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“A fascinating nature walk!”

Quincy Bog Natural Area
Ranked #2 of 8 things to do in Rumney
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

It's not a large, over-crowded amusement area, but it is a small, well-managed wetlands. A great place for families to explore wetlands and what they mean to the environment. A little bug spray would be recommended ... and wear waterproof shoes just in case.

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Reviewed 20 August 2016

My daughter and I visited the bog around 5pm, and it was a mistake. There were ZERO other people there, next to ZERO animals/wildlife to observe, and MILLIONS of bugs looking to snack on us. I can't give this attraction a low score however - I can completely see how it could be magical, mystical, and enchanting as so many reviewers stated. I just blame our poor timing. We should have made this a morning trip.

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Reviewed 16 August 2016

Enjoyable trail skirting the bog and at times, crossing it. The trail has minimal elevation changes but includes numerous wooden plank areas to keep you out of the mud and sometimes water. Be warned that some of the wood is old and needs replacing, and some areas may challenge those with poor balance. It is not handicapped friendly, but should be very easy for people without challenging conditions.

Bugs were minimal, despite the water and mud, and wildlife is certainly possible as well as interesting plant life. Most of the trail offers shade, and several benches offer resting points. Less crowded than most trails in the National Park area, and worth a visit for those who enjoy such places.

Thank Adam S
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Reviewed 22 April 2016

One of the most beautiful places I have been too. I was surprised by how much it calmed and enchanted me. It looks small but that is deceptive. It is irregular in shape and so the walkway weaves into the woods and back to the water on and off creating a surprising path full of odd flora and fauna. I have not spent much time by a bog, so the shapes of the leaves and flowers were interesting, as was the life growing in the water.

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Reviewed 8 November 2015

This is a magical place. We come here for a respite from real New Hampshire hiking, which can be truly challenging and strenuous, which this pleasant approximately one mile walk most definitely is not.

But what it is, is magical--the tranquility and quiet beauty is unsurpassed, and if you stop for a while to sit on one of the several benches scattered along the path, you will start to notice how teeming with all manner of interesting wildlife it is.

Today we saw a flock of goldfinches, red-winged blackbirds, numerous juncos, and a magnificent great blue heron. We heard many more bird calls than we saw. We also walked past a beaver lodge, as clearly laid out as any good architect's own home.

The plant life is amazingly varied, with stretches of marsh grasses among the regular (mostly white pine) wooded paths, and plenty of wild flowers and blueberry shrubs at every turn. Just lovely.

We visited Quincy Bog several times during the summer, and once this fall just before we left New Hampshire for the season. It's very different in the fall, but just as beautiful and, well, magical.

Highly recommend this jewel of a nature walk. And love those beavers and their hard-worked lodge!

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