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“A Taste of Old Time Family Fun”

Clark's Trading Post and the White Mt. Central RR
Ranked #1 of 3 Shopping in Lincoln
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Seasonal business. A FUN FAMILY FAVORITE! Clark's Trading Post is celebrating over 80 years of entertainment. Don't miss the 30 minute bear show, starring our trained North American Black Bears! Ride the White Mt. Central RR steam train ride through the covered bridge and into Wolfman's Territory. From late June through Labor Day be amazed by our Chinese Acrobatic Troupe. Ride a Segway, test your skills on the Climbing Tower, cool off on the Blaster Boats or take a guided tour through Merlin's Mystical Mansion or the Tuttle's Rustic House. Visit our five museum buildings on the Victorian Main Street. Your admission ticket includes all rides and shows. Get a bite to eat at the Whistle Stop Snack Bar, Pullman's Lunch or make your own sundae at the Peppermint Saloon. Browse through the Candle Shop, Maple Cabin, Kilburn's Photo Parlor, Print Shop and our Main Gift Shop. We have the largest gift shop in the White Mountains containing the finest selection of souvenirs and gifts. We can BEARLY wait to see you at Clark's!
Useful Information: Baby buggy parking, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Stairs / lift, Activities for older children
Manchester, New Hampshire
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50 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“A Taste of Old Time Family Fun”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2011

Just walking into Clark's reminds me of my childhood. From the bears to Merlins Mansion, this place is good old family fun. Don't miss the bear show, and everyone needs to go home with a stuffed black bear. And who can forget the scary Wolfman!!

Now don't think you're walking into the Disney of the northeast. This is old fashion, great for the little ones, and a trip down memory lane. You'll love it!!

Visited July 2011
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Ridge,NY
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22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great way to spend a day”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2011

There is everything a child and adult can do. Of course, the bear show and the wolfman take precedence over everything. And if you have the opportunity to see the circus, that is a bonus.

Visited September 2011
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Hartfield, Virginia
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110 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Nice little stop over.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2011

This place has been around for ever it seems.
Building and grounds well kept up.
Small zoo and a bear show.
Big gift shop.

Visited June 2011
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123 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“I just keep going back!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2011

My parents first took me here around 1976. Now I have been taking my sons here for the last 15 years and now my 1 year old daughter. The bear show is great, although it has been the same for the last several years we still enjoy it.there is just enough to do for a good days entertainment. Definitly a must see in 2012 for those who haven't visited Clarks yet! Keep up the good work, and I must say this is the cleanest family run establishment in New England!!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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56 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Cute”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2011

Fun activity for a few hours. The bear show was cool and the train ride was hysterical. Make sure to bring your camera to both. Food is disgusting - eat before you go. Really fun local treasure. Everyone should visit at least once in their life........

Visited October 2011
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