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Franconia Notch

Franconia, NH
+1 603-823-5661
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The narrow passageway between the Franconia and Kinsman mountain ranges.
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Franconia, NH
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If mountains and woods and waterfalls, lakes and streams is your idea of heaven....you'll find all of that here. Just cant say enough about how beautiful this entire area of NH is!!

Thank geminigirlNewYork
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nature at its best. Hiking biking camping skiing mountain views. We try to get back here at least once a year

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Beautiful place to visit in the fall. Lovely hiking, waterfalls and little lakes. This was my second visit.

Thank Beachlover1949
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Nice area of NH - great countryside with views of streams, rivers and surrounded by mountain ranges. Make you way up near Sunset Inn (Sigar Hill) for great panoramic view of ranges.

Thank Joe F
Reviewed 10 November 2016

This trail is easy to moderate, depending how far you go on it. You can begin it by the Basin, or take a shortcut by driving and parking by Lafayette Campgrounds. We chose only to view Kinsman Falls, then go back down partway to a...More

Thank Louisalivingston
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Visit Cannon Mountain, the New England Ski Museum, the Basin, The Flume. Just take in the beauty. Drive slowly to take it all in.

Thank CaptPete43
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were worried that our visit the first week of Oct. 2016 would be too early to see fall colors. Instead, we had wonderful, partial colors without the crowds! This drive is so beautiful that even without colors, we would have been stunned.

Thank Judybookdoc
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Stop and look - well-worth the time! Fall foliage at its grandest. Quite a few people stopping, but not too annoying.

Thank erwretired
Reviewed 11 October 2016

The fall is the greatest time to drive through. The foliage was just beautiful and there are so many things to do, just great.

Thank GaryWT
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Between the natural vistas, the parks, the basin and various other features, the area is chock full of beauty and activities.

Thank David Z
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Mary H
I plan on driving through Franconia Notch- heading up to Gorham. Are there picnic spots to stop at along the way for lunch? Thanks!
10 July 2015|
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Response from safogg | Reviewed this property |
There are certainly places you can stop and break out a picnic, just look for any sort of signage indicating a landmark or camping or park. You're pretty much guaranteed to find a table sit at or grassy hill to relax on no... More