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Saco River

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Address: Conway, NH

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Beautiful hiking and kanoeing

Most people like to hike in the White Mountains and so did we but kanoeing on Saco river was beautiful.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 October 2015
Deventer (NL)
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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

The Saco River covered bridge (We love searching out covered bridges and waterfalls) is along the Saco River and accessible via the campsite. It's one of many, and quite nice - if you're into this stuff.

Thank David Z
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Water was low, but still beautiful. We took many pictures and there were many people doing the same! If the water was just a little higher, it would have been perfect, but still, it was great! Beautiful

Thank Broke-and-Hungry
Haverhill, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

If you visit the North Conway area in the summer, and love the water, you have to take a trip on the Saco River. The three big rental companies in the area all drop you off at first bridge and have different spots along the river to take out at. While rafts and tubes are offered, I believe the river... More 

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new boston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

make sure its a hot sunny day and only bring what you dont mind getting wet. expect about an hour per mile. super relaxing

Thank ddemers12
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

My family rented two canoes and a kayak yesterday August 16, 2016 at Seco bound in Conway New Hampshire. It was a beautiful day and extremely crowded. The process getting onto the river was chaotic but not nearly as bad as trying to get off the river at the pig farm for the bus pick up at 5 PM. They... More 

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Lebanon, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

A lot of fun to take the whole family out on the river and spend the day there. Rope swings and beaches along the way

1 Thank QuimbyFamily
Haverhill, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Stopped here to see the river and the covered bridge. Pretty kewl bridge. I will post some pictures of the bridge.

Thank Dibird50
Deventer (NL)
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Most people like to hike in the White Mountains and so did we but kanoeing on Saco river was beautiful.

Thank Anonyma-NL
San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

Put your canoe in at Fryberg, Maine and head downriver. You can do a day trip or an overnight. Camping on sandbars is the way to go. If you pitch your tent in the woods, you'll sleep with the mosquitos. The river is flat except for one small section of rapids, which is easy to navigate. If you paddle west... More 

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northern virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

It's nice to dip your toes in the water on a hot summer day. Our dog especially liked taking a break at the waters edge.

1 Thank tevagrrrl

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