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Franconia Notch State Park

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Lovely State Park

We went to Crawford Notch State Park and Franconia State Park, and we all liked Franconia better... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Muskego, WI
Breath taking

This drive is a must only if just to pass through. There are several opportunities to stop and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lebanon, Connecticut
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Named one of the 12 best state parks in America.
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260 Tramway Dr, Franconia, NH 03580-4402
+1 603-823-8800
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Reviewed today via mobile

The view was just spot on , its also good for hiking purposes , there's a small cafe/ bar upthere with limited options so if you want something special to eat bring it with yourself

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Crawford Notch State Park and Franconia State Park, and we all liked Franconia better. It is just so beautiful. The views are spectacular, and there are so many choices of things to do. We spent almost a full day here, and enjoyed...More

3  Thank BethWI
Reviewed 1 week ago

This drive is a must only if just to pass through. There are several opportunities to stop and enjoy the view..

Thank mn984
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a quiet September afternoon and had a lovely walk around the park. Lots to see and you can stretch your legs as much as you have time and desire. Check out the Tramway, New England Ski Museum and Old Man of the...More

Thank whmtnhiker
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped on our way to Canada as a pit-stop at The Flume, a real charming place in the countryside, some neat exhibits on show and a beautiful park to explore, a ranger had a display of snakes you can find which was interesting, simply...More

Thank TeamWard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The falls were beautiful. The home is two miles long and goes up and down steep hills. It takes about an hour and a half to walk. There are plenty of benches along the route to so and rest. Bring a camera, lots of places...More

Thank LoriS1694
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really beautiful park! The #1 best thing to do is hike to the top of Flume Gorge. On this hike, you walk right alongside a beautiful and peaceful waterfall. Before you hike, know that there are 2 routes to hike the waterfall....More

2  Thank Matthew D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ride the Ariel tramway, visit the flume, swim or fish bike the trails hike to lonesome lake...wow just so much to do...we stop every time thru the notch..some times just to enjoy the fabulous views provided by Mother Nature...plus the grandeur of fall foliage is...More

1  Thank John G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an easier hike than I thought it would be. The gorge is really beautiful but make sure you hold onto the railings. When you get to the top, then the trails are dirt trails but hiking is relatively easy for even part-time hikers....More

Thank Portia82104
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has a wide variety of options from the Basin to the Flume Gorge. Hikes can be simple paved paths to climbing on rocks up stony/muddy paths. You can also go to Echo beach to swim or paddle boat on a lake surrounded by mountains.

Thank jeffk334
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August 19, 2018|
Response from Mr_DanaFM | Reviewed this property |
Nothing specific, just going up the trails they have there. There's one main trail, and one or two side trails you'll see as you go along.
Claudia T
August 19, 2018|
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Response from Yesdog2016 | Reviewed this property |
It is not flat - mainly sloping. We were there in winter when there was snow/ice on the ground, which was a challenge. But in dry weather it is not difficult. I would recommend folks with balance or walking issues use a... More
July 1, 2018|
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Response from Pema K | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so.