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Nice peaceful hike in the winter

My brother and I did some snowshoeing around the lake. It was a nice peaceful hike in the winter. I... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Boston, Massachusetts
Amazing view!

Came here during Fall foliage and the view of the mountains behind the lake is amazing. I have swam... read more

Reviewed December 1, 2018
Nashua, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My brother and I did some snowshoeing around the lake. It was a nice peaceful hike in the winter. I imagine it is much more crowded in the summer. The park has the lake for swimming, hiking trails, hibachi grills and a view of Cathedral...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Tarps86
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

Came here during Fall foliage and the view of the mountains behind the lake is amazing. I have swam here in the summer.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kcampaiola1995
Reviewed November 24, 2018

As you can see this lake from Catherdral Ledge, we were curious and it was worth it, there is a charge to park but we were only passing through and the ranger was very kind in letting us take a few pictures. If you are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank devonroamer
Reviewed November 18, 2018

Not being far from Cathedral Ledge, it only takes about 5 minutes to get to. Being out of season, there was barely a soul there. Pretty and peaceful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Harrison-F-Carter
Reviewed October 17, 2018

We went here on a 50 degree day, so no swimming for us. However, the lake is pristine and beautiful. Not really worth the $10 entry fee on that day for us, however if it were a hot summer's day, then I would definitely head...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TrentFL
Reviewed October 3, 2018

After visiting Cathedral Ledge drive a short distance to Echo Lake. So worth the stop. It is a beautiful state park. Park..... and then short walk down to the lake area. What a gem! Very peaceful with gorgeous scenery. You can walk around the lake...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barb M
Reviewed September 22, 2018

This is one of the cleanest lakes I have ever been to. The whole entire area was very clean with picnic tables and grills at most of them. We sat on the beach and watched the climbers on the 2 ledges in front of us....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Donald M
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Very beautiful spot to spend the day. We had an 8, 5, 4 and 1 year old kids. They all had fun. We brought drinks, lunch and snacks. It was very clean and the water was beautiful. Remember to bring floats for the kids! Parking...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank jacqueline1174
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

This state park has everything, a lake to swim in, hiking trails, bike trails, hibachi grills, picnic tables, bathrooms, and change rooms. We hiked around the lake, as well as to the base of Cathedral Ledge. Absolutely beautiful, and you’re able to make a day...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank 535elyseb
Reviewed July 29, 2018

We’ve been coming to Echo Lake State Park for 20 years and it only gets better. With a modest beach area, picnic tables, charcoal grills, extremely clean flush toilets, and a gentle hiking trail around the lake, it’s a perfect destination for anyone in the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Catie H
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August 9, 2018|
Response from Catie H | Reviewed this property |
You can bring your kayak or canoe but no motor boats. You’ll have to carry the canoe/kayak from parking lot to lake. About a two minute walk. You can also paddle board.