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Address: 852 Daniel Webster Highway (Rt 3), Franconia, NH 03251
Phone Number: +1 603-745-8391
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An 800-foot gorge that extends from the base of Mount Liberty. It is open...

An 800-foot gorge that extends from the base of Mount Liberty. It is open from May 8 - October 25.

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Great just after the rain

I really wasn't expecting much when we handed over our money but it rained all morning so the water rushing was spectacular and had put people off so it was quiet. I would... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 November 2015
John F
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Alton, United Kingdom

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Alton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

I really wasn't expecting much when we handed over our money but it rained all morning so the water rushing was spectacular and had put people off so it was quiet. I would recommend this to anyone its so good and a nice little hike on really easy going trails

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Augusta, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

Even though the park is officially closed in late October, there were plenty of early November hikers on the trails. The trails are pristine with smooth hard-packed gravel. There are some steep inclines that got a large mammal such as myself sucking wind but there are lots of strategically placed benches and rest areas. Both of the covered bridges were... More 

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Sacramento, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

We went at the end of October and it was very cold (it snowed lightly the night before). The fall leaves and the gorge were stunningly beautiful. My friend made a leaf angel during our hike. It's a hike to get up to the top and I was sweating. We took the bus back the last part of the 2... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

But a bit expensive for a hike. Well groomed trails and they have a shuttle to get you closer if you have trouble walking, plus a short cut back. If you're healthy there are lots of waterfalls close by that are free.

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Siegburg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

Say, you've been to Littleton, enjoyed the little town and your lunch there, and you're on your way back. There is one stopover you may not want to miss: Flume Gorge. The thing is to take the 1 1/2 hour hike, keeping to your left first, discovering the two hidden covered bridges (the first one, Flume Bridge, after a short... More 

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Victoria Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015

Was highly recommended as a place to visit in New Hampshire. Partner & I here being leaf-peepers, working our way down after starting in Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, then Maine & Vermont. Like most things in the White Mountains the Flume Gorge was closed. This area of the world closes mid-October. Really closes. Almost nothing is open. The visitor centre was... More 

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Oakland, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015

A great place to hike. The gorge is just amazing and special and shouldn't be missed. Wear good shoes, not sandals, because it can get slippery. It's not a difficult hike, if you're dressed and shoed properly.

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Long Island, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

Really enjoyed it. It took 2 hours to go all the way up to the top and come back. There was a covered bridge. To describe it in one word nature at its best. You have to buy tickets to enter and the scenery was worth the money.

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19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

It would be helpful if you had a place on your (Travel Advisor) app or website that posts seasonal closings. We didn't drive far but we're disappointed when we got there and couldn't see it. A simple addition to the hours would save travelers time and not have to look through every single review.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

Stunning scenery and a varied trail around the gorge, just don't expect the place to yourself! It was sunny when we visited, although we were told the gorge is just as good to view in the rain. We bought a joint ticket with Cannon Mountain, which saved a few dollars.

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