Ellis River

The Ellis River is a 16.7-mile-long (26.9 km) river in the White Mountains of New Hampshire in the United States. It is a tributary of the Saco River, which flows to the Atlantic Ocean in Maine. The Ellis River rises on the eastern slopes of Mount Washington, the highest peak in the northeastern United States. Flowing south, it is quickly joined by the Cutler River flowing out of Tuckerman and Huntington ravines, passes over Crystal Cascade, and reaches the floor of Pinkham Notch. The river leaves the level ground at the high point of the notch by dropping 64 feet (20 m) over Glen Ellis Falls. The falls are a short walk from Route 16, the highway through the notch. A U.S. Forest Service parking area, not far from the top of the falls, gives access to a well-maintained, hard-surfaced, short…
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Park in the official parking lot for Glen Ellis Falls, and then walk under the h…
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When you’re on Carter Notch Rd. you can park in the first parking lot that you s…
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This is a description of a winter ascent. Lion's Head is one of the more straigh…
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