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Cathedral of the Pines

10 Hale Hill Rd, Rindge, NH 03461-5229
+1 603-899-3300
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Beautiful view

We stopped by off season and found it's natural beauty in the solitude. The vistas are exquisite... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
Boston02116
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Boston, Massachusetts
Stunning example of natural beauty integrated with human planning

If you are driving through the southwest corner of NH, possibly on the way to Mt. Monadnock park, I... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Ray T
,
Quincy, Massachusetts
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mount monadnock” (13 reviews)
“bell tower” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
10 Hale Hill Rd, Rindge, NH 03461-5229
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+1 603-899-3300
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"mount monadnock"
in 13 reviews
"bell tower"
in 5 reviews
"natural beauty"
in 3 reviews
"norman rockwell"
in 2 reviews
"gift shop"
in 6 reviews
"gardens are lovely"
in 2 reviews
"off season"
in 3 reviews
"fall foliage"
in 2 reviews
"favorite places"
in 2 reviews
"take your time"
in 2 reviews
"during wwii"
in 2 reviews
"walking path"
in 2 reviews
"views are amazing"
in 2 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 2 reviews
"armed services"
in 2 reviews
"outdoor chapel"
in 4 reviews
"main altar"
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

We stopped by off season and found it's natural beauty in the solitude. The vistas are exquisite and the outdoor seating looks lovely.

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

If you are driving through the southwest corner of NH, possibly on the way to Mt. Monadnock park, I highly recommend that you stop by the Cathedral of the Pines to experience this amazing collection of evergreens. It is not only a place of natural...More

Thank Ray T
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

The Cathedral of the Pines is many things to many people. It has a beautiful stone all nations alter, which looks across the valley to Mt.Monadnock and well beyond. It is the scene of more cold but beautiful Easter,sunrise services than I care to count....More

1  Thank getoutgetgone
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Not really a conventional cathedral. More like an "open church " nondenominational communing with nature. Definitely a moving experience. Walk the beautiful grounds, visit the armed services museum in back. Lovely, peaceful setting. One of our favorite places in the fall

1  Thank Patti M
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

This is an extremely breath taking place. Such a beautiful, quiet, peaceful place to sit for a while at each outdoor chapel area and just reflect or pray or just be overwhelmed with the spectacular views, especially of the mountains. A must see is the...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

So much to view. Very calming and beautiful.Make sure to take your time so that you don't miss anything wonderful .

1  Thank Dave S
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Very nice and relaxing to walk around. So many flowers. The views are super . Grounds and baths so very well kept. I would think nice for weddings.

Thank racepics
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Went here after hearing about it for some time. It isn't an exciting amusement park or anything like that, it is a beautiful area that will take your breath away when there. It is a quiet place, a place you can reflect on larger things...More

Thank Rick K
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Cathedral of the Pines is exactly as its name would suggest - an outdoor sanctuary in a natural setting with views of Mount Monadnock. The site is non-denominational and is dedicated to all Americans who serve the nation. Congress recognized the site in 1957 as...More

2  Thank redeco
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

Built as a memorial to a family's lost son who died in WWII; The memorial includes an outdoor chapel, beautiful gardens, great walking trails, clean public restrooms, lots of parking, easy to find with a great sign near the roadway. The tower has a carillon...More

1  Thank LJK0308
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Norma N
9 March 2016|
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Response from Sarah V | Reviewed this property |
I am not certain if they have a "picnic area" but there is a wide open lawn landscape which I think you can sit out for a picnic lunch.
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