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Beautiful - even if is in the rain, under grey skies. People's photographs look amazing with blue... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Harrison-F-Carter
Autumn 🍂 colors

Flume Gorge, state park, the basin all amazing places we visited. Stunning colors, wonderful... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
kathypN280XW
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The narrow passageway between the Franconia and Kinsman mountain ranges.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful - even if is in the rain, under grey skies. People's photographs look amazing with blue skies and sunshine.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Harrison-F-Carter
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Nice leisure drive on the coach, not sure of each of the stops for viewing/photographs. but well worth the trouble and good experience. Visited in early October so Autumn not fully coloured but guess it would be superb later in the month

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Flume Gorge, state park, the basin all amazing places we visited. Stunning colors, wonderful waterfalls, peak fall colors, wonderful hiking trails. We could not ask for anything more. Anyone wanting to see a gorgeous part of New England/ New Hampshire will defeat not be disappointed....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank kathypN280XW
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Our main goal was to visit Mount Washington and we had to take I-93 to get there. Franconia Notch offers several stops along the way for the traveler needing a break from the road. It's a great way to stretch your legs to take a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank AmeiK30
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I grew up an hour south of Franconia Notch and it's always been a favorite place of mine -- also one of the most beautiful regions I've seen in all my travels, any time of year.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NHjo
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Love this park and area. Swim in Echo Lake or enjoy paddle boat or canoe rentals. We didn't fish but watched others fly fish by another lake. Many areas to hike. Bike rentals at cannon mountain. The only thing we did not do was the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank IllinoisKate1
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We drove through and it was pretty. There were many trails and other things to do but we were not up to hiking. I would like to go back and do some hiking and see some of the water falls.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank madd4912
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We are visiting during the summer and greatly love the beauty of this area. And I know that in many ways it is even more beautiful during the winter months. If you love to hike, this is a place for you to enjoy.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bob19512014
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

It's a drive through the woods. The views are pretty, but not awe-inspiring. We drove all around hoping to see some wildlife along with the views and we struck out. We were in the area 3 days and saw nothing but crows. We were very...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank elliescr
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

I took my family to Lonesome Lake this weekend and we climbed Cannon Mountain. I highly recommend that you use the upper half of the High Cannon trail to get up to the summit of Cannon and then use the Rim trail to get over...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Response from safogg | Reviewed this property |
There are certainly places you can stop and break out a picnic, just look for any sort of signage indicating a landmark or camping or park. You're pretty much guaranteed to find a table sit at or grassy hill to relax on no... More
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