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Rhododendron State Park

Fitzwilliam, NH
+1 603-532-8862
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Nice hike

Nice hike. There is no view from the top so don't expect to see anything. There is a flat trail... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lori S
Leominster, Massachusetts
via mobile
A small, precious gem of a park

At the heart of this park is a 19th century rhododendron nursery grown wild. With the flowers in... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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The park features beautiful, wild rhododendrons.
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  • Average9%
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Fitzwilliam, NH
+1 603-532-8862
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice hike. There is no view from the top so don't expect to see anything. There is a flat trail that goes around in a circle through the Rhododendron bushes which is beautiful when they are in bloom.

Thank Lori S
Reviewed 4 August 2017

At the heart of this park is a 19th century rhododendron nursery grown wild. With the flowers in bloom, the rhododendron grove is fantastic. In its heart, the trails are really tunnels through the flowering shrubs. We were there on a rainy day in July,...More

Thank pleurodont
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We stayed in Fitzwilliam just so we could go here. it did not disappoint! The flowers are amazing! But don't forget the bug spray!

Thank Susanbunny_8
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Taking advice from our hotel's suggested activities, we visited Rhododendron State Park for a short family hike. It exceeded our expectations as the walk was very pleasant, and the rhododendrons were wonderful. I think we missed the park while it was in full bloom, but...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 5 July 2017

I went here a couple years ago and we went at the right time, unless you hate bees. The flowers were every where and you could smell their sweetness. This year we pressed and went the 4th of July. Very few flowers. This place is...More

Thank riprocheleau
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

I've been here a few times with my two young daughters. It is a real easy walk and they really enjoy it. Its is a micro environment like a mini rainforest. Off season, anytime besides the July bloom, it is very quiet.

Thank NETraveler35
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Larger than I thought it would be. Cool trails. Natural setting. Unfortunately they were not in bloom yet. Nice short hike.

Thank Marc G
Reviewed 11 June 2016

My daughter and I both love Rhodies and decided to take this trip. It was well worth it.. well thought out hiking path with large stands of these glorious bushes. Cool and calming.

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 24 August 2015

We stopped here to hike the moderate trail to Little Monadnock summit (2.4 r/t) as a warm up to our planned hike of Mt. Monadnock the next day. From the summit of Little Monadnock you can see Grand Monadnock in the distance. We encountered only...More

1  Thank trailguy1
Reviewed 12 September 2014

This place is a gem and should be a stop if you nearby. It is a perfect place to walk with the young and the old to enjoy a natural setting and easy path to follow. Rhododendrums are next to you, on top of you,...More

4  Thank SavvyTravvies
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8 July 2016|
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Response from Kathy B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, they have gone by. I would plan your trip around mid June. They are spectacular!
4 June 2016|
Response from riprocheleau |
They ask for $4 per adult using a honesty box.