Fun, Hands-on Learning Adventure for Children

Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves is a great family activity, providing a fun, hands on learning experience in one of the most magnificent outdoor classrooms in New Hampshire! Posted signs provide fun facts about the Lost River’s geological history, from its formation to the present day.

Pan for treasure at the Lost River Mining Sluice
Purchase your gem mining bag and start panning for gemstones, shark’s teeth, and fossils in the sluice. A few of the gemstones you are likely to find include crystal points, amethyst, calcite, and pyrite. Each rock has a different history and unique story to tell.


Become a Junior Gorge Guide
Pick up a Junior Gorge Quiz Card when you get your ticket. As you tour the gorge, look for Spunky’s picture on the signs and test your knowledge. Turn in your completed quiz card to receive an official Junior Gorge Guide sticker and a prize!



Looking for a cool place to have a birthday party?
Book your party and invite your friends to Lost River Gorge this summer.














Learn about the Lost River Weather Tower

For the safety and enjoyment of all guests, Lost River Gorge is a smoke-free environment and designated service dogs are the ONLY animals allowed in the gorge.