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Polar Caves Park, Rumney

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Must see · Cave · Nature / Park
Polar Caves Park is a set of glacially-formed caves located in New Hampshire's White Mountains region, in the United States. The caves were formed from granite boulders and are so named because the deepest cave is cold enough to allow snow to linger long into the summer.

The caves are a popular tourist destination. The cave park contains boardwalks, giant boulder gardens, and a small zoo, with deer, pheasants and other unusual game birds, as well as a mining game for children. A rock climbing wall for all ages (novice to experienced) has been added that takes advantage of the granite cliffs. The caves are well-marked and relatively easy to traverse using walkways and stairs. They are naturally cool during the summer.

Polar Caves are located in the town of Rumney, along New Hampshire Route 25, approximately 5 miles (8 km) west of Interstate 93 in Plymouth.

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  • We went poler caves last year with our friends.its nice place for kids as well as elders .lots of deer where u can feed them .there are 9 caves which is fun to advise don't take all...  more »
  • This is a great place to explore the caves at your own pace. If you don't want to go in all of them you can bypass the ones that may be too challenging or too small a space. (I passed on some...  more »
  • A great place to spend a few hours! The caves are lots of fun and just challenging enough to make them memorable. Nice job with signs around the park pointing out objects of interest. Feeding the ducks and deer makes for some great photo ops with kiddos. Panning for gems and fossils is lots of fun, too! Good luck with the last cave on the tour!!
  • Wooden walkways leading to a number of walk through caves similar to the Lost River. Fun and should be accessible to most people as caves all have walk around minus a decent number of stairs. Some of the caves are very easy while a few are very challenging. It probably would be helpful if they indicated some sort if difficulty level. They also offer climbing walls.

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