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UnderGround Railroad claim

I’d be curious to know the veracity of the claim that the caves were a stop on the UR. Sounds more... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Mel c
So Much Fun

We were the first to arrive at 10am opening. We were greeted by a lovely girl at the front desk... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
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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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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705 Rumney Route 25, Rumney, NH 03266-3581
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

I’d be curious to know the veracity of the claim that the caves were a stop on the UR. Sounds more like rumor than fact. Is there any other evidence to suggest that this claim is fact based?? Btw, I’ve been there quite some time...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2018

We were the first to arrive at 10am opening. We were greeted by a lovely girl at the front desk and her dog called Tucker who was also very friendly! We gave him lots of pats and he liked that! We got our tickets and...More

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PolarCavesOfficial, Manager at Polar Caves Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Tracie, Thank you for the great review! We are always glad to hear that our staff provided a memorable experience for you! We hope to see you again if you are back visiting the White Mountains!

Reviewed 22 September 2018

We visited this place while on vacation in New Hampshire. The walk was nice and the caves were really cool! If you do not like tight spaces, have bad knees, or any kind of disability I do not recommend! There is a lot of walking...More

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PolarCavesOfficial, Manager at Polar Caves Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Melanie, Thank you for your great review! We pride oursleves on being a family fun attraction! The mining sluice actually stays open all year round but is not always staffed with an attendant outside during our slower times. However, you can always purchase your mining...More

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Overall very well thought out and laid out. Great idea. Not really caves - more spaces made by fallen cliffs centuries ago. Some quite small and low places if you are overweight or very tall. It’s definitely a great place for kids but we found...More

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PolarCavesOfficial, Manager at Polar Caves Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Linda, Thanks for the great review! Cave and cavern are two of the geographical settings that can be differentiated by their openings and formation. All caverns are caves, but not all caves are caverns as caverns are one of the types of the caves. The...More

Reviewed 13 September 2018

Several natural boulder configurations that you can walk. It is amazing the difference in temperatures. Good descriptions of the various caves so you can determine if you want to go in - tight spaces requiring bent walking. We only actually went in 2 of the...More

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PolarCavesOfficial, Manager at Polar Caves Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Rorudupa, Thank you for your great review! We hope to see you and your family again in future years!

Reviewed 11 September 2018

I happened to bump on this gem of a place trying to kill a few hours before our campground was ready. And I am really glad that I listened to Google's suggestion of this place. This place is not very crowded and from outside it...More

Thank Jegan M
PolarCavesOfficial, Manager at Polar Caves Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Jegan, Thank you for your great review we pride ourselves on having a fun, humorous adventure, and very clean park! We hope to see you again in future years!

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Be aware of the following ... you enter through the gift shop so be prepared to scurry through with your kids... Buy the deer food outside (bring a few quarters ) or they sell u a bigger bag inside for more $ The caves were...More

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PolarCavesOfficial, Manager at Polar Caves Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Scoobs, Thanks for the great review! Admission is $19.50 for ages 13+ and $14.50 for ages 4-12 for anyone calculating the cost of a family of 5. The bags of deer food bought inside are the equivalent of 4 handfuls outside and are measured daily....More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

NOT FOR young children! Wear hiking boots. If you go too slow or talk too much, you ruin the experience for the people behind you! Please be considerate of others.More

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PolarCavesOfficial, Manager at Polar Caves Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Lynn, Thank you for your 5 star review! Children of all ages do enjoy our park on a regular basis however, it is child dependent if they will enjoy all the walking or small spaces inside the caves so we expect parents to make their...More

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

This particular attraction was one of my favorites on this trip! Having been lucky enough to spend my youth outdoors, making forts, playing in the woods and climbing on rocks, I was taken 40 years back by this incredibly beautiful venue. The well cared for...More

Thank DrLiz
PolarCavesOfficial, Manager at Polar Caves Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Elizabeth, Thank you for the great review we pride ourselves on being a very family friendly, clean and well maintained family attraction for over 95 years! We are glad you stopped in and hope to see you again in future years!

Reviewed 12 August 2018 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
PolarCavesOfficial, Manager at Polar Caves Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Sean, So glad you revisited us after so many years! Thank you for the great review we hope you continue to bring generations of family to the park for years to remember!

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Freedom556805
18 September 2018|
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Response from PolarCavesOfficial | Property representative |
Ages 13 + $19.50 Ages 4-12 $14.50 Seniors/Veterans $17.50
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Elizabeth811
20 August 2018|
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Response from PolarCavesOfficial | Property representative |
Elizabeth, We have a $5 no cave tour admission fee into the park where you can enjoy our picnic area, animal park, and rock garden trails which are less strenuous than the caves themselves. Along the way are many benches... More
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Elizabeth811
20 August 2018|
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Response from PolarCavesOfficial | Property representative |
Hi Elizabeth, Our guests typically spend about 2hours at the park on average. The cave tour alone is roughly 45mins. It is doable with a 4 year old but is child dependent. If you believe your child would enjoy walking and... More
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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
3 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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