Waterville Valley in New Hampshire’s White Mountains hosts the annual Fall Foliage Celebration over Columbus Day weekend, Saturday, October 6 through Monday, October 8. The weekend is full of family fun with activities for all ages including free outdoor concerts, tent sales, a ski swap, 5K road race, 1.6K fun run, 10-mile trail race, craft beer sampling, kid’s games, pumpkin painting, a live animal presentation and more.
Waterville Valley Resort President, Tim Smith, will lead a guided hike up Green Peak, the resort’s first major trail expansion in more than 30 years. Green Peak added 40+ acres of ski and snowboard trails and 12 acres of glades. Skiers and riders can pick-up ski season passes during the Fall Foliage Celebration.
Experience firsthand the natural beauty of Waterville Valley, the Fall Foliage capital of New England and an inland island completely surrounded by the 4000' peaks of the White Mountain National Forest. Waterville Valley is your home base for outdoor fall foliage adventures, from easy, relaxing walks in the woods and hikes to mountain cascades and challenging 4000-footers, to golf, tennis and mountain biking.
Waterville Valley offers a special Fall Foliage outdoor package too. Choose from five mountain inns and lodges, many with kitchens. All guests receive a Freedom Pass (a $100 per person, per day value) that includes golf, bike rentals, outdoor tennis, and pool and hot tubs at the indoor athletic club. Scenic chairlift rides and boat rentals are available on fall weekends and holidays. Lodging prices start at $129 per night, vary by property and dates, and are valid through October 8, 2018. Call 1-800-GO-VALLEY (1-800-468-2553) or book your accommodations online at visitwatervillevalley.com.