Lower Falls Recreation Site

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

A low falls area on the forest full of people swimming and lounging on the rocks.

Lower Falls is the most popular destination on the Kancamagus Highway. It is a beautiful spot where the Swift River drops many feet over smooth granite rocks into a large pool. It is an ideal place to picnic, sun bathe, and swim. There is an 80 car parking lot, rest rooms, and picnic tables with charcoal grills. During July and August there is usually a Forest Service person on site to sell recreation passes, provide information, and as an emergency contact in case of injury as there is no cell phone coverage for several miles. Visitors should be aware that the rocks can be quite slippery and during high water extreme caution should be exercised while visiting the falls and the river. By ordinance of the Town of Albany, alcohol is prohibited at this site.

At a Glance

Fees This recreation site is not maintained for winter use; the remainder of the year it is a fee site.
Open Season: Mid-May - mid-October
Closest Towns: Conway, NH
Restroom: Vault Toilet

General Information

Directions: Located on the Kancamangus Hwy

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