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White Mountain National Forest

Kancamagus Highway, NH
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Ranked #77 of 480 Attractions in New Hampshire
Type: Forests, National Parks, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, State Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Skiing, Viewing foliage, Fishing
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Wellington, null, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I recently visited Boston and drove to the White Mountains for the day. It wasn't the best day weather wise but that didn't hinder things, in fact it seemed to make it better. The clouds over the mountains made for some stunning photo opportunities, and there are lots of those. We grabbed some snacks at the start in a 7/11... More

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Bristol, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Very beautiful and breathtaking views of the mountains. There are waterfalls and vistas with many hiking trails.

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Cape Cod, Mass.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Beautiful, for purple mountains majesty. Hike a mountain, just make sure you're in shape. Appalachian Mountain Club has lots of info.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

What a way to connect with nature, it was beautiful and adventurous! We climbed to the biggest waterfall and we loved every minute of our walk. Dress in sneakers and comfortable clothing, you might get a little wet and some paths may be a little slippery for sandals.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

My family and I love everything about this place! Whether it's driving around or hiking. Would definitely recommend it to any nature lover

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Kerrville, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

The White Mountain National Forest is filled with a myriad of sites from the Rusty Gorge of rushing water surrounded by wonderful folliage in the fall, to Echo Lake which mirrors the foliage on its placid calm surface and nice beach in the summer. There are waterfalls viewable from the road and others worth the 1 and 1/2 mi trail.... More

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montreal
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

a great place to hike, whether it be a day hike, or a multi-day trek. You can either stay at one of the eight staffed-huts, (where you will be provided with dinner, breakfast and a comfortable place to sleep)... all within a one-day's hike from each other. Or you can camp out on your own. Absolutely beautiful. But if you... More

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Hollis, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

You can drive up Hwy 93 to Lincoln and right turn to Kancamagus Hwy., which is Hwy 112. There are several trails along the way that you can stop and take pictures. Since I just came back from Colorado trip, I was not easily impressed. But been a long time New Hampshire resident, this is what we have and the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

Recommend Dolly Copp Campground, a national forest campground. Rustic with flush toilets and supreme location with views and access to the river. So many hikes, it's difficult to choose. Stop by the Androscoggin Valley Ranger Station on Route 16. The staff there is a wealth of helpful info to help direct your activities. They gave us great tips for local... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

There are so many out door activities and trails to explore. Rivers and waterfalls were raging during my visit - so beautiful. The only difficult part of the trip - aside from all of the up-hill hiking - was deciding on what trails to explore.

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