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All reviews new hampshire nice tribute viewing area worth a stop small museum rock face franconia notch white mountains quick stop gift shop parking lot beautiful area nice lake parking area short hike visitor center state park
Unique to review the history.. a quick stop.
I recommend for the historical notes.. a fun place to stop. A very short walk. Fun to see what and how they set up the “sites”. 30 minutes Wil take care of the stop.
Great area to street h your legs and learn about the face on the mountain. There is an area you can walk to and stand which looks like face still there. Interesting to read about the amount of people that volunteer ed their time to...More
When the Old Man collapsed in 2003, lots of ideas were floated for replacement. I hear that there was even a suggestion for a fiberglass model in the original's place. But down to earth New Hampshire natives refused to accept a substitution. The profile plaza...More
This was our first time visiting this plaza - last time we were in the park, it hadn't been built. We enjoyed a quiet late afternoon taking in the views, people watching and just appreciating nature in NH. If you never saw the profile before...More
Having seen the real Old Man in The Mountain before it fell, this “attraction” seemed very lame. You stand on “footprints” representing your height, and close one eye to look past the edge of a pole to see what the profile used to look like....More
This is a worthwhile place to stop and catch your breath. The kids can run ahead down the path to "view" the Old Man in the Mountains. There's a cool (meaning air conditioned) mini-museum and store where you can learn about Franconia Notch and get...More
It may be useful to do a bit of research before you go. There is a rather nice Visitor’s Center. It is equipped with an ice cream store, gift shop, educational area, and bathrooms. The parking lot is HUGE. The trail that leads to the...More
We knew nothing about the Old Man of the Mountain before our visit. The small museum and exhibits along the path showed us what it used to look like, plus gave us an appreciation of what it meant to the people of New Hampshire. Then,...More