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Address: Off Route 3A, Bristol, NH 03222
Phone Number: 603-744-2197
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Description: This park includes a large swimming beach on Newfound Lake.

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Challenging hike followed by gorgeous beach day at very clean lake

We came to hike but are not experts. Paid nominal fee to park at the lake and then walked across the street to do Big Sugar Loaf Trail. It is only 1.8 miles one way, but it was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

We came to hike but are not experts. Paid nominal fee to park at the lake and then walked across the street to do Big Sugar Loaf Trail. It is only 1.8 miles one way, but it was a steady incline and challenging in parts, but great. Trails are well marked and the view at the top is beautiful. Happily... More 

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6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I visited Wellington state park to use the boat launch to Newfound lake this weekend. The launch is free to use! I've been to other free launches and this one certainly takes the cake, two sides with a dock down the middle, a bathroom near by and ample parking. We went around 11 on a Saturday and my boyfriend and... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We were just passing through Newfound Lake, but if we had longer we definitely would picnic and swim here - the water was clear and inviting, and the swim area was well marked with buoys and spacious. There were many families grilling in the shady edge of the clean beach on a sunny warm summer Friday. Perhaps on the weekend... More 

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Walpole, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

need better food at snack bar. should consider outside company. clean bathrooms and changing spaces. entrance fee reasonable

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Merrimack, New Hampshire
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Beautiful clean lake with extensive beach area. Walking trail along the water is well marked and not overly difficult. No crowds. Bathrooms and store available. Love that there are picnic benches and grills along the beach and wooded areas. There is a playground area on the beach for kids. This is an awesome lake for boaters. Swimmers can wade out... More 

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Bristol, New Hampshire
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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

New Hampshire's clearest lake with shaded beach areas.. Close in parking near picnic spots, quiet and serene on a very hot day

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Deering, New Hampshire
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Great place to take your family for a picnic or barbeque. Nice beach with crystal clear water. You will not want to leave!

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warner
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

If you have time to do both a walking excursion around the peninsula point and take a swim, Plus do a bbq-then you will love this park. And the put in for boats is pristine.

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Danbury, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Wonderful, clean water. Pristine beaches. Clean bath houses. Lots of room for groups. Can't think of any dislikes.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I am an area resident that frequents all the lakes in N.H.'s Lakes Region and Wellington State Park offers the most for your buck and time. We really enjoy the off season when you can launch a boat for free, sit on the beach, walk the trail, fish, or whatever for free. But, even in peak season this is a... More 

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