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Cathedral Ledge

Cathedral ledge, North Conway, Conway, NH
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Nice view

We like to make this quick side trip while in the North Conway area each year. It is a quick 100... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Christopher S
Warwick, United States
via mobile
A great veiw

Pretty tough to get to this location, but if you can find parking, the views are fantastic, watch... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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A rock cliff that is popular with climbers.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“short walk” (71 reviews)
Cathedral ledge, North Conway, Conway, NH
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We like to make this quick side trip while in the North Conway area each year. It is a quick 100 yard walk from the parking area and you get a very nice scenic view without a lot of fuss. Nice with little kids to...More

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed yesterday

Pretty tough to get to this location, but if you can find parking, the views are fantastic, watch rock climbers, see many sights and walk paths for very good views.

Thank JoeSchwartz
Reviewed yesterday

Cathedral Ledge is a bit of a steep hike, but the views are all worth the effort. The distance isn't far...probably less than a mile each way, but you will be out of breath long before the top. The climbing will require you to use...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 2 days ago

bring a nice camera beatuiful views, lake below is echo state park good swimming water was very calm didnt connect with saco though

Thank johnnyo99
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you're in the North Conway resort area, make sure this is one of your landscape stops. The Vibe magazine we picked up at the Eastern Slope resort had a feature on a painting from 1862 of Cathedral Ledge that piqued our interest so we...More

1  Thank gmcshane88
Reviewed 1 week ago

Exploring the area, we happened upon Cathedral Ledge and saw there was a state park. We drove in and my husband was very happy to find a road all the way to the top - not I since I cannot even tell you how afraid...More

Thank higginsfamily7
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful experience...glad there is a fence at the top!! Watched the rock climber on the west ridge. Great spot for pictures.

Thank madweeb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful views of echo lake.l and mountains. Wear sneakers. Can walk around and climb some rocks. Kids enjoyed walking through nature.

Thank jgj123
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to take young kids to get a view of the area without hiking. Also good for anyone who can't walk far. The drive up is fun and the view isn't far from the parking lot. You can even watch people mountain climbing!

Thank JQTO
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy drive, easy walk to the viewing area. The view was amazing. Highly recommend checking it out, was an awesome experience with a great view of the valley below.

Thank John Z
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20 August 2017|
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Response from Robert H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, not exactly positive but I would estimate it at at least 1500ft. Quite magnificent!
23 July 2017|
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Response from SkyviewSy | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't have GPS coordinates. It is easily accessed from West Side Road, just a short drive from downtown North Conway NH. Signage in the area is very good. Please note that the access road is closed and gated in the... More
5 July 2017|
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Response from Jessica O | Reviewed this property |
Main road to the gate will be open... trail around the lake is snow covered and a bit muddy in April depending on the weather....