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Weeks State Park

Whitefield, NH
603-788-4004
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Ranked #2 of 3 attractions in Whitefield
Type: State Parks
Description: State park where you will find Mount Prospect and a beautiful view of the North Country.
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English first
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

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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Hampstead, New Hampshire, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Now that we have an infant getting to the top of a mountain for the great 360 view is harder. It was amazing to drive up, then just climb the tower! No fee, suggested donation and we were seeing all the surrounding mountain ranges. Convenient and beautiful!

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Fryeburg
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Long drive up a narrow road, pretty exciting. When you reach the top, you are surrounded by a spectacular view. Climb up and visit the fire tower, pack a picnic lunch. Visit the historic Weeks summer home. Free and friendly.

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Londonderry, New Hampshire
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63 reviews 63 reviews
19 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We have hiked this and drove this. The views are breathtaking. There is a fire/weather tower at the top that my 3 little girls think is Rapunzels tower. I cannot stress enough how beautiful it is here.

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Plaistow, New Hampshire
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I love history so this was a great place to learn a bit of history & see some breathtaking views. You can drive right to the base of the fire tower. Short trails to hike. A perfect way to spend an afternoon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

This is an absolutely gorgeous location for a picnic or outdoor activities. The historic house is open to the public for tours - well worth the drive up the winding road!

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Lancaster, NH
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013 via mobile

Park offers lots of options and surprises. You can take scenic drive (1 & 1/2 miles) to top of Mt Prospect, hike several trails up or around Mt, climb fire tower, check out scenic overlooks, or visit Weeks estate / museum. Building has interesting exhibits - Check it out!

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Vermont
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Did this one recently with my hubby. Beautiful walk with the foliage so remember bring your camera and water bottle (or even a picnic lunch).

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New Hampshire
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Visited in late September to see the foliage. A little of the path from most foliage hot spots, so we were not in a crowd. The Weeks house is on top if the mountain, so you can hike or drive up. There are several places to pull over and see expansive views of the White mountains and the fall colors.... More

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Rockville Centre, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

It is a terrific park with a lot of trails. If you like parks you will appreciate this one with the great views and many trails.

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