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Address: Gilman Park, Exeter, NH
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Activities: Picnicking, Fishing
Description: Park located on the edge of Exeter River and a great place for picnics...
Park located on the edge of Exeter River and a great place for picnics, walks and fishing.
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Great place to relax and read a book.

This is a wonderful park to visit. Very serene. I enjoyed watching the rowers out from Exeter Academy. There are benches to sit on and birds to watch. The walkway is nice and this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Manchvegas
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61 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

This is a wonderful park to visit. Very serene. I enjoyed watching the rowers out from Exeter Academy. There are benches to sit on and birds to watch. The walkway is nice and this is a great place in the fall with many sugar maples and their beautiful leaves.

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plaistow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Easy in and park right at launch. One way goes to Exeter, the other way is well forested slow moving river. Total flat water paddle. A nice surprise right near downtown Exeter . Quiet and peaceful .

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The basketball court, which sees little use, will likely be removed. Two cannon along edge of the Little River commemorate Exeter's role in the Revolutionary war.

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I launch my kayak here. Easy parking near the boat launch. I love meandering around the Exeter River. Sometimes, I don't see another boater. Nice trails along the river too, which we take the dog walking on. Wonderful resource.

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Greenfield, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

It is nothing fantastic but it is pleasant. There is water, short wooded trails, bridges, benches, ample parking, basketball courts, athletic fields. It is on the backside of Phillips Exeter Academy's Athletic fields. The signs and entrance are slightly lacking and the overall size is small but it is still nice. Lot of dog walkers enjoying it. There is also... More 

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Great park to let your kids run around and burn off some energy after a long car ride ! Lovely setting by the river, watch the ducks, and the painted turtles sunbathing on logs. Bring your kayaks and bicycles !

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

I love it great park to go too, nice to play for the kids and stuff. I love it to go to relax and play

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Exeter NH USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2011

I think this must be an error for Gilman park. It's a great location if you love Cannon's.

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