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Address: 852 Daniel Webster Highway (Rt 3), Franconia, NH 03251
Phone Number: 603-745-8391
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An 800-foot gorge that extends from the base of Mount Liberty. It is open...

An 800-foot gorge that extends from the base of Mount Liberty. It is open from May 8 - October 25.

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fascinating

Lots of walking, some uphill. There are places to sit and relax. I initially thought it would be too touristy for me, but I'm glad I went. Beautiful geological formations.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Nashville, Tennessee

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Nashville, Tennessee
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lots of walking, some uphill. There are places to sit and relax. I initially thought it would be too touristy for me, but I'm glad I went. Beautiful geological formations.

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Rindge, New Hampshire
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a tourist trap, but once the crowd thins out the hiking is nice. The flume is a must see. Bring your wallet the entrance fee is high for a state park.

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boston
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't get me wrong, this is a beautiful attraction and really a "must" if in the area. But there's a lot of walking before you get to the attraction. The section of the gorge is pretty short too and ends too quickly. After doing Lost River this was a step back in coolness.

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Katy
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

This was my third time to take this beautiful hike. I was with my best friend and her 70 yr. old mother. The walk to the gorge was easy for her because she walks every day and is in good shape. She has traveled extensively and I was so happy to hear her amazement over how close we were able... More 

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Groton, Connecticut
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111 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Took us about two hours to walk a two mile loop. It was nice. The walk had gravel roads, boardwalks, and steps every now and then along the way. A lot of the steps where half steps so made walking easier. Avalanche Falls was the nicest fall I thought along the way. We went in the Wolf Den and it... More 

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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

I have been coming here with my parents since I was old enough to walk, and now, with my own three kids, we visit at least once annually. The Flume is a miracle of nature, and a must-see. Wear good shoes. There are options for folks who don't want to walk the most difficult trail. Simply gorgeous.

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Enola, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

I visited on June 15, 2015 while on a roadtrip from PA. We were pretty excited to see the Flume as were heard good things about it. But when we got there I found out that it was $16 per person (for out of staters)! That is pretty expensive in my opinion but the four of us still did it... More 

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Wayne, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

We truly enjoyed walking up the flume, The majestic cascading waterfalls below are quite a wonder of nature. Our hike took twice as long as anticipated, and longer than we were told it should. The length of time quoted at the front desk may assume you intend to ride the bus halfway. We didn't. Take the long way back to... More 

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Went here once as a kid and remembered it. Very pretty and interesting gorge walk with a walkway all the way through it. Not overly strenuous. Nice stop if you are in northern New Hampshire.

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Alton, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

I really wasn't expecting much when we handed over our money but it rained all morning so the water rushing was spectacular and had put people off so it was quiet. I would recommend this to anyone its so good and a nice little hike on really easy going trails

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