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Moderate Hike to Ripley Falls

We hiked the Ripley Falls Trail from the Ripley Falls trailhead (also the Ethan Pond trailhead) in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kingston, TN
Historic train station with lake and park

The Conway Notch train culminates here at this Crawford station overlooking the majestic lake and... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Westborough, Massachusetts
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US Rte. 302, Harts Location, Hart's Location, NH 03812
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hiked the Ripley Falls Trail from the Ripley Falls trailhead (also the Ethan Pond trailhead) in Crawford Notch State Park. Even though the round-trip distance of this hike is just 1 mile (with an elevation gain of 308 ft in 0.5 mile), we would...More

Thank TNKaz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Willey House on the road side makes an interesting stop, rest rooms, cafe and shop. Pond across the road and scenic views. Look up on the internet the history of the Willey Family, quite sad. The State Park is excellent, would liked to have...More

Thank juliasJ1111OT
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

The Conway Notch train culminates here at this Crawford station overlooking the majestic lake and the towering colorful mountains. Amazing views of the park, tranquility of the lake, cars zipping through the curving road, train gasping for breath after climbing up the hill... WoW.. amazing...More

Thank ramsdesk
Reviewed October 12, 2018

We didn't get the chance to stop and do any hike's or visit any of the scenic locations as it was getting late in the day. But we drove through to see the beautiful foliage and stopped to fish at a river. It was very...More

Thank SamMeeBou
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Crawford Notch State Park is a beautiful area that has it all...waterfalls, hiking, gift shops and places to eat, historical sites, and the beautiful change of colors in the trees. We stopped several times to get out and hike around, but just driving through the...More

Thank Colleen C
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We stopped to look at the gift shop, but we happy to note that they had a little food counter in there. It was cold and rainy outside, and we each had a cup of tasty chili to get warm. My husband also got a...More

Thank Molly M
Reviewed September 11, 2018

We enjoyed an afternoon in Crawford Notch State Park. Our kids are 6,8,10, and 12 years old. We had done a lot of hiking, and they were not excited about another hike. We had on our list to do Ripley's Falls and Arethusa Falls. We...More

Thank BethWI
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Multiple nice hikes around the notch. Mount Willard is nice easy hike, that gives great views of the notch. Slightly north of the Notch are areas with services, so one is not really in the middle of nowhere. Lots of other hikes to waterfalls in...More

Thank Kelly D
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Trails to almost every where it seems in Crawford Notch. want to see a beautiful sunrise or sunset there is a place here to see one.

Thank Spuddler
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful location. The lake with the bridge below the mountain. Gift store and place to get something to eat across from lake.

Thank LoriS1694
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September 9, 2018|
Response from Leo B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can call (603) 374-2272 for camping info and reservations. The fall foliage is starting and nights are getting chilly. Last night here had a low of 37 degrees.
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August 8, 2015|
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Response from anton_new_england | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the only road charge is on Interstate 93 in Hooksett, NH far South of the Mountains. This is South of Concord. Some White Mountains National Forest parking areas (especially at trail heads) have honor system boxes for... More
July 18, 2015|
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Response from anton_new_england | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware. The state site has campground maps only. Most/all guides of the area show them however. Your focus would be both the many small falls along Bemis Brook (worth the short side walk) and Aretha Falls. You... More