Gibbs Falls

Bean’s Grant, New Hampshire
Gibbs Falls is a gorgeous waterfall in Bean’s Grant, New Hampshire within Crawford Notch State Park. It drops 35 feet along Gibbs Brook.
Location Added By:

Table of Contents

About This Location

Gibbs Falls is a gorgeous waterfall located in Bean’s Grant, New Hampshire. The waterfall has a complete height of 35 feet and can be found along Gibbs Brook, hence its name. Gibbs Brook flows strongest during spring when the snow melts. Many photographers flock to the falls during the months of March, April, and May to capture it at full force. That said, Gibbs Falls features solid flow year-round and is a great spot to visit on any day of the year. The waterfall itself drops in a unique horsetail formation.

Accessing the waterfall is relatively easy. The waterfall is located in the White Mountain National Forest which features an extensive and well-marked trail system. Visitors can park at the Crawford Notch Depot and then hike up Crawford Path to the falls. The total hike to the waterfall is .40 miles one-way. Ultimately, the out-and-back hike is .80 miles and features an elevation gain of 272 feet.

The waterfall trail is family-friendly and a great way to get some hiking in. Dogs are also allowed on the trail and at the waterfall. If you’re feeling adventurous, follow Crawford Path all the way up to Mount Pierce.

Looking for more great waterfalls nearby? Be sure to check out Flume Cascade, Silver Cascade, and the Centennial Pool Falls which are only about a mile away!


Address: Crawford Notch Road (NH-302), Bean’s Grant, New Hampshire
Place GPS Coordinates: 44.221500, -71.403528
Parking GPS Coordinates: 44.221500, -71.403528
Parking Notes: Parking for the waterfall can be found at the Crawford Notch Depot and the AMC Highlands Center which are both located along NH-302. There is also parking available in a lot off Mount Clinton Road.

Place Location:

Parking Location:


There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write one.