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Clark's Trading Post and the White Mt. Central RR

110 Daniel Webster Hwy, Lincoln, NH 03251
+1 603-745-8913
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Traditional Family Fun . . . (average to excellent)

After reading some of the headlines "A fun afternoon"; "Tourist trap"; "Underwhelming and OLD"; I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
X5893ZDscottd
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Dover, New Hampshire
A Fun Afternoon!

We were with a bus group and this was one of the attractions they took us to. We loved it! The bear... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
SueAndy2013
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Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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Seasonal business. A FUN FAMILY FAVORITE! Clark's Trading Post is celebrating over 80 years of entertainment. Don't miss the 30 minute bear show, starring our trained North American Black Bears! Ride the White Mt. Central RR steam train ride through the covered bridge and into Wolfman's Territory. From late June through Labor Day be amazed by our Chinese Acrobatic Troupe. Ride a Segway, test your skills on the Climbing Tower, cool off on the Blaster Boats or take a guided tour through Merlin's Mystical Mansion or the Tuttle's Rustic House. Visit our five museum buildings on the Victorian Main Street. Your admission ticket includes all rides and shows. Get a bite to eat at the Whistle Stop Snack Bar, Pullman's Lunch or make your own sundae at the Peppermint Saloon. Browse through the Candle Shop, Maple Cabin, Kilburn's Photo Parlor, Print Shop and our Main Gift Shop. We have the largest gift shop in the White Mountains containing the finest selection of souvenirs and gifts. We can BEARLY wait to see you at Clark's!
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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110 Daniel Webster Hwy, Lincoln, NH 03251
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading some of the headlines "A fun afternoon"; "Tourist trap"; "Underwhelming and OLD"; I figured I would weigh in. Clark's Trading Post is what it is . . . Traditional Family Fun. There are two components to this: 1) This is the type of...More

Thank X5893ZDscottd
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We were with a bus group and this was one of the attractions they took us to. We loved it! The bear show was the highlight of our trip. The bears are so well behaved, well groomed and really well taken care of. The show...More

Thank SueAndy2013
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

If you like touristy cheap knickknacks then this is the place for you. It's just you regular cheesy tourist trap.

Thank TravelerLizzy75
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

So unimpressive. The bear thing is kinda vool but although tgey say the vears are not harmed,...are they? You wonder because they are so well trained and it's been like that since before PETA started. The buildings are nothing to really see and the train...More

Thank TommyMommy2012
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Two big things here - the bear show and the train ride. A nice family run old fashioned park run by the Clark's who humanely train bears they have rescued and adopted as family. The show is well organized and the bears seem to be...More

Thank Lee P
Reviewed 6 October 2017

By anyone's imagination, Clark's Trading Post is one of the oddest collections of tourist attractions ever assembled. Located along U.S. Route 3, one mile south of the village of North Woodstock and nine miles south of Franconia Notch in Lincoln, New Hampshire, Clark's is known...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We've been to clarks trading post almost every year since my two boys were young. They are 13 and 10 now and they still enjoy the bear shows and the train ride. Your never too old for bears and trains.

Thank Jason P
Reviewed 3 October 2017

As a regular pilgrimage our family for over 30 years has been visiting Clarks. A definite shift has been detected on our recent visit with my grandchildren. It seems more commercialized and the changing of the tuttle's from a quirky exhibit has now been turned...More

Thank mps7777777
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We decided to give this place a try based on the positive feedback from some friends that have visited. We don't have any children but still found plenty to do. From the bear show to the train ride to the old time photos to the...More

Thank Italian_Girl500
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We were camping in the area with our sons and our daughter wanted to meet us at Clarks with our grandson. How could we pass that up, our entire family together for the day. There were 8 of us in all. We missed the first...More

Thank GaryWT
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marinoneblake
9 April 2017|
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Response from Anne E | Property representative |
Sorry, Clark's isn't open until May. The Gift Shop will open May 20, 2017 and the Park will open May 27 for weekends only until June 16. Thanks for asking, we can BEARLY wait to see you!
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Lorie S
1 October 2016|
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Response from jime346 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are
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sheryli2014
29 January 2016|
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Response from ellen_jrox | Reviewed this property |
Looking at the schedule on their website, it looks like just the gift shop is open that day.
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