178 Attractions & Things To Do Nearby
Ellsworth, New Hampshire
Pemigewasset Wilderness

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Located in Campton, NH (5 miles from Ellsworth)

This is the largest Wilderness on the White Mountain National Forest. Between 1880 and 1940, what is now the Pemigewasset Wilderness contained the largest logging railroad system in the White Mountains, including 72 miles of train lines. Over 1 billion board feet of timber was removed from the 66,000 acre watershed. In 1907, a 10-day wildfire fed on leftover logging slash. After years of unsustainable logging and the enormous fire of 1907, the Pemigewasset Wilderness has re-grown to include beautiful terrain for backpacking, hiking, and experiencing nature.

(This excerpt provided by Pemigewasset Wilderness representatives)

Hiking Nature
Polar Caves

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Located in Rumney, NH (7 miles from Ellsworth)

Polar Caves is home to nine granite caves you can duck, squeeze and shimmy through! What's the difference between granite and limestone? Granite is an igneous rock, formed from solidified lava or magma whereas Limestone is sedimentary, formed from layers of minerals that solidify and accumulate over time. Our caves inspire wonder and excitement for visitors of all ages and you'll have fun learning cool facts along the way.

(This excerpt provided by Polar Caves representatives)

Family Attraction Nature
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

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Located in Holderness, NH (9 miles from Ellsworth)

The Squam Lakes Natural Science Center (SLNSC) is a non-profit environmental education organization that has helped visitors get 'Nearer to Nature' since 1966. Located in central New Hampshire's Lakes Region, SLNSC's mission is to advance understanding of ecology by exploring New Hampshire's natural world.

(This excerpt provided by Squam Lakes Natural Science Center representatives)

Ice Castles

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Located in Woodstock, NH (11 miles from Ellsworth)

Ice Castles is an award-winning frozen attraction located in six cities across North America. The experience is built using hundreds of thousands of icicles hand-placed by professional ice artists. The castles include breathtaking LED-lit sculptures, frozen thrones, ice-carved tunnels, slides, fountains and much more.

(This excerpt provided by Ice Castles representatives)

Family Attraction Winter Fun
Hobo Railroad

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Located in Lincoln, NH (11 miles from Ellsworth)

The Hobo Railroad in Lincoln, NH offers something for the whole family to enjoy together. Travel through a natural, woodsy setting along the river, just minutes away from Franconia Notch.

(This excerpt provided by Hobo Railroad representatives)

Lost River Gorge

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Located in Woodstock, NH (11 miles from Ellsworth)

It's an adventure that combines the beauty and mysteries of nature with the excitement of exploring! Lost River Gorge is a journey through time. As you travel this timeline, you’ll explore steep walled gorges and rugged boulder caves still lit by lanterns and guided by boardwalks.

(This excerpt provided by Lost River Gorge representatives)

Adventure Family Attraction Hiking
Waterville Valley Ski Resort

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Located in Waterville Valley, NH (12 miles from Ellsworth)

Total Acres 500, Skiable Acres 255, Longest Runs 3 miles, Summit Elevation 4,004 ft., Vertical Drop 2,020 ft.

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Downhill Skiing X-Country Skiing

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