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Grafton Notch State Park

1941 Bear River Road, Bethel, ME 04261
+1 207-824-2912
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The falls are fabulous

We enjoyed an entire day in the park. The falls were especially fun. We climbed the rocks around... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
shoffmann9116
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Lenexa, Kansas
Beautiful challenging trails

These are some challenging but fun trails. Eyebrow had some ladders and ropes required. Wouldn’t... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
KevinC265K
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Affords breathtaking views of waterfalls, caves, and hiking trails without the parking lots, tourists, gift shops and hot dog stands.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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1941 Bear River Road, Bethel, ME 04261
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+1 207-824-2912
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1 - 10 of 139 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed an entire day in the park. The falls were especially fun. We climbed the rocks around the falls and took a lot of great pictures.

Thank shoffmann9116
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These are some challenging but fun trails. Eyebrow had some ladders and ropes required. Wouldn’t want to hike when wet. Be mindful of the turn up old prospect trail. We missed it. Table rock has a beautiful flat granite view with some challenging boulders along...More

Thank KevinC265K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Table Rock Trail is marked with orange blazes and is easy to follow. It climbs quite steeply over its 900' of elevation gain. There are literally hundreds of rough granite steps set into the mountainside over much of the distance. Some of the stretches...More

Thank Janet D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The screw auger falls was exceptional. You can go from the top to the bottom and stop in between for a dip. Bring your lawn chair and a picnic lunch, and eat right next to the falls.

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This park makes a beautiful drive with several water falls within a short walking distance. Good place to see a Moose!

Thank Dianna B
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

I have hiked every trail at Grafton notch state Park and I will have to admit that my favorite trail is the eyebrow loop trail with a great view right through the park.

Thank Alex K
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped on a rainy afternoon and enjoyed hiking around the falls and picnic area. The magnitude of Mother Nature always thrills me.

Thank Patti C
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Lots of family history in Grafton Notch. My grandfather was watchman on Old Speck for 7 seasons. My father was the last watchman in 1959. I was a ranger there in the 80's. Fantastic hiking and views. There are hikes for everyone, table rock is...More

Thank Nathan W
Reviewed 19 July 2017

My family decided our family vacation wouldn't be complete without a hike in Grafton Notch State Park. Of course choosing the more challenging trail was NOT my idea but we did it! And I survived...barely! :-) The views from the top were worth it. Highly...More

Thank CTBeachFamily
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing time going to the various falls in the park. Beautiful and pristine and lots of fun for the teens. Most of the falls require a small hike but good for everyone ages 8-70.

Thank melisaswim
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