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Flume Gorge

Address: 852 Daniel Webster Highway (Rt 3), Franconia, NH 03251
Phone Number: 603-745-8391
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Ranked #2 of 15 Attractions in Franconia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations, Waterfalls, Historic Walking Areas, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Hiking, Walking
Owner description: An 800-foot gorge that extends from the base of Mount Liberty.
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Type: Geologic Formations, Waterfalls, Historic Walking Areas, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Hiking, Walking
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: An 800-foot gorge that extends from the base of Mount Liberty.

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Simsbury, Connecticut
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

The Flume Gorge itself is absolutely beautiful. However, there were many drawbacks to this hike. First off, the line to get in took forever to get through, and there were so many noisy people and kids that it was hard to enjoy. I was trying to enjoy a nice hike with my dad but it was next to impossible when... More 

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Maspeth, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

go there as a part of the deal with cannon mountain..one price for both attractions..very easy hike, super views of the water falls .. picture paradise if you love taking them..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I have been all over the US. Flume gorge is the most awesome place I have EVER been. Take the hike and enjoy. But take a jacket with you. You'll need it.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Walked this with a friend. The walk was easy enough, some inclines, but the photos I took were gorgeous! One tip, wear sensible shoes please! Although the trail is well maintained, the boardwalk can be wet so wear good shoes. This is a great place to stop if you are driving through the area!

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Orange
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I liked the nice walk we took and we had a great day .The path was a nice clean and pretty friendly walk.

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Fall River, Massachusetts
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19 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a great place to go for some pretty neat photos! The hike is generally easy and I would say most people can complete it. There is a quick route if you want to opt out of the entire thing.. But if you can do it, I say complete it!

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I wasn't sure what to expect from Flume Gorge but we were certainly impressed. We visited in fall season on a rainy day. Some reviewers say it is worth the walk but to my mind it IS the walk that makes this attraction special. It's the trees, the foliage, the views of the nearby mountains and yes the gorge that... More 

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Fall River, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This is a fairly easy hike for anyone without any debilitating health conditions. There is so much to see along the hike both to the top as well as going back down. Countless different rock formations, and with constant changes in the water flows, each time you return you will be guaranteed to have a completely different view. This is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This is not an easy hike, but most people could do it without much effort. There are some uphill sections and some stairs, but if you take your time, the pay off is probably worth it. The hike follows a stream upward, providing many chances for great photos. A couple of bridges, waterfalls, and dramatic valley shots. It's an easy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Not too strenuous a walk, interesting, nice wooden walkways up the Gorge, good photo opportunities. Do it on a nice day and breath in the fresh air and lovely woodlands.

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