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Polar Caves Park

705 Rumney Route 25, Rumney, NH 03266-3581
+1 603-536-1888
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Really nice place for a quick adventure

This was a short day trip while we visited NE. The caves were great and a fun way to burn up an... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Wes B
Bridge City, Texas
via mobile
Great way to spend the day with the family

I went last with my sister and my twin 13 year old nieces. Some of the spaces to squeeze... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Hudson, NH
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A family experience since 1922 located in the scenic Baker River Valley. Come tour our natural scenic attraction featuring 9 glacial caves. While visiting, feed the fallow deer, exotic birds and ducks. Also try the Polar Mining Expedition and Klondike Mines; Tour our Maple Sugar Museum and enjoy the truly unique Glacial Rock Garden. Bring your own lunch and enjoy our picnic area with charcoal grills, charcoal not provided. Our Snack bar is open daily, featuring homemade pizza. Open Daily 9am to 5pm Spring and Summer, 4:30pm in the fall.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rock garden” (18 reviews)
“lemon squeeze” (35 reviews)
“gift shop” (39 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
705 Rumney Route 25, Rumney, NH 03266-3581
+1 603-536-1888
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was a short day trip while we visited NE. The caves were great and a fun way to burn up an afternoon. The rock wall was not open yet, but the rest was fun. Kids did the "mining" and I have never seen so...More

Thank Wes B
Reviewed 5 days ago

I went last with my sister and my twin 13 year old nieces. Some of the spaces to squeeze into/through seemed a lot smaller than during my last visit, but as I'm sure the rocks didn't increase in size, it must have been me. My...More

Thank janpack13
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a great day at Polar Caves. The trail is very nice, the Maple Lodge had a lot of great items, the caves were well maintained, the views were great, and the staff was very nice. It's a good little adventure, but we weren't...More

Thank Anthony L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is unlike the cavernous caves I have visited. These are smaller and give a little taste of what actual spelunking must be like. You have to bend, squat, and shimmy through them. It is wet and slippery. Despite cool temps inside you sweat from...More

Thank MHer101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For our family an annual visit to the Polar Caves is a must! The "once were" little kids now bring their kids. It's a great, safe adventure. Beautifully maintained and well worth the visit.

1  Thank nottinghall
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The Polar Caves offers an interesting experience for adults and kids especially very energetic six year olds. There is a lot of interesting geological history to read in the "rock garden" and the caves themselves are a unique experience. The temperature changes and rock variations...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is great stop for young families. Kids get to run and climb rocks and then climb up through various size caves. Can be tough on legs if knee issues. Has a handicapped walk up thru woods that seniors and others enjoy.

1  Thank Betty T
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Timeless experience. Went there in the '60's as a child, 80's as a parent, 2016 as a grandparent. Always interesting, educational and just plain fun

Thank FredNH92051
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This park with its huge boulders in the middle of the Mtns,was splendid,even for us mid aged couples.Nice walking trails & caves to explore.If crawling,squeezing,or claustrophobia is a problem,there are "chicken"paths to take you around the caves,which each cave has a name describing the level...More

Thank Shaystrip
Reviewed 31 October 2016

My sister and I were leaf-peeping in the area a couple of weeks ago, and we decided to stop in to check out the caves. We didn't know what to expect, but we found the park to be extremely cute and well organized. We are...More

2  Thank Amy Z
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there room to accommodate an RV in their parking lot?
11 June 2017|
Response from Polar_Caver | Property representative |
Absolutely our parking lot is huge!
Chris P
My child just turned 4. Will she be eligible for free admission?
11 September 2016|
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Response from Sarah L | Reviewed this property |
Based on their website, child admission begins at age 4 so you would have to pay for your child's admission.
Are dogs permitted?
8 August 2016|
Response from Polar_Caver | Property representative |
Sorry, but no. The first part of our park has Ducks Deer and Pheasant.