 70 years, High Cabin has been an admired rustic retreat for backcountry buffs looking for a sheltered escape with magnificent vistas. Built in 1931, it was newly renovated in 2004 with new bunk beds, woodstove and a composting toilet.

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 15 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Alexandria
  • Nearby Water Lake Winnipesaukee
  • Open Dates All Year

Nearest Airports

  • Lebanon Municipal Airport (LEB) / 21.4 miles
  • Manchester Airport (MHT) / 54.3 miles
  • Dillant Hopkins Airport (EEN) / 55.5 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

Additional Information

  • Bird Watching
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Downhill Skiing/Snowboarding
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
772 Shem Valley Road Alexandria, New Hampshire 03222 United States  
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