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Address: , Whitefield, NH
Phone Number: 603-788-4004
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Description: State park where you will find Mount Prospect and a beautiful view of the...
State park where you will find Mount Prospect and a beautiful view of the North Country.
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A good place to go before Mt Wasington

The Weeks road is just as narrow as most of Mt Washington but with trees and guard rails. If you do not the drive up Weeks you will not like the drive up Mt Washington.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 7, 2015
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Whitefield, New Hampshire
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Whitefield, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

The Weeks road is just as narrow as most of Mt Washington but with trees and guard rails. If you do not the drive up Weeks you will not like the drive up Mt Washington.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Gorgeous, panoramic views! Short 1-1/2 mile drive brings you to a summit where you can enjoy incredible views from the tower. Peaceful, 10 minute walking trails circle the old estate. Would love to visit again in the fall to enjoy the fall foliage.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Great local history lesson and a great vista. Nice museum for adults and children of the flora and fauna of the area. They also have a guided tour of the building.

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Boston
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Worth the time if staying in the area for a drive or hike up the road to the top for some great views. Not much to do up there besides climb the fire tower or visit the house. Very friendly staff. Be careful on your drive up/down: Drive slow! Narrow road, tight turns and look out for other cars and... More 

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We, six shipmates from the USS John W Weeks, met at the park to donate ship memorabilia and a check to the museum. http://www.greatnorthwoods.org/weeks/ It's a beautiful park on MT Prospect with commanding views of the countryside, especially from atop the old fire tower. They are in the process of renovating the museum. One can drive up the mostly one... More 

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Shelter Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Scenery was beautiful unless the clouds roll in! First trip up was cloudy, but second time was fantastic.

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Brookfield, Massachusetts, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We hike Well's State Park often, they have well marked groomed trails, we bring our dog there a lot and they seem to be adding more campsites. They trails range from very easy to moderate.

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Lancaster, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Whether you hike up the hill during the day, or at night by moonlight, it is a great walk! The viewpoints along the way are spectacular - and it is a great way to take in the surrounding areas!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The drive to get there it's stunning with lookout points along the way. Once at the top check out the Museum and the tower. It sure has amazing views. Don't forget to do some hikes while at the top. Sit on the deck at the end of an easy hike to enjoy the views!

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

What a great view! The house/museum is very nice, and the tour guide is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the site and the history of the Weeks family. The drive up is fun. .. we didn't have time, but would have loved to walk it. A great way to spend 1-3 hours (depending on if you drive or walk).

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