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Lafayette Place Campground - Franconia Notch State Park

27 Reviews

About This Campground

In the heart of Franconia Notch State Park, Lafayette Place Campground is the camping and hiking hub for the park. It provides a great base from which to enjoy hiking, biking, fishing, swimming, and many attractions in the White Mountains. Information about hiking trails, safety, and the natural…


For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Max Length: 30 ft.


  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite


27 Reviews of Lafayette Place Campground - Franconia Notch State Park

Ratings Breakdown

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Matt R.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Nov. 2, 2020

A little more resort then I like

It's a nice camp ground, but its a little more of resort camping than I normally go for. Don't get me wrong! It's beautiful! But i probably would try somewhere else next time. Plus side, it's near to a lot of attractions! Covered bridges, waters falls! Thats what makes this place worth it

Reviewed Sep. 6, 2020

Fabulous view of the mountains you probably want to climb

We had an idyllic trip to Franconia Notch in July 2020. We camped here as a jumping-off point for the popular Lincoln-Lafayette-Little Haystack loop, which is walking distance from the campground. The trail gets crowded and trailhead parking runs out, so camping is a perfect way to access the hike.…

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Lyssa M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 29, 2020

Hikers dream

If you’re planning on hiking the notch or the ridge loop, this is about as good as it gets for a jumping off point. Beware the Leaf peeping crowds in the fall. Standard amenities, playground and paved paths, good for families or small groups.


Lafayette Place Campground - Franconia Notch State Park is located in New Hampshire


44.12395846089234 N
71.68933682030558 W

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