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Grafton Notch State Park

1941 Bear River Rd, Bethel, ME 04261-3640
+1 207-824-2912
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Stunning beauty

Late spring, still lots of snow from March blizzards and a fresh inch on top to freshen things up... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
slowroad
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New England
Stunning views!

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
Harlie2013
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Biddeford, Maine
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Affords breathtaking views of waterfalls, caves, and hiking trails without the parking lots, tourists, gift shops and hot dog stands.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good19%
  • 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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"hiking trails"
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"picnic area"
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"beautiful 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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"picnic lunch"
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"longer hike"
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"great place for a picnic"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank slowroad
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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!

Thank Harlie2013
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Reviewed 21 November 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 31 October 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

Thank Richard B
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Reviewed 30 October 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 24 October 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 22 October 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 17 October 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.

Thank shoffmann9116
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

These are some challenging but fun trails. Eyebrow had some ladders and ropes required. Wouldn’t want to hike when wet. Be mindful of the turn up old prospect trail. We missed it. Table rock has a beautiful flat granite view with some challenging boulders along...More

Thank KevinC265K
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

The Table Rock Trail is marked with orange blazes and is easy to follow. It climbs quite steeply over its 900' of elevation gain. There are literally hundreds of rough granite steps set into the mountainside over much of the distance. Some of the stretches...More

Thank Janet D
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