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All reviews easy hike pack a lunch grafton notch state park donation box tree roots water slides private property swimming area beautiful scenery fun experience parking area mile pools grandparents bathing rocks falls
Watch carefully for the entrance to the large parking lot. Somehow we missed it when leaving Grafton Notch State Park and had to backtrack to find it. There is a porta-potty for use in the parking area. This is an out and back trail, uphill...More
Maine and New Hampshire have no shortage of lovely swimming/hiking sites, the Step Falls in a league of there own. Really wonderful early summer, when the waters are higher. Bring a picnic and enjoy a day.
Beautiful spot. Good amount of parking. Wear Jean shorts. If you slide on the rock water slide you’ll tear a regular bathing suit. Pack a lunch no restaurants nearby. I would highly recommend an afternoon visit here.
We visited with my 15 month old nephew and his parents and all 4 grandparents. The trail is really amazing but a bit of a climb here and there with stairs made from stones and tree roots. The falls were beautiful with lots of little...More
You have to be prepared to hike in so pack lightly. When you arrive you'll be glad you made the trek. There are plenty of flat places where toddlers can meander and other spots for the adults with them to swim and enjoy nature. The...More
Chose the mid rating because we did not actually get to the Falls. It is very popular and families were easily walking the rocky trail with small inclines and multiple tree roots. They carried their bathing suits so I imagine it is a popular swimming...More
We walked step falls which was a nice hike to the top. There wasn't much water their, enough you still had to navigate, but it wasn't rushing in October, but it was a blast. Its a pretty easy walk up all the rocks with only...More
This is a beautiful area. I got some great pictures and we had a fabulous time-the trail is not too difficult for most folks (small kids, seniors, and the very out of shape might have some trouble). I was really disturbed to find however that...More
These falls were MUCH better for swimming than Screw Auger, but the walk was much, much longer and steeper. What I read was that this was a 0.5 mile (one way) easy walk to the falls; it seemed a lot longer than 0.5 mile, and...More