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Crawford Notch State Park

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Address: US Rte. 302, Harts Location, Hart's Location, NH 03812
Phone Number: 603-374-2272

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We camped in the area for a night, and went to Ripley Falls the next morning. So beautiful! The trail is pretty easy, but the last part down to the falls area is mostly rocks and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We camped in the area for a night, and went to Ripley Falls the next morning. So beautiful! The trail is pretty easy, but the last part down to the falls area is mostly rocks and can be slippery, so wear appropriate foot wear.

Thank Lindley H
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To really experience this area you have to get out on the plentiful trails. There are a variety of trails to satisfy different skill levels. From Crawford Station, you can hike 1.6 miles (3.2 rt) to the top of 2800' Mt. Willard for a spectacular view of Crawford Notch. The hike up takes about an hour. The trail ascends at... More 

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Shrewsbury, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took a 25 minute moderately difficult hike to view Ripley Falls. The trail was a little intense at times since I am not an avid hiker, but the view was all worth it. You do have to walk over a set of train tracks to get to the trail so be careful as it is an active track.

Thank travelingirl19
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

We trekked to see the Ripley Falls. It was a fairly tricky walk in terms of a lot of rocks to navigate and if you have any issues with mobility it might be too much. The falls themselves are pretty cool but you will see more impressive ones elsewhere. It does only cost $4 per person via donation, however.

Thank mikeanddani2013
Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This came up on us suddenly as we drove the highway so on a whim decided to check it out. Glad we did! A small museum (free) outlines how this family apparently tried to escape a flood which raised the river some 20 ft (!) only to be killed by an avalanche. Their house though, survived due a an outcropping... More 

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Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

The view from the Willey house was exceptional! There is a pond across the street that it very peaceful. While we were sitting on the deck having some lunch, there was a black bear and her cub crossing the street to get back down to the river. The Silver Cascades are beautiful!

Thank Barbara L
Wading River, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

This is the site where the Willey family was killed in a landslide during a violent rain storm in 1826. Across the road from the site, is a pond and two short walking trails. It took us about half an hour to do both. While we were there, we saw a park ranger feeding the ducks in the pond. The... More 

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Really nice hike and you will NOT be disappointed in the end. First portion is decently rocky and steep (but not too taxing at all). The remaining .8 miles to the falls pretty easy. We are not hikers by nature but felt this was a fairly easy hike. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Ripley falls is always a nice, pretty easy hike to take. The trail was a little muddy probably because we hiked it during May, but it was manageable. The waterfall itself is very nice and worth the hike. We also wanted to hike Frankenstein Cliff, but ran out of time.

Thank Craig1487
Lancaster, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

Headed up Sawyer Pond Road and had a fabulous time skiing in - and coming out it was mostly downhill! What a treat! Quiet, beautiful, and peaceful - all those things a wooded ski should be, right??

Thank travelingtealee

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