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Polar Caves Park

705 Rumney Route 25, Rumney, NH 03266-3581
+1 603-536-1888
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Da trip to Polar Caves Park

Spent the day at the Polar Caves with my youngest and her friend. I had gone there when I was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sean-USAF
via mobile
Had fun scrambling up, over & around the rocks

This was our first visit here. We are all very glad we stopped. I personally would not call these... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sally H
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Augusta, Maine
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A family adventure since 1922! Polar Caves is located in the scenic Baker River Valley in Rumney, New Hampshire. Come tour our natural scenic attraction featuring 9 glacial boulder caves. While visiting, feed the fallow deer, pheasants, and ducks. Also try the Baking River Mining Sluice; tour our Maple Lodge, and enjoy the truly unique Glacial Rock Garden. Be sure to check out our Polar Climbing walls with different levels of difficulty to provide a challenge for anyone! Bring your own lunch and enjoy our picnic area with charcoal grills, charcoal not provided. Be sure to visit our Gift Shop and try some fudge before you go! Open Daily 9am to 6pm!
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rock garden” (20 reviews)
“lemon squeeze” (41 reviews)
“gift shop” (41 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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705 Rumney Route 25, Rumney, NH 03266-3581
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+1 603-536-1888
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"kids and adults"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Spent the day at the Polar Caves with my youngest and her friend. I had gone there when I was younger and revisiting the park was great. It was a bit overcast but we still had a great time.

Thank Sean-USAF
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit here. We are all very glad we stopped. I personally would not call these caves, but the text book definition might be. I am claustrophobic & would not venture into a cave or an enclosed area. Most of these did...More

Thank Sally H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been returning for over 50 years. Each generation (5) have been to Polar Caves and return every other year or so. Each time we visit they have made an improvement. Bring quarters to get food to hand feed the deer. We only did the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not as I remember as a kid. These caves can be really tough to maneuver. Very tight squeezes in most areas. Not much to do except the caves and feed some deer. Steep price for little attraction.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots to see and do here, had a really great time in the caves, nice gift and souvinier shops, mining was awsome, the $20 bucket was sweet, grandaughter loved it!!

1  Thank Robert W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Short self guided tours of nine different caves made of granite, some tight spots and bending, twisting crawling and crouching required to traverse the caves. At least one of the caves still had ice in it in mid July, a welcome relief from the warm...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my 3 and 2 year old grandson along with grandpa and daughter in law. It is a great place that is not too crowded. They encourage picnics thus avoiding the usual high price foods most of these establishments force upon people. The rest...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I remember as a teenager about once per summer one of my siblings or I would say "hey, let's go to the Polar Caves tomorrow" and we always loved it. Not having been there in over 30 years I was a little apprehensive whether my...More

Thank JuneConway
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A collection of mostly above ground passageways formed by natural boulder formations. Many of the "caves" are short walks under the boulder formations. The entry's are narrow, the ceilings low and the footings, often wet, treacherous. Due to physical constraints we were unable to enter...More

Thank Fred P
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I imagine our experience would have been less enjoyable with crowds. We went right when school was out in MA and during the week and had the place entirely to ourselves. It was a very hot day and it was interesting to feel the huge...More

Thank AnneAdrift
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Asg007
19 August 2017|
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Response from Tara D | Reviewed this property |
Every cave as noted has a walk around, but depending on how fit and adventurous you are, I would not pass up the opportunity to try a few of the larger caves out. Take it slow and be careful of your footing.
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Terry S
4 August 2017|
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Response from MtnRob_hobo | Property representative |
Yes you can bring them and leave them near the entrance to the caves.
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Isabelle L
19 July 2017|
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Response from nottinghall | Reviewed this property |
No ticks in the caves or on the walking paths. If you roll around on the grass, probably.
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