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Address: Franconia, NH
Description: A 45-foot drop in Flume Gorge.

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I loved falls!

One of my favorite things to see are falls. I love to see the power and majesty of them. I love the small ones and the large ones. Avalanche Falls was well worth the effort.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2014
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Ottawa, Canada
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240 reviews 240 reviews
103 attraction reviews
334 helpful votes 334 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We hiked the Flume Gorge trail from beginning to end, taking us about 2hrs in total (with lots of stops for photo ops along the way!) One of the highlights of the trail is Avalanche Falls at the top of the gorge, about midway along the trail. The falls thunder down a rock cut and you can stand in its... More 

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Illinois
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86 reviews 86 reviews
37 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

One of my favorite things to see are falls. I love to see the power and majesty of them. I love the small ones and the large ones. Avalanche Falls was well worth the effort.

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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159 reviews 159 reviews
88 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I do not want to give you the impression that Avalanche Falls is the reason to go to the Flume Gorge. Therefore, I gave it a four star rating but the experience itself is a FIVE PLUS. The flume comes cascading over the falls and into a perpendicularly walled gorge as high as 90 feet in some places and as... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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388 reviews 388 reviews
88 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Its hard to snag a good picture here. The waterfall is quite stunning. Theres another waterfall if you continue on the trail, if you want a good picture, you'll need a little patience.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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60 reviews 60 reviews
49 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

You have to hike the flume gorge to get to it but it is worth the time and effort. On a hot day the spray was a cooling relief and once past you dry off quickly in the warmth of the sun.

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Clifton, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

You reach this falls after a mild hike and the whole hike is an enjoyable experience with lot of greenery around. a wooden pathway leads up to the falls and sometimes you may need to wait for some time to get a clear snap of the fall as there may be other visitors blocking the view, but the wait is... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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138 reviews 138 reviews
100 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

On the narrow gorge section of the Flume gorge where the boardwalk clings to the steep walls of the ravine half way to the top trails through the woodlands and on and then down to the Sentinel Pine bridge over the cascade brook. The avalnche falls tuble over a rockks scree in a fine display of wwhite water.

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Washington
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528 reviews 528 reviews
218 attraction reviews
262 helpful votes 262 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

On its own, we probably would have only gave the waterfall an average, but it is at the end of the amazing Flume Gorge, kind of a reward to the climb. This is an amazing place, don't miss it if you are ever in this area of the country.

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Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
29 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2011

The Avalanche Falls are located at the end of the Flume Gorge and offer the opportunity to relax in this peaceful portion of the gorge at a spot that is right by the falls. You are also able to view and photograph the falls from both above and below them. They are not the tallest falls I've seen or the... More 

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