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A beautiful view and a wild winter hike!!

I hiked to Cathedral ledge in the middle of winter from Echo Lake State Park with my two dogs. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark D
See forever and be close to rock climbers

A must see experince in North Conway - pick a a clear day and you will be rewarded . You can drive... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2019
John G
East Walpole, Massachusetts
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Cathedral ledge, North Conway, Conway, NH
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hiked to Cathedral ledge in the middle of winter from Echo Lake State Park with my two dogs. The view was beautiful. The hike was on a very nicely marked snow-covered trail from the parking area at Echo Lake Park through the woods. There...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mark D
Reviewed 13 February 2019

A must see experince in North Conway - pick a a clear day and you will be rewarded . You can drive to the top and its fenced in some areas - be carefull with young children and bring your camera.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John G
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

I have actually been up many times through every season except winter, not much for winter hikes. A great view of North Conway and the surrounding towns. It’s basically in town but you feel like you’ve driven out into the hills. DO NOT CROSS OVER...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank SBP69
Reviewed 16 January 2019

This is a view not to miss. The ledge is a very easy walk from the parking area (which is very limited). On a clear day you can see for miles and the fall foliage is spectacular. A great place to visit with out of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TrailBlazer748385
Reviewed 13 January 2019

If you are adventurous you could scale the rock cliffs to reach the top of Cathedral Ledge, but for those who like to play if safe, you can drive your car up to the parking lot and walk out to the ledge. On a clear...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 13 December 2018

Excellent in fall, can see many rock climbers too if you are on the right time.. Downtown view is breath taking.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank ShonaTony
Reviewed 24 November 2018

The views from this outcrop are truly gorgeous, especially in the Fall. The madness of the general public never ceases to amaze, standing on the edge taking selfies etc is bonkers but it only takes one slip and that's it, scary to watch them. Worth...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank devonroamer
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Well worth the drive up. When you first approach the edge and the panorama opens up before you... it is pretty spectacular. A real highlight.

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Harrison-F-Carter
Reviewed 17 November 2018

Amazing views, especially during foliage season. Even though we we were there on a cloudy day, the views were great. Can only imagine how it looks on a sunny day! Nice that you can drive all the way up - no hiking required. The parking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Vacati0nier
Reviewed 13 November 2018

Love Cathedral Ledge! My boyfriend and I drive up here all the time because it's close to where we stay. The views are absolutely stunning and worth the drive. If you are afraid of heights though, not recommended to stand near the edge. The good...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank annatsihlis
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Kandance K
1 June 2018|
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Response from Heidi B | Reviewed this property |
There is an outhouse by the parking lot.
14 March 2018|
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Response from Joe M | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. Road is closed during the winter though.
Dorian J
23 January 2018|
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Response from MaryAliceM233 | Reviewed this property |
The gate at Cathedral Ledge is now closed for the season (as of November 16, 2017). It will re-open in spring as weather permits.