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Superb view - minimal effort

A Castle in the Cloud view without the entry price .. the short walk uphill to the view provides an... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Diana F
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Great view for little effort!

As others have said, if you have a few minutes to spare and are in the area, check out the view... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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31 Jul 2018
“Superb view - minimal effort”
4 Oct 2017
“Great view for little effort!”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

A Castle in the Cloud view without the entry price .. the short walk uphill to the view provides an opportunity for people of all ages and a sense of accomplishment. I wish I'd thought to bring my binoculars! It was super windy lakeside so...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Diana F
Reviewed 4 October 2017

As others have said, if you have a few minutes to spare and are in the area, check out the view from this tower. Wouldn't go out of my way to come here but combined it with a trip to nearby Wolfeboro.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Jenski1976
Reviewed 3 August 2017

I bring all guests who come to stay with me to this Lakes Region gem. A brief five to ten minute hike from the gravel parking area (caution: the entrance to the small parking area is located on the corner of a sharp curve along...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank vanatic
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Spectacular views of lake winnipesaukee and the surrounding landscape! Nice climb up.....funny how coming down is a bit awkward. Nice place to take visitors to the area for a quick overview of the lake

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank Patricia N
Reviewed 15 October 2016

To all who have visited the Abenaki Tower in Tuftonboro NH ---Despite local rumors, the Abenaki Tower was neither a fire tower nor built to watch for German airplanes during World War II. It was built simply to offer everyone enjoyment of an expansive and...More

Date of experience: October 2016
3  Thank northeaster
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The recent tree clearing has enabled beautiful views of the wooded hillsides all the way to Lake Winnipesaukee. A little parking area is just off the road (GPS for Wawbeek Road. The entry is a few hundred feet away, across the street, but small signs...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank xxramxx
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This is a very short walk up a fire lookout tower over looking the lake. They are in the process of clearing trees out so the view is getting better. If you are in the area and have about 20 minutes to kill you should...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Carolyn P
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Nice easy walk from the parking are, then up the steps of the tower for a great view. Bring your camera. If you geocache, Hiawatha's Keep is nearby.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Bill B
Reviewed 19 July 2016

The walk up to Abenaki Tower is very easy. It can be done by almost anyone - young or old. Perfect for short multi-generational outings. Climbing up the tower steps can be a little taxing for some. The steps get steeper with each new level....More

Date of experience: June 2016
4  Thank TallPyne
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This is a great view of the lake that is worth the 5 minute short walk up to the tower. Recommend going on a sunny afternoon for the views across the lake to Gunstock and north toward the Sandwich range. For a longer hike and...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Troy B
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