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Mt Willard Hike

We read that this was a fairly easy / moderate hike...the trail path itself was not difficult; the... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2018
Spectacular views

Crawford Notch is worth driving through and exploring. The views and vistas are spectacular. The... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2018
Stamford, Connecticut
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This geological formation is located between North Conway and Franconia, New Hampshire.
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

We read that this was a fairly easy / moderate hike...the trail path itself was not difficult; the change in elevation of 977 ft. in 1.6 miles did make it more challenging. We are active seniors and took a few short breaks along the way....More

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Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Crawford Notch is worth driving through and exploring. The views and vistas are spectacular. The main road through the Notch is rt 302, which is pretty well maintained all year long. There are many opportunities for hiking, swimming, bouldering, and checking out waterfalls.

Reviewed July 20, 2018

I love New Hampshire and there are so many special spots but the area around the historic Willey House on Rte 302 north of North Conway is my favorite of all. Pulling off into the parking area and just looking at the beautiful mountains and...More

Thank robd
Reviewed June 14, 2018

My wife and I stayed in Bartlett the second week of June. An easy drive of about 20 minutes or so put us in the beginning of Crawford Notch State Park. There is so much to see and do. We are in our 60s with...More

1  Thank danieloW7812SH
Reviewed June 13, 2017

A Great hike for everyone, might feel a bit long for beginners. The view does not disappoint, very rewarding. Pack some snacks, water and enjoy.

Thank CrisFM7
Reviewed September 26, 2016

We hiked Mt. Willard 3.2 miles with a 2 and 4 year old. I always look for "short-ish" hikes that give a lot of bang for your buck and that's this trail! It's extremely steady in its climb so there are no overly strenuous parts...More

2  Thank rysoftballstar
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Our hike started across from Crawford train station. This is a short hike but what a beautiful view from the top. It's worth it.

2  Thank Thomas C
Reviewed August 12, 2016

Overlooking Crawford Notch, Mount Willard is a short 3.2 mile round trip hike from the train station at the base on 302, where there is a gift shop, bathrooms and free parking. The trail itself begins elevating immediately and consistently for the entire length, with...More

2  Thank Kevin K
Reviewed November 16, 2015

A tourist train goes through this, used to be a mailnline. AMC runs a facility here for dining, lodging, gear for hiking.

1  Thank CaptPete43
Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

We were back in New Hampshire this past July and in fact have been vacationing in the region for over 20 years. Along the 302 on route to North Conway traveling east and after the Mount Washington Hotel you will go through Crawford Notch. The...More

3  Thank LLUBIN
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