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Polar Caves Park

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Address: 705 Rumney Route 25, Rumney, NH 03266-3581
Phone Number:
+1 603-536-1888
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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A family experience since 1922 located in the scenic Baker River Valley....

A family experience since 1922 located in the scenic Baker River Valley. Come tour our natural scenic attraction featuring 9 glacial caves. While visiting, feed the fallow deer, exotic birds and ducks. Also try the Polar Mining Expedition and Klondike Mines; Tour our Maple Sugar Museum and enjoy the truly unique Glacial Rock Garden. Bring your own lunch and enjoy our picnic area with charcoal grills, charcoal not provided. Our Snack bar is open daily, featuring homemade pizza. Open Daily 9am to 5pm Spring and Summer, 4:30pm in the fall.

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Fun for children and adults

Timeless experience. Went there in the '60's as a child, 80's as a parent, 2016 as a grandparent. Always interesting, educational and just plain fun

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
FredNH92051
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Thornton, New Hampshire
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Thornton, New Hampshire
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Timeless experience. Went there in the '60's as a child, 80's as a parent, 2016 as a grandparent. Always interesting, educational and just plain fun

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This park with its huge boulders in the middle of the Mtns,was splendid,even for us mid aged couples.Nice walking trails & caves to explore.If crawling,squeezing,or claustrophobia is a problem,there are "chicken"paths to take you around the caves,which each cave has a name describing the level of entry into them!!The younger,thinner crowd were having A Ball.Good walking footwear,drinking water,longer sleeves or... More 

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Thank Shaystrip
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

My sister and I were leaf-peeping in the area a couple of weeks ago, and we decided to stop in to check out the caves. We didn't know what to expect, but we found the park to be extremely cute and well organized. We are two adult women, but could see how amazing of an excursion this would be for... More 

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2 Thank Amy Z
New Bedford, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Absolutely had a blast here. The caves were just astounding; it was very cool to crawl and climb through. Everything was well-labeled and very clean.

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1 Thank Cory S
Augusta, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I didn't know what to expect exactly and I was pleasantly surprised that it was like great big park full of caves and walks, stairs and a couple of opportunities for climbs. We went with our two granddaughters and their parents. It was fun for all of us. The kids really enjoyed feeding the animals there as well. I look... More 

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1 Thank Charles D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We're grandparents, and in pretty good physical condition, but we had to give in and take the side paths around most of the caves. But the kids loved it so much, they wanted to go into all the caves again after we had lunch. By the way, even though we brought our own lunch, we were allowed to eat in... More 

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Chatham, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

A must do, if you love the outdoors! It was tricky for my 5 year old granddaughter to make her way through the darkness and stairs. The caves are more fun for bigger children. But don't let that stop your adventure. Oh, And the staff was so helpful.

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1 Thank seaheaven7
Riverside, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

My boyfriend and I enjoyed visiting the polar caves, the price of admission is very reasonable and We will definitely be with some friends every soon !

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

3 generations of my family spent two hours here over Labor Day weekend and all loved it. The kids really liked the animals at the beginning. We had a couple who were scared of the dark, so I wish I had remembered headlamps. They light the caves some, but they have dark spots too. Even our 6+ ft family squeezed... More 

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1 Thank Traveling_JenRI
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

None, really good!!!! So much fun to climbing on the rocks and caves, and very enjoying the animals feeding....

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