Colebrook offers easy access to the area’s many opportunities for outdoor adventure, from ATV riding and bird hunting to kayaking and fishing. Visitors can rent ATVs at Notch View Resort, which is centrally located on the Ride the Wilds trail system, providing easy access to hundreds of miles of trails. One of the region’s must-see places is Beaver Brook Falls Wayside. This 7.3-acre state park is home to Beaver Brook Falls, which stands an impressive 80 feet high. The park is popular among hikers, and tables and restrooms make it a great spot for a picnic. Another beautiful state park in the area is Dixville Notch State Park located just to the east of Colebrook. The park spans 127 acres and is popular for its scenic gorge, waterfalls and hiking trails.
With art galleries, museums and performing arts venues, Colebrook has a vibrant arts and culture scene. The Tillotson Center is home to a large art gallery, a museum devoted to the region’s history, and a 171-seat theater that regularly hosts a variety of live performances. Mohawk Falls is a beautiful 40-acres estate along the scenic Mohawk River. It hosts weddings and private functions, plus public festivals, concerts and other events. The Colebrook Historical Society has a museum in the Colebrook Town Hall and an annex at the Tillotson Center. There visitors can learn about the history of the region. The EcoVillage Institute also referred to as La Cite Ecologique – is a sustainable farming community with a creative learning center. The center welcomes visitors from May through October. It has an organic farm with beautiful gardens, greenhouses, and they offer seminars and workshops on sustainable farming practices. The North Country Community Recreation Center is open to the public and features an indoor pool, large playground, an ice rink and more. For a complete list of activities and events in the North Country, take a look at our events calendar.
One of Colebrook’s most popular destinations, Fiddleheads is a unique artisan gift shop offering high-quality, handcrafted items. The shop primarily showcases artisans from New Hampshire and the rest of New England. North Country Marketplace features locally-grown produce as well as local jams, ciders, honey and locally-made crafts such as baskets, woodwork and handmade hats. The Old Appletree offers a unique selection of gifts, jewelry and home goods. Lin-Jo Creations is a popular arts and crafts store. Ducret’s Sporting Goods has been in business for more than 40 years and carries a wide selection of hunting and fishing supplies, plus canoes, life-jackets and more. Whether you’re looking for just the right tool for home repair or you just need a new ironing board, you’ll likely find it at Hick’s Hardware and Housewares. Visit LaPerle's IGA, just north of downtown Colebrook, for all of your grocery, deli, and bakery needs.
The Colebrook area has plenty of lodging options for visitors. Parsons Street offers several luxurious suites and a high-quality restaurant. Diamond Peaks Motel is located right along ATV and snowmobile trails. The Notch View Resort has a comfortable inn and a spacious campground with RV hookups. The Colebrook Country Club and Hotel not only offers visitors relaxing accommodations, but also a beautiful 60-acre, 9-hole golf course. Northern Comfort Motel features a heated swimming pool. The RiverEdge Inn offers several comfortable rooms and also has RV hookups available. It’s also conveniently located close to downtown. The Keazer Farm Bed and Breakfast is in a restored farmhouse dating back to 1840. It is located on 400 acres of woods and fields, and is surrounded by beautiful scenery.
You’ll certainly work up an appetite after a day spent in New Hampshire’s Great North Woods. Thankfully, Colebrook has a number of excellent restaurants to choose from. Moosehorn Cafe (formerly Moose Muck Coffee House) is a specialty coffee house in downtown Colebrook that offers delicious sandwiches for breakfast and lunch. The Black Bear Tavern is a sports bar and restaurant that not only offers flavorful, high-quality meals, but also has a fun atmosphere. Parsons Street offers some of the region’s best fine dining, with imaginative appetizers, mouth-watering entrees and tasty desserts. When you want to indulge your sweet tooth, Le Rendez Vous Bakery offers breads, pastries, cakes, cookies, chocolates and more. Grampy’s Drive-In serves lunch and dinner. And Diamond Peaks Motel & Store offers a delicious breakfast on weekends.