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The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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What a lovely place to visit, the Basin is free unlike the Flume Gorge and it is a very nice place... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
devonroamer
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Kingsteignton, United Kingdom
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This place is beautiful and a must stop for your White Mountain tour. Dog friendly and people were... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2018
Aimee G
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Connecticut
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

This was our first stop of many as we drove around the White Mountains and a good introduction. There is a large car park and signed walking routes, including a walk to the Basin which takes around 5 minutes. The Basin itself is fenced off to prevent access but it's a lovely spot to relax and take some photos and well worth taking a few minutes to visit if you are passing but I'm sure you could spend much more time here if you had the time.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

The scenery here is beyond words. It is extremely beautiful and such a great place to visit. It was well worth the hike around when your able to get to a nice spot where you can put your feet in the freezer rocky water!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

This park has something for everyone. Easy trail to basin.Short walk from parking lot. Walk at your own pace. Enjoy the beautiful scenery and rushing water.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful walk. The power of nature is fully visible here. Well worth a visit for people of all ages. Easy walking. Some areas suitable for paddling/wading/swimming

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Incredibly beautiful walk along the stream, rapids, and pools. Short, easy walk from the parking lot. We brought our dogs (on leash) and they loved it. Even the beagles walked in the cool water.

Date of experience: August 2018
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