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Grafton Notch State Park

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1941 Bear River Rd, Bethel, ME 04261-3640
+1 207-824-2912
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pretty area with lots of hiking trails

This is a nice area for picnics and family activities. Driving through and then on into New... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SPN21
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Ringgold, Georgia
My backyard yard!

Grafton Notch is absolutely beautiful! There are so many trails to venture on and the waterfalls... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
kimmatomai
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Affords breathtaking views of waterfalls, caves, and hiking trails without the parking lots, tourists, gift shops and hot dog stands.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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1941 Bear River Rd, Bethel, ME 04261-3640
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+1 207-824-2912
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"table rock"
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"screw auger falls"
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"grafton notch"
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"hiking trails"
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"picnic area"
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"new hampshire"
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"beautiful drive"
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"mother nature"
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"rainy afternoon"
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"god's country"
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"rough terrain"
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"picnic lunch"
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"great place for a picnic"
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"longer hike"
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"beautiful scenery"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice area for picnics and family activities. Driving through and then on into New Hampshire is a nice drive but roads can be bumpy after a hard winter. We liked the scenery. There is free parking and no entrance fee for visiting....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Grafton Notch is absolutely beautiful! There are so many trails to venture on and the waterfalls are amazing! Moose and dear...

1  Thank kimmatomai
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Reviewed April 17, 2018

Late spring, still lots of snow from March blizzards and a fresh inch on top to freshen things up. Skiing was lousy so explored Bethel area. This is a beautiful park! Three waterfalls with easy roadside access - unplowed in winter so park along Rt...More

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

For us it's a day trip we enjoy just to take in natures beauty! It's beautiful anytime of the year! It's a must see!

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Reviewed November 20, 2017

Drove from Errol to Bethel on this scenic byway...what a great way to spend the day. Plenty of hiking, nice falls on the river. Family friendly fun! Bring a picnic and enjoy the beauty.

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Reviewed October 30, 2017

Location Lat 44.572106 / -70.902701 for Screw Auger Falls Parking Lot; On Route 26 near the New Hampshire border and approximately 14 miles north of Bethel. Wonderful hiking. Bring your camera for fantastic pictures. Plan to spend a couple of hours exploring along the road...More

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Reviewed October 29, 2017

Drove from Bethel to Grafton Notch. It is a beautiful State Park, & has many hiking trails. We took two easy trails. One was to a waterfall. Enjoyed half a day.

Thank Mary K
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Reviewed October 24, 2017

we visited the park whist touring New England to view the Fall colours. A pleasant drive through the park with some pleasant walks and falls. We particularly liked Screw Auger Falls.

Thank willf
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Reviewed October 21, 2017

Loved visiting this park. Wonderful trails for hiking. We will visit again. Easy access to trails. Parking lot at the main trail access area could be a bit larger. Probably should get there early during the summer.

Thank ebecker1948
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Reviewed October 16, 2017

We enjoyed an entire day in the park. The falls were especially fun. We climbed the rocks around the falls and took a lot of great pictures.

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