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Address: Route 26, Near Grafton Notch State Park, Newry, ME
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Easily accessible

easy accessible even for our two eighty year old guests - clean, easy access from lot - shaded picnic areas with small waterfalls

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 28, 2015
John L
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Lewiston, Maine
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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Screw Auger Falls is a wonderful low key free attraction in Grafton Notch. There are numerous small pools, ideal for wading above the falls. The falls themselves are just a few minutes walk from the parking area along a gravel trail. The river gorge cutting through the rock is impressive although not large or high. It's a nice summer outing... More 

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Thank Paul S
Gardiner, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

It is quite a long hike but we enjoyed it. The waterfalls are beautiful! Take plenty of water and good hiking boots. We also took a lunch and ate on the rocks in front of the waterfall.

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Thank Betty D
Lewiston, Maine
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

easy accessible even for our two eighty year old guests - clean, easy access from lot - shaded picnic areas with small waterfalls

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Thank John L
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55 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

Easy In and out, beautiful area. A very short walk to the falls. Great place to bring a lunch. You can easily spend 10 minutes there or a half of a day.

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Thank Devin F
Scarborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Beautiful site. Unfortunately the low water levels prevented us from seeing the full beauty of the falls themselves. Beware slippery rocks if trying to cross to the opposite bank.

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Thank MilsteadUmpire
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55 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Maine has bigger and better waterfalls but this one is easy for all ages to enjoy. Take a picnic or just enjoy a rushing Maine river. It's worth a stop if you are in the area.

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Thank TundraJayco
Wallingford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

Very close to parking area and blueberries there for the picking in July. Nice area for the kids to get wet.

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Thank Wendellandgerry
Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

The picture on the left is the initial "little fall." Probably showed this image instead of the main fall because you can't really get a good view of the main fall. Love water falls and this is a good one. Wish you could see it better.

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Thank Michael F
Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Nice, easy hike after a short drive from Newry. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

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Millburn, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We visited Screw Auger Falls with 18 family members as part of a family vacation. This place rocks! Not only is it gorgeous, the approach is through a fairly flat and wooded trail (sheltered from the sun). About 20 mins later, voila you are at the Falls. At the time, the youngest members were 5 years old and they had... More 

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