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Pondicherry Wildlife Reserve

#3 of 5 things to do in Jefferson Features Animals
Jefferson, NH
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This is a lovely, totally flat and mostly straight walk to a beautiful spot near Jefferson, NH... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
Burlington, Vermont
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This is a great hike. The walk to the observation platform overlooking Pondicherry lake is 1.5... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2016
Severna Park, Maryland
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is a lovely, totally flat and mostly straight walk to a beautiful spot near Jefferson, NH. Don't know if I'd travel far out of my way, but it was en route to our Crawford Notch destination. Great stretch and amble for a few hours...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is a great hike. The walk to the observation platform overlooking Pondicherry lake is 1.5 miles on a flat former railroad grade. Additionally, turning right when coming off the platform, more views of the like can be had by a short walk up the...More

Thank miclyn64
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Yeah, I know, it's quite something to say my favorite spot *on earth*, but it is. My family is from near here, I grew up about 50 miles away, and I never knew this existed until a few years ago. Now, when I visit the...More

1  Thank t8m7kl
Reviewed 27 June 2016

A very nice/easy walk! I love taking my dogs down this and sitting out on the deck next to Pondicherry! Beautiful walk...absolutely love it!

Thank JandNBtravlers
Reviewed 6 November 2015

This is a beautiful place to walk. Well maintained, flat trail to the pond. Beautiful scenery. A must see!

Thank mare65
Reviewed 2 September 2015

always a great place to bird and walk in nature (and hunting season did not affect it.) Just gorgeous any time of year.

Thank JM M
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Brought my 20-yr old nephew along with me for my second visit to Pondicherry Wildlife Reserve and he was as impressed as I. It was even better than in the fall. We saw wildlife including different types of ducks and bear. I was happy that...More

1  Thank 22dive
Reviewed 19 May 2015

A 1.5 mile flat walk (3 mi. RT) into Pondicherry NWR brings you through great birding habitats to Cherry Pond. Walk a bit further to Little Cherry Pond through boreal forest for possible sightings of black-backed woodpeckers, spruce grouse, and boreal chickadees. The main entrance...More

1  Thank whitemountains_12
Reviewed 26 January 2014

Our minister mentioned this is one of the places that he and some friends visit often because of it's beauty, well maintained easy walking trails and quietness! Many of our neighbors have been drawn here because it is off the beaten path and really love...More

4  Thank judith w
Reviewed 14 October 2013

Well maintained easy to walk trails. Quiet place except for the many birds but they were welcome sounds. Great bird watching area. Managed to plan our trip right around peak foilage and it was gorgeous. There are mountain views from the ponds that would be...More

3  Thank 22dive
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