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Address: Route 106, Laconia, NH 03246
Phone Number: (603) 436-1552
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Description: This 128 acre park is located along Lake Winnisquam.

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An Okay Park Along Lake Winnisquam

I visited this park in November to check it as a possible place to kayak, walk along the lake, and just enjoy the summer once it comes around. From what I've read of previous... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 10, 2014
chiefwahoo1989
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Manchester, New Hampshire
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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Travelled here with my family and we all had a great time. Very nice place to spend a lot of time and have a lot of fun, nice for picnics and just spending time walking around, don't pass this place up.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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57 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I visited this park in November to check it as a possible place to kayak, walk along the lake, and just enjoy the summer once it comes around. From what I've read of previous reviews and now factoring in my own time there, I can see why it has remained "off the beaten path" and not as popular as other... More 

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Sandwich, New Hampshire
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The road in is in really bad shape, and there are not clear directions as to where the beach is located. When we finally found it, all you could smell was the horrible odor coming from the port-a-potty. There was trash everywhere. The beach is very isolated, and there was a guy sitting in a pick up truck doing something... More 

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Bristol, New Hampshire
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

if you like mountain biking and want something close to laconia, then Ahern is the place to go. not a terribly large course but what it lacks in size it makes up for in quality. there are a lot of nonfunctioning old wooded jumps along the trails but the trails them selves are beautifully cut single track with twists/turns small... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

This is a very small, hardly maintained state park. It does offer a couple of small beaches at the end of a hard to find rough dirt road. And it does offer privacy if you're looking to get off the beaten path. The trails are so poorly maintained that they are almost unusable so people tend to walk the dogs... More 

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Lyme, New Hampshire
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Undeveloped is correct, which is both good and bad. There are lots of possibilities if you're looking for a secluded spot on the shore, but Achuvak is correct that the beach is tiny (the 2nd beach is almost non-existent - see my photo). And it is hard to find even with a gps. There are virtually no signs - I... More 

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Lincoln City, Oregon
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2011

the place is hard to find on many gps or google maps. we went with 4 little kids (2 and 4 years olds). the beach cant accomodate more than 8 people. the road to beach is quite long and rough with many potholes.

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spring hill fl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2006

before it was a state park, it was the laconia state school. In the 80s the state closed the state school and intergrated the residents into the community. The waterfront has two beaches great for all water activitys, It also has miles of trails for hiking and biking. this is the real New Hampshire, undevloped lake front. The locals have... More 

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