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Pondicherry Wildlife Reserve

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Tranquil Walk

This is a great place for walking, biking, snow shoeing and xcskiing. You are more than likely to... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2018
Priscilla G
Jefferson, New Hampshire
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Nice quiet walk in the woods

After a hike in the White Mts. we chose to do a horizontal walk. Glad we did. The location is... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2017
Jim H
Holderness, New Hampshire
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Jan 22, 2018
“Tranquil Walk”
Sep 2, 2017
“Very disappointed”
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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place for walking, biking, snow shoeing and xcskiing. You are more than likely to see wild life and it is great for bird watching. Note this is a dirt trail and was. Rail way.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Priscilla G
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

Very boring hike.. I did not mind the flat walk... very easy. The first observation look out was nice. You can see pond and the presidential mountains.... As you walk along the boring trail surrounded by trees and no scenery. I wanted to go to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Bulldoglover23
Reviewed August 23, 2017

After a hike in the White Mts. we chose to do a horizontal walk. Glad we did. The location is awesome as you stand in the valley surrounded by mountains on all sides. The walk to Cherry Pond is only 1.5 miles in. It was...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Jim H
Reviewed October 19, 2016

This is a lovely, totally flat and mostly straight walk to a beautiful spot near Jefferson, NH. Don't know if I'd travel far out of my way, but it was en route to our Crawford Notch destination. Great stretch and amble for a few hours...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank 3,682,222
Reviewed October 6, 2016

This is a great hike. The walk to the observation platform overlooking Pondicherry lake is 1.5 miles on a flat former railroad grade. Additionally, turning right when coming off the platform, more views of the like can be had by a short walk up the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank clan82
Reviewed June 29, 2016

Yeah, I know, it's quite something to say my favorite spot *on earth*, but it is. My family is from near here, I grew up about 50 miles away, and I never knew this existed until a few years ago. Now, when I visit the...More

Date of experience: October 2015
7  Thank t8m7kl
Reviewed June 27, 2016

A very nice/easy walk! I love taking my dogs down this and sitting out on the deck next to Pondicherry! Beautiful walk...absolutely love it!

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed November 6, 2015

This is a beautiful place to walk. Well maintained, flat trail to the pond. Beautiful scenery. A must see!

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Marilyn D
Reviewed September 2, 2015

always a great place to bird and walk in nature (and hunting season did not affect it.) Just gorgeous any time of year.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank JM M
Reviewed August 2, 2015

Brought my 20-yr old nephew along with me for my second visit to Pondicherry Wildlife Reserve and he was as impressed as I. It was even better than in the fall. We saw wildlife including different types of ducks and bear. I was happy that...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank 22dive
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September 23, 2017|
Response from Jim H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, probably best for mountain bikes but could use road bikes as well.