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Ellis River Falls

Jackson, NH
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Ranked #3 of 14 Attractions in Jackson
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls, Outdoors
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Type: Waterfalls, Outdoors
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Breathtaking photos were taken here after our ceremony. It was just me, my husband, my dad, and the photographer (Carrie Woodsum from Framingham MA). We had a beautiful, intimate moment after the ceremony. It was very Zen to go there and catch our breaths before going back to the reception (see my review of the Inn at Jackson).

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Compared to the outstanding scenery in the White Mountains, these falls are somewhat of a letdown but if you are in the vicinity go and see what I meant.

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MA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Had to walk down many stairs to get to the falls, but it was worth it. Make sure you wear good walking shoes!

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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45 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Gettng to these requires a bit of a drive from Jackson then a bit of a walk - but its worth it. The views of the falls are really good and you can get close - I got wet taking photos. Its very pretty in that area so lots of options for composition - worth a stop if you have... More 

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Bedford, England
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238 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The falls are situated a short walk from the car park on Route 16. The path is relatively easy with a set of steps at the end to reach the lower part of the falls. It is definitely worth the effort to see the cascading water that thunders down 20 mtr into the pool below. You get a bit wet... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The fall are a quick hike from the parking area. At the end of the trail you get to experience some amazing views of the falls.

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New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States
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30 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

0.3 miles of easy graded hike with stairs, fantastic views of the falls. Mother Natures beauty on full display for no effort, go check it out!

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Newport-on-Tay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

A bit af a rough walk and quite a lot of steepish steps to get there but well worth it. The upper falls are very pretty and main falls and pools quite beautiful.

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Saint John, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Ellis River Falls were absolutely beautiful. We parked on one side of the highway and went through an underground walkway to get safely to the other side. It was a bit rocky, and lots of downhill to get to the main part of the falls. Some people had walking sticks to make it easier, but none of us found it... More 

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Maybe a 15 minute drive out of Jackson and then a short walk from the parking area gets you to Glen Ellis Falls. There are a number of steps on the trail and have a couple choices in viewing areas. Plan on an hour and that will give you plenty of time to get back to your vehicle.

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