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White Mountain National Forest

Kancamagus Highway, NH
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Ranked #64 of 363 Attractions in New Hampshire
Type: Forests, National Parks, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, State Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Skiing, Viewing foliage, Fishing
Owner description: Great outdoors activities all year long.
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Type: Forests, National Parks, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, State Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Skiing, Viewing foliage, Fishing
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Great outdoors activities all year long.
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Pasadena, Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
18 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Plenty of activities in this area from hiking to seasonal sports like skiing. Gorgeous scenery and the lack of cell phone service in most of the area make it quite relaxing. There are some amazing restaurants in the area as well. The downside is the obvious economic issues (many derelict businesses and homes) and a short supply of quality hotels.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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319 reviews 319 reviews
143 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We visited with great autumn colours and a fabulous day so of course things looked good. But this is the sort of place where the heart feels good at anytime.

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Wellington, null, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Mass
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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