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The Loon Center

Lee's Mills Road, Moultonborough, NH 03254
603-476-5666
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Activities: Birdwatching
Description: Home to the Loon Preservation Committee, this center works to protect one of the best known birds found in the Lakes Region.
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English first
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

The Loon Center is worth a trip with kids of any age - there are walking trails for the older, and FABULOUS interactive exhibits for the younger (can you say 'build your own loon nest'?). The staff is friendly and informed. Not a whole-day event, but just the right spot for a morning or afternoon away from the lake.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Cool place , nice gift shop for the nature enthusiastic ..... The loon cruises are a not to be missed experience of loons and time on a beautiful lake with spectacular views of the White Mountains .

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

So there aren't many loon centers, visit this one to learn all about this very interesting bird. I did the nature walk, although you won't be able to actually see the loon nesting sites. I did enjoy the nature center as I learned a few more things I didn't know about loons. I think kids will love this as the... More

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Moultonborough, New Hampshire
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55 reviews 55 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Wow, what an experience learning about the magnificent, protected bird and its habitat. Very, very interesting and a must see for the family. Also has a hiking trail to their nesting grounds. Fantastic gift shop with everything from books to trinkets with loons on them. The attraction is free with donations accepted.

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Ashland, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Very enjoyable movie about loons, even for those of us that already know much about them. Also good displays and gift shop. Came to explore the trails and do some Fall bird watching, but rain came down just as we started. (Reserved the highest rating until we can return and check out the trails.)

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Santa Paula, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

This is a great stop! We had no children with us on this trip, wished we had. I learned more about this protected bird than I ever realized. The different sounds they make to communicate, their size, and how they carry their young on there back. Very well presented, a real treat!

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Springfield - Delaware County, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews 65 reviews
22 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

They show a very informative video about the local loons. Unfortunately we were there on a very rainy day so could not hike to the lake to see the nesting loons.

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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92 reviews 92 reviews
35 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Follow the lond road there. It's great if you are a bird watcher or a nature buff. A fair size place with many exhibits.

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Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

This was a bit of a disappointment, perhaps because the weather was nasty and we didn't read the brochures carefully. But there are no loons at the Loon Center, other than loons in films, on posters, and in the gift shop. All of those things are great, but we would have liked to see the actual birds. And then we... More

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MA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

a couple short hikes out to see a float with loons. It was too buggy when we were there to hike more than 10 minutes, but it was pretty.

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