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Make a stop here- you will NOT be disappointed.

The falls were beautiful and it was an easy walk !!! The signage was down but we were directed... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Barbara M
Marion ,Mass.
Don't miss this little gem!!

We visited in early October, when the leaves were turning. You will park on one side and go through... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2018
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All reviews easy hike parking lot short hike pinkham notch stone steps beautiful waterfall few stairs parking fee great hike worth a stop glen ellis visitor center nice walk parking area hand rails park service take your time
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The falls were beautiful and it was an easy walk !!! The signage was down but we were directed that it was located by Pinkham Notch. The parking lot was closed but we found a safe place to park. We were directed to go under...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

We visited in early October, when the leaves were turning. You will park on one side and go through a tunnel under the highway. The views just keep getting better. There's one vista neat the top of the falls, from there, you head down 60-100...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

Young and old can enjoy this short walk with a big pay-off! While hundreds of people with limited time and hiking ability opt for Diana's Bath. Glen Falls is a great option. Even older visitors can easily handle the stairs if they take their time....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Snorkelbear
Reviewed October 26, 2018

When we visited in October, 64 ft high Glen Ellis Falls was quite impressive with a great amount of water flow. The Falls are reached by just a very short walk (0.3-mile) from the parking lot. There is a pit toilet available near the parking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TNKaz
Reviewed October 22, 2018

We had a "hang tag" from the US Forest and Park service, so we didn't have to hassle with parking. The walk down to the base of the falls was easy - someone said 99-steps. There are several observation platforms on the path, so you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jim M
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Park at the Glen Ellis Scenic Area car park (you'll need a pen & change to put in the parking envelope) and then a short walk (0.3 miles) on a fairly easy path leads to these beautiful falls.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steven H
Reviewed October 19, 2018

This is one of my favorite New Hampshire spots, never experienced it in the fall with the leaves changed to fall colors so this was special.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jmedei48752016
Reviewed October 12, 2018

Beautiful falls in Pinkham Notch. Parking is $5 unless you have a Golden Eagle Pass. Just leave it on the dash and you're covered. Moderately difficult walk down to the falls but quite beautiful. Located just south of the AMC visitor's center.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bill A
Reviewed October 9, 2018

We were traveling throughout the White Mountains searching out some of the area waterfalls and gorges. This was tops on our list of places to stop and it did not disappoint. It's a quick, easy hike with some stairs and absolutely beautiful! Don't skip this...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed October 9, 2018

This is a waterfall hike not to be missed! The hike itself is a good workout, but the hike is awesome amongst all of the trees and rocks, and the waterfall at the end is fantastic! Such a beautiful spot.

Date of experience: September 2018
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September 29, 2018|
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Response from smallworld7354 | Reviewed this property |
Apologies, I’ve only just seen your question. Hopefully you’ve got the answers to help you find it. We had a sat Nav that helped us but we still sailed past the sign!
May 16, 2018|
Response from roul5050 | Reviewed this property |
if you can walk up step stairs you will be fine....my wife has a slipped disk and she was able to go up and down with very little discomfort. I would just stop a few times on the way back up and you should be good....hope... More
Lucy S
August 15, 2017|
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Response from smijona | Reviewed this property |
when we were there, i did not see folks in the water. i do think you can enter the water at places. the falls are great looking. we had our dog with us so we were concentrating on his safety . the path and stairs are steep... More
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What do you think of this itinerary? (1 Replies)
After arriving in North Conway late in afternoon on 8/29, we will have one full day there (8/30) and half a day (8/31) before driving to Bar Harbor. My current plan is to see the sites in the immediate area of NC (Cathedral Ledge, Diana's Baths, Echo Lake, perhaps the village of Jackson) on 8/29; to drive through Pinkham Notch, stopping at the Glen Ellis Falls and hiking the Square Hedge, Lost Pond trail on the morning on 8/31 (I know, I know - no drive to the top of Mt. Washington) before...More
August 22, 2013|
Response fromneslaw1|
Sorry no one answered and I was away- could you let us know how you did?
Itinerary suggestions? (9 Replies)
Hi all, Thanks for all the help and advice you give - it's great to read through other threads and get a lot of my questions answered! My husband and I are traveling to New England 9/30-10/8. We're in our late 30s and like history, nature, and driving through pretty landscapes. We don't mind a lot of driving or a lot of stops. This is the rough itinerary I came up with, but I list "possible stops" instead of "planned stops" because we're perfectly willing to spend way more time at a place...More
July 13, 2017|
Response fromfflbrgst|
It all looks good except for 10/2, you won't have the opportunity to see/do all those things on that one 'loop' day. Assume that you choose Woburn as the cheapest-but-close place to stay overnight after arriving, it's the intersection of I-95 and I-93. I-95 is the quickest way to your B+B, but I'd suggest you drive up I-93 to Lincoln, NH, go to Lost River Gorge, then do the Kancamagus (rte 112) drive over to North Conway, with stops on the way. You'll still arrive in time to see Cathedral...More