Lower Falls: Kancamagus Waterfalls and Swimming Holes

Lower Falls on the Kancamagus Highway is one of the most popular stops on the Kanc, especially during hot summer weather as many people swim here once the current of the Swift River calms down and the water temperature rises in the early summer.

Lower Falls offers a picnic area with a few outside grills and picnic tables. Bathrooms are located near the parking area.

Lower Falls recreation area was recently updated and provides better access for everyone, especially those with disabilities.

Caution: If the water is high and/or rushing through this area, please do not swim at Lower Falls as it can be extremely dangerous.

Parking area GPS coordinates are: N44° 00.954 | W071° 14.740

(elevation – 948′)

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Mary Tarr

Love it there!

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