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Address: Madison, NH

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Worth a detour (if you can find it)

This was not that well sign-posted but worth the perseverance to find it - no particular signs from the very small car-park, so you head off in the only real direction available... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 December 2016
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Fleet, United Kingdom
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Fleet, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

This was not that well sign-posted but worth the perseverance to find it - no particular signs from the very small car-park, so you head off in the only real direction available in the hope you are right. Five to ten minutes walk you come to the boulder. There is a small explanation board, which is helpful, just a shame... More 

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Gilford, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Was slightly off our destination which was Mt. Washington but it is right of Rt.113. It is a short walk in from the parking and is amazing. It is the Ayers Rock of NH. It is a one very big boulder to say the least, not to be missed. It was brought to Madison by a Glacier. The history alone... More 

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Red Lake Falls, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Stopped here on our way to Mt Washington. It's a little bit out of the way, but that also means there aren't a lot of people there. Short walk to and around the boulder. Great info signs. Fun to say we've seen it!

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

In Madison NH there is a really large boulder-- it's really to big to say its a boulder, except it is. It is the largest boulder formed from a glacier anywhere in North America. The walk from the parking lot takes about 15 minutes, walking slowly, but you feel as though you are in the depths of the forest. If... More 

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Thank matthewjohnsen
Madison, New Hampshire
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

A tiny bit off Rt.113, in Madison, N.H. sits a HUGE boulder. Quite honestly, other than it's size, and the history that surrounds it, it is not a "destination" site! If passing through the area, it is worth a stop. There are no other facilities to keep younger folks interest up, so I repeat. Good for a glimpse of history.

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Madison, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

It is a bit of a ride through woodsy terrain but a sight you would never see again elsewhere. This boulder is huge!!

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Thank Judith B
Irthlingborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

Amazing what ice can do. Short 10-minute stroll from the parking area to the boulder (although boulder does not seem the right word for a 6000 ton chunk of rock: too understated). Definitely worth a visit if you are nearby.

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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

Stayed at a vacation home on Boulder road. Quick drive down the road and checked it out. Very quick walk from the gate and was pretty neat to see how large it is. Not much else to do, few hiking trails but really had no map to go by. But nonetheless interesting.

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Thank Matt B
Norton, Massachusetts
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37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Wonderful attraction for kids and adults alike. You learn about glaciers and nature. Low key, free park that is a wonderful drive or ride on a motorcycle.

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Thank Michaelbdoherty
Western Mass
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

I love attractions like this. A nice walk up a woodland path, and there she was in all her splendor! Hopefully, someone will come and erase the graffiti off her backside.

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