Aviemore (/ˌæviˈmɔːr/ (listen); Scottish Gaelic: An Aghaidh Mhòr pronounced [ən̪ˠ ˈɤː.ɪ ˈvoːɾ]) is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. It is in the Badenoch and Strathspey committee area, within the Highland council area. The town is popular for skiing and extra winter sports, and for hill-walking in the Cairngorm Mountains. There are excellent views of the Cairngorms from various places within the town, especially from the railway station. The Aviemore rock circle is located within a residential neighbourhood of the town.