Polar Caves Park, Rumney, New Hampshire
705 Rumney Rte 25, Rumney, New Hampshire 03266| Map |
Polar Caves Park in Rumney is sure to have kids oohing and aahing. This enchanting network of caves and caverns was formed by melting glacial ice thousands of years ago, and today visitors from all over the world can enjoy this fascinating natural wonder. However, guests shouldn’t expect the typical stalactites and ‘mites, as these caves are pure granite. Accessed on foot only, these caves often require bending, scrambling and squeezing, so visitors should be prepared for a very interactive experience. Aside from the stunning geological features, the Kissing Bridge (a lovely covered bridge just begging for a cheesy photo op) and the Maple Sugar House and Museum are definitely must sees. After a sugaring tutorial in the museum, families can get down and dirty as they mine for gems and minerals, head to the Klondike Mine for a little gemstone scavenger hunt or visit the resident fallow deer and pheasants. Visitors can also rest travel-weary soles at the gazebo and picnic area. Situated in a lovely pine grove featuring tables and charcoal grills - this quiet oasis is perfect for a bbq feast (utensils are available for borrow).
Ratings by kids' ages
- Tots (0-2)
- Little kids (3-5)
- Big kids (6-8)
- Tweens (9-12)
- Teens (13+)
Tips for Families
Polar Caves Park get a free ½ pound of fudge with every pound purchased at the Fudge shop. As the caves are accessed via stairs, visitors utilizing wheelchairs and scooters will not be able to participate in the cave exploration.
Address: 705 Rumney Rte 25, Rumney, New Hampshire 03266| Map
Hours: Apr 14-Sep 3 9 am - 6 pm; Sep 4-Oct 14 10 am - 5 pm More Info
Price: Adults(11-64): $16; Children(4-10): $!!; Children(0-3): Free; Seniors(65+): $17.95 More Info