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Crawford Notch State Park

US Rte. 302, Harts Location, Hart's Location, NH 03812
603-374-2272
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Type: State Parks, Waterfalls, Outdoors
Activities: Camping, Hiking
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Type: State Parks, Waterfalls, Outdoors
Activities: Camping, Hiking

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We visited Ripley Falls and the Crystal Cascade. Both were fairly short, but still fun to do because of the reward at the end. Crystal Cascade was especially stunning. We also met a lot of day hikers on the Appalachian Trail. The people at Joe Dodge Lodge were very helpful, too.

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7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

All of the notches have such lovely attractions. The White Mountains if my favorite place to vacation. I don't think I could ever get sick of it. Within Crawford Notch I would definitely recommend seeing Arethusa Falls, Colosseum Falls, Frankenstein Cliffs, and Ripley Falls.

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granville, ma
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Challenging hike from the base of the Cog Railway to lunch at the Lakes of the Clouds hut then onto the summit. Cloudy at the top--no view, but still exhilarating to reach the top. Gusts 50-60 mph with wind chill 16; glad I had down parka.

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NH
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60 reviews 60 reviews
16 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Just missed peak foliage but the weather was warm and sunny. Stopped to view Frankensteins trestle and the railroad station. Great views!

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Poperinge
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The drive through the state park is amazing. The hike to Arethusa falls although quite testing was well worth it.

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Attleboro, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Worth driving through, especially in the fall. There is some interesting history in this area. There is so much to do here, take a few days to enjoy it!

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Newtown, Pa
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83 reviews 83 reviews
17 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

A must for hikers of all abilities. Beautiful scenery, lots of trees and waterfalls. Some trails were more challenging than others.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

You can visit both Ripley falls and Arethusa Falls. They are both about 1hour from the respected parking areas.

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Augusta, Maine
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

we loved the mountain faces and swimming holes we explored waterfalls and swam a lot. it's not far from Conway where there is a lot to see

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Parsippany, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Beautiful views of the notch. Waterfalls to climb right by the road. Fewer people and activities than in Franconia Notch.

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