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|| New Hampshire
||12 feet and 7 feet
||Mt. Moosilauke Brook
||Less than 0.1 mile
|BEST TIME TO VISIT:
||Not Possible and/or Prohibited
||Page 43, J-11 (unmarked)
|INCLUDED IN BOOK:
||Yes (Included in 2nd Edition of book as a full chapter)
|COST TO VISIT:
Agassiz Basin is named after Louis Agassiz, a Swiss scientist often credited by many for the discovery of the last Ice Age. Two small falls can be found here. Although the waterfalls are by no means large or of striking beauty, the area around the falls is of historical and geological interest. The waters of the curved gorge created a gap about six feet wide that is known as Indian Leap. There are legends that Native Americans used to jump across the gap as a test of courage. Also of particular interest are the deep, circular potholes and the deep, dark pools in the river.
The best view of the lower falls is looking down upon it from the bridge above. The upper falls can be viewed by scrambling on some of the rock ledges but be careful as they are slippery with minimal grip.
Trail information for this particular waterfall is not posted online. Please see trail information in our published guidebook, New England Waterfalls: A Guide to More Than 400 Cascades And Waterfalls.
Directions for this particular waterfall are not posted online. Please see directions in our published guidebook, New England Waterfalls: A Guide to More Than 400 Cascades And Waterfalls.
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