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Sunset Hill trail hike

A very pleasant hike on a well groomed and well marked trail with beautiful tree cover. A very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Candace T
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Toms River, New Jersey
Well worth a wander.

We visited on spec and were pleased we did. 10 dollars to get in. Several lovely walks. A house... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bernie L
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Twyford, England, United Kingdom
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Route 103A, Newbury, NH 03255
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A very pleasant hike on a well groomed and well marked trail with beautiful tree cover. A very comfortable trail to walk and a rewarding view of Sunapee Lake at the top of the trail.

Thank Candace T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on spec and were pleased we did. 10 dollars to get in. Several lovely walks. A house that’s worth looking round, includes a painting exhibition, and lovely gardens with sculptures. We did the longer walks, of which the yellow marked one is a...More

Thank Bernie L
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

If you are close to Newberry, Lake Sunapee or Newport News Hampshire you should stop by the John Hay Summer Home and Gardens called THE FELLS. This lovely property was established in 1891 by John Milton Hay who had been a private secretary to Abraham...More

Thank Jeanette M
Reviewed June 20, 2017

We have been to the John Hay Refuge many times, but this is my first review. If you want to "stop and smell the roses" then The fels shoreline. Bring your canoe ashore and walk the grounds.

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Reviewed August 22, 2016

This is a really nice estate that preserves the charm of the house and surrounding land, back tot he days John Hay owned and lived there. The house has been meticulously cared for, the surrounding grounds are beautiful with gardens native to the area and...More

Thank Bryant W
Reviewed February 16, 2016

We enjoyed this site as well. John Hay was (I believe) an assistant to Abe Lincoln. the grounds and home are beautiful. I would recomend going there when the flowers are blooming.

Thank Sheila D
Reviewed August 23, 2015

John Hay National Wildlife Refuge has no formal street address. It’s south of The Fells, the John Hay Estate which is at 456 NH State Route 103A. It’s on the same side of NH State Route 103A. This refuge’s purpose is conservation of the forest...More

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