Baby Flume - Dixville Notch

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A very short hike leads to an impressive 18 foot waterfall on Flume Brook.
Trail Activity
Walking Hiking
0.10 miles, Round Trip
Dixville (NH)
Packed Earth/Dirt, Rock/Ledge
Permitted on leash


The trail begins at the Baby Flume Picnic Area. From the sign describing the geology of the Notch, a trail heads northeast, to the right from the Saguinary Ridge Trail. In less then a 0.1 mile it reaches the gorge carved out by Flume Brook. The falls tumble 18 feet over a set of three drops. There are additional smaller cascades and a pool further downstream.

 Baby Flume is alternatively referred to as Dixville Flume or Flume Brook Cascade.

Trail Manager

For additional information, visit the New Hampshire State Parks website, or contact:

New Hampshire State Parks
New Hampshire State Parks
172 Pembroke Road
Concord, NH 03301
Phone: (603) 271-3556
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Trail Tips

Plan Ahead and Prepare
Find out about and follow any local regulations and respect landowners’ property.

Trailhead Information

From US-3, head east on NH-26 to Dixville Notch, 10.5 miles from Colebrook. Look for the entrance to The Balsams resort at Cold Spring Road, at the east end of Lake Gloriette. From Go an additional 1.1 miles to the Flume Brook Picnic Area, on the left. There is parking at the picnic area.

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