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Address: 16 Londonderry Turnpike, Manchester, NH
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Serene

Great place to visit on any Spring, Summer or Fall day. Lots of places to walk, bike or hike. Old exempt railroad path makes it great for Mt Biking or walking you pet. Several... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
MrZee74
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Manchester, New Hampshire

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to visit on any Spring, Summer or Fall day. Lots of places to walk, bike or hike. Old exempt railroad path makes it great for Mt Biking or walking you pet. Several places to launch a boat. Plenty of natural beauty. Tranquility at its beat.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Loved walking on the trails by the lake! Very quiet and relaxing. Great place to escape the city and its close by. Not over crowded and very accessible. My new favorite nature escape!

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Florida City
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Lake Massabesic is a fine place to visit to in the Manchester area. Do you wish to burn a few calories while viewing or add some? This spot, address listed above, on the "front pond" of the lake has many trails to walk. The easiest one to access is from Candia Road in Manchester which leads to a traffic circle... More 

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Sicklerville, New Jersey
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

I went here for the photographic opportunities and was significantly disappointed. I was hoping for a road that looped the lake and after arriving I discovered there isn't one. The only road you can see the lake from is the main road. Nice to stare out at the lake, but that's about it.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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77 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Great place for a hike or biking, just watch for muddy spots after the rains. Beautiful views of the lake!

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Amherst, New Hampshire
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81 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Nice kayaking spot, though be mindful of weather as there are wide open areas that can get a little choppy with high winds. The put-ins and parking are easy.

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New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Extremely clean, & beautiful for a kayak trip or fishing as this is drinking water. There a several different areas to park.

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Ocala Florida
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51 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

This is not a swimming lake it is a lake primarily for relaxing on the banks and light fishing. It is part of the city water system, swimming is strictly prohibited. You can walk the banks and some of the trails and it is a very nice place to sit for sunset.

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Hudson, New Hampshire
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Stopped in here on the way by and this place is really nice. There are lots of benches, plenty of parking and there are trails that you can either walk or ride a bike around the lake on. The people that were there were very friendly. This place is definitely worth a stop when you're in the area.

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Derry, New Hampshire
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

If you haven't been just wait a little longer come fall the view is breathtaking. I love going at night when all the families are out fishing. Watching all the sail boats come and go is beautiful. There are trails all around the lake to hike and you can sign up for bird watching with the Audubon there right down... More 

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