Arethusa Falls - Livermore, NH
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 44° 08.803 W 071° 23.538
19T E 308671 N 4890951
Quick Description: Arethusa Falls is located in Crawford Notch State park via the Arethusa Falls Trail from the parking area on US Route 302 in Hart's Location, NH.
Location: New Hampshire, United States
Date Posted: 5/17/2021 10:10:46 AM
Waymark Code: WM148M8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
Views: 1

Long Description:
Arethusa Falls is believed to be the tallest single-drop waterfall that is trail-accessible in New England. However the Dryad Falls in New Hampshire is taller but is only seasonal. The falls were discovered by Edward Tuckerman in 1875 and they are sometimes called by that name. Tuckermann named the falls Arethusa Falls after the Greek nymph.

To reach the falls hike west about 1.5 miles along the Arethusa Falls Trail. From the end of the trail spur you can make your way to the base of the falls.
Type: Horsetail

Parking Coordinates: N 44° 08.883 W 071° 22.169

Watercourse: Bemis Brook

Waterfall Height: 160

Seasonality: Perennial

Seasons of Best Flow: From: 5/1/2021 To: 10/31/2021

Viewpoint: Bottom

Path Up and Down: None

Walk Behind: Not at all

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