Cathedral Ledge State Park

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

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.

If you are planning a wedding or elopement this season, please contact the park directly at 603-356-2672.
For wedding information from November through May, Please contact or (603) 227-8745.


Operating Schedule

Gates are closed for the season.
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.


Please consider making a donation at any of the three donation canisters, “Iron Rangers,” along Cathedral Ledge Rd. or at the summit. 

New Hampshire State Parks are self-funded through the fees collected for recreational activities and support the maintenance, protection and preservation of our scenic, historical, recreational and natural areas throughout the state.

Are pets allowed at Cathedral Ledge?

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

This State Park is a Carry In / Carry Out location. Please take your trash and leave no trace. 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

Visit our Accessibility for All webpage at For more information on specific accessibilty needs or questions, please contact the individual park office directly.
Notice: Drone Use is Restricted
Drone use is restricted at all NH State Parks. Drone operators are not permitted to take off or land within NH State Park boundaries.