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Camped out on a rainy weekend, but the gloomy skies didn't ruin our fun! Hiking up through flume... read more

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Back for two winter hikes just after Christmas. Walking on snow a lot easier on the knees than... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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US Rte. 302, Harts Location, Hart's Location, NH 03812
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Camped out on a rainy weekend, but the gloomy skies didn't ruin our fun! Hiking up through flume gorge in the rain was beautiful, and we actually got the trail to ourselves which was a rare treat. Whether rain or shine, hiking through the gorge...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sonricker
Reviewed 1 week ago

Back for two winter hikes just after Christmas. Walking on snow a lot easier on the knees than rocks and roots. Two great days and a lot of fun. Any day is a good day in the Notch.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Spuddler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a planned camping/fishing trip to close out the summer before the school year started in September. My wife and I had camping reservations in the Dry River Campground located in Crawford Notch State Park. I was under the impression that I would also...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 242terryl
Reviewed November 24, 2018

Drive, don't go by train, this wonderful park deserves to be loved and savoured. Multiple stops, breathtaking vistas can only be enjoyed if you stop, take a breath, suck in the air and disappear in a world of peace and joy. Loved it here so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank devonroamer
Reviewed October 27, 2018

We hiked the Ripley Falls Trail from the Ripley Falls trailhead (also the Ethan Pond trailhead) in Crawford Notch State Park. Even though the round-trip distance of this hike is just 1 mile (with an elevation gain of 308 ft in 0.5 mile), we would...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TNKaz
Reviewed October 23, 2018

The Willey House on the road side makes an interesting stop, rest rooms, cafe and shop. Pond across the road and scenic views. Look up on the internet the history of the Willey Family, quite sad. The State Park is excellent, would liked to have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank juliasJ1111OT
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

The Conway Notch train culminates here at this Crawford station overlooking the majestic lake and the towering colorful mountains. Amazing views of the park, tranquility of the lake, cars zipping through the curving road, train gasping for breath after climbing up the hill... WoW.. amazing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ramsdesk
Reviewed October 12, 2018

We didn't get the chance to stop and do any hike's or visit any of the scenic locations as it was getting late in the day. But we drove through to see the beautiful foliage and stopped to fish at a river. It was very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SamMeeBou
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Crawford Notch State Park is a beautiful area that has it all...waterfalls, hiking, gift shops and places to eat, historical sites, and the beautiful change of colors in the trees. We stopped several times to get out and hike around, but just driving through the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Colleen C
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We stopped to look at the gift shop, but we happy to note that they had a little food counter in there. It was cold and rainy outside, and we each had a cup of tasty chili to get warm. My husband also got a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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September 9, 2018|
Response from leob276 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can call (603) 374-2272 for camping info and reservations. The fall foliage is starting and nights are getting chilly. Last night here had a low of 37 degrees.
Malcolm John B
August 8, 2015|
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Response from anton_new_england | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the only road charge is on Interstate 93 in Hooksett, NH far South of the Mountains. This is South of Concord. Some White Mountains National Forest parking areas (especially at trail heads) have honor system boxes for... More
July 18, 2015|
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Response from anton_new_england | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware. The state site has campground maps only. Most/all guides of the area show them however. Your focus would be both the many small falls along Bemis Brook (worth the short side walk) and Aretha Falls. You... More