Caution: GPS devices and online mapping often land visitors at the wrong location about 8 miles away.
NCES is in Gorham on the border of Randolph. The actual coordinates, if you know how to input them into your GPS, are 44° 23.038'N and 71° 14.436'W. The driveway entrance is across from Mile Marker 22.2 on Route 2.
Detailed directions with landmarks below.
North Country Education Services
300 Gorham Hill Road
Gorham, NH 03581
From the Conway area and Maine
Take Route 16 North to Gorham. At the intersection with the traffic lights (Mobil station, Colonial Comfort, Mt. Madison Motel), take a left onto U.S. Route 2 West. NCES is on the right approximately 2 ½ miles from the intersection. NCES is the low profile brick building set back from the highway. If you start going down a long steep hill, you missed NCES.
From Manchester, Concord, Plymouth area
Take Interstate 93 to Twin Mountain - Exit 35. Take Route 115 to Jefferson and take a right onto U.S. Route 2 East. Follow directions from U.S. Route 2 East below.
From Littleton and Whitefield area
Take Route 116 to Jefferson and get onto U.S. Route 2 East. Follow directions from U.S. Route 2 East below.
From Lancaster and St. Johnsbury, VT area
Take U.S. Route 2 East. Follow directions from U.S. Route 2 East below.
Coming from U.S. Route 2 East
On U.S. Route 2 East approximately 9 miles from the Junction with Route 115 you will come upon a noticeably steep hill, Gorham Hill Road (Lancaster Road on some maps). The Grand View Lodge is located on the right at the top of the hill. NCES is approximately 7/10 of mile from the top of the hill on your left. It is a low profile brick building set back from the highway. The driveway is across from a sign that reads “ Entering Mt. Washington Valley” and the sign for Mile Marker 22.2. (If you come to a set of lights at the Junction of Routes 2 and 16, you’ve gone about 2 ½ miles too far.)