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Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves

1712 Lost River Road, Route 112 West, North Woodstock, NH 03262
603-745-8031
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Description: Preserve with a river, caves and water falls formed by a glacier.
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Dallas, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

It was ok, but it was very costly for what it was. I expected more of a cave type setting rather than just openings in piles of boulders. Very much a feeling of a tourist trap, but my grandkids seemed to enjoy it. If I had done a little more research into this, I think we would have bypassed it... More

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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Nice walk! Takes about 1 1/2-2 hrs caves are nice great for families with kids 5yrs old + lots of stairs but lots of benches along the way to sit and enjoy!

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Westwood, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

If you are not interested in climbing through caves but are interested in earth science/ geology you will still like this attraction. At first I thought it was a pricey walk in the woods but as we got down to the gorge I realized it was much more than that. The gorge and it's history is pretty cool. If you... More

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

My family, which includes kids aged 12 and 14, spent a couple hours here. It was a fun visit and we enjoyed our time here. Wear clothes that you can get dirty and hiking/running shoes. The caves are small and fun to climb through. I am claustrophobic so I did not go through the lemon squeezer. :) However, I managed... More

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Flower Mound, Texas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We went in the afternoon and there were very few others there. My son (9) was very grouchy about the bugs on the walk down to the gorge, so use plenty of bug spray, but once we got there, we had to drag him away! I am 6' 5" and did all but the 3 most difficult caves with him,... More

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

what a great place to visit, we took our 4 year old who had no problem walking the entire way, he had a excellent time watching how the river flows, and he had fun in the easy caves, the end was especially fun, mining for minerals however i thought they could have someone on hand to tell you more about... More

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Deltona, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My family and I loved this place! It made me and my kids fill like we were in the movie Goonies when crawling through the caves! This is a place to see! Bring your family and wear hiking boots! Lots of prettiness to see here!

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Howell, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

What a blast, myself and my 3 children boys 14 and 12 and daughter 12 had a great time climbing thru the tight spaces of the many small caves that were connected to the wooden path that leads up and down the ravine. Even my wife enjoyed it and we usually leave her home when there is any involvement with... More

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Vermont
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I've lived in NH/VT my whole life and this was my first time at Lost River Gorge. My hubby and I got there early to beat the heat, afternoon rain and most importantly the crowds. Nicely kept up and clean boardwalks bring you around the gorge with lots of caves to check out. We noticed quite a few fish and... More

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Springfield
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The gorge is beautiful, but the main attraction are the caves, They are challenging! Read the instructions outside the caves carefully before you go so you wouldn't get stuck! Maps have rating for the difficulty of each cave, so think before you go!

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