Crawford Notch Camping – Harts Location, NH – Crawford Notch is the steep and narrow gorge of the Saco River in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. It was first discovered in 1771 by a hunter who was tracking a moose. It was a well used Native American trail but it is said there were no settlements inside the notch. The first settler to the area was Abel Crawford who came in 1792. He built a log cabin at the Northern end before selling the land to his father-in-law and moving to the Southern end. Together with his son Ethan Allen Crawford, he blazed the first trail to the summit of Mt. Washington and began guiding trips, helping to pioneer the outdoor recreation industry in New England.
Our trips are limited to 6 people and can range from 1 to 14 days depending. Includes; establishing base camp at a rustic site, tents, three meals a day including hot and cold beverages, several options for relaxing around camp, guided tours or even going off on your own day trip/overnight adventure in the Mountains.
Things to do include but are not limited to; wilderness exploring, fishing, hiking, swimming, bicycling, bird watching, wildlife tours, eco tours, snowshoeing, camping, backpacking, history tours, canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking, sightseeing, photography, natural history, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, fall foliage, etc…
You will be expected to have your own transportation, gear and equipment including:
- Sleeping bag/pad/wool blanket
- Outdoor/seasonal/rain clothing (Including Hat)
- Hiking boots/seasonal footwear
- Hygiene products
- Bug Spray
- Mess kit/bowl/cup/plate & eating utensils
- Water bottle
- Bathing suit/towel
- Fishing gear/license (if planning on fishing)
- Hike Safe card (recommended, not necessary with fishing license)
- Backpacking tent or hammock (optional)
- Bicycle, canoe, kayak, snowshoes (optional, can be rented from local outfitter)
- Bear spray
- Teddy bear, etc.
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