New Hampshire LAKES, BEACHES, & WATER FUN
Do you like your water salty or fresh? Indoors or out? Tumbling over a precipice or gently lapping a lakeshore? With a side of sand or a private cabana? When you make New Hampshire your water-fun headquarters, you don't have to choose—we have all of the above.
The call of the water is impossible to resist in New Hampshire, especially on sweltering summer days when our waves are pure, refreshing bliss. If we had only the watery resources Mother Nature provides, we'd be a top destination for swimming holes, water sports, and on-water recreation. But she forgot one thing: Humans like to make a splash even when it's raining or chilly outside. So, ingenious New Hampshire businesses have taken the matter into their own hands, and the Granite State now has indoor water fun on tap year-round. Find your new favorite place for liquid refreshment in this guide.
Boating & Public Access
. Launch your boat or rent one from a marina, or book passage aboard a scenic island or lake cruise.
. New Hampshire's shoreline may be petite, but thanks to superb water quality and vacation amenities, it’s one of the Northeast's best places for a stay or a day at the beach.
. There are more lakes and ponds in New Hampshire than you could explore in a lifetime—no exaggeration. Learn all about the opportunities they hold for fishing, paddling, swimming and more.
. There are so many gleaming cascades in New Hampshire that you can set out on a waterfall photo safari and even view waterfalls without leaving your car.
. New Hampshire offers water parks and amusements under open skies and indoors.
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Lakes, Beaches, & Water Fun
Mollidgewock State Park
Route 16, Errol, NH 03579
Lake Francis State Park
439 River Rd., Pittsburg, NH 03592
Malagar Group LLC, SailNH
188 Bunker Hill Ave., Stratham, NH 03885
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
23 Science Center Rd., Holderness, NH 03245
Outdoor Adventure & Photography Tours
P.O. Box 7086, Gilford, NH 03247
Candia Springs Adventure Park
446 Raymond Rd, Candia, NH 03034
Al Gauron Deep Sea Fishing & Whale Watching
1 Ocean Blvd State Pier, Hampton Beach, NH 03842
1086 Weirs Blvd., Laconia, NH 03246
Franconia Notch State Park
I-93, Route 3, Franconia, NH 03580
Portsmouth Kayak Adventures
185 Wentworth Rd., Portsmouth, NH 03801
Forest Lake State Park
Off Route 116, Dalton, NH 03598
Wadleigh State Park
Route 114, North Sutton, NH 03260
Kingston State Park
124 Main St., Kingston, NH 03848
Hampton Beach State Park
Route 1A, Hampton, NH 03842
Wentworth State Park
Route 109, Wolfeboro, NH 03894