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Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves

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Address: 1712 Lost River Road, Route 112 West, Woodstock, NH 03262
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+1 603-745-8031
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Preserve with a river, caves and water falls formed by a glacier.

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We spent a gorgeous morning exploring Lost River. The massive glacial boulders are impressive. The engineering and construction of the boardwalks is amazing. The river was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a gorgeous morning exploring Lost River. The massive glacial boulders are impressive. The engineering and construction of the boardwalks is amazing. The river was flowing strong so the waterfalls and pools were beautiful. The water was crystal clear!

Thank Julie A. C
Racine, Wisconsin
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97 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed the scenic beauty of this place. I would rate it 5 stars if i had young ones. Would be an awesome place to bring kids. Recommend that you bring a flashlight or head lamp to fully explore the "caves".

Thank kevin s
Lawrence, Massachusetts
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is beautiful. Looking forward to going back. It is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy the sounds and sights

Thank emstone120
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53 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed April 10, 2017

My family and I first visited the caves in August and were pleasantly surprised to find it very cool and not too crowded. The entry fee is reasonable and the guide book has a lot of fun facts.

Thank Sunapeeskibum
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Really enjoyed this little gem. The challenge of squeezing through the rocks was thrilling but so enjoyable. And I managed to get through the lemon squeezer!!! Would love to go back one day when I have children and let them experience it too!

Thank josieeex
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59 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed February 12, 2017

You need to be in decent shape to get the most out of your visit. Plenty of stairs, and more stairs. Worth everty step, the views are so beautiful. You'll want to take the whole family, pack a picnic and spend a few hours here. Great photo opps everywhere you look. A must see in NH.

Thank Crystal W
Salt Lake City
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39 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed January 18, 2017

This is an amazing place. It is a great adventure, it feels like you are in a land before time kinda place. It has many steps, bridges, levels to get you all around the gorge. It has waterfalls and caves. You can crawl in the caves if you want. You can go to as much or as little as you... More 

Thank jrb31
Karlsruhe, Germany
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209 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed January 17, 2017

We visited the Lost River Gorge on our way from New Hampshire to Vermont and it was a lot of fun for us! Spectacular landscape, but only for the Gorge the Price would have been too high. It's the Caves that make the difference. We really had a blast, trying to get through and watch other people and giving each... More 

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61 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed November 14, 2016

Follow the boardwalk up and down stairs and ladders on many levels. Cross the bridges and climb (occasionally crawl) into the caves. So many gorgeous views at multiple elevations make this a photography lover's dream. The mountain setting and the beautiful river nestled in the gorge among the massive boulders makes this a nature lover's dream. Great way to get... More 

Thank Patricia S
Londonderry, New Hampshire
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85 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed November 8, 2016

At first glance, this may seem like a great activity for all ages...it's not. Make sure everyone in your party understands how tight these caves get and can EASILY pass through the test caves before entering the cave proper. With that out of the way, easily one of the weirdest, but invigorating things to do north of the notch. It... More 

Thank Kyle M

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