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Walking in meadow or woods

We walked on the dirt road trails along the river, meadow and up into the woods. The terrain... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Sharon M
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Newcastle, Maine
Steve was a great guide

We took a canoe ride with Steve, as our guide. Paddled a bit and mostly glided for two to three... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
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Family outdoor recreation center in the middle of the White Mountains. Cross country skiing, snowshoeing, snow tubing and SnowCoach rides up the Mt Washington Auto Road and a ski shop to outfit you for the fun in the winter; private carriage road...more
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 25 August 2014

My 19 yo daughter and I stopped by this location on a 2 day vacation in the White Mountains. We wanted to cross country bike ride for a couple of hours on trails that offered a variety of challenges. We were both impressed with the...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2013

Went there for a night snowshoeing tour and rented snowshoes. After about 10 minutes and the snowshoes falling off about 5 times (and multiple people looking at them and saying the binding wasn't working), the group leader recommended I just carry the snowshoes and hike...More

3  Thank Nicole688
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

We walked on the dirt road trails along the river, meadow and up into the woods. The terrain rolling and up hill to the cabin. At the cabin you could here the river below. Beautiful views of the mountains and we had pretty foliage to...More

Thank Sharon M
Nate H, Manager at Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Glad you had a nice walk. The trails are there to enjoy on foot at no charge from May through October. Once we get into the winter months, we have SUPER trails for skiing here. And offer lessons. Hope to see you back then. -Nate

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We took a canoe ride with Steve, as our guide. Paddled a bit and mostly glided for two to three hours.Steve was extremely helpful informative and friendly knowledgable and it was a pleasure to be in his company

Thank miami217pink
Nate H, Manager at Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

We agree. Steve F is a really calm, peaceful and skilled guide. Glad you had an excellent tour with us.

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful setting. The views are magnificent. The trails are of varying degrees of difficulty and very well maintained.

Thank EGGORHAMNH
Nate H, Manager at Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

We agree. Thanks for the post! Hope you can come back soon as the leaves are starting to really pop! -Nate

Reviewed 1 October 2018

Nice facility with a great view. There is food, restrooms, weather conditions and reports for those heading out on the Auto Road, a gift shop, and of course the Great GlenTrails Outdoor Center on the bottom floor with merchandise and info for trails, kayaking, and...More

Thank DaveEB310
Nate H, Manager at Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thanks Dave. Looks like you visited us on the right day! We don't always have music and courtyard activities, but you are right it is an awesome spot for it. Thanks for taking the time to write this up. We love the 5 stars!! -Nate

Reviewed 7 September 2018

Kayak camping on Lake Ombagog among loons and eagles. Exquisite private remote camp site. Good introduction to the kayak and the area. Excellent idea for boomers as we look for new adventures tailored to our level of skill and fitness. Nate was an excellent guide/companion/chef.

Thank Nan L
Nate H, Manager at Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Thanks Nan. So great to paddle with you and the girls. Can't wait for next year! Already have the menu planned out.

Reviewed 1 September 2018

I was so far out of my comfort zone I could barely see it! My teenage children were desperate to go kayaking this holiday but as they were classed as minors they needed an adult to accompany them. I am so glad I did. We...More

Thank 159honeybun
Nate H, Manager at Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Thanks for the shout out. Our team is really in love with what they do. Glad it showed on the water. Hope you can join us again next season.

Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We had a nice time with our guide Nate kayaking on the Androscoggin River. This trip can support kayakers of all abilities. They have all the gear you would need. Just bring s water bottle and sunscreen. We saw two bald eagles, a blue Heron...More

Thank JohnnyV01077
Nate H, Manager at Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Happy to have you! The bald eagles are such a nice sight to see on the river. They love native trout and the very green scene surrounding the Andro. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

I spent a lovely Saturday afternoon with guide Nate and 6 other clients kayaking down Androscoggin River. Only wildlife that cloudy day were 2 bald eagles, blue heron, Canadian snow geese, and smaller birds. Scenery was very green and pastoral and river water was warm....More

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Nate H, Manager at Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Thanks for posting! Hope to see you all back again for another trip soon.

Reviewed 11 June 2018

We rented bikes and rode on the cross county trails. Bikes were in excellent condition and we had many trails to choose from. Trails were in good shape and well marked. We rented our bikes and helmets quickly and the knowledgeable staff got us ou...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Great day of kayaking with our guide, Nate. As novices, Nate made our tour of Conway Lake enjoyable and educational. His knowledge of the flora and fauna of the area is exceptional. We recommend this one to everyone. Fun time - would definitely do again.

Thank Rich E
Howie W, General Manager at Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thanks for this great review, Rich! We're happy you had such a wonderful time with Nate and hope we see you again. We've enjoyed learning about your amazing dogs from Nate too!

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ucfknight12
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Response from miami217pink | Reviewed this property |
we did the canoeing not the snow tubing
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NicoleLeigh1994
8 October 2018|
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Response from Nate H | Property representative |
That time of year you are welcome to walk our trails but the bike rentals are shut down in order to prep the building for winter use.
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Jenna G
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Response from EGGORHAMNH | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Absolutely. The stations are spread out over the trail system; only on the carriage roads an not on the single track bike trails. They are very visible and fun to find. Walking is always free on the trails and if... More
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