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Polar Caves Park

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Address: 705 Rumney Rte 25, Rumney, NH 03266
Phone Number: +1 603-536-1888
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: A family experience since 1922 located in the scenic Baker River Valley...
A family experience since 1922 located in the scenic Baker River Valley. Come tour our natural scenic attraction featuring 9 glacial caves. While visiting, feed the fallow deer, exotic birds and ducks. Also try the Polar Mining Expedition and Klondike Mines; Tour our Maple Sugar Museum and enjoy the truly unique Glacial Rock Garden. Bring your own lunch and enjoy our picnic area with charcoal grills, charcoal not provided. Our Snack bar is open daily, featuring homemade pizza. Open Daily 9am to 5pm Spring and Summer, 4:30pm in the fall.
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We had a great time.. note, these aren't truly "caves" - more like a long time ago, rocks came down from the cliff and created these space below them that you can crawl through... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We had a great time.. note, these aren't truly "caves" - more like a long time ago, rocks came down from the cliff and created these space below them that you can crawl through/ under. the names for the obstacles are funny - "fat man's misery", " king tut's tomb." We loved the "lemon squeeze' and the "orange crush." Beyond... More 

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Baarn, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

We came purely for the caves. Having visited numerous caves in four continents these were a disappointment. The joy was just limited to the effort in crawling through narrow spaces and not related to any beautiful views of caves with stalactites or stalacnites. Instead of spending at least half a day we were gone within the hour. Should be advertised... More 

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Polar_Caver, General Manager at Polar Caves Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Caves come in all shapes and sizes and we never try to hide we are Granite Boulder Caves. We have people of all ages, shapes and sizes visit and vast majority of them love our caves as you can see in many of the other reviews. We hope you had a good rest of your... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Great place to spend a couple of hours. The caves were very interesting and fun to maneuver around. Of course we were a little sore from the climbing the next day. Be sure to wear good hiking shoes. I was in sandals so it was bit more challenging. Wish we would have found this place when our kids were younger,... More 

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Auburn, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Well maintained and fun for most ages. A few offer a challenge when going thru the caves, but many are easy enough for most anyone to do. Large gift shop and reasonably priced (Not cheap). There are deer and ducks on the grounds that you can feed, as well as several birds to admirer and the kids thought that was... More 

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Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We planned this as a quick side trip between Vermont and Maine. What a great little stop! Highly recommend decent sneakers and comfortable clothes. Our two teens loved it! Even if you're not very adventurous this is a fun walk/crawl through some neat granite caves. There are "chicken" options so you can go around and not go through a cave... More 

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Franklin, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

My wife went here by herself over 10 years ago and she could only remember the "Lemon Squeeze" This is a great place and the staff were very friendly. They have a trail that leads to a number of caves. They were of varying sizes and lengths and all of them are interesting to explore. The caves do require a... More 

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We honeymooned in NH in October but it was unseasonably warm. Going here was a nice reprieve! The caves offered a cool break from the warm day and a great view of the mountains as well!

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New Boston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We loved exploring the caves…old and new!! My husband grew up here and came here as a child. He and I came went together 12 years ago, and we took our daughter and a friend there this year! What a great place to visit! Everyone, and I mean everyone that works there is incredibly friendly and helpful!! Highly recommend!!

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Andover, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

While we live within an hour's drive of Polar Caves, I had never visited the place, assuming it was just a tourist trap for out-of-staters. However, I was completely wrong... While this certainly does attract tourists, this is a terrific place to visit, regardless where you hail from. It is a perfect place to visit on a hot summer's day... More 

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

So we visited in late June. We like to get places as soon as they open and when we got to the caves there were maybe 3 cars in the parking lot which was perfect. It was a cool day with rain in the forecast so we weren't expecting many people to be there and there weren't. It was great... More 

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Additional Information about Polar Caves Park

Address: 705 Rumney Rte 25, Rumney, NH 03266
Phone Number: +1 603-536-1888
Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Rumney
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 16 - 16

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