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Address: Sandwich, NH

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Beautiful Hideaway

This best kept secret of the White Mountains takes you deep in the NH woods. It's a great place for the whole family just to take a breather and get away from everything. Make... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2016
New Hampshire
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31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

This best kept secret of the White Mountains takes you deep in the NH woods. It's a great place for the whole family just to take a breather and get away from everything. Make sure you have 4WD and take the trip over the Notch road. Just don't do it in the winter.

Thank ChefKman
Sandwich, New Hampshire
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48 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015

In summer and fall, there are many great hikes and mtn bike rides on trails in the notch. The notch itself is a great cyclocross bike ride or a car ride with clearance. It's single lane (find a place to pull over when another car comes along) with dips and rocks. The Notch used to be a thriving community so... More 

1 Thank vacationer123
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28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2014

If your looking for a nice little getaway you should head this way. Yes the road gets narrow but is easily negotiated even with the smallest cars. Followed by a little walk to the falls adds up to a very nice relaxing day. With a couple different paths to take it can turn out to be a nice afternoon spent.

2 Thank Thefunk03246
Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2014

We went to Beede Falls off Sandwich Notch Road today. The path from the parking lot is easy. It's about a 5 minute walk to the falls with a shallow swimming area. My girls loved it! There are more trails to the Cow cave and Lower falls. It's certainly off the beaten path but worth it!

2 Thank Meredith C
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72 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2013

You can stop in several places at trail heads or along waterfalls. The road can be tricky, because it is dirt, very hilly and rarely maintained. It is closed in the winter to cars, but becomes a great snowmobile trail.

1 Thank LakeGeezer
Alton NH.
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2013

Enjoyed the untouched areas, pristine brooks and fishing.Quiet drive through the wild areas, with sightings of many wild animals and birds.

Thank soupy1944
campton, NH
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118 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2012

BE CAREFUL. I really don't suggest taking a low lift car unless it is the height of tourist season and is hasn't rain in a while - I have bottomed out before. A fun drive with lots to enjoy (especially the driving surface) and several points to stop, park and explore. There are several ponds off of a few trails/closed... More 

1 Thank doogha
laconia, nh
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411 reviews
164 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2011

The sense of history, the old cellar holes, the hiking off the road in any direction, the quiet, the ponds you have to search for, the foliage in season, and coming out in Sandwich if you started in Campton.

Thank jwredlabel
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2010

We used to camp there. There are several areas to pitch a tent. The hiking is nice too, we found a waterfall area with a shallow swimming area, and a little further along that path, there are some pretty cool sliding rocks... There are old, old cemeteries up there, which are interesting to look at, if you're into history, or... More 

2 Thank awanson58
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2009

This is a one lane road. I think the speed limit is 10 mph. It is ONLY open in the warmer months. Most GPS systems don't recognize this really important fact and every year cars either get stuck or have to drive an extra 30 miles to get from Waterville Valley to Center Sandwich or visa versa. Some parts are... More 

2 Thank BostonVic

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