We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Wellington State Park

Off Route 3A, Bristol, NH 03222
603-744-2197
Improve this listing
Ranked #2 of 6 attractions in Bristol
Type: State Parks
Description: This park includes a large swimming beach on Newfound Lake.
Write a Review

30 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    21
    6
    2
    0
    1
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Holland, PA
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
7 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

a great hike. Takes about an hour to 90 minutes if you want to stop and enjoy the sites. It's a bit rocky in patches but we hiked with an 87 year old and a younger partially disabled hiker. Really pretty views around the back end of the trail. Note: There is a $5 per person entrance fee for the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Seriously, great for families. clean guarded beach snack bar and commercial mark star grills for cooking and smoores. Hit Shacket's store for supplies on way to lake and just relax. I think its still only $3 /head. Carry in carrry out. changing rooms on site.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Wellington State Park has a great beach, walking trails, boat ramp, changing facilities for families. Always a great take.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Manchester, New Hampshire
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Went for a day trip with our picnic lunch. As expected on a beautiful Sunday in June, the beach was full but not overcrowded. With that said, we still had no problem parking with our 11:30am arrival. More surprisingly, we were able to get a picnic table right next to the sandy beach. The changing area and bathrooms were sufficiently... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

No better place to spend a summer day.I have been a frequent visitor over the years,and it never gets old.Clean crystal clear water,beautiful hiking trail,and plenty of picnic tables.Just a great place to hang out and relax.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Bristol, New Hampshire
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The water here is the greatest and clearest I have had the pleasure of enjoying. The sand is great and the picnic sites are plentiful. The scenery around the lake and park is just plain fantastic. Plenty for the kids to do and just plain a great adventure.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bristol, New Hampshire
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Wish I could swim there every day. So clear, can get crowded weekends in summer. But off hours its just a special treat.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013 via mobile

Clean. Beautiful beach on stunning newfound. Bring your own chairs and coolers maybe umbrellas. No pets and boats only at each of the ends

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

What happened to live free or die? We obviously didn't know pulling in, but at least they couldn't have been any more rude in explaining their policy to us.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Bristol, New Hampshire, United States
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The parking area is large, the beach is nice and the water is really clean with a nice sandy bottom.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Wellington State Park also viewed

 

Been to Wellington State Park? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Wellington State Park, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing