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Be prepared to walk at Flume Gorge, about (Credit: NH Division of Parks and Recreation.)

Be prepared to walk at Flume Gorge, about two miles (half of it uphill), but the payoff at the top is worth it.

New Hampshire's timeless attractions

Many attractions in New Hampshire are timeless, either natural beauties or man-made classics.

Be prepared to walk at Flume Gorge, about
(Credit: NH Division of Parks and Recreation.)

Be prepared to walk at Flume Gorge, about two miles (half of it uphill), but the payoff at the top is worth it.

Flume Gorge allows visitors to walk a series
(Credit: NH Division of Parks and Recreation)

Flume Gorge allows visitors to walk a series of wooden boardwalks leading up an amazing natural chasm of rock walls.

The Cog Railway's Marshfield Station opened in 1994,
(Credit: Mount Washington Cog Railway)

The Cog Railway's Marshfield Station opened in 1994, replacing the old log structure that was built in the 1930s. The new station, while built in the grand tradition of bygone railroad stations, features a wrap-around deck providing commanding views of the Presidential Range and Bretton Woods.

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The Cog Railway, built in 1869, is the
(Credit: Mount Washington Cog Railway)

The Cog Railway, built in 1869, is the world's first mountain climbing cog railway, utilizing toothed cog gears, rack rails and tilted boilers for its three-mile ascent of Mount Washington, the highest peak in the Northeast. Pictured, a Mount Washington Cog Railway biodiesel train at Mount Washington's summit.

The Cog Railway has been bringing visitors to
(Credit: Mount Washington Cog Railway)

The Cog Railway has been bringing visitors to the top of Mount Washington for nearly 140 years. Spectacular scenery unfolds during the three-mile journey.

Visitors tour Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves
(Credit: Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves)

Visitors tour Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves in North Woodstock, N.H., made up of 300-million-year-old granite slabs.

Young explorers pause at the Squeeze gauge area
(Credit: Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves)

Young explorers pause at the Squeeze gauge area at the Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves in North Woodstock, N.H., about 375 miles from New York City.

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