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Flume Gorge

852 Daniel Webster Highway, Franconia, NH 03251
+1 603-745-8391
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A lot of walking and steps, but worth it

It costs $16 per adult to walk more to walk more than 2 miles (or a little less if you take the bus... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2016
David C
Livonia, Michigan
via mobile
Stunning scenery. Something you haven't seen before.

The Flume (can be purchased with the Cannon Mountain Tramway) is a must see. It does require a lot... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2016
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An 800-foot gorge that extends from the base of Mount Liberty. It is open from May 8 - October 25.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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852 Daniel Webster Highway, Franconia, NH 03251
+1 603-745-8391

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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

It costs $16 per adult to walk more to walk more than 2 miles (or a little less if you take the bus part way) and there are a lot of steps to get to the best vantage points. You can take the bus part...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The Flume (can be purchased with the Cannon Mountain Tramway) is a must see. It does require a lot of walking, and some of it is an incline, though it is not difficult. When you get to the gorge there are stairs along the side...More

Thank MidwestEmptynester
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Visited 13th. First off...all of these neg reviews of a high price. Yes I get it...but how else do you think they pay for the upkeep of such a beautiful place?? It was good exercise and beautiful scenery. Water falls and lush moss...It is def....More

Thank Lobstah-19
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The hike through the gorge does not provide the needs for strollers and wheelchairs. The views are amazing, and the loop is about 2 miles long, all around. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Wanda T
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Considering the amount of the water at this time of the year, the fee paid at the entrance ($16/person) is much too high. It is a tiny stream not capable of demonstrating the full potential of the place. When we asked at the info point...More

Thank MichalAndMark
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Just went today for the 1st timein my life and it was worth it. It may have been better if we had more rain this year but for the Northeast the geological features are spectacular. I was here at autumn peak leave season too!! Take...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Excellent park to visit. Gentle walk to the gorge with beautiful scenery along the way. Spent all morning here.

Thank mmuelle
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Fun trail with lots of treasures! We went in the morning and thankfully so! When we were leaving around 11:00 am, the line was out of the door to walk the trail!

Thank Cimorosi6
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The hike through the Flume Gorge was beautiful. The pathway was easy to navigate, although be ready for stairs and some elevation changes. Take your time and enjoy the many different viewpoints of the river and gorge, along with a couple of covered bridges. Be...More

Thank Debra H. C
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We just took our time and had a wonderful experience! Totally enjoyed the nature around us. Some in the group that had problems walking took the shuttle, and are really glad they did... A fair amount of steps, but not too difficult. We spent a...More

Thank JcJud
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9 July 2017|
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Response from Maria B | Reviewed this property |
I would as long as your willing to carry them if they get tired of walking. A hiking child backpack might be a good idea.
1 July 2017|
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Response from PhilipT | Reviewed this property |
Another suggestion would be Loon Mountain. Although it's summer, there's all kinds of activities going on. We took the gondola to the top. AMAZING views. They have bike riding, zip lining, etc. We didn't do those though. We... More
18 June 2017|
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Response from NanaSmurf1 | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe it is handicap accesible. I would say it is moderate difficulty. Its not that it's a hard hike but there are a lot of stairs to climb, so if stairs are an issue it would be more difficult. There is a bus... More