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Address: West Chesterfield, NH
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Beautiful moderate hike with cool ruins!

This was a great way to spend a couple hours. Cool story and background, and the ruins are still there to explore. Really great views and natural exploration options.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
nocoguy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great way to spend a couple hours. Cool story and background, and the ruins are still there to explore. Really great views and natural exploration options.

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Thank nocoguy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

Hike to ruins was a short 5 minute walk from the parking area. Good to explore with kids. We continued on from the house ruins to the Ann Stokes Loop. It was a 0.5 mile hike to Indian Pond. Continuing on the loop the trail becomes narrower and steep with short switchbacks up a 200 foot incline to the overlooks.... More 

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Thank Stephanie R
Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

We found out about Madame Sherri Forest by searching for walks/hikes around Brattleboro. This was a must because it has the ruins of Madame Sherri's castle. We came via the Gulf Rd. We drove slowly and we were treated to 4 roadside waterfalls. It was a bright but cold day when we arrived and no one else was in evidence.... More 

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barrie ,ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

this was a lucky find on our road trip from canada. we found it on pintrest. worth a stop if in area. peaceful well documented . leaves not quite changing, but very nice place .

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Thank pirateBarrie_ontario
Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Fun to take photos on the remaining stairs and foundation of her castle (after fire in the 60's). We visited in mid-October-leaves past peak but still very pretty. With the fallen leaves covering the trail it was difficult to figure out the way to go but fun trying to find way around. Might be a bit too much for kids... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We had a short drive to a lovely forest with wonderful autumn foliage. We walked to see the ruins of Madame Sherri's home.

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Thank Sandy G
Brattleboro, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

There are really two attractions here (at least). For the hikers, there are several trails to take you into the New Hampshire forests. One leads to the top of Wantastiquet for a beautiful view of Vermont. We took the Ann Stokes loop which first leads to a beautiful view at the top of East Hill and then to Indian Pond.... More 

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Thank sinarmatahari
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Great little adventure if your looking for something to do for an hour or so. It's marked pretty well now and google maps will bring you to the spot (Across from Egypt Rd). The castle part is no more than 100 yards from the parking lot if you don't want to hike, take a RIGHT at the fork after the... More 

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Massachusetts, US
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

It was a really cute walk for us, we had three young children and they all made it to the top. The pond at the top of the hill was frozen, so they had a blast throwing rocks on it and we even tried to skate at "our own risk" :-)

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Thank Maria H
New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Easy hike that begins with the famous ruins. It's an unmarked trail, but easy to figure out (most of the time). Completely covered by tree canopy, so great for sunny days as you will be in the shade the whole time. But that also means no great views from the "top."

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