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Grafton Notch State Park

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Address: Bethel, ME
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Affords breathtaking views of waterfalls, caves, and hiking trails without...

Affords breathtaking views of waterfalls, caves, and hiking trails without the parking lots, tourists, gift shops and hot dog stands.

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Super Nice and uncrowded

The Notch itself is great as are visiting the falls on the way up. Loved Moose cave. Getting Whoopie pies from the bakery was the final kicker.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 December 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015

The Notch itself is great as are visiting the falls on the way up. Loved Moose cave. Getting Whoopie pies from the bakery was the final kicker.

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

We took our first tour of the park over the Columbus Day weekend, and as early risers, we had the park to ourselves. Our first stop was Step Falls, and it's just south of the park - so when you see the small sign for Step Falls - turn into the lot and park just off of the road, and... More 

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Spinnerstown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

A beautiful drive through this state park. Very scenic. Walking paths, falls, pull overs. We where hoping to see a moose but only saw many tracks.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful time in Grafton Notch State Park. We took the quarter mile hike. We enjoyed the falls and Moose Cave. And we couldn't believe it…On the way out we came to the Puzzle Mountain Bakery; we bought whoopie pies and a blueberry pie and paid for it on the honor system! I didn't think there were places... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

Grafton Notch SP is Nature Beauty.All sites entrences are free of charge. In comparence with White Mountain NP small numbers of tourists visit there ,this make your stay there convenient/

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015

We climbed up to Table Rock which is a steep climb with boulders and rugged stone steps. NOT FOR THE BEGINNER. Gorgeous views at the top. Only took us an hour and 20 minutes to get up.

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Lewiston, Maine
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Did a ride through this past weekend - with the temps staying up this Sept - the foliage was just beginning - Bummer - Of the stops we made all were clean and parking was plentiful

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Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

It is a nice park to see if you are in the area. There wasn't much water at the falls when we were there, but it was still a pretty side trip on our way to New Hampshire.

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Loudonville, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

Small but a nice place to visit if you are close. They have a nice little picnic area by the falls. It's a nice drive through the park and a lot of places to hike.

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Sharpsville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

Neat state park. Screw Auger falls and moose cave are great. Don't waste time on the Mother Walker falls, can't see anything

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