The Sandwich Notch is a hidden gem in Sandwich that features hiking trails, ample rock climbing/bouldering opportunities, and features a waterfall - Beede falls, with plenty of area to swim. Dogs are allows to use the area.
From North Conway, follow Rte. 302 North - past Attitash Ski Area and the town of Bartlett - continuing into Crawford Notch State Park. About 21 miles past Bartlett, you drive right up through the "notch". Parking is near the train station/Saco Lake