Cathedral Ledge State Park

579 Cathedral Ledge Road
Bartlett, NH  03812
(603) 356-2672

NOTE: The gate at Cathedral Ledge is now closed for the season. It will re-open in spring as weather permits.

Activities and Amenities

A mile-long auto road leads to the top of 700-foot Cathedral Ledge where views across the Saco River Valley to the White Mountains can be enjoyed. The park can be also be accessed from hiking trails at Echo Lake State Park. Once on the top, a new accessible hiking trail leads to a view of the valley. Both Cathedral and nearby White Horse ledges are popular rock and ice climbing walls.

Operating Schedule

This park is always open for recreation unless closed or restricted by posting. During the off-season the park is typically not staffed, gates are closed and comfort stations are not available. The gate at Cathedral Ledge Road is typically open from Mid-May to late October.

The off-season poses unique risks inherent when participating in outdoor recreational activities. Please be aware that many State Park areas and trails are not staffed during the off-season, and day-use fees are not collected. Recreationists should possess the necessary knowledge, skill, and equipment to ensure their own safety. Users assume all risk while recreating in State Park lands.

Are pets allowed at Cathedral Ledge State Park?

Pets are permitted on hiking trails in the Cathedral and White Horse areas only. See the NH State Parks Pets Policy for more information.

Keep Your Parks Clean

Through the Carry-In/Carry-Out Program, you can help us keep your parks clean and beautiful by carrying out whatever you carry in. Thank you for your cooperation and remember to recycle.

Access for Persons with Disabilities

Please contact the park office directly for information regarding disability access needs.